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Fireman's Brew Redhead Ale - Fireman's Brew, Inc.

Fireman's Brew Redhead AleFireman's Brew Redhead Ale

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BA SCORE
71
okay

42 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 2.92
pDev: 20.21%


Brewed by:
Fireman's Brew, Inc. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 08-23-2009)
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Reviews by elevatedgreens:
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elevatedgreens

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +28.4%

10-31-2012 01:20:48 | More by elevatedgreens
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mlklein27

Illinois

3/5  rDev +2.7%

04-17-2014 00:51:07 | More by mlklein27
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emwild12

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +11.3%

04-02-2014 13:09:21 | More by emwild12
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zeff80

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev +11.3%

03-28-2014 23:07:46 | More by zeff80
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jaydoc

Kansas

3/5  rDev +2.7%

03-14-2014 02:21:46 | More by jaydoc
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MrBoz21

Colorado

2.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured brownish red with no head. Thin white ring and skiff on surface. Dark in center.
Aroma: Caramel malt. Diacetyl.
Taste: Plum raisin and molasses with mossy hops.
Mouthfeel: Moderate, malty but watery.
Overall: Once I got the diacetyl, it was hard to notice other dimensions of character. Seems like it could be a drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 05:12:30 | More by MrBoz21
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foghornleghorn22

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

02-07-2014 03:26:20 | More by foghornleghorn22
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Miami66

Nebraska

1/5  rDev -65.8%

01-26-2014 18:36:49 | More by Miami66
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Beermazter310

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev +28.4%

11-30-2013 08:58:03 | More by Beermazter310
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

2.86/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Sampled on 11/22/13 from a 12 ounce bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and pored into a pilsner glass.

Pours a nice dark red amber in color with a very small off white head. Lots of bubbles from the high carbonation. Some spotty lacing was seen but not a lot. The aroma was of some malts with citrus and floral. The taste was close to the aroma but had a bitter aftertaste that lingered around for a bit. A tad on the 'watery' side. It's really not one of the better red ales I have had.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2013 15:19:55 | More by BeerWithMike
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enelson

Illinois

3/5  rDev +2.7%

10-28-2013 01:45:57 | More by enelson
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Rihup

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -14.4%

08-09-2013 23:39:24 | More by Rihup
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metter98

New York

2.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: The beer is clear but dark reddish amber in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high beige colored head that died down, leaving a thin head covering the surface and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of sweet toasted malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of toasted malts and malt extracts with slight hints of associated sweetness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied, a little thin and somewhat smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: While this beer is easy to drink, the smell and taste aren't very interesting and seem like they could both use complexity and hops.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2013 01:57:58 | More by metter98
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Cleaver35

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

07-26-2013 23:55:29 | More by Cleaver35
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Auraan

Arizona

3.53/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a deep amber red with a thin ring of head that disappeared quickly. Standard for a red ale. Scents of toasted grain, a slight hint of roast malt and some toffee aromas. Pretty good, but nothing spectacular. The taste was mostly toasted malt, with some slight toffee and nutty flavors and a grain husk finish. There was also a slight sourness to it. Not bad, but I've had better red ales. Mouthfeel was medium bodied, with low carbonation. It drank well enough. Overall it's an okay red ale, though I'd go with Marble's any day.

Serving type: on-tap

07-22-2013 06:47:40 | More by Auraan
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tswater

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

06-07-2013 20:10:06 | More by tswater
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kmk1503

California

3/5  rDev +2.7%

06-06-2013 20:05:16 | More by kmk1503
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specksofdust

California

1.75/5  rDev -40.1%

06-02-2013 04:53:06 | More by specksofdust
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.45/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a real generic American red ale, on the sweet side. this has a rich malty nose of dry red malts and sweet amber ones, the sugar being dominant, and a light toast on everything. tastes like it could have some oatmeal, fuller bodied and smooth in texture. copper and dusty flavors challenge the sweetness unsuccessfully, while the vibrant carbonation percolates on the tongue. the bright feel of this beer is a contrast to its robust sweetness, sort of an odd match, but with a little fuller fermentation, I think this beer would be quite good. for now, its an American red ive had before, and one that does very little for me as it stands. I like the kiss of honey flavor, and the touch of smoke, but the sweetness is just insurmountable for me. overall I really like the cause, but im only so so on the beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2013 20:17:34 | More by StonedTrippin
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imperialking

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +11.3%

05-06-2013 19:25:12 | More by imperialking
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Haybeerman

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -5.8%

04-28-2013 23:38:05 | More by Haybeerman
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

1.25/5  rDev -57.2%

02-25-2013 14:22:09 | More by JAHMUR
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.64/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I like the Fireman's Redhead ale....its got a great malty caramel base that is lightly balance by hops. The beer pours a clear rich amber with thin white head that is not lacing much. The smell is mostly malty....with hints of sweetness. The mouthfeel is ligh to medium inbody with good carbontation. Overall its a nice session ale...not the best red I've ever had, but decent.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2013 02:24:37 | More by WoodBrew
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3/5  rDev +2.7%

01-02-2013 02:44:45 | More by DrunkinYogi
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scruffwhor

Illinois

3/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Medium amber and ruby color. Quick head with a ring of residual foam.

Toasty malt aroma and maybe a little earthen hop aroma.

Flavor is simple toasted malts with some bread crust and biscuit malt flavors. Maybe a hint of grassy hops for balance. Palate is sweet and a little crisp.

This is a simple, straight forward red ale. Not a bad session beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 15:10:24 | More by scruffwhor
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Fireman's Brew Redhead Ale from Fireman's Brew, Inc.
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