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Fireman's Brew Brunette Beer - Fireman's Brew, Inc.

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BA SCORE
81
good

70 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 16.2%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fireman's Brew, Inc. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-01-2009)
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4/5  rDev +11.7%

01-20-2014 04:00:51 | More by AndrewMichael
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SoCaliC8

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-17-2014 11:59:14 | More by SoCaliC8
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bh123

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-14-2013 03:57:00 | More by bh123
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Beermazter310

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

12-03-2013 17:15:14 | More by Beermazter310
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Aaron_Ramson

California

3.08/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a rich black, dark and glassy. Not much in the nose except roasted grains, burnt coffee. Very malty and rich, molassesy with a light gentle hop bitterness near the end. Oily and rich mouthfeel. not especially complex
or nuanced. Not too impressed with this one.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2013 19:11:31 | More by Aaron_Ramson
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Robbythecuban


3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-31-2013 04:07:07 | More by Robbythecuban
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Smarty_Pints

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-25-2013 01:55:17 | More by Smarty_Pints
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Gerred

Colorado

3/5  rDev -16.2%

10-21-2013 02:34:54 | More by Gerred
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-19-2013 21:56:45 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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jmbranum

Oklahoma

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

10-07-2013 00:24:49 | More by jmbranum
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BeerBob

Nebraska

3.4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Fireman's Brew Brunette Beer from Fireman's Brew, Inc. pours a midnight red from a 12 fl. oz. dark amber brown glass bottle with a pry off crown. Head went to about 2 fingers of light tanish brown fine foam bubbles that settled out to a full ring with islands and lacing of before mentioned foam.

Nose is of fig and plumb with a touch of roasted walnut and the vapors of alcohol.

I was not expecting a citrus sour note at all, but there was a distinct sour up front. The sour was not untoward, but unexpected. Sweet roasted malt with fig follow.

Aftertaste is a lingering subtle dry sour with a mix of sundry fruits.

Not a bad brew, but not Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2013 21:02:28 | More by BeerBob
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rhino54

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

09-20-2013 14:18:51 | More by rhino54
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ohyayitstrey

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +11.7%

09-01-2013 02:20:47 | More by ohyayitstrey
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ktanner99

Oklahoma

2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

08-22-2013 03:06:44 | More by ktanner99
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Rihup

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-09-2013 23:46:01 | More by Rihup
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VirtueVsVice

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

06-04-2013 17:34:37 | More by VirtueVsVice
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thedapperhacker

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

05-27-2013 19:57:13 | More by thedapperhacker
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imperialking

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

05-06-2013 19:26:24 | More by imperialking
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Stoneman58

Arizona

4/5  rDev +11.7%

04-11-2013 02:51:05 | More by Stoneman58
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.46/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Slater's 50/50 in Pasadena, CA.

Pours a hazy brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, roasted malt, and slight coffee aromas. Taste is much the same with a fruity flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but the smells are a bit muted.

Serving type: on-tap

03-11-2013 02:43:08 | More by UCLABrewN84
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PsychicBubblegum

California

2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

02-07-2013 20:11:29 | More by PsychicBubblegum
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dominic4beer

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

01-21-2013 07:00:28 | More by dominic4beer
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2GOOFY

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

01-03-2013 00:49:20 | More by 2GOOFY
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Garrett092112

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.2%

12-18-2012 07:39:51 | More by Garrett092112
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g_jenkins

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

12-14-2012 09:01:09 | More by g_jenkins
Fireman's Brew Brunette Beer from Fireman's Brew, Inc.
81 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.