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Fire And Blood Red Ale - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
82
good

562 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 562
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 11
Gots: 75 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kojevergas on 03-11-2014)
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Dope

Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a deep, dark red. Tall, very effervescent tan head with reddish tint to it I swear. Head fades away very slowly with amazing retention. Huge walls of fluffy lacing everywhere.

S: Spicy up front. Mildly so, like it was dusted with chili powder. A bit herbal. Some light caramel and breadiness. Maybe even a touch of citrus and dark fruits?

T: Dark fruits up front, quickly joins with a little vegetal chili pepper. Then chili heat quickly kicks in. Not a huge amount but certainly noticeable. A little herbal quality in there too, maybe hops? Bready, caramel malt finish. Finish is a bit dry with a touch of lingering heat but mostly vegetal pepper flesh really. Sometimes get just a dusting of cocoa powder in the aftertaste too.

M: Medium body and HEAVILY carbonated. Dry finish.

O: Interesting brew. An amber ale with chili peppers, might be the first time I've seen something like this. The heat adds a nice touch but in the end I'm not sure it works all that well on the whole. It's decent, nothing mind boggling. Easily the best in the GoT series, regardless.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2014 04:06:48 | More by Dope
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Fire And Blood Red Ale from Brewery Ommegang
82 out of 100 based on 562 ratings.