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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
A portion of the proceeds from Fire Chief Ale will go to the local fire departments or like charities in each Rock Bottom community and the FDNY Widows’ and Children’s Fund via the Rock Bottom Foundation. Editor’s note: This beer is a Rock Bottom standard and can be found at several locations (as Irish or Amber ales around 5% ABV).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (39783) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2012

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Light unclear with tiny body particles, a medium to dark amber orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, caramel, tobacco. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120920]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (36243) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2012
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy amber with a small a qhite head. Aroma is mild spiced, herbal and light citric. Sweet, toasted malty and light caramelish. Bitter and toffee malty. Bitter and caramelish into the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (30977) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2012
Bottled. A deep red beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and straw, leading to a dry finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2012
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Label says Rock Bottom, Arlington. Pours a clear amber with an off-white head. Sweet caramellish aroma. Medium body, caramel and a subtle fruitiness. No real bitterness. 200912

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (23987) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and berries. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, bread and berries. Fruity finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (20000) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish with hoppy hints.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (12440) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 2, 2005
(Denver) Clear copper body with off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, herbal. Taste is medium sweet, raisin, caramel, herbal. Light-medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (12234) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 14, 2010
Draft. Poured hazy deep copper color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted and produced excellent lacing. Complex earthy hop and malt aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy smooth bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. This is a very good beer.
Earlier Rating: 7/30/2006 Total Score: 2.9
Draft in Indy in May 06. Amber color with a medium white head that diminished slowly with fair lacing. Moderate sweet balanced aroma. Light to medium body with a smooth texture. Medium sweet balanced flavor with a sweet finish of short duration. Average drinkable brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pinball (11589) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2012
clear brown, small white head. mild aroma, almost malty. flavor is mild malty, slightly herbal.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (11524) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 9, 2006
On tap @ Rock Bottom Westminster poured a clea rreddish copper with a lasting amber head. Aromas of sweet malt, carmel, light citrus and a hint of spice. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of sweet malt, light citrus, light spice and a hint of chocolate with a smooth yet crisp finish.

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