The Brother | Fremont Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by NWer on 03-12-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
288
Reviews:
49
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
7.75%
 
 
Wants:
39
Gots:
28
For Trade:
1
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Photo of NWHopinator
4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EEscobar
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brlelievre
4.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Superheatnsubcool
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Studfarm69
4.64/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kevinlater
4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Chriscowles1980
4.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of vladdswrath
4.19/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a pale yellow, super murky (like a pulpy citrus juice) with a crisp one inch head. Aroma is nice, full of tropical fruit with the perfect amount of citrus and pine, little if any swampiness or dankness. Taste is again sweet and fruity up front, rapidly dissipating under the very bitter bite of the hops. That bitterness is intense but brief, and while there is a bit of a lingering, it is a mild one. Mouthfeel is creamy with lots of carbonation. The ABV is well concealed and the overall effect is a very drinkable and refreshing brew, that goes down quite smoothly, despite its intensity.

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Photo of reggggg
4.39/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SamuelR
4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zanico
4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DamienI
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kellee
4.83/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

From a can, enjoyed a while back, reviewed from notes.

A - pours a slightly opaque gold with one finger white creamy head, a little sticky
S - Pine and citrus with some sweet malts
T - initially sweet, builds with citrus and pine, grapefruit and spice temper the sweetness midway through the finish, low to medium bitterness.
M - medium with good carb
O - This is a fantastic IIPA, easily in my top 5.

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Photo of CurtisD
4.4/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dt_gbpackersfan
3.68/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewskifan55
4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks, Mike and Ricki!

A: Opaque gold with amber highlights. A one finger white head that came on creamy and left after a solid visit. Thick and lustrous head.

S: Piney hops with lots of citrus elements. Oranges and grapefruit blend with a biscuity malt base.

T: Smooth and creamy with low bitterness. Sweet malts blend so well with citrus hops. Fruitiness with a resin backdrop. Highly quaffable.

M: Medium with medium, creamy carbonation.

O: I must have more of this little Brother when the wife and I head to Seattle. A great DIPA.

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Photo of DenverBigRed
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cfitterer
4.71/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of krome
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jpuetz
4.39/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of erjaq
3.71/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of brandonwnw
4.4/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nuebs
3.35/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rkarimi
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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The Brother from Fremont Brewing Company
4.13 out of 5 based on 288 ratings.
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