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

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BA SCORE
73
okay

72 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 72
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.09
pDev: 19.42%
Wants: 0
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
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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4.76/5  rDev +54%

ajderby, Oct 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +29.4%

ThomasGorman, Sep 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +29.4%

KaileyPoole, Tuesday at 06:04 AM
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4/5  rDev +29.4%

ahalset, Jun 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +29.4%

sizemorer, Jul 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

krome, May 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

Beermazter310, Nov 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

jgunther71, May 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

zekeman17, Aug 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

elevatedgreens, Oct 31, 2012
Photo of PintOHops
3.7/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Glass - Nonic

A - Copper colored brew with medium-clarity and moderate-high visible carbonation. It produced a 2-finger off white head that looked a little creamy and held well. I got a splash left on my glass.

S - I get a semi bright floral and citrus hop characteristic that doesn't dominate the malty undertones. I pick up caramel, biscuit, toasted bread, and soft peanut brittle like notes. It's a bit dry with dark fruit like alcoholic characteristics as well.

T - This first thing that comes to mind is a Brown Ale. Upfront I pick up herbal, rind like and citrus hop flavors, it quickly unfolds into semi rich tasting malts. I get lots of caramel and biscuit, brown sugar, a touch of toffee, coffee, and almond. It finishes dry with soft bitterness and cloying malt flavors.

M - Medium-full bodied with a smooth and kinda chewy feel to it. Medium crispness.

O - Overall it's kinda like a Brown Ale to me, which isn't a bad thing I guess. I liked the beer's flavorful malt profile, but I didn't like that it was cloying. The beer looked great to me and it smelled very inviting. I would buy it again because it's cheap and tastes good, but I don't think this is a solid representation of the style.

PintOHops, Dec 30, 2011
Photo of WoodBrew
3.64/5  rDev +17.8%
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.

WoodBrew, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of yifany
3.56/5  rDev +15.2%

yifany, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of Auraan
3.53/5  rDev +14.2%
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.

Auraan, Jul 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

Chris7482, Jul 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

DbbC, May 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

foghornleghorn22, Feb 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

tswater, Jun 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

t0rin0, Sep 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

Cleaver35, Jul 27, 2013
Photo of Tone
3.48/5  rDev +12.6%

Pours a clear, dark brown color. 1/5 inch head of a white color. Good retention and good lacing. Smells of sweet malt, hint of roasted malt, hint of hop, hint of yeast, and slight caramel malt. Fits the style of an American Amber / Red Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, hint of roasted malt, hint of hop, hint of yeast, and caramel malt. Overall, decent appearance, but unimpressive aroma, body, and blend.

Tone, Friday at 03:04 PM
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3.45/5  rDev +11.7%
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.

StonedTrippin, May 16, 2013
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3.43/5  rDev +11%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

JackieKu, Nov 13, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev +10%

DuffDadddy, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of Fatehunter
3.36/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a half finger of head on a clear, but dark red colored body.
The aroma is a nice wet grain smell.
The taste is big on the malt side, though not too sweet. There's some caramel and mild lemon bitterness. Nicely balanced.
The texture is smooth with moderate carbonation.
It's a easy drinking brew.

Fatehunter, May 09, 2014
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Fireman's Brew Redhead Ale from Fireman's Brew, Inc.
73 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.