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

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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:
Pilsner Style Lager

Our original golden lager is the lightest of our beers. Smooth, light malt flavors combine with just enough hops for balance to deliver a crisp and refreshing beer with a clean finish and no bitter aftertaste.

Added by scottoale on 09-06-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,520
Reviews:
21
Ratings:
91
pDev:
17.92%
Bros Score:
3.13
 
 
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Photo of Try-em-all
3.27/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear and golden with a thick head, smell and flavor reminds me of cheap beer, not a fan, sorry.

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3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.25/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.24/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of D1noB
3.23/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This with a taste that is heavily controlled by the malts with a nice sweetness.

Taste Rating in Words: It's a pencil in a cool color. There are dozens of them around but at least this one is striped.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.22/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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 10Crumra
3.19/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of MonDak_Joe1953
3.17/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 12oz bottle into glass. No dating found. Logo is "Created by Firefighters to support Firefighters".
Mostly clear, straw colored body. Persistent white, creamy cap. No lacing.
Aroma of grain malts and slightly sweet hops.
Taste is sharper than aroma. Pale malt and wheat, some floral hops, a little yeast. Relatively balanced.
Crisp, clean finish and mouth feel, as advertised.
An easy drinking lager, with slightly better than AAL taste attributes.

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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 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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3.11/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Beginner2
3.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Decent. Not bad. Just no big deal. As for the review, I default to : "if you can't say anything good, best not to talk."
But also not again.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.06/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Fireman's Brew Blonde has a thin, white head, a hazy, golden appearance, and numerous clinging and streaming bubbles. Lacing is minimal. The aroma is of faint, sourdough bread, and the flavor is of the same, with mellow hop bitterness, and some sort of noticeable bite to it. Mouthfeel is medium, and Fireman's Brew Blonde finishes crisp, drinkable, and somewhat distinctive.

RJT

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3.04/5  rDev -1%

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3.03/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -2.3%

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

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3/5  rDev -2.3%

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3/5  rDev -2.3%

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3/5  rDev -2.3%

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3/5  rDev -2.3%

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3/5  rDev -2.3%

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3/5  rDev -2.3%

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3/5  rDev -2.3%

Fireman's Brew Blonde from Fireman's Brew, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.07 out of 5 with 91 ratings