Fascist Pig Ale | Finch Beer Co.

BA SCORE
83
good
431 Ratings
Fascist Pig AleFascist Pig Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Finch Beer Co.
Illinois, United States
finchbeer.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A deep red malt-forward ale brewed with plenty of caramel malts and a touch of rye. Brewed and dry-hopped with Palisade and Zythos hops.

Added by emerge077 on 07-11-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
431
Reviews:
93
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
12.74%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
70
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 431 |  Reviews: 93
Photo of Zanico
2.27/5  rDev -38.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Did not see a date on the can. Tasted like it was old. Did not like it much.

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Photo of sparx1100
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JRed
3.1/5  rDev -16%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Light brown, burnt orange in body with off white head. Aroma of toffee, caramel, bread, cinnamon, some lemon/grass hop scent as well. Tastes of lemon, grass, pine, caramel, cinnamon, bread. There's a strange nail polish flavor towards the finish. Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

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Photo of krubs
4.03/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wahsrek1987
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of freewheeln
3.6/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PaulsBrew
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Resuin
3.72/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jasonposs
4.22/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SawDog505
3.78/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ThrewRedButter
3.98/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andrew8626
3.19/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Cyberkedi
3.95/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Strong, malty aroma has a firm overtone of dry hops, rather like a good IPA. Pours a clear mahogany, quite appetizing, with a thick, fine-bubbled, rather persistent pale wheat head that leaves some good lacing. Flavor is quite hoppy, like an IPA, with malty, fruity and caramel notes rounding out the satisfying taste. Smooth texture has average body and plenty of fizz. Go ahead, hog one!

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Photo of jwps214
3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.17/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On-tap 1/4/2015 at Battleship Brewhouse in Fall River, MA, served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep coppery brown color, with a large foamy off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains caramelized malts, some fruit and a good amount of hops.

T: The taste starts out with mildly sweet flavors of caramel, maple and fruit. Then a decent hops presence comes in. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, light-to-medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a nice beer to drink for a long time if you’re in the mood for the style.

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Photo of mattday25
3.43/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FFreak
3.96/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from can into a tulip glass. A hazy dark reddish-brown with virtually no head even after a vigorous pour. Aroma at first is like the pineapple juice that comes out of the cans of pineapple chunks we use for baking, very pungent and fruity. Taste is similar but combined with a rich malty taste. Mouth feel is full, but has low carbonation. This beer definitely improves as it warms up. The maltiness opens up and the fruit becomes more complex. Overall, a pretty nice red ale. This is a sipping beer, take your time and let it warm up, then enjoy.

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Photo of BoldRulerVT
3.77/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the 16 oz can into a snifter.
Pours a ruddy brown color with minimal head that dissipates.
Smells very malty, rich.
Tastes very, very malty with a good deal of hop bitterness on the finish.
Mouthfeel is good.
All in all, a good red ale.

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Photo of MNishCT77
1.97/5  rDev -46.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

16 oz. can obtained on trade (thanks, Dr. Samisar!), dated "090214" on the bottom, poured into my large bottom The Bruery "Rue the Day" snifter glass, drank over 30 minutes

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Photo of jzlyo
3.36/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 1Nrwyscotch
4.04/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of kidzord
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of oldvines
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of mgpenick
4.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of REAL_Harrison
4.2/5  rDev +13.8%

Fascist Pig Ale from Finch Beer Co.
3.69 out of 5 based on 431 ratings.
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