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Harvest Ale - Fremont Brewing Company

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66 Ratings
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.32%
Wants: 3
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 10-24-2010)
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of mactrail
3.94/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Handsome golden brew with a big foam in the Troubadour tulip. Great big fragrance with a whiff of orchids (that vanilla hint) and faintly, the horse barn.

Robust but refined malty brew. The sweet maltiness is a pleasure, edged by the dry yeasty taste. Fruity pear and peach flavors. Only a faint biterness. Light body but hugely flavorful.

Spritzy and refreshing with a From the 12 oz can purchased at the Pioneer Market in La Conner.

Photo of SFdragon
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of HoppySeb
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of Juliereyn11
4.98/5  rDev +38.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of Donkster46
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of TwoTrees
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Harvest Ale from Fremont? Don't mind if I do!

This little saison is surprisingly bright and refreshing. Slightly sweet Belgian yeast profile is well balanced with stone fruit and faint spice. Reminds me of Boulevard's Tank 7 in some respects...and it's canned! Drank the first one way too fast and needed to immediately open a second.

To wit: This offering from Fremont is a bit of a diamond in the rough and deserves a higher overall rating than it currently has.

Photo of abeeronthebeach
3.7/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of DerAtomsmasher
3.88/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

"...unfettered by spices."

No kidding; it's refreshing to have a saison-style American beer not loaded up with coriander or oranges or whatever the hell else. You'd miss, entirely, the nice wheat snap that's in this one. Fremont consistently impresses me, with a total lack of flashiness.

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

Photo of rlee1390
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-Clear yellow orange, nice carbonation, two finger fluffy head.

S-Spice, grass, lemon, wheat, not fully balanced though.

T-Starts with some spice. Some earthy notes. Lots of bread though. Semi-bland. As it warms more spice comes out.

M-Lighter, not much carbonation, crisp.

O-A mediocre saison. The balance wasn't ever there. And neither the spice or citrus notes that are great in the style come though as much as they should

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of PedalFuel
3.53/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Barely hazy pale straw with retentive white head. Light aroma of clove with a hint of lemon. Taste has some esters, coriander/clove, and sweet-bread malt. Finish is Belgian yeast, clove/coriander. Mouthfeel is excellent; smooth, light, and somewhat crisp but substantial with a perfectly light dry finish.

OVERALL: Not as good as other saisons I've had, but for $2 a bomber I can't complain. I love the finish.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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Harvest Ale from Fremont Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.