Amish Four Grain Pale Ale
Lancaster Brewing Company

Amish Four Grain Pale AleAmish Four Grain Pale Ale
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From:
Lancaster Brewing Company
 
Pennsylvania, United States
Style:
American Pale Ale
ABV:
5.6%
Score:
81
Avg:
3.58 | pDev: 15.92%
Reviews:
212
Ratings:
127
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Apr 29, 2017
Added:
Dec 05, 2002
Wants:
  7
Gots:
  9
SCORE
81
Good
Amish Four Grain Pale AleAmish Four Grain Pale Ale
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Rated: 4 by Spade from Pennsylvania

Apr 29, 2017
 
Rated: 3.46 by vwbus7 from North Carolina

Jul 10, 2015
 
Rated: 3.75 by ovaltine from Indiana

Mar 12, 2015
 
Rated: 3.42 by misternebbie from Pennsylvania

Dec 27, 2014
 
Rated: 3.61 by JNForsyth from Pennsylvania

Dec 18, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by scottbrew4u from Pennsylvania

Nov 30, 2014
 
Rated: 3.6 by cichief from Virginia

Nov 29, 2014
 
Rated: 3.4 by GregStoner from Pennsylvania

Oct 08, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by jholland from Pennsylvania

Sep 12, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by wrightst from Maryland

Aug 19, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by DrBier from Pennsylvania

Jul 27, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by smithj4 from New York

Jul 24, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by thomda11 from California

Jul 22, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by hipHOPSanonymous from Pennsylvania

Jul 13, 2014
 
Rated: 4.5 by Durandal_777 from Pennsylvania

Apr 23, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by victory4me from Pennsylvania

Apr 09, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by curmudgeon236 from Pennsylvania

Mar 23, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by ShepardCommander from Virginia

Feb 01, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by mattday25 from West Virginia

Jan 26, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by rorjets from Connecticut

Jan 18, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by drbenderdo from Michigan

Jan 03, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by BillRoth from Maryland

Dec 29, 2013
 
Rated: 3.5 by xbrettfavrex from Pennsylvania

Nov 21, 2013
 
Rated: 2.25 by Noelito76 from New York

Nov 19, 2013
 
Rated: 3.5 by Druss157 from New Jersey

Nov 17, 2013
 
Rated: 3.75 by buzzy from Pennsylvania

Nov 07, 2013
 
Rated: 3.5 by AngusOg from North Carolina

Aug 31, 2013
 
Rated: 3.5 by dgherm from Pennsylvania

Jul 30, 2013
 
Rated: 3.75 by kingmaker from Louisiana

Jul 23, 2013
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Reviewed by LCB_Hostage from Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75
This is my second Lancaster Brewing beer I've had off the premises, and so far, I'm not a fan of their bottled product. The other was their Hop Hog IPA and between that one and this, I'm convinced that someone hid the hops over in Lancaster.

This pours an almost reddish amber with a substantial head that dissipates quickly. Both the aroma and the taste are far maltier than I'd expect in a pale ale, without so much as a hint of hop bitterness to cut through the sweetness. If this had been presented as a classic British ESB, I'd probably rate it much higher, but it's far too malt-forward to qualify as a Pale Ale in my book.

As for the rather unique 4-grain grain bill, it didn't seem to make much of an impact that I could detect. I generally expect rye to bring a bit of a rough edge, yet this was smooth as could be. And the wheat did nothing to crisp it up. I'd be really interested in knowing what the proportions of the various grains were.

Like I said, had I been in the mood for something sweeter, I might have enjoyed this much more than I did. But the utter absence of hop character made this a disappointment as a pale ale. I'm not surprised they decided to retire this one.
Jul 12, 2013
 
Rated: 3.75 by LXIXME from New Mexico

Jul 07, 2013
 
Rated: 3 by prdstmnky from Vermont

Jun 28, 2013
 
Rated: 4 by kb2250 from New Jersey

May 13, 2013
 
Rated: 3.25 by twenty5 from Pennsylvania

May 12, 2013
 
Rated: 4 by TheNightwatchman from Pennsylvania

Apr 09, 2013
 
Rated: 3.5 by tom91281 from Pennsylvania

Mar 24, 2013
 
Rated: 3.5 by eabarth from New York

Mar 21, 2013
 
Rated: 2.5 by TheBigBoy from Pennsylvania

Mar 20, 2013
 
Rated: 3 by ejimhof from Pennsylvania

Mar 10, 2013
 
Rated: 3 by pma7779 from New York

Mar 02, 2013
Amish Four Grain Pale Ale from Lancaster Brewing Company
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 339 ratings