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UniversAle Pale | Fremont Brewing Company

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UniversAle PaleUniversAle Pale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company
Washington, United States | website

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by beertunes on 07-30-2009

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Reviews: 33 | Ratings: 169
Reviews by SportsandJorts:
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4.41/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: a light orange with just a little bit of haze to it and a steady stream of bubbling. a finger of an off white head that slowly fades to a lacing on the sides

Smell: hops, both citrus and some pine. the malts are tough to discern

Taste: opens up with citrusy hops. toasted malts take over and mix with piney/spicy hops. ends up with a hint of lemon bread taste. very complex and tasty pale

Mouthfeel: pretty light and very refreshing

Overall: Wow. Thats a great pale ale. one of my favorites. Wish I could get more of these. great taste and refreshing as can be.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of HoppySeb
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of jpbebeau
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of richkrull
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Whitebread
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of LXIXME
3.37/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Medium sized biscuity and slightly off white head slowly dies into a nice lacing above a clear honey golden colored beer.

A light aroma consisting mostly of citrus and pine aroma hops with a little bit of lightly roasted caramel malts sneaking in.

A light sweet taste mixes with some of the light citrus and pine hops taste with some added very light yeast aspects sneaking along.

An almost dryish aftertaste with some of the sweet malt tastes hanging around with this medium bodied beer.

This beers taste is a light on the lighter side, I kind of wish it had more of these same tastes present but in abundance.

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Photo of nhirsch04
3.78/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mdaschaf
3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at Greenlake bar and Grill.

A: The beer was a clear golden color with a foamy white head on top, about 1.5 fingers in height, rather thick though. Great head retention lasting for at least half the time it took the drink the beer with nice lacing formation.

S: Some light citrus fruits and a little bit of pine as well, slightly earthy. Faint grainy malt fills in as well.

T: Grainy malt upfront with a bit more citrus than pine throughout the flavor profile coming through as lemon and orange with a bit of grass.

M: Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

O: A fine APA, a little on the weak side for my taste, but overall ok. Would prefer to drink interurban IPA.

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Photo of Loveyourbeer
2.74/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of brother_rebus
3.22/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of punkhim
2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

Photo of distantmantra
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of dirtylou
3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle, from the brewery

appearance: fairly dark amber body for the style, light beige film with good retention

smell: some dry grain, light red-skinned apple, light citrus

taste: ratings seems to suggest this to be an offensive APA, which I dont find to be the case at all. It's a little bland with faded notes of citrus hops and sweet fruits. Grain and dry malt provide an honest backdrop with a grassy/herbal finish from the hops. I'll likely reach for the Fremont IPA more often, but this pale ale worked well on this evening.

mouthfeel: medium-light, tea-like, light bitterness

overall: good, bland but good

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Photo of Justdoit1234
4.2/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gonzoillini
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of jmccraney
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of RenzoD
4/5  rDev +8.4%

I think this beer is excellent. Fresh and delicious. Crisp and bready flavor, pretty full body for a pale ale. I really enjoy this beer.

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Photo of drinkin-beeers
3.8/5  rDev +3%

Photo of mbmiche
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mc4z
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of JamLand
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ckornmannn
4.4/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a can, into a pint glass: the aroma of fresh hops hits you first, even at a distance. Yellow-gold color, slightly hazy. The hops are most striking initially, and at first I'm thinking its an IPA but then the toastiness takes over. Perfectly done pale ale.

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Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of SpdKilz
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Rizzy17
3.65/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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UniversAle Pale from Fremont Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.