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Fireside Chat - 21st Amendment Brewery

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771 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 771
Reviews: 278
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 18.31%
Wants: 18
Gots: 35 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  7.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Like FDR’s Depression-era radio addresses, which were like a kick in the butt and a hug at the same time, our Fireside Chat is a subtle twist on the traditional seasonal brew. We begin with a rich, dark, English-style ale and then we improvise with spices until we know we have a beer worth sharing with the nation.

Fireside Chat is our early winter seasonal brew available from October through December in six pack cans and on draft. Brewed like a classic, warming Strong Ale but with a subtle blend of hand-selected spices for just the right festive flair.

(Beer added by: elgiacomo on 10-19-2010)
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hellhammermario

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +9%

06-30-2013 20:16:31 | More by hellhammermario
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

06-24-2013 17:23:08 | More by GraduatedCashew
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3.94/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

3rd Feb 2013: Rogue Pub on Union St, San Fransisco.

The chalkboard had been written in haste and my eyes are bad, so when I asked for the ZIA beer they looked at me a bit strange. ZIA looked a lot like 21A to me: anyway we got there in the end and I'm glad we did.

Dark brown body with a tan coloured head on my on-tap pint.

Christmas pudding of a beer: plums, damsons and rich spices filled the nose and mouth: I really enjoyed it. Full of flavour, warming and wintery in nature: a smoking jacket sort of beer. Impressed.

Serving type: on-tap

06-19-2013 08:47:05 | More by BlackHaddock
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

06-03-2013 13:04:06 | More by twenty5
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DrDank

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +9%

06-02-2013 20:53:57 | More by DrDank
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -12.8%

05-29-2013 18:50:01 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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Stiffler

Oregon

1.5/5  rDev -56.4%

05-27-2013 05:50:14 | More by Stiffler
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

05-26-2013 20:16:41 | More by mikeincharleston
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mcphish22

Maryland

4/5  rDev +16.3%

05-18-2013 01:31:12 | More by mcphish22
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JakeDebus

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

05-15-2013 18:07:03 | More by JakeDebus
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HawkIPA

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

05-15-2013 17:31:03 | More by HawkIPA
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Zimm

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

05-15-2013 17:11:53 | More by Zimm
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +16.3%

05-13-2013 23:10:19 | More by gpblackgt
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MCDub

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +16.3%

05-10-2013 14:24:12 | More by MCDub
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

05-07-2013 14:40:25 | More by waddellc2
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9%

05-07-2013 13:18:35 | More by tommyguz
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SeanGC

New York

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

05-05-2013 22:19:58 | More by SeanGC
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JoeBlevins

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

04-14-2013 17:18:55 | More by JoeBlevins
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Aosemidey

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9%

04-14-2013 02:07:00 | More by Aosemidey
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hef

Maryland

3/5  rDev -12.8%

04-13-2013 15:14:23 | More by hef
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Srabe

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

04-12-2013 22:21:03 | More by Srabe
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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9%

04-05-2013 07:04:15 | More by HumphreyLee
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +9%

04-01-2013 02:08:55 | More by jimmah120
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YardmanFTB

Maryland

4.43/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorite spiced winter beers and it comes from a place that doesn't even have a winter (San Francisco). It is a dark English-style ale spiced with cinnamon and other spices common in winter ales. I find it to be a great mix between a malty English Ale and a spiced American-style winter Ale. A great beer.

Serving type: can

03-26-2013 02:44:09 | More by YardmanFTB
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DiscGolfRobot

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

03-25-2013 17:08:17 | More by DiscGolfRobot
Fireside Chat from 21st Amendment Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 771 ratings.