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Abominable Ale - Fremont Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

122 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 122
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 9
Gots: 7 | 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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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

08-24-2013 20:09:23 | More by yourefragile
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Kerfluffel

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

06-14-2013 03:39:26 | More by Kerfluffel
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strongaf

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

01-17-2012 20:19:24 | More by strongaf
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towlea25

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

01-08-2012 02:26:18 | More by towlea25
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harrymel

Washington

3.6/5  rDev -6.3%

Thanks Hucks for aging this for me!
Bottled 18OCT11

Pours a dark brown with a sheet of tan foam and a spotty leftover of lace. Nose is lots of caramel, toffee, tawny character - surprised given the SRM here. I like the sweet nose on this one. Flavor is sharply dry with malts and hints of sweetness and a molasses character. The malts have oxidized slightly over the year and have developed a woody character. Medium bodied with moderate carb and a semi dry finish. Nice beer.

10-09-2012 04:32:35 | More by harrymel
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bifrost17

Washington

3.68/5  rDev -4.2%

12 oz. can poured into a tulip glass

A: Very dark, not black, but a very dark brown mahogany. I definitely can't see through the beer. Tinges of ruby red around the edges of the glass.

S: I get lots of chocolate malt and orated barley on the nose. Maybe a tiny bit of black licorice, kind of reminiscent to the smell of a porter. Smells really nice to me.

T: The taste isn't similar to any "winter warmer" I've had (what really classifies this style anyways...?) I get lots of chocolate, just like the nose, and also lots of bitterness. I like how the bitterness of the hops plays off the chocolate malt to create a kind of coffee flavor.

M: Nothing but good to say about the mouthfeel. Super silky/creamy, moderate carbonation. Nice balance.

O: Overall I think this is a really nice take on what I feel like can be a very broad style. While this isn't my favorite winter beer it's certainly one that I look forward to every year. The profile for this beer says it's 7.5%, but the can that I'm looking at (2012 batch) says this winter monster clocks in at 8%, the alcohol is masked well. Abominable definitely gets more complex and enjoyable as it warms, don't pass this beer up if you see it.

11-18-2012 08:24:18 | More by bifrost17
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-18-2012 03:48:03 | More by Jason
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-10-2014 22:17:27 | More by stereosforgeeks
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distantmantra

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

06-12-2013 20:19:18 | More by distantmantra
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FalconA

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

11-17-2012 01:57:15 | More by FalconA
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Kevlee722

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-07-2013 13:41:41 | More by Kevlee722
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TysonA

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-12-2013 15:35:20 | More by TysonA
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tjcamm

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-21-2013 01:33:36 | More by tjcamm
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bespin15

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

06-03-2013 13:13:42 | More by bespin15
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CaptainQ

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-30-2014 18:05:31 | More by CaptainQ
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hopswap1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-28-2013 02:01:28 | More by hopswap1
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bbadger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-25-2013 22:38:19 | More by bbadger
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Zach136

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

12-07-2012 22:29:02 | More by Zach136
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tut2528

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-16-2014 23:14:21 | More by tut2528
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MacStinson

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-02-2013 06:35:37 | More by MacStinson
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LambicKing

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-09-2013 02:33:09 | More by LambicKing
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casapy

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-17-2013 21:04:43 | More by casapy
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jodan

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

12-23-2012 04:31:42 | More by jodan
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grumpygerman

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

09-14-2013 15:39:48 | More by grumpygerman
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-02-2014 05:05:01 | More by zestar
Abominable Ale from Fremont Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 122 ratings.