Sea Salt 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 Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Greywulfken on 06-07-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
71
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
9.43%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
26
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Ratings: 71 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of smithj4
3.56/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bigpig43
2.45/5  rDev -30%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Amedlin18
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stofko1992
3.21/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.76/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nobledust
3.56/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.63/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JRod1969
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bigpapa25
3.06/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Don't really know where ur getting that antg8989. Not sure if we're drinking the same beer. No murky mud. No Pilsner malts. An airy head that fades quick and leaves a nice lace. Crisp and refreshing off the bat with a nice carbonation. A good summer ale. Followed by a sweetness that's balanced with a slight salty flavor noting saltines. Finishes with just enough hops to justify itself without being too bitter and jading it's refreshing nature. More of a lighter summer beer for the craft fan. I'd compare it to Blue Point's spring fling ale. Not exactly mind blowing but I'd bring a case to a bbq

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Photo of CitiFieldSheas
3.06/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Deltron00
3.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bustersuess
3.58/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bogdawg
3.35/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dmnota
2.9/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Out of a bottle dated 6 months old. Nearly crystal clear straw-gold with fine bubbles and a white head. Slight saltine aftertaste bringing faint saltiness and cracker malts. Some dank bitterness sneaks in when warm but largely neutral. I think it might be well suited for a lime.

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Photo of metter98
3.69/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface, a collar around the edge, and some lacing down the sides.
S: Light to moderate aromas of grassy hops are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of grassy hops along with notes of cracker malts and hints of pilsener malts and sea salt. There is a light amount of bitterness. The grassiness lingers into the finish.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. There is some dryness in the finish.
O: I thought this beer might be a little gimmicky from its name, but was pleasantly surprised to see it packed with aromas and flavors of grassy hops.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of JoeMans
3.43/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrMullet
3.65/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a murky orange. No significant smell. Has a toasty malted flavor. There is a hint of grapefruit as well. A slightly bitter aftertaste. Well done but not outstanding.

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Photo of sd123
3.4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
3.77/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Antg8989
3.35/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a murky pale mud-water color with no lacing. Smels of pilsner malts. Taste is a little hitter for a pilsner type ale. Lightly carbonated. I was not a huge fan of this.

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Photo of taylor21293
3.06/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of frio80
3.77/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 4ikaben
3.22/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Definite salt flavor yet fairly mild. Interesting but not outstanding. Light, refreshing.

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Photo of Tschnab
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Sea Salt Ale from Fire Island Beer Company
3.5 out of 5 based on 71 ratings.
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