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Fire And Blood Red Ale - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
82
good

552 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 552
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 11
Gots: 76 | 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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Kendo

New York

3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Poured from the 750 ml bottle into a Piraat tulip/snifter-type glass. Body is dark brown with mahogany hues when backlit. Large (2+ finger) big-bubbled head on top. Good foamy lacing sheets the glass.

S: Faint bready nose - fresh baked wheat bread with a touch of nuttiness and sweetness. Some spice is evident as it warms.

T: Bready cereal grains. Fruit - ripe apples and plum skins. Modest peppery spice. Finishes with a surprising hoppy bitterness that cuts through the sweeter stuff and the spice. And speaking of spice. . . at first I didn't get any heat from the ancho chili peppers, but after a few sips I realize it's there - faintly - on the back end of the palate, and lingers a bit in the aftertaste, more so as you work your way down the glass.

M: Active carbonation provides a nice fizziness - and gives the impression of lightness in the heft.

O: Good stuff. I wouldn't characterize this as an American Amber/Red, however. It's more of a hybrid - call it a Belgian Red, as the fizziness in the feel makes it seem more Belgian than American.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 23:44:40 | More by Kendo
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Fire And Blood Red Ale from Brewery Ommegang
82 out of 100 based on 552 ratings.