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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Firehouse is an immensely drinkable amber that has served as McNeill’s flagship beer for fifteen years. A citrus nose blends with notes of caramel and raisins to make this stand out beer with a full red color.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 3, 2008
(Draught) Pours an amber body with a small white head. Aroma of toasted malt, caramel, light floral, and nuts. Flavor of nuts, caramel, breadiness, mild hops, and toasted malt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 27, 2004
Medium-large tan head atop a floatie-filled, opaque copper body. Aroma is medium sweet, orange, bread. Taste is medium sweet, bready up top, before turning medium orange/citrus bitter. Medium body. Nice balanced beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 21, 2009
on tap-pours a retaining white head and hazy gold color. Aroma is sweet light malt. Taste is sweet light malt, tart fruit, some perfumy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10080) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 23, 2010
Bottle. Poured a clear dark copper color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting and had good lacing. Moderate toasted malt and earthy hop aroma. Medium body with slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet smooth flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Good brew that met my expectations.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 27, 2012
Draft. Hazy golden amber color, medium white head. Aroma if lightly spiced caramel. Taste is slightly peppery caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (9428) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 11, 2012
A golden amber ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, pleasant caramel malt with light British hops, clover, nice. In mouth, a nice biscuit malt with nice grassy British hops, smooth. On tap at Farmhouse Tap and Grill, April 7, 2012.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8521) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 5, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 6, 2005 22oz bottle, best before the end of October. Poured a medium and cloudy amber color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of caramel, burnt nuts, flowers and some citrus. Tastes of caramel, oranges and flowers. Creamy body that was a little on the weak side.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (8094) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 29, 2005
Amber colour body with abundantsoap bubble transparent head. Hops and malt in aroma. Hoppy brew with thin head. Hoppy like a good English pale. Quite drinkable as thirsty. Went well with fish, I believe its 5.2% alcohol, so just over the session beer bar. Enjoyable and serviceable even though not a big beer, but would not go out of way to get it again.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (7940) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 8, 2010
22 ounce bottle from the Libation Station in Johnson City, TN. Pours a hazy brown color with a medium sized head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of caramel malts and leafy hops. Taste is citrus hop notes with a nutty finish. Medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (7523) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 16, 2003
High flying, resinous hop darts giving a ride to a few chile peppers...A peaceful, cask-like feel smothered in caramel oranges smoothens the hops' initial belligerence...A light, quaffable hop juice to warm the heart and tongue...


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