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UniversAle Pale - Fremont Brewing Company

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UniversAle PaleUniversAle Pale

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BA SCORE
84
good

117 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.2%
Wants: 7
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beertunes on 07-30-2009)
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Reviews by jdense:
Photo of jdense
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz. bottle from The Beer Shoppe, Yakima, WA., poured into UCLA shaker pint glass, 5.24.12.

Fairly clear deep gold/orange amber body, some visible carbonation rising but not much, billowing white head with above average lacing. Malt forward nose, bready balanced by floral and a bit of grassy hops. Taste mirrors nose, decent dose of bitterness on the back end to counter the big malt bill. Mouthfeel on the light side of medium, some effervescence. I like this brewery, and this is a well made beer, but not one I'd seek out again.

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
3.36/5  rDev -8.9%
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.

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.

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

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.

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

Photo of mc4z
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of SpdKilz
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of jellikit
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: very Clear. Light in color. Almost Coors light'ish I'm color.

Smell: faint coriander and orange.

Taste: light malt character. Not bitter, but hop taste is a citrus, good flavor.

Mouthfeel: Slightly overcarbonated. Light malt and balanced well with the hop profile. Not over the top.

Overall: this is a pleasant Pale Ale. A little over carbonated, but not so much that it is a huge issue. Pretty good beer. But, the IPA from Freemont is much better.

Photo of CHILLINDYLAN
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of HaveUSeenMyCellar
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.6/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of jaydoc
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of enelson
3.52/5  rDev -4.6%

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UniversAle Pale from Fremont Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.