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The Sister - Fremont Brewing Company

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The SisterThe Sister

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

77 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 77
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 8.03%
Wants: 7
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dirtylou on 08-29-2011)
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Photo of flagmantho
3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz can into a pint glass. Canned 10/6/14.

Appearance: medium golden-orange hue with a light haze and some tiny floaties. Head is a finger of frothy ivory foam leaving a light lace. Not too bad.

Smell: grapefruit, pine and lemon; aroma is punchy and sticks right out. Bright and fresh, despite being 1.5 months old; I dig it.

Taste: sweet and a bit malty; hop flavor is farther to the back than in the aroma. Still a bright citrusy flavor. Finish is a little muddled; bitterness is there but the mélange loses some of its appeal. Not bad, but kind of messy.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of carbonation and a good creaminess for the style.

Overall: very drinkable for an 8.5% beer. I usually like imperial IPAs based on their aroma, so this guy gets points above and beyond its flavor, which kind of falls by the wayside here. Definitely worth a try if you come across it, though.

flagmantho, Today at 02:19 AM
Photo of bishopdc0
4/5  rDev -2.7%

bishopdc0, Today at 01:32 AM
Photo of mr-jj
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

mr-jj, Thursday at 04:22 AM
Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

CavemanRamblin, Nov 19, 2014
Photo of Aleforme
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Aleforme, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of whitenads
4/5  rDev -2.7%

whitenads, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of Davepoolesque
4.23/5  rDev +2.9%

Huge tropical fruit smell. Lots of grapefruit and orange. Great bitter hop and malt balance. Nice amount of sweetness. This is dynamite.

Davepoolesque, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of snaotheus
4.14/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz can poured into a tulip. Canned on date is unfortunately illegible; month and day are squished. 2014, though.

Pours clear golden with a small head and a nice splash of carbonation on the pour, medium amount of active carbonation. Smell is hop resin, a little pine, flowers, some citrus/lemon.

Taste is heavily bitter, with a trace of malty sweetness (enough to know it's there). Super long bitter finish. Almost a soapy characteristic. Bitterness almost has an unripened fruit skin characteristic to it.

Mouthfeel is dry, light, and resinous. Overall, I might like the Brother a little better, but I would want to try them side by side.

snaotheus, Nov 13, 2014
Photo of Hopmodium
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Hopmodium, Nov 13, 2014
Photo of HoppySeb
4/5  rDev -2.7%

HoppySeb, Nov 12, 2014
Photo of drinkin-beeers
4.2/5  rDev +2.2%

drinkin-beeers, Nov 12, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -7.5%

enznevr, Nov 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Texasfan549, Nov 11, 2014
Photo of kjkinsey
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

kjkinsey, Nov 11, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -5.1%

millerbuffoon, Nov 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

jzeilinger, Nov 11, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev -3.9%

Knapp85, Nov 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

cfinch2, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of Can_has_beer
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Can_has_beer, Nov 05, 2014
Photo of sukwonee
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

I love this. It's sweet, hoppy, bitter. Love the can design too.

I prefer this over the Brother personally.

sukwonee, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of Braz
4.11/5  rDev 0%

Braz, Nov 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

kevwcamp, Oct 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

yeaprolly, Oct 28, 2014
Photo of BeerMeBro720
4/5  rDev -2.7%

BeerMeBro720, Oct 26, 2014
Photo of Rochefort10nh
4.28/5  rDev +4.1%

Rochefort10nh, Oct 26, 2014
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The Sister from Fremont Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.