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Fireman's #4 - Real Ale Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

581 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 581
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.74%
Wants: 5
Gots: 54 | 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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TheAlamoWrocker

Texas

3.58/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a 355 mL bottle into a JFF is my BFF novelty pint glass.

A: Poured a fairly thin head which mostly dissipated quickly. The colors are interesting, it comes off as a yellow with a slight lime. Minor carbonation rises from the bottom.

S: Some minor citrus smells arise. Minor hops arise, but it's mostly the citrus that takes up this smell.

T: A citrus zest definitely hits the palate on first take. That same zest stays on the palate which make up this drinks slight aftertaste. Some minor malty bread flavors come in throughout the take in, but nothing spectacular.

M: The mouthful is definitely nice for the style. The body is light with a fairly decent amount of carbonation.

O: This is not a complex beer, but it is nicely balanced and a great drink for those not desiring something complex. This is more zest rather than hops or malts.
This is a summer drink and will help help during a long day outside.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2011 23:15:37 | More by TheAlamoWrocker
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Fireman's #4 from Real Ale Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 581 ratings.