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Fireman's #4 - Real Ale Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

577 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 577
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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Reviews by scottblaze:
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scottblaze

Texas

3.38/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Real Ale's website says this is 5.1% ABV

As hard as I tried I couldn't pour more than 1/2" head, lacing almost nonexistent, clear straw yellow, looks like a macro lager. Not much on the nose, a hint of shaving lotion (probably floral notes of the hops) above a thin malty backdrop. At least it doesn't taste like shaving lotion, not much stands out good or bad, actually fairly tasty in the same vein as Shiner Blond. Mouthfeel is nothing spectacular but easy drinking nonetheless.

A solid middle of the road brew, would make good session beer or an outstanding lawnmower if it was cheaper.

Serving type: bottle

02-29-2008 00:17:19 | More by scottblaze
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Fireman's #4 from Real Ale Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 577 ratings.