UniversAle Pale | Fremont Brewing Company

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UniversAle PaleUniversAle Pale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company
Washington, United States
fremontbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by beertunes on 07-30-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
190
Reviews:
37
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
11.05%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
29
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 190 |  Reviews: 37
Photo of rrock44
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brentk56
3.81/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a hazy honey color; a bubble show produces two fingers of foam; sheets of lacing linger

Smell: Biscuity and grassy, with an herbal aspect

Taste: A biscuity base is a prelude to the the grassy hop bill with a citrusy element that builds through the middle; pineapple in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: More of an old school APA that I thought might be more citrusy given the "C" hop bill; decent, but not something to chase down

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Photo of sharpski
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smi69
3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chimneysweep
3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ezra_shroomer
4.57/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is one of my favorote pale ales. Bought a six pack of cans and am enjoying it. Ive had it in a bomber before but my local pub only had the cans. Smooth and light with a crisp hop flavor introduction, smoothing out quick. This and sierra nevadas pale ale are my go to for the style (: could see putting back a lot of these on a spring hike in the olympics (:

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Photo of Zekenyce
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DamienI
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ckornmannn
4.4/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a can, into a pint glass: the aroma of fresh hops hits you first, even at a distance. Yellow-gold color, slightly hazy. The hops are most striking initially, and at first I'm thinking its an IPA but then the toastiness takes over. Perfectly done pale ale.

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Photo of brother_rebus
3.22/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tgates
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MatthewWalters
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MacStinson
4.13/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EXScotT
3.41/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.79/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jayhunter357
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.2/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of afsdan
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of claybob43
3.64/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Derek206
4.55/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Very nice APA from Fremont, Seattle. Reminds me of Fremont in some way.... artistic, and awesome.

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Photo of einman
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of anteater
3.98/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Loveyourbeer
2.74/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Farnswurth
3.6/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kahlerbock
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

UniversAle Pale from Fremont Brewing Company
3.71 out of 5 based on 190 ratings.
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