Cowiche Canyon Organic Fresh Hop Ale | Fremont Brewing Company

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Cowiche Canyon Organic Fresh Hop AleCowiche Canyon Organic Fresh Hop Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Cowiche Canyon Fresh Hop Ale is brewed from select organic hops grown in the Cowiche Canyon of the Yakima Valley which are harvested and placed into our kettle within 24 hours, creating a unique, once-a-year beer. We make Cowiche Canyon ale in partnership with hop-growing wizards from the Yakima Valley in an effort to expand the organic hop industry in Washington Stateā€¦ Because Organic Hops Matter. A portion of all sales fund the Cowiche Canyon Conservancy.

Down & Dirty: Organic Pale, Crystal-15, Carapils & Munich Malts with Organic Fresh Citra & Simcoe Hops (120 pounds per batch).

Added by dirtylou on 10-16-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
263
Reviews:
55
Avg:
4.4
pDev:
6.82%
 
 
Wants:
103
Gots:
21
For Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of sergeantstogie
5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Stopped into Full Throttle Bottles just to pick this up on my way back from Seattle.

Poured into a standard pint glass from a bomber. Stunningly clear and bright. Gold in color with a brilliant white head.

Smell of tropical fruits, grapefruit tiny bit of dank exactly what I expect from a Citra and Simcoe beer. Smell is huge! No skill required at picking out the aromas.

Taste is exactly like the nose with a delicate balance of sweet malts.

Mouthfeel is just shy of crisp.

Overall, this is perfect. Not a single bad thing to say about this beer. Fremont has absolutely been nailing it lately and this shows their talent. To take fresh hops within 24 hours of being picked and turn out a beer this perfect takes skill.

Well done Fremont!

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Tunic
5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.98/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of Impfan
4.98/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.95/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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4.92/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of Srqb
4.91/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of barleywinefiend
4.9/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Poured a transparent light orange with a nice white cap presenting some bubbles, light lacing. Looks appealing. Pretty good head retnetion here.

S: Loads of fresh fruits here; everything from pineapple to grape fruit, orange peel but I really received a bit of pine and spruce tips

T: Big citrus upfront with some spruce and pine needles following. There is a light caramel presence. The finish is a little slick with a subtle hop bite, light, very light booze sting, refreshing citrus and fruits round it off

M: Light to medium bodied, well carbonated, citrus really sits on the palate creating an enjoyable mouthfeel

O: Mighty damn fine!

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4.89/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A: 1/4" cream coloured head over amber liquid with good clarity.

S: Strong presence of pine, earth, and grass.

T: Earth, pine, grass, flowers, biscuit malt and citrus on the back end. Excellent.

M: Smooth medium viscosity and a medium level of fine carbonation.

O: A beautiful and extremely drinkable beer. One of the better fresh hop beers I have had.

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4.85/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.82/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Emersonio
4.77/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pour: On draft at Fremont Brewing in Seattle, WA. Poured into a nonic pint glass. Appearance: Clear amber with the slightest amount of white head and lacing. Aroma: Big bold, fresh hop aroma. I could smell the brew from a distance. Lots of grass and citrus on the nose. Taste: Hoppy and pine notes are immediately detected. This is followed by citrus and grass. Aftertaste: Huge and long lasting hop linger are present long after the sip. Overall: Wow! Really enjoyed this fresh brew. A testament to fresher is better with this style. Excellent. 4.75 out of 5.

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4.76/5  rDev +8.2%

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