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The Brother - Fremont Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

107 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 107
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.06%
Wants: 12
Gots: 8 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NWer on 03-12-2011)
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The beer pours a golden amber color with good head retention and lacing. On the nose, this DIPA is quite attractive, as I get considerable tangerine, tropical fruit and light pine, with considerable orange and grapefruit citrus as well. The flavor profile replicates the nose in this well crafted DIPA, though I did pick up some heat on the finish that was a bit off putting. The tropical fruit mid palate dries out very nicely on the long and bitter finish, and while a bit boozy, this medium bodied DIPA is otherwise quite drinkable. This beer delivers a lot of flavor, and there's definitely a lot to like in this well made DIPA from the folks at Fremont. Another very solid effort from these guys.

(had this beer on cask at the Washington cask festival, and my recollection it was every bit as good as the bottled version, and a touch less boozy as well).

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Thanks to nate321 for this bottle in a recent lovely trade (although I could do without the six feet of yellow tape on the caps!). 22 oz. bottle popped open after a long bloody fucking day.

Pour leaves a head that doesn't appear to be going anyplace before the Rapture, & the body is a clear, filtered orange. Nose is intense & hoppy. Hard slap of orange, citrus, tropical fruit salad. Even right after the cap popped I could whiff this & it just keeps going. Long & strong.

The Brother is as bitter as my little sister. Bitterness bursts into the palate like cloud-to-cloud lightning, backed up by much of the same players as the nose, but with the notable addition of several sap-dripping pine boughs. For a mid-player IIPA, there's a significant alcohol nip at the end that just puts a bold punctuation mark on the tastiness. Nice balance between oily & dry, somehow, this one keeps my fingers on the stem of the glass frequently.

Another clear winner from Fremont. I need to drink more of their stuff, I think: gorgeous, drinkable, strong, distinctive. Excellent beer.

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The Brother from Fremont Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.