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Fireside Chat - 21st Amendment Brewery

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989 Ratings

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Ratings: 989
Reviews: 308
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 17.63%
Wants: 32
Gots: 114 | 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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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

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3.1/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

L - Clear dark brown modest short lived kaki head, that leaves thin rings of lace.
A - Some malt, some spice, the spice seems obligatory and out of place.
F - Similar to nose; balanced, muddy spices. Modest finish.
M - Medium body, light alcohol, properly carbonated, a bit of a slick texture.
O - This is an ok beer, but who is expecting, "ok" from a Winter Warmer? The muddyness and out of context spice diminishes the drinkability. If you order this beer, you will still enjoy your meal, but it would be nice if 21st Amendment cleans it up.

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3.36/5  rDev -2.9%

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2/5  rDev -42.2%

like all their beers, outsourced "brewed" in Cold Springs, MN.
This tastes like toilet water through the bathroom potpourri of the season.
I guess it's ok from a place that usually makes FourLoco and energy drinks.
It's just not really a "beer" anymore that Stroh's is. It's a product. Contact them! you can have your own brew made there! they do if for many!

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.76/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

You can really taste the chocolate and toffee taste. It definitely has some spiced notes while drinking it. Really enjoyed this brown ale and would have this again for sure

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Kinda sweet and flat malt taste, tings the tongue.

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3.6/5  rDev +4%

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Fireside Chat from 21st Amendment Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 989 ratings.