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

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Fireman's Brew Redhead AleFireman's Brew Redhead Ale

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BA SCORE
73
okay

73 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 19.03%
Wants: 1
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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3/5  rDev -3.2%

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of scruffwhor
3/5  rDev -3.2%
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.

Photo of AWolfAtTheDoor
3.03/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

My step mom's brother is a fireman, so we had a couple of six packs in his honor at thanksgiving.

Poured copper into a fluted glass. Not a lot of head nor lacing.

Smells quite malty.

Wow, full malt bomb on the mouth. Sweet and biscuity. Unfortunately quite watered down as well.

Mouthfeel is light, the beer is pretty dang wattery. Interesting mix of watery and malty.

It's fairly drinkable since it goes down easy? Pretty lacking in the taste department. Won't be buying another 6er of this.

Photo of theopholis
3.05/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance- Body is a crystal clear, dark,copper red or ruby with practically not head.

Smell- Decent malt background with a pleasing coffee rostiness and a hint of toastiness.

Taste- Hints of malt, roasted malts, hint of malt sweetness. Taste is quite thin for this style. To bad, because what taste is there is quite nice.

Mouthfeel- A tad thin and over-carbonated.

Drinkability- I'll give it another shot in a couple of years.

Photo of TMoney2591
3.05/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Starting the Fireman's series with the redhead (c'mon, like I'm the only guy goin' after the redhead, right?). This stuff pours a sunset amber-topaz topped by a finger of dusty off-cream foam. The nose comprises lightly-toasted biscuit, light orange zest, and a touch of vague greens way in the background. The taste brings in more of the same, with the biscuit, now covered in plenty of honey, taking center stage and chewing every bit of scenery it can find. The body is a very light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a pretty boring amber, one that goes way too far with the apparently lightly-toasted malts for its own good.

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.08/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a semi-clear dark amber-copper color with a 2 inch light tan head that fades to a thin film. Thin rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of caramel malt, malted milk, and slight toffee. Taste is of toasted malt, slight caramel/toffee, and some stale hop flavors. There is a roasty bitterness that lingers on the palate after each sip. This beer has a decent level of carbonation with a creamy and slightly bubbly mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty average beer in all categories. I got this as a gift from my brother-in-law and I am sure I will be sharing these back with him.

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3.2/5  rDev +3.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of mralphabet
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

Not a bad little red... Brown with hints of red mixed in, less than a fingers worth of head that settles to a small ring with no lacing to speak of. Very much on the malt side with hints of caramel and a very light earthy hops. Mid bodied with a light clean finish. If you are looking for a malty red this one is worth giving a try.

Photo of zeff80
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of Fatehunter
3.36/5  rDev +8.4%
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.

Photo of DuffDadddy
3.4/5  rDev +9.7%

Fireman's Brew Redhead Ale from Fireman's Brew, Inc.
73 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.