Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Weyerbacher Fireside Ale


For the record, I'm a big Weyerbacher fan. If I could find a reason to travel to PA, I'd love to hit their brewery. I've had a bunch of their different brews and have yet to be disappointed, so when I saw the Fireside Ale on the shelf, I just had to give it a whirl...

The Fireside Ale is surprisingly aptly named. Meaning that it gives of a hint of a smokey flavor (nothing overpowering, just a taste) that actually really works. The light carbonation and wee bit of sweet caramel help this beer go down easily.

At 7.5%abv, and coming only in a four pack, this beer is perfectly packaged. Although the four pack tends to disappoint me (leaves me two less beers to drink, which is sad), I'm starting to get used to it as I'm seeing it more and more on the shelves. I'm going to give this beer a solid 4 because I really liked the smokey flavor and was shocked at just how good it was. Off the top of my head, I can't think of another beer where I could really taste the smokey flavor, but would love to try another one. Anyone have any suggestions?
Overall, I highly recommend picking some up next time you're out and about.

2 comments:

Jeven said...

I have been to the Weyerbacher brewery. They do great tasting events every Saturday. But probably not worth a special trip to Easton, unless you plan to hit the Crayola factory and Larry Holmes' house in the same trip.

Jeven said...

I have been to the Weyerbacher brewery. They do great tasting events every Saturday. But probably not worth a special trip to Easton, unless you plan to hit the Crayola factory and Larry Holmes' house in the same trip.