Fire House Pale Ale | Cortland Beer Company

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39 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cortland Beer Company
New York, United States
cortlandbeer.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by WesWes on 12-31-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
39
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
12.96%
 
 
Wants:
1
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6
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Photo of tone77
3.64/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has an orange/copper color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, citrus. Taste is malts, some citrus, light herbal notes, mild bitterness. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a balanced, smooth beer that I could easily crush several of.

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Photo of DavoleBomb
3.15/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass from a 16oz tallboy can.

3.0 A: Clear medium orange color. One finger of frothy off-white head. Retention is below average and a short ring of lacing is left.

3.0 S: Resiny and piney hop aroma with some orange citrus underneath. Malts are primarily clean and offer a neutral sweetness, but there's also some breadiness. Light caramel character to round it off. It's okay, but needs more strength.

3.25 T: Mild bitterness. Hop flavor is again resiny and piney with just a touch of citrus and grass. Bready malts with caramel. Not as clean as the nose, but has a lot more power.

3.5 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Just a touch of creaminess.

3.0 D: Good enough but solidly average and not any better.

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Photo of StrangerTides
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of k47k
3.74/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of utopiajane
3.32/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a bright clear gold with firey yellow hues and an orange blush. Creamy thin head of off white foam that fell fast but not completely. Hung around to leave a ring and film on top and lace. Nose is shy but has a touch of caramel, some woody pine and soem citrus that is sturggling to be seen. Some hop spice too. Taste is good. Moderate malt presence that rolls across the palate unconfined and soft. Just a medium mouthfeel. Those herbal hops and woody pine, citrus that should be bigger and a soft caramel that needs to be a bit firmer. Spicier and more herbal than fruitier. Not bad.

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Photo of Soloveitchik
3.84/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of butters_mcgee
3.71/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BAsbill
3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Teestee
4.99/5  rDev +40.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Love it!!!! One of my favs!!

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3.4/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of Risenhower
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of logicalparadox
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of colonia25
3.4/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of malfunxion
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of smurphy493
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Burkbom23
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Stermax
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of squack
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of TheBeerNation
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of boszormeny
3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Maverick88
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Papageorgio
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of rxthree
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of BradT
2.25/5  rDev -36.6%

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Fire House Pale Ale from Cortland Beer Company
3.55 out of 5 based on 39 ratings.
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