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Summer Ale - Fremont Brewing Company

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192 Ratings
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Ratings: 192
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.34%
Wants: 22
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 06-06-2010

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Ratings: 192 | Reviews: 44
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Pale yellow, massive white head sticks around and sticks to the sides.

Lemon bitter and sweet, Something a little musky and tart lurking in the back.

Taste starts off with a muted citrus blossom type approach. Personally I'd hope for a slightly juicier aspect to it, though maybe fresher it has more of that. Where the aroma was definitely more lemon citrus, this is more satsuma and orange. Subtle. A definite wallop of bitter though, five, ten years ago I would say this would solidly be an IPA.
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Hops: Amarillo.
Malt: 2-row.

Poured from a bomber into a tumbler on 01.24.14.

A: See through gold. 1 finger head.

S: Grapefruit. Very citrusy.

T: Tangerine dominant. Grapefruit, pine, subtle malt.

M: Crisp. Good carbonation.

O: This is a tangerine bomb. The first time that I had this, I was surprised by the flavor. It's now a summer staple for me.

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Summer Ale from Fremont Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.