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Fireman's #4 - Real Ale Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

574 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 574
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.74%
Wants: 5
Gots: 51 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 02-23-2003)
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JudgeRoughneck

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3.83/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This beer is a cloudy, dull, straw color with a very thin white head. Nose is weak and musty, get some grassy hop.

Taste is spicy upfront, nice lemon flavor without any citric acidity. Big, deep, biscuity, malt base with cracked grain piping up at times. I get a liitle white pepper and the taste then darkens slightly to something I'm associating with bay leaf for the finish. I love this beer but feel it is kinda all over the place for blonde and could be brighter. Fortunately I'm not feeling like a style nazi. Mouthfeel is mid-bodied and grippy.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2007 05:32:18 | More by JudgeRoughneck
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Fireman's #4 from Real Ale Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 574 ratings.