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Seattle Beer Week 5th Anniversary Organic Pale Ale - Fremont Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

56 Ratings
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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 7.46%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dirtylou on 03-23-2013)
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Reviews by mfavoino:
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mfavoino

Washington

3.96/5  rDev -1.5%

Poured it into a standard pint glass and enjoyed on 4/11/13.

A: Translucent gold with a two finger head that dissipates quickly. Minimal lacing.

S: Fresh tropical fruit, distinct citra hop scent, orange, a bit of grass and light malt backing. Very nice and reminds me of Cowiche Canyon.

T: Light citrus and grassiness, bready malt backbone. Grainy and bitter hop bite as it finishes very clean.

M: Crisp, light, and definitely sessionable.

O: Good summer drinking beer that you could kill a bunch of over the course of a night. Taste didn't quite live up to the nose, but I wouldn't hesitate to buy another six pack.

04-12-2013 03:46:41 | More by mfavoino
More User Reviews:
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NWer

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-20-2013 22:15:11 | More by NWer
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standardcherry

Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +8.2%

12oz can served into a teku.

A: Almost crystal clear golden color with a small white head. Little lacing.
S: Woah! Caught by surprise here. Huge hoppy aroma, big tropical/citrus from the citra and some pine resin from the simcoe. Slight maltiness to balance it out.
T: Taste is almost like the smell, just a bit less hoppiness than I expected. A bit of malts at first and then a burst of tropical hops. Peach, citrus, grassiness. Finishes resinous, slightly bitter and a bit dry.
M: Light bodied with medium carbonation. Crisp and refreshing. Super easy to drink.
O: I'd be happy drinking these all day. Way better than I was expecting for a sessionable pale ale but Fremont has surprised me!

04-17-2013 07:10:17 | More by standardcherry
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jpbebeau

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-04-2013 17:05:05 | More by jpbebeau
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Beer21

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.5%

09-11-2013 04:33:07 | More by Beer21
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kevwcamp

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-16-2013 18:47:05 | More by kevwcamp
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.55/5  rDev -11.7%

Big slightly off white head slowly settles down to a nice lacing above a slightly cloudy slightly washed out straw golden colored beer.

A light soapy aroma with hints of piney hops and hints of lightly roasted caramel malts.

A definite hops taste but on the lighter side with some very light malts sneaking in to give this beer a nicer backbone than some other beers I've recently drank.

Slightly on the wetter side but then transgressing into a slightly dry aftertaste without much of the malts and hops hanging around with this medium bodied beer.

This beer seems to be just on the edge of being a really decent or good beer, I don't know what it as to much of or not enough of but it just seems to miss by a bit.

05-18-2013 21:39:46 | More by LXIXME
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mdaschaf

Washington

4.1/5  rDev +2%

Can poured into Fremont goblet.

A: Pours a clear golden color with a small white head on top, little head retention, leaving a ring of white. Very thin lacing dots the sides.

S: Fantastic aroma. Lots of tropical fruits, pineapple, orange, and a little grapefruit. Really floral and inviting.

T: The flavor profile is nice, but doesn't quite live up to the aroma. It is still very nice, more tropical fruits, just a little more subdued. There is a bit of grainy and toasty malt that comes through in the finish.

M: Medium bodied, very easy drinking.

O: A really nice APA. The aroma is great, makes you think its going to be a hop forward IPA almost, but the flavor doesn't bring that. For a pale ale it is still great, probably my favorite Fremont beer in a can in terms of kicking back and having a few.

03-28-2013 05:12:56 | More by mdaschaf
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distantmantra

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

06-12-2013 20:17:22 | More by distantmantra
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dirtylou

Washington

3.68/5  rDev -8.5%

12oz CAN-QUEST

Organic Pale Ale using Cowiche Canyon Organic Simcoe & Citra Hops

Fremont has thing for these low ABV IPA/Pales. Very light straw-golden body, crystal clear, fluffy white head. A nice aromatic hop burst on the nose. It's a light pale ale - the cracker malt backdrop is a little too big for my taste - hop profile is clean and crisp but its rather subtle. Had higher expectations for this - tasty, and certainly sessionable, but underwhelming.

03-23-2013 01:05:47 | More by dirtylou
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FalconA

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-25-2013 20:44:04 | More by FalconA
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CHILLINDYLAN

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

04-29-2014 17:34:00 | More by CHILLINDYLAN
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TysonA

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.5%

05-12-2013 15:45:46 | More by TysonA
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Hopmodium

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

05-22-2013 02:43:01 | More by Hopmodium
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yamar68

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-01-2013 04:11:16 | More by yamar68
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.5%

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a light to medium golden amber with a nice white two-finger head with good retention and chunky lacing. Aroma of citrus and grassy hops, biscuit malt and citrus fruit. Flavor follows, mild biscuit malt, citrus and grassy hops, light citrus. Finishes biscuit malt and residual lightly resinous citrus hops. Flavor is somewhat subdued compared to the aroma, but nicely balanced. Medium bodied. A very nicely made balanced pale ale with a well selected hop component.

04-22-2013 00:56:01 | More by LiquidAmber
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Eighty

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-21-2013 07:01:06 | More by Eighty
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

04-19-2013 02:18:32 | More by ShanePB
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yankeepride

New Jersey

4.24/5  rDev +5.5%

Little bit of hazy color, with a slight floral beginning and then some citrus. Great flavor for a low ABV pale ale. I'd put this up against some imperial IPA's in total flavor, without the heavy bitterness. Really goes well with some spicy food or after a day working outside in the heat, with no aftertaste and a clean finish.

04-25-2013 02:54:59 | More by yankeepride
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

04-16-2013 22:41:43 | More by HumanParaquat
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sukwonee

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

05-12-2013 06:42:44 | More by sukwonee
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CaptainQ

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

09-04-2013 23:51:20 | More by CaptainQ
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.46/5  rDev -13.9%

Thanks to FalconA for throwing this can in as an extra to go along with the #properglassware.

Clearish golden-straw pour with a bubbly white head that fizzled out pretty quickly; minimal lacing. The aroma was great: fresh hops: grassy, citrusy, fruit rind, distant biscuity malts. Unfortunately, it kind of fell apart in the taste, and didn't nearly live up to what the aroma promised. Grainy malt bill, still some nice citrus hoppiness, but a bit muted, especially compared to the smell, and there was also a bit of astringency going on. I didn't notice a freshness date on the can, but I don't think it was that old. Body was bordering on light and medium, decently drinkable, but just seemed a bit off to me, and I probably wouldn't want to try it again, unless to test the freshness theory.

05-16-2013 23:36:53 | More by Rifugium
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cre83

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

04-23-2013 05:02:24 | More by cre83
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

02-06-2014 02:47:11 | More by Kurmaraja
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Seattle Beer Week 5th Anniversary Organic Pale Ale from Fremont Brewing Company
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