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Fascist Pig Ale - Finch's Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

241 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 241
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.02%
Wants: 8
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Finch's Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A deep red malt-forward ale brewed with plenty of caramel malts and a touch of rye. Brewed and dry-hopped with Palisade and Zythos hops.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 07-11-2012)
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ColdWaffles

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18%

02-03-2014 20:30:48 | More by ColdWaffles
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akttr

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

02-03-2014 03:25:39 | More by akttr
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21Maestro8

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

01-31-2014 00:44:32 | More by 21Maestro8
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-28-2014 22:47:19 | More by grahamboudreaux
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.15/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pint can, no freshness date, kind of wish there was in this instance
L - very cloudy, opaque ruddy brown ale with a quick-to-dissipate ivory head
S - fruity, malty, earthy, caramel, bread crust
T - earthy rye, bread crust, caramel, burnt caramel also, spicy, earthy piny hops, some citrus and fruitiness, at times it's boozy and hot making it more difficult to drink
F - medium body, resinous, lower carbonation
O - not crazy over this one. It was ok, but seemed a bit muddled and uninspired.

Serving type: can

01-26-2014 18:19:45 | More by barnzy78
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cfinch2

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

01-26-2014 16:07:28 | More by cfinch2
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possumteeth

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-25-2014 05:04:42 | More by possumteeth
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bruindre

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-18-2014 20:08:16 | More by bruindre
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-17-2014 13:22:42 | More by Griffith
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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.65/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazed reddish copper with a thin, wispy head. Spotted lacing sticks.

The smell is of strong caramel, hint of rye, and some booze.

The taste is sweet - strong caramel. A touch of rye adds a slightly minty character to it. Some oily hops in the finish keep it from being sticky. It has a steely character to it. Alcohol shows. (For me, it's on top end of "3.5", so I pushed it up slightly.

The body is medium - a bit slick.

Overall, it's an interesting brew. Strong and sweet, but not cloying. It has a nice rye touch that isn't too strong. Pretty drinkable despite sweet, boozy character. Worthy beer if you are in a strong malty mood!

Serving type: can

01-12-2014 03:11:47 | More by jwc215
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pounder Can > 2X IPA Glass

A - Rich clear red amber with two fingers of fluffy khaki head, very small micro lacing on the sides.
S - Very biscuity, lots of hop oil, some dried cherry, orange zest, fresh baked bread, a little spice.
T - Grape, orange zest, very resinous hop profile, caramel and biscuit malt, toffee, dried cherry, raisins.
M - Tart then gets sticky and chewy
O - Decent red thats complex, and offers some nice notes but not really stellar, there's a really over the top biscuit kinda feel and flavor to this. It has a buttery texture, I dont think its a diacetyl type deal, but manageable.

Serving type: can

01-08-2014 05:42:32 | More by Omnium
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nbal4396

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-06-2014 04:29:18 | More by nbal4396
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csmartin6

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

12-25-2013 18:09:54 | More by csmartin6
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chooch5

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

12-17-2013 03:25:55 | More by chooch5
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PaulyB83

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

12-16-2013 02:49:19 | More by PaulyB83
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67cuda

Colorado

4/5  rDev +9.3%

12-10-2013 21:57:08 | More by 67cuda
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Lebzilla

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

12-09-2013 17:39:15 | More by Lebzilla
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myuncle

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

12-07-2013 13:08:22 | More by myuncle
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Dawkins

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18%

12-02-2013 02:43:10 | More by Dawkins
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BrandonSeal

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

12-01-2013 04:00:56 | More by BrandonSeal
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BGCoon

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +9.3%

11-29-2013 03:52:37 | More by BGCoon
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

3.74/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

16oz tallboy can poured into a pint glass.

A: Hazed red-orange color. The head is short-lived. Spotty lacing.

S: Mandarin orange, passion fruit, perhaps strawberry too. Green and a bit oily too. Sweet caramel malt base. Touch of bread. Spicy rye.

T: Green, oily hop tastes up front. Spicy and herbal too. Tropical fruity notes underneath. Very sweet malt base, waves of caramel and toffee. Hints of toasted grain and spicy rye. Finishes with caramel and a big oily hop presence.

M: On the thicker side of medium. Full and chewy. Low carbonation. Oily hop astringency. Mild warming alcohol.

O: Not a bad beer. Very much on the sweet side of things. It isn't very subtle either; big sweetness is tentatively balanced by a bold, oily hop addition. More of a one-and-done kind of beer, but I wasn't displeased with it.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 15:35:25 | More by ryan1788a5
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Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -18%

11-21-2013 03:42:52 | More by KS1297
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

11-12-2013 22:41:09 | More by AngusOg
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jera1350

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +9.3%

11-10-2013 00:14:41 | More by jera1350
Fascist Pig Ale from Finch's Beer Co.
83 out of 100 based on 241 ratings.