RateBeer
Old Chimneys Firecrest
     click to upload
overall
62
57
style
Brewed by Old Chimneys
Style: English Strong Ale
Diss, England

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled, Occasional;
Full bodied friuty strong ale, based on our ‘XV’ fifteenth anniversary beer.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EdKing (1851) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2012
Bottle from Old Chimneys. Clear ruddy orange, lot so of bubbles and a thin white head. Nose is orange barley water, caramel, hint of barley wine in this ale, bit of ginger? Taste is really nice. Has something like a ginger snap biscuit, barley sugar, bit of spice. Good beer. Body is fairly light.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13632) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2012
At Chriso pre GBBF Shindig 2012. Strong and syrupy on aroma. Some fruit. Decent english strong ale. Tasty

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20302) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2012
Bottled@chriso pre-gbbf shindig 2012. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, wooden and mildly alcoholic sweetness as well. Flavour is fruity, alcoholic, mild spices, nuts and some slight toasted notes. Big toffeeish and fruity aftertaste with some mild alcohol as well.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 29, 2011
In bottle. Pours a golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma of caramel, treacle and alcohol. Flavours similar with mild carbonation and moderate CO2 prickle. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (14834) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2012
4th August 2012
ChrisOs Marvellous Pre GBBF Mega Tasting. Light haze on this amber beer. Big fluffy white head. Light dry palate. Mild caramel malt. Reasonable hops - citrus and pine. Semi dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4976) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Pours hazy amber with an off white head. Aroma of fruits, toasted malt. Flavor is light moderate sweet and bitter. Soy in the palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4274) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle from the brewery. Poured a hazy medium amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is rich fruit alcohol, yeast and malt. The flavour is medium to strong bitter with a yeast liqourice bitter alcohol malt palate. Medium to full bodied with average carbonation. Half was to a Belgian tripel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 29, 2011
bottle at home ... at Colins tasting ... golden ... thin white head ... sweet yeasty ... dark sugers nose... rcih sweet golden syrup ... oily ... soft yeast ... nice but not much going on

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31110) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2012
27.5 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and light toasted malty. Toasted malty, light fruity and light bitter finish. Smooth fruity and light malty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BenH (2262) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle. Golden with white head. Caramel and fruity yeast esters. Taste has sherry, caramel, something fruity, cherry perhaps. ok


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2


(beta) USD $3.1 EeBria.com

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50