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Summer Ale - Fremont Brewing Company

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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.54%
Wants: 19
Gots: 5 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 06-06-2010)
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Chingringo

Florida

5/5  rDev +22.2%

09-21-2013 20:29:21 | More by Chingringo
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DylanSJones

Washington

5/5  rDev +22.2%

07-06-2014 06:42:07 | More by DylanSJones
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paylay32

Louisiana

4.85/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Delicious. Fremont Brewery nailed this summer pale; not surprising because Seattle does love its craft brews, but overall pleased with a younger brewery being able to produce such a tasty treat. Crisp, light, hoppy, and fresh with a slight nuance of orange.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2011 20:02:40 | More by paylay32
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Hopmodium

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

05-31-2013 02:18:26 | More by Hopmodium
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Acemace

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had on tap at Elephant & Castle.

A- A light golden yellow.

S- Does have a hoppy floral smell. More of a hoppy to it than I figured for a pale.

T- Bitter at first which I love. Do taste the lemon zest. Not as much hoppy as the smell entails.

M- Crisp, clean, and almost lageish without the lager bite. Great light bodied summer beer. Pairs well with spicy food.

D- Like I said crisp and clean, easy to drink. Pecular to drink a crisp pale, but it works. Well done Fremont!

Serving type: on-tap

09-15-2010 00:31:11 | More by Acemace
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Vancoubeer

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

05-24-2013 23:46:45 | More by Vancoubeer
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sanford_and_son

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

07-25-2012 19:35:50 | More by sanford_and_son
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ltwaters


4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

09-02-2012 18:30:22 | More by ltwaters
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ncherf

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

05-16-2014 01:14:47 | More by ncherf
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RJLarse

Washington

4.64/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I bought a bomber of Fremont Summer Ale in a grocery store. Poured in to a pint glass.

Pours a pale gold color, clear with a few bubbles rising in the glass, and capped by a frothy stark white head.

Smell is sweet and floral, an orange blossom aroma, with some soft fruit scents along side, like pears and honeydew melons.

Taste is a light sweet bread flavor up front, with a hint of pineapple and dry coriander spice finish, and a mildly bitter aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is light and clean.

Overall a very tastey and drinkable summer ale. Perfect for a warm August day.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2013 23:42:03 | More by RJLarse
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blackc5

Washington

4.6/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Had this on tap at Collins Pub.

A - Straw yellow, this was served with no real head to speak of. Some nice lacing however, and quite attractive bubbling from the carbonation.

S - Hoppy right off the bat - citrus, floral and a bit of malt in the background. Nice, but fairly mild.

T - This one surprised me in it's depth of flavor, especially given the light color and mild nose. I was expecting a pretty mild pale ale, but this is very nicely hoppy. IPA-like. Very citrusy - lots of grapefruit and lemon zest. Small bit of floral tastes and just a touch of bready malt. Awesome.

M - More typical of the style, this has a light to medium body with a fairly crisp and dry finish. Ever so slightly resiny.

D - Very nice - this was surpassed my expectations by quite a bit. Given that I ordered it without knowing the style, I was surprised at the depth of flavor and the high level of hops. Impressive, and would not hesitate to order this again.

Serving type: on-tap

06-25-2010 03:22:08 | More by blackc5
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CraftBrewhaha

Washington

4.55/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a bottle into a glass. Good ole fashioned APA. Probably going to crush one too many of these this Summer. One of those beers that takes about four drinks to get through a 22oz. Smooth, easy pale action straight to the face. Diggin' the subtle, sweet malt character with just that, "Hey, what's up?" of hops. Thanks Fremont Brewing!

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 06:43:17 | More by CraftBrewhaha
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.53/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

Review from 6/2011 notes. Poured into a Black Raven pint glass. Pours a golden yellow amber. Half finger head dissipates to a thin film leaving lacing. Aromatic hops noticeable on opening the bottle; aroma of aromatic hops and citrus, faint malt. Flavor is mild to moderate hops, a light malt body and citrus. Finishes with citrus and a moderate hop kick. Very nicely done. Definitely the nicest pale ale I've had. Bravo

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2012 21:39:10 | More by LiquidAmber
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trubeernick

California

4.5/5  rDev +10%

05-19-2014 06:26:16 | More by trubeernick
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claaark13

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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devlishdamsel

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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Danny1217

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10%

05-13-2012 03:35:18 | More by Danny1217
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10%

04-15-2013 01:28:24 | More by MacStinson
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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +10%

04-04-2013 18:57:54 | More by jag21
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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +10%

06-06-2013 19:37:20 | More by woodenbones
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Summer Ale from Fremont Brewing Company
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