RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Fire Station 5 beers are brewed by Portland Brewing exclusively for the Fred Meyer grocery store chain. A well-hopped, deep golden ale with a malty, full-bodied taste and refreshing finish. Sip and reflect on long journeys to exotic lands.

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3.4
bhensonb (15352) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 16, 2004
An IPA with a mysterious floral hop impact not noticeable at either beginning or end.

3.2
Tmoney99 (14622) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2006
Bottle. Poured hazy copper with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate sour citrus hoppy aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Medium bitter citrus flavor with a medium bitter smooth finish of moderate duration.

2.9
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 14, 2006
(12oz, thanks Bück Dich) Crystal clear light amber body, small white head. Aroma is medium sweet, orange, some grapefruit. Taste is medium sweet, orange/floral, grapefruit, light bread/caramel. Light-medium body. Seems more like an APA.

3.3
Dogbrick (13146) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2008
Bottle from Shamrock Liquors in Ashland, KY. Pours a slightly cloudy amber-orange color with a medium off-white head that has decent retention. Thick rings of lacing on the glass. Herbal hops and earthy malt in the nose, along with a bit of pine. Medium-bodied and moderately bitter with flavors of spice and floral hops with a fairly solid malt base. The finish is lightly spiced hops with a lingering bitter aftertaste. Fairly straightforward all around.

2.9
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 9, 2006
(Bottle) Pours a clear orange body with a small off-white head. Aroma of light grapefruit and orange. Flavor of mild hops and malt with a bit watery of a mouthfeel.

2.6
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Steam Pumper IPA
Date: 07/03/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Roadtrip

gusher, cloudy orange, fine white head, streaks of drippy lace, sweet caramel malt aroma with citrus hops, creamy body, overly astrengent bitter flavor, nice sweet malt offers no balance to the astrengency,

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 9/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

1.5
DuffMan (10452) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 14, 2010
Big bottle shared with Parksy. Pours a flat dirty orange, no head. Wet vegetal compost aroma. Rotten melon sweetness-- where are the hops? Maybe a bad bottle? Drainpour.

3.2
marcus (10346) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 24, 2008
This golden ale poured with a nice off-white head and a citrus aroma. There is a nice caramel malt flavor with citrus bitterness at the finish.

3.4
bb (9525) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer with a cream head. Light grapefruit and pine aroma. Grapefruit and pine flavor with light earth and light caramel. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Grapefruit and pine linger with light caramel.

3.2
3fourths (9349) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 15, 2006
Bottle. Clear, filtered amber orange colored body with a white and tan head. Very lively body, lots of bubbles. Oily hop cone scent, somewhat plasticy and moldy, but otherwise a solid and strong oily hop nose... sweaty and sweet. Tastewise it’s somewhat crisp, though bland, and thin in the body and lacking any depth of flavor. OK overall, lightly sweet, light honey and leafy flavors, but nothing remarkable.


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