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Harvest Ale - Fremont Brewing Company

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50 Ratings
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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 15.38%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | 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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sharpski

Oregon

1.5/5  rDev -57.3%

02-15-2012 21:12:26 | More by sharpski
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Adamostella

Washington

2/5  rDev -43%

09-21-2012 04:57:17 | More by Adamostella
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jmarsh123

Indiana

2.05/5  rDev -41.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Pours clear gold with a small white head and solid spotty lacing.

Smells a little citrusy with too much peppercorn and Belgian yeast strain. Pepper and corriander overpower.

A little bit fruity up front. Devolves into a big Belgian yeast character. Big peppercorn and clove finish. Not much else.

Light bodied with medium carbonation. Finishes dry.

Very mediocre and not very enjoyable. Not complex at all and whatever yeast used overpowers anything good in this beer. Very disappointed as everything I've had from Fremont before has been good.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2012 23:02:05 | More by jmarsh123
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

02-02-2014 18:06:58 | More by twenty5
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adaham

Montana

2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

01-16-2013 04:40:51 | More by adaham
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ChugMan

Washington

3/5  rDev -14.5%

11-03-2013 04:13:07 | More by ChugMan
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.15/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a Mikasa tulip.

Pours a slightly-hazy golden-apricot color with a two-finger white head and some pretty sticky lacing on the way down. Nice collar throughout. The nose is full of wheat and some phenols; there's a bit of pepper and some light fruit. The flavor is full of wheat and pepper plus some pear and other fruits. A bit of a cidery character as well. A bit heavy on the pepper and phenols. Medium body with a dry finish. Good carbonation. Pretty good, but not something I'd likely go back to.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2011 18:03:33 | More by Thorpe429
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BVukelich

Washington

3.18/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Poured can into a pint glass...

A - Hazey golden color, not much head, leaves some decent lace.

S - Ok, you can pick up on the cloves.

T - I don't drink a lot of Saison/Farmhouse Ales so I'm not sure if I've acquired the appreciation for this style or this is just ok to me. It isn't crap but I probably won't buy it again.

M - Decent.

Serving type: can

11-09-2013 02:33:37 | More by BVukelich
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jag21

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

06-21-2013 21:47:18 | More by jag21
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Kerfluffel

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

06-14-2013 03:41:15 | More by Kerfluffel
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strongaf

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

09-10-2012 07:01:16 | More by strongaf
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iKrystin

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

09-17-2012 05:02:57 | More by iKrystin
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tastymug

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

11-12-2013 03:22:10 | More by tastymug
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distantmantra

Washington

3.33/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22oz bomber poured into a pint glass. Notes from November 10th, 2011.

A: The beer pours a straw yellow color with a thin head of white foam with nice light lacing.

S: Harvest has a pungent aroma of funky barnyard yeast with a bit of lemon and sweet stone fruits such as peaches and pears.

T: Peppery, yeasty saison with a light citrus profile. Lots of tangy funk present here.

M: The beer starts off oily, but finishes off with a very dry body.

O: Pretty average American attempt at a saison. Nice to see Fremont continue to try new things.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2012 01:15:50 | More by distantmantra
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rfreed

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

10-27-2012 16:09:12 | More by rfreed
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Hopmodium

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

01-13-2013 23:26:20 | More by Hopmodium
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tjcamm

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

10-21-2013 01:31:26 | More by tjcamm
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Eighty

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

12-05-2013 18:05:32 | More by Eighty
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bizweasel

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

11-18-2013 07:09:00 | More by bizweasel
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Kurmaraja

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

03-12-2014 00:39:03 | More by Kurmaraja
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BeerNW

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

10-13-2013 13:14:11 | More by BeerNW
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510a

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

03-24-2014 23:19:28 | More by 510a
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BeerisUber

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-03-2014 03:41:59 | More by BeerisUber
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beertunes

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A Saison as a Harvest Beer? OK, whatevs. Served in straight pint glass. Poured a bright, crisp, clean, clear yellow with just under an inch of bright white head that had good retention and very light lacing.

The aroma featured a nice mix of grain, spice and yeast, I guess this is a Saison. The flavors were pretty much what you'd expect from a the style, yeasty spice, earthy grains, and enough flavor interaction to keep things interesting throughout the glass.

The body was the typical light-medium of the style. Drinkability was wonderful, as I generally find Saisons to be. Overall, a very nice brew. Not the typical "Fall" style, either a Fest-Marzen, or a thicker malt carpet, a nice change-up. A must try if you see it and probably worth some effort to try.

Serving type: on-tap

09-30-2012 23:37:24 | More by beertunes
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dirtylou

Washington

3.53/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bomber from the brewery, split

appearance: served in a Mash House pint, hazy straw-orange body, filmy white head with a nice lace

smell: saison yeast - pear, white peach

taste: deceiving tag of "harvest" which can mean a lot of different things this time of year - instead we get a rather pedestrian saison - fresh pear, white pepper, corriander, light citrus bouquet

mouthfeel: very dry finish, light oily body

overall: Good, but a bit subpar for the saison style

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2011 03:44:51 | More by dirtylou
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Harvest Ale from Fremont Brewing Company
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