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Fireside Chat - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
79
okay

927 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 927
Reviews: 294
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 17.63%
Wants: 27
Gots: 94 | 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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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a deep chestnut color with a one finger tan head. Leaves light traces of lace and shows decent retention.

S: Faint, but I get some roasted malt, baking spices, molasses and gingerbread. You really have to work for it though.

T: Starts very nut brown ale-ish, with sweeter, nutty roasted malt tones upfront. Then some baking spices flare up and you're left with an aftertaste that is kind of like that bitter flavor you get when you try the cinnamon challenge. If you're into that kind of thing.

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Fireside Chat from 21st Amendment Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 927 ratings.