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Fireman's #4 - Real Ale Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

584 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 584
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.74%
Wants: 5
Gots: 55 | 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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Reviews by roblowther:
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roblowther

Texas

4.03/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

On tap at the Flying Saucer in Addison. It is a distinctly gold (not yellow) color, with a thin head that dissippated quickly. The smell is caramel and floral hops (redundantly repeating myself). The taste is surprisingly malty with a crisp, sharp aftertaste that has a note of citrus. The mouthfeel is silky and a touch creamy. Definitely not the macro brew it looks like to start. The drinkability is excellent. It is very refreshing and the silkiness balances the crisp finish nicely. This one has "session beer" written all over it.

Serving type: on-tap

02-06-2007 03:51:20 | More by roblowther
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Fireman's #4 from Real Ale Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 584 ratings.