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The Brother - Fremont Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

146 Ratings
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Ratings: 146
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 7.6%
Wants: 18
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
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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Reviews by mfavoino:
Photo of mfavoino
4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on tap at the Fremont UBG.

A: Bright orange with a slight haze and frothy head that leaves nice lacing.

S: Tons of citrus hops. Tropical fruits and orange galore.

T: Big hop profile with pineapple, melon, and citrus fruit prominent. Finishes with a sharp hop bite. Moderate to high bitterness and some pale malt backing to try for some balance.

M: Moderate to heavy for the style and moderate carbonation. Some alcohol is noticeable.

O: If you're attracted to high IBU beers with citrus hop profiles, give this one a shot.

mfavoino, Dec 21, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of mactrail
3.93/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Golden amber color with an enthusiastic head in the tall Blanche de Chambly glass. Tangy and spritzy mouthfeel. Flowery, gardenia scent.

Sweet, crazy hoppy. It's like a tangerine float with hoppy Seven-Up. Moderately bitter but overflowing with hop flavors and aromatics. Warm malt, sweet yet zingy. Enough acid to balance the orange marmalade taste. A candy-like flavor-- what are those things-- Cotlets? Except without the powdered sugar, but very deeply fruity.

A thoroughly pleasing big IPA that is quite sippable in the style of a liqueur. From the 12 oz can purchased at the tasting room in Fremont, Seattle.

mactrail, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of Bitzer
4.08/5  rDev -3.1%

Bitzer, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of NWer
4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is a new release from Fremont Brewing Company.
Poured into the bottom of a chalace shows cloudy apparently unfiltered. Lots of yeast floating around.
Doesn't bother me one bit - I prefer beers that haven't been over filtered just to make them look clear.
Sweet, balanced, slightly tart. Good hop flavors satisfy the need for hops without destroying the palate.
Very pleasant and very drinkable.

NWer, Mar 12, 2011
Photo of Seattle_Suds
4/5  rDev -5%

Seattle_Suds, Jul 22, 2014
Photo of HoppySeb
4.05/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a Stone IPA glass. Pours a clean gold with a thick, quick forming snowy white head that dissipates quickly leaving behind beautiful foamy lacing. The aroma is quite malty for a DIPA, other than that - the characteristic West Coast and mostly PNW IPA aromas surface. Citrus, faint pine and a sweet caramel smell come forward, materializing as well as you taste the beer. Its bitterness is very light, leaving a mild and sweet aftertaste. Mouthfeel I would say is not as thick as other DIPAs but quite adequate for this brew. Once the head settles, theres little to no further carbonation present.

Overall - this is a very enjoyable beer and i'm glad Fremont decided to can it. Its greatly refreshing on a hot summer day. Aroma vaguely resembles Black Raven's Trickster.

I'll definitely be buying these while available.

HoppySeb, May 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

jpbebeau, Jun 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

kevwcamp, Mar 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

acurtis, Jun 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

mdaschaf, Apr 19, 2013
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

ZachHodgson, May 21, 2014
Photo of distantmantra
4.22/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Fremont Brewing in a tulip. August 10th, 2011.

A: The beer pours a bright cloudy orange/amber color with a small head of white foam. Strong lacing clung to the sides of the glass.

S: There is an aroma of pineapple, citrus fruits, pine and caramel malt.

T: There is a very nice initial flavor of tropical fruit along with orange and lemon peel, pineapple and a great deal of pine. There is a nice caramel flavor that brings balance. Bitterness is present but not overwhelming.

M: The beer has a medium body with an oily mouth feel and decent carbonation. The alcohol is well-masked, but I'm sure you'd feel it after a couple pints.

O: This is a great Imperial IPA, very nice to know that it's pretty much always on tap not that far from my house.

distantmantra, Aug 17, 2011
Photo of dirtylou
4.22/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on-tap, tulip at the brewery

from notes

appearance: bright orange body, light layer of white film on top of the full pour, slightly cloudy

smell: pineapple, lots of citrus hops, pine resin

taste: very enjoyable DIPA from fremont - punch tropical fruit, pineapple, tangerine zest, lemon peel, lots of NW pine. the alcohol is well subdued allowing all of the floral flavours to shine.

mouthfeel: medium, oily

overall: good

dirtylou, Jul 11, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

fthegiants, May 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Damian74Shensky, Jun 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

FalconA, Oct 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

scottgoblue314, Jun 20, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev -5%

atlbravsrno1, Aug 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

mc4z, Jun 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

bouncepass, Aug 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

ford0626, Jun 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

sfr26, May 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Kevlee722, May 12, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -12.1%

Elicoleman, Aug 23, 2014
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The Brother from Fremont Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.