Abominable Ale - Fremont Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

142 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 11
Gots: 10 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
47 IBU

(Beer added by: beertunes on 01-07-2010)
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Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of brentk56
3.84/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Looks more like a porter than a winter ale but the look is good and the black liquid/beige head leaves a few shards behind

Smell: Fruity, with a combination of nectarine and plum along with molasses spice cookies

Taste: Fruit forward, with the nectarine and plum flavors combining with charred malt, up front; molasses cookies build, in the middle; but the finish is somewhat burnt

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: An interesting winter warmer (here in the middle of the summer); wish there wasn't so much of a charred flavor on the finish

Photo of Stephen_Purdue
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Asics
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of CHILLINDYLAN
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of mactrail
4.11/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Deep reddish mahogany color with an attractive cap of foam and lots of lacing in the wine tumbler. A light body. Warm and rich malty flavor. Tastes like there is some spice in the mix, but the ingredients list insists on just barley and four hop varieties. In any case, it's an intriguing smooth flavor more enjoyable than the common winter clove bomb.

IBUs are rated at 47, but this brew is just pleasantly spicy with a modestly bitter aftertaste. Some sweetness lingers and kisses the lips with every sip. So much dark roasted flavor. Flavor of Mexican cocoa, and I would swear there is a touch of cinnamon.

One of my favorite winter brews this year for sure. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Wine World and Spirits in north Seattle.

Photo of CaptainQ
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of 510a
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of tut2528
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of yeaprolly
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of PEIhop
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of mrchrisray
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of trytoketchup
2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

Photo of Morey
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of stereosforgeeks
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of DaveRinn
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of cherche
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of Ajlvt
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Seattle_Suds
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of TheBaumer
2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

Photo of ImperialStout
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of oberon
4.01/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours like a porter with deep dark chocolate color and it's creamy deep beige head,some deep ruby is shown thru when held to the light.Roasted and warming in the nose along with fruity esters and chocolate notes,again alot like a porter.Big roastiness on the palate along with earthy tones,bitter chocolate along with mild fruitiness and sweet alcohol in the finish,I don't get any spice really.To me this is a bigger porter all the way,and a good one.A nice change of pace from the sweet spiced winter warmers.

Photo of nmann08
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of DMB
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Abominable Ale from Fremont Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.