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UniversAle Pale - Fremont Brewing Company

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UniversAle PaleUniversAle Pale

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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 6
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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4.45/5  rDev +20.3%

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.

SportsandJorts, Dec 15, 2013
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4.31/5  rDev +16.5%

Thank you for this bonus can, SatlyMalty. Poured into a 3floyds tapered glass. No freshness date but there's a sticker on it from the liquor store that says 2/12/2013.

A- A perfect pour into the glass produces a plateau of head about 3/4 of an inch high that retains wonderfully before slowly decomposing to a thick ring around the edge of the glass . Somewhat resilient lacing leaves stalactites behind.

S- Light tinge of hops that are piney and citrusy. Some cracker-like malt with a trace of sulfur.

T- Tangy, almost metallic hop bite clamps down pretty hard for an APA. It's grassy, a bit tart, juicy and almost salty. Very vibrant, super enjoyable. Not a whole lot of malt character to balance, but that's OK since the hops are doing just a fine job on their own.

M- Bright and snappy with plenty of bite from the hops. Medium carbonation and a lightish body.

O- Although it drinks almost like an IPA, this is one killer Pale Ale that's sessionable and flavorful.

Immortale25, Mar 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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4.23/5  rDev +14.3%

A: Poured a nice orangish color with good carbonation leaving a nice white cap and some lacing

S: Like a big fruit basket anf flower bouquet rooled up into one with light toasted bread

T: Big citrus and flowers with a light toastiness, juicy, loads of flavor. Very nice and very much a West Coast Pale Ale

M: Medium body, well carbonated, a little bit of slickness

O: Good overall

barleywinefiend, Mar 23, 2012
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3.93/5  rDev +6.2%

12oz can into a tulip. Pours a hazy copper w/ a big sudsy bright white head, moderate carbonation.

Aroma is nice floral and spicy NW hops with a nice clean citrusy edge.

Taste follows nose. Clean pale biscuity malt and bright floral/citrusy hops. Straightforward and very drinkable.

Mouthfeel is balanced and crisp.

Overall a really nice, clean, refreshing APA. Not sure why this isn't considered an IPA, but whatever. I'm also not sure why I don't drink this more often.

draheim, Sep 20, 2013
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UniversAle Pale from Fremont Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.