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Fire And Blood Red Ale - Brewery Ommegang

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Fire And Blood Red AleFire And Blood Red Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

561 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 561
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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mfnmbvp

Illinois

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

750 ml bottle, with bottled on date of 12/04/2013 printed on the bottleneck. Best by 12/2015 also printed there. This will be my third beer from Brewery Ommegang, and the second of their Game Of Thrones themed beers. I've never seen the show, and don't care, I'm just here for the beer.

Poured into a Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a nice coppery ruby reddish colored body with four plus fingers of frothy tan head. Very excellent head retention, and it leaves nice fat sheets of bubbly lace. Looks very nice.

S - The smell is interesting, but not as pronounced as I had hoped. Belgian yeast is apparent, some citrusy / wine-like notes - grapes, cherries, lemon. This must be the "dark fruit" the label describes, but it's not as much as I'd like. Earthy caramel / red malt.

T - The taste follows the aroma - it's nice, but it's lacking something. Grainy / earthy red malts, Belgian yeast, carbonation, bubblegum, and maybe some bitter hop presence, but I wouldn't say there is really any ancho chile noticeable on the aroma or taste.

M - The feel is very crisp and spritzy. Very carbonated, but it mellows as the beer sits. Very bready, dry, and sticky on the finish. Medium-full bodied with high carb. Very drinkable stuff, either way.

Overall, it's a nice red ale, and a poor chile beer, but I suppose it's right where I wanted it to be. Interesting enough, but simple and not overly unique or complex. Worth a try, but not something I would go out of my way for to have again.

Brewery Ommegang Game Of Thrones Fire And Blood Red Ale ---3.5/5

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 00:25:11 | More by mfnmbvp
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Fire And Blood Red Ale from Brewery Ommegang
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