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Ommegang Game Of Thrones #3 - Fire and Blood

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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Fire & Blood is a 6.8% ABV Red ale, brewed with pilsner, Cara-60, Midnight Wheat, flaked rye and spelt. Assertive hopping includes CTZ, Styrian Golding and German Tettnang hops. Spiced with de-seeded Ancho chilies. Fire & Blood has a deep, dark red hue with a persistent, creamy, off-white head. Aromas of ripe fruit, raisins, malt & slight spice, followed by a slightly floral and spicy hop character. A fruity, sweetish malt taste gives way to faint drying provided by the hops & rye.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (10655) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
RBESG 2014, Sunday tasting at Craft Clerkenwell, London. Hazy golden/amber beer with a decent offwhite head. Yeasty fruit aroma, spicy, grpaes, citrus, bready, some floral notes. Yeasty floral flavor, citrus, grapes, dandelions, some bread. Decent beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12612) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle, from the Gibsons LDB.
Murky dark red. Aroma has more fruity acid notes than you’d expect. Malty, caramel mostly with some fruity character, and just a touch of ancho. Not entirely cohesive.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rustyham (1724) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Cinnamon, red, pepper. Not spicy, more of a floral hop bitterness in the bite, but the bite is more of a nibble.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (3293) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: RBESG 14 not so grand tasting.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Sweet malt, hops, spices, fruit, yeast.
Body: Medium body, lively carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, yeast, fruit, spices.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
strongpieman (1499) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Bomber. Dark red, tall off white head. Smooth, full body, no sharp edges, very satisfying all around

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (2095) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle@Craft Clerkenwell (RBESG 10/08/2014) - colour is amber with with a off-white head. Sweet bready and toasty malt aroma and taste, with some dried fruits, some floral notes and light hot spice in the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerdedDave (339) - - SEP 7, 2014
aroma of dark fruit and roasted malt; medium bodied with flavors of roatsed malt, dry rye manlt, and dark fruit; the ancho chilies give it some great spice notes and a hint of smoke; a nice, dry, bitter finish

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
pottygok (469) - Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Aroma: Dried fruit with deep malty aromas. Appearance: Dark mahogany with a tan head that leaves little lacing. Taste: Light sweetness balanced by hints of sourness across the tongue. Palate: Medium body, creamy texture, average carbonation, dry finish. Overall: Not disappointing, but not mind blowing either. It’s a well-developed beer, but I’m not sure it’s worth the price. I wouldn’t seek it out again.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jredmond (5334) - Manhattan, New York, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle at Max’s. Pours a deep amber body with light ring of lacing. Aroma is pepper, spice, alcohol, grain, rye and cleaner. Mouthfeel is light to medium with abrasive burn up front, maybe alcohol - but not sure; additional notes of spice, vegetable character, malt, grain, strange boozy/rye flavor. Hot and harsh - not a fan.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (1239) - , Ontario, CANADA - AUG 30, 2014
(bottle) clear reddish amber colour with a medium beige head, aroma starts with a bit of sourness, then lilies; balanced flavour with a long light bitter finish


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