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Fireman's #4 (Dry-Hopped) - Real Ale Brewing Company

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Fireman's #4 (Dry-Hopped)
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 18.3%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Lawl3ss on 07-01-2012)
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(From notes)

Room-temp cask to 12 oz. shaker. No head given.

Look- Hazy straw. Light foam, film persists until glass is emptied. Just a touch of sediment.

Smell- Fruity, cracker, bubblegum, candy, pineapple, starfruit, lemonade.

Taste- Better than expected after having one of the F4 cans also released at the anniversary event. Follows the nose. Fruity, juicy, almost hefe feel. Very mango-like. Finishes with light biscuit, some sweetness, and just a touch of herbal bitterness. Very nice. More complex than anticipated, very refreshing. Almost APA-like, but light amber malt and soft fruit retain the place of honor.

Mouthfeel- Smooth, soft carb, jucy, medium body. Moderately dry, mineral water finish.

Overall- Pretty darn good, particularly for a blonde ale. F4 is a decent everyday beer, but this blows it out of the water. The dry-hopping in the cask adds a very fresh, fruity, citric feel without adding too much bitterness. I feel like they may have brewed this with more residual sugars than usual to compliment the flavor, but that's just a hunch. Recommended, if you can get it.

Lawl3ss, Jul 01, 2012
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Fireman's #4 (Dry-Hopped) from Real Ale Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.