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The Sister - Fremont Brewing Company

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The SisterThe Sister

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

49 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 8.98%
Wants: 4
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dirtylou on 08-29-2011)
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SweetChicken, Yesterday at 10:42 PM
Photo of draheim
4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22oz into a tulip. Pours a slightly hazy pale straw w/ a 1-finger white head.

Aroma is bright and tropical, juicy. Nice clean sweetness shines through underneath the powerful hop aroma.

Taste is sharply bitter and hoppy, tempered by a strong pale malt backbone. Good balance. Dried apricots, citrus, and a touch of booze.

Mouthfeel is slick, medium bodied.

Overall a solid, well-balanced, flavorful DIPA.

draheim, Yesterday at 02:39 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

80x2HopHead, Saturday at 07:13 PM
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3.95/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

rab53, Friday at 06:10 PM
Photo of LiquidAmber
4.11/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Fremont pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with a half finger white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of caramel malt, orange family citrus, tropical fruit, citrus and lightly piney hops. Flavor follows aroma, with caramel malt supporting intense citrus hops with orange and lemon, piney resins. Lingering pine resin hop finish. Medium bodied with great carbonation. Advertised as an intense hop experience, this delivers. Unlike some palatte stripping IPAs, this has a nice supporting malt body that moderates the hop intensity. A little stark in the finish, but the balance of malt and herbal hop flavors makes this quite drinkable, perhaps too much so. The ABV is well covered and I had to pace myself with this one. I may not taste hops for a few days, but it was worth it. Really glad to see this in bombers and cans.

LiquidAmber, Wednesday at 04:41 AM
Photo of John_M
4.15/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Fresh out of the can, the sisters pours an attractive orange amber color with considerable lacing and very good head retention. The nose displays a lot of grapefruit and orange citrus, with a hint of underlying pine. On the nose, this beer is definitely for hopheads who can't get enough hoppy, bitter goodness. While there's plenty of citrus and light tropical fruit, the bitterness on the finish is massive and almost too much of a good thing. It hurts the beer's mouthfeel and finish, but even so, this is a pretty impressive DIPA, with a long, dry, very bitter finish. Alcohol is well integrated into the flavor profile otherwise, and the amount of flavor this beer delivers is impressive.

An impressive DIPA, no doubt, but I'm glad now I didn't get more than a single 4 pack. I'm just not sure I can handle any more than that.

John_M, Oct 13, 2014
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The Sister from Fremont Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.