Fireman's Brew Blonde | Fireman's Brew, Inc.

Fireman's Brew BlondeFireman's Brew Blonde
BA SCORE
3.07/5
88 Ratings
Fireman's Brew BlondeFireman's Brew Blonde
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fireman's Brew, Inc.
California, United States
firemansbrew.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by scottoale on 09-06-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,069
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
88
pDev:
18.24%
Bros Score:
3.13
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
20
Trade:
0
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2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy light orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, and some grassy or hay aromas. Taste is much the same with sugary and grassy flavors on the finish. There is a very mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an average beer that is drinkable but pretty sweet flavor wise.

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Photo of kjkinsey
2.97/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +30.3%

Photo of metter98
2.84/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A: The beer is hazy yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that quickly died down, leaving lacing on the surface and a thin collar of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of biscuit malts, pale malts, and sweetness are present in the nose.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste is mostly dominated by flavors of pale malts and has some sweetness. No bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is rather sweet compared to other beers in the style but isn't overly difficult to drink given its lighter bodied mouthfeel. Nonetheless, it still seems to be bland.

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Photo of kojevergas
2.35/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 fl oz brown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into a conical Guinness pint glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Angeles, California. Bottle acquired as part of the variety box at a local Ralph's market. Reviewed live. Expectations are a bit below average.

Served slightly warmer than refrigerator cold. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

A: Pours a half finger head of no real cream, light thickness, and terrible (~<10 second) retention. Colour is a transparent blonde. Standard fare for the style. Neither unique nor special. Business as usual. No floating yeast particles are visible. Quite yeastless indeed.

Sm: Straw, creamed barley, dog saliva, and stale malted barley. A mild strength aroma. Not appealing or inviting.

T: Clean creamed barley with clean malts. Evocative of straw. A bit stale; certainly not fresh. Very bland, boring, and dull. Balanced, but built without inspiration.

Mf: Smooth and wet. A bit crisp. Perhaps a bit flat. Dull. Doesn't really complement the flavours of the body. Could be so much better. Needs more crispness and vibrance.

Dr: Drinkable but boring and stale. I wouldn't have it again, nor would I recommend it to friends. Dull and bland. Leave this one on the shelf, lads.

D+

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Photo of dmorgan310
2.93/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WillieThreebiers
2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of SocalKicks
2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of zeff80
2.98/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Boone757
3.39/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jason
3.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz brown bottle.

Slight fizzle to the head but it stays around, faintly chill hazed yellow color. Lemony, yeasty, grainy aroma though clean for the most part. Ale-like body / mouth feel with a slick crispness. Lemony and grainy throughout, spicy hop bitterness to balance. Yeast goes nutty and actually compliments the grain. Relatively clean after taste.

Not half bad, not as clean or crisp as I would like to see in this lager but again ... not half bad.

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Photo of TMoney2591
2.53/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Moving from my buxom redhead to the foxy blonde. This stuff pours a clear golden-straw topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises wheat malt, very light grass, incredibly light lemon peel, and a smidgen of sweet flowers. The taste holds notes of funky wheat, really hard water, old grass, and aging flowers. The body is a hefty light, with a moderate carbonation and a fairly dry finish. Overall, a pretty insipid "pilsner", one that resembles a badly knocked-off Becks clone or something.

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Photo of WoodBrew
3.7/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

The Firemans Pilsner Lager is decent....easy drinking. It poured a hazy golden color with thin white head that is not leaving a lacing. The scent and taste follow most pilsners....the taste thou is not as crisp as others ive tried. The mouthfeel is medium in body with decent carbonation. Overall....not too shabby.

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1.5/5  rDev -51.1%

Photo of imperialking
3/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Tone
3.19/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear, straw color. 1/4 inch head of a white color. Slight retention and slight lacing. Smells of strong pale malt, wheat, hint of sweet malt, hint of yeast, hint of floral hops. Fits the style of an American Pale Lager. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong pale malt, slight sweet malt, hint of yeast, hint of floral hops, and wheat. Overall, weak appearance, quite sharp, decent blend and body.

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Photo of smartassboiler
3/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of sendbeer
2.72/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Gobzilla
3.75/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eziel
3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of enelson
2.68/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Rhettroactive
3.5/5  rDev +14%

Photo of Hohnbaum
2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of Hellpop65
3/5  rDev -2.3%

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Fireman's Brew Blonde from Fireman's Brew, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.07 out of 5 with 88 ratings
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