Lighthouse Ale | Fire Island Beer Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fire Island Beer Company
New York, United States
fireislandbeer.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by JoeyBeerBelly on 06-27-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,836
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
97
pDev:
14.58%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
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Ratings: 97 |  Reviews: 38
Photo of YoungMtn52
3.23/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Nice amber color with a cloudy appearance and a limp head that fades to nothing all too quickly....has a citrusy sweet finish and a malty taste...OK but not great.

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Photo of puck1225
3.72/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer seems to be underrated, but I did I have it very fresh from draft. It poured a beautiful creamy head on a yellow gold body with good lacing. Wheat smell with a pleasant slightly sweet taste. Went great with the pasta for lunch.

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Photo of crow
3.62/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RickyBfromCT
2.62/5  rDev -22%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of DbbC
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of runeatdrink
3.6/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JRod1969
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Icemann383
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hkyplyr73
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.27/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheBigBoy
2.68/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of wander4
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Justindemino
2.82/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ColSanders123
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrMullet
3.68/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark copper color. Bready smell with a hint of sweetness. Taste is malty with a bit of sweet and citrus mixture. Well balanced. Smooth, light mouthfeel.

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Photo of corybills
3.23/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.52/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrborchert74
3.12/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Hopglow
3.1/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 1Bonehed
3.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

LOOK: Poured into 25oz mug down the side & finishing with center pour leaving little less that finger of light tan, almost white, slightly fizzy head which dissipates quickly leaving almost no lacing. Body is light golden slightly orange hue, moderately cloudy but clean.

SMELL: A hint of sweet malty, almost bready, & a bit of a citrus fruit thing going on, but couldn't make up my mind on exactly what I was smelling. Was kinda curious of how it would taste, based on aroma.

TASTE: Moderate carbonation cleanses the palate almost immediately leaving mostly aftertaste as the flavor profile. That being said, slightly malty sweetness nicely blended with the hops & a somewhat citrus finish. I couldn't really discern much if any of an alcohol flavor. Interesting flavor combination for such a light bodied beer. Quite refreshing & very easy to drink.

FEEL: Very light/watery. Moderately carbonated, making for a very clean finish. Great beer for hot summer day kind of event, but little body as far as the palate.

OVERALL: It's a descent beer. Nothing really stands out about this beer, but it's very drinkable & it's lightness makes it very refreshing. Wouldn't go out of my way to buy, but wouldn't avoid it either.

Hope you enjoyed the review...CHEERS

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Photo of fps_dean
3.54/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a bright copper color. There is a feint bready, malty aroma with minimal hops, and it tastes much like it smells. No particular flavors stand out, bad or good, and it goes down rather smoothly.

While it's far from the best beer I've ever had, it's also far from the worst as well. I may buy this again if I see it, but it's not something I would go out of my way to get either.

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Photo of bplabernie
3.48/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Donkster46
3.27/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zotzot
3.37/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chasmandocharles
3.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Lighthouse Ale from Fire Island Beer Company
Beer rating: 3.36 out of 5 with 97 ratings