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Firehouse Grill & Brewery
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111 South Murphy Avenue
Sunnyvale CA 94086
Telephone: +1 408-773-9500
Hours: Open daily at 11:30am.
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Notes

Visited: March 29, 2007

Opened: 2005

Contributors: Diane Crawford, Marcus Belardes, Matthew J. Gasparini, Siegfried Binge

"Where too much beer ain't enough."

Updated: June 10, 2012

Beer List

    • Date: March 29, 2007 (#6428)
      Package: real ale
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Red-amber. Hazy. Low head.
      Aroma (3)
      Earthy, with lots of dark fruit.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium-light body, low carbonation. Fairly sweet caramel malt. Lots of really fruity hops. Mild bitterness. Lingering fruity hop finish.
      Overall Impression (2)


    • Date: March 29, 2007 (#6426)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Appearance (3)
      Just shy of black. Moderate head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Grainy. Roasty. Grainy.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, smooth. Chocolatey and roasty and mildly malty-sweet. Clean malty finish.
      Overall Impression (1½)
      Named for the brewer's son.

  • Imperial or Double India Pale Ale
    • Date: March 29, 2007 (#6427)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 19 points
      Appearance (3)
      Red-amber. Hazy. Dense head.
      Aroma (4)
      Fruity, spicy, herbal, floral, caramel…the works.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium-big body, moderate carbonation. MASSIVE spicy, herbal, FLORAL hop flavor, very nicely bitter.
      Overall Impression (3)
      It's nice to see that at least one brewery on the Peninsula isn't afraid of hopping their beer!

  • Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast
    • Date: March 29, 2007 (#6429)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Golden. Some haze. Low head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Clean wheat malt.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light body, fizzy and malty. Sweet wheat malt. Very mild banana. Some grassy hop flavor and bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • American-Style Pale Ale

  • Pete's Support Belgian IPA
    American-Belgo-Style Ale
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  • Porter
    Brown Porter
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  • Red Ale
    American-Style Amber/Red Ale

  • Veles Baltic Porter
    Baltic-Style Porter
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  • Vienna Lager
    Vienna-Style Lager