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Abominable Ale - Fremont Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

134 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 10
Gots: 9 | FT: 2
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 JaredGolia
4.04/5  rDev +5.2%

JaredGolia, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of mltobin
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

mltobin, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

zestar, Aug 02, 2014
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

brentk56, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of Stephen_Purdue
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Stephen_Purdue, Jun 22, 2014
Photo of Asics
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Asics, May 05, 2014
Photo of CHILLINDYLAN
4/5  rDev +4.2%

CHILLINDYLAN, Apr 29, 2014
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.

mactrail, Apr 07, 2014
Photo of CaptainQ
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

CaptainQ, Mar 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

510a, Mar 24, 2014
Photo of tut2528
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

tut2528, Mar 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

yeaprolly, Mar 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

PEIhop, Feb 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

mrchrisray, Feb 18, 2014
Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Kurmaraja, Feb 03, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

trytoketchup, Feb 02, 2014
Photo of Morey
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Morey, Jan 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

stereosforgeeks, Jan 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

DaveRinn, Jan 09, 2014
Photo of cherche
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

cherche, Dec 30, 2013
Photo of Ajlvt
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Ajlvt, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of Seattle_Suds
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Seattle_Suds, Dec 27, 2013
Photo of TheBaumer
2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

TheBaumer, Dec 26, 2013
Photo of ImperialStout
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

ImperialStout, Dec 22, 2013
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.

oberon, Dec 18, 2013
Abominable Ale from Fremont Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.