Fireman's #4 | Real Ale Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company
Texas, United States
realalebrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kbub6f on 02-23-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,083
Reviews:
188
Ratings:
832
pDev:
15.45%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
266
Trade:
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Ratings: 832 |  Reviews: 188
Photo of MinerBob
4.01/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A nice blonde beer pours a slightly hazy golden color with little to no head. A nice but weak beer smell with a really good flavor. A little more carbonated than I prefer but I could definitely drink it all night.

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Photo of S-Taylor
3.35/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of XsoldoutX
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of beagleyx2
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Texter
2.38/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

I don't like this beer at all, it had a smoky/sulphury flavor that was not great.

too many other good blondes out there from texas (southern star and deep ellum are both better).

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Photo of von_kaiser
3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Homeless_texan
4.34/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sgttibbs
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of txmilligan
3.26/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This beer poured into a frothy head with decent lacing, and settled into a pale yellow, almost a hay color, with good carbonation and effervescence. Little to no aroma evident. First taste was was sharp and tangy, but very smooth. Follow up tasting offered a subtle flavor that was pleasant. No aftertaste to speak of, but a good feel. A very light blonde ale that is crisp and refreshing. This would be a good beer after a long day in the heat. I will get this again.

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Photo of DesertFox24
2.63/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of VonZipper
3.8/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kkarimi
3.49/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
3.37/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I had this beer many times and most recently at a sushi restaurant.


(L) It has a golden yellow hue and is fairly clear with a thin white head and some bubbles.


(A) It has a modest bready aroma


(T) The taste is of toasted malts, yeast, and some citrus, a bit bland but not very bland.


(F) The feel is slightly creamy, moderate carbonation, a tad watery. Overall it is a pretty good beer but not a top notch beer.

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Photo of wejohnsn
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Samputnam14
4.21/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Boomersooner656
3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of aufie
3.43/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of needMIbeer
3.47/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stephenjmoore
3.79/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Trentt2
2.55/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of dasotelo50
3.03/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bryan12345
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Corey_Graven
3.13/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerSamurai34
3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Meh. It may just be because I don't care for blonde ales, so take this with a grain of salt. It was fine. Decent mouthfeel and an ok flavor profile, but not much going on with this one.

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Fireman's #4 from Real Ale Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.43 out of 5 with 832 ratings