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Firefly | Odd Side Ales

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BA SCORE
3.68/5
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127 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Odd Side Ales
Michigan, United States
oddsideales.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Pale ale fermented with papaya and habaneros provide an ideal mixture of pleasure spike with pain.

Added by ygtbsm94 on 10-24-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,673
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
127
pDev:
12.23%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
19
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 127 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of BlueKurenai
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of blissfulNemo
3.52/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SHDoyle
3.57/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Cloudy and golden/honey color. A noticeable amount of sediment settles in the glass.

S - A little bit of pine, but otherwise it was pretty bland. Possibly a touch of fruit, but I didn't get any of the mango, papaya, etc., that I was hoping for.

T - Not very sweet with only a slight hint of fruit. The habanero was definitely there and prominent on the back of the palate as it finished.

M - Average...nothing exciting

O - It had some spicy habanero flavor, but otherwise this was pretty forgettable. Probably the most appealing thing about it was the appearance, which isn't much of an endorsement for a beer.

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Photo of Billydoughnuts
2.38/5  rDev -35.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Hate beers with habenero

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Photo of hardysf
3.7/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This poured with way too much foam with a normal pour. Good smell of citrus and tropical fruits. Papaya stands out. Flavor is same as nose, but some heat on the end. I actually quite liked the base beer. Reminded me a lot of the new stone sorry not sorry. The heat is mild, but I don't know if it fits. Wonder if they bottle just the tasty base beer.

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Photo of Goatdavemac
3.58/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jmiah22
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dandiprat2015
4.37/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VictorsValiant
4.09/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zuidman
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrborchert74
3.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigleague
3.7/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mchegash
4.15/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - 4/5
A very hazy dark golden orange. Many fingers of very light tan head. Can see an average amount of carbonation rising up the beer.

Smell - 4/5
Tropical fruit (papaya), and pine hops with hints of citrus. Maybe extremely faint hints of spice.

Taste - 4.25/5
Orange/pineapple/papaya. Pine hops with hints of resin. A lot of spice which doesn't appear until the second half of the sip, but then burns mild to moderately for quite a while.

Mouthfeel - 4/5
Medium bodied, quite spicy which leaving a mild burning sensenation in the back of the mouth and throat for quite a while after a sip. Less than average carbonation, slightly crisp.

Overall - 4.25/5
Overall, this is a great combination of hops, fruit, and spice. It's a little too spicy at first, but once you've moved past half a glass or so, the spice becomes totally tolerable (at least for my palate).

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Photo of docoman
3.83/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gonzoillini
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stakem
3.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks Maggie for the share. 12oz into a snifter. Appears copper in color with white head and spotty lace. Some yeast particulate finds its way into the glass. Aroma is fruity and enjoyable with sone tropics and caramel malt backbone. Taste is quite fruity and tropical feeling before a strong pepper warmth comes into play and really warms the back of the throat and fills out the aftertaste. This is medium bodied and moderately carbonated. Overall a solid pepper brew, I enjoyed the fruity front of this with pleasant heat across the finish. I dont think I could enjoy a bottle or more of this myself but shared was a treat.

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Photo of kidzord
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of QuadriderMX
3.18/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of UPBrewer92
3.31/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of randomhero68
4.07/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of BDeibs
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FaradayUncaged
3.94/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Squirrelsheriff
4.39/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rothobinide
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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Firefly from Odd Side Ales
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 127 ratings
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