Fremont Brewing Company

BEER AVG
4.03/5
Fremont Brewing CompanyFremont Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

3409 Woodland Park Avenue North
Seattle, Washington, 98103
United States

(206) 420-2407 | map
fremontbrewing.com

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Added by barleywinefiend on 07-30-2009

BEER STATS
Beers:
90
Reviews:
1,323
Ratings:
7,455
PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
154
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
5.28%
 
 
Taps:
6
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 34 | Ratings: 154
Reviews by RedDiamond:
Photo of RedDiamond
2.94/5  rDev -29.5%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 2

Fremont calls their tasting room an "urban beer garden." I see it as more of a warehouse brewery with an open seating area. The painted cinder block, fluorescent lighting, and buzzing glycol cooler don't fit the bill for "garden", urban or otherwise. The tasting room is partitioned from the brewery by a lounge-like array of red leather seats and centers on a long beer hall-type bench made from the salvaged planks of a local high school sporting arena. Service is limited to four house beers, no guests or cask, and free pretzels. Prepared food is not served.

Fremont's limited beer offerings make any defining assessment difficult to pin down. Of their four taps, three may be concurrently serving the same beer in different ways such as draught, nitro, and dry-hopped. Quality varies.

It would seem the brewery is still working on self-definition. They're new, young, and enjoy an ideal location. Local artwork adorns the walls and the staff is friendly to a fault. We'll see where it goes. Meanwhile, be advised that the garage bay remains open during business hours assuring indoors temperatures are the same as those outdoors.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Mikey440
4.01/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of stratusjeans
4.56/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jergensCsquad
5/5  rDev +19.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

great place. was my local brewery for 3 years. excellent beer. great location right on the bike trail. growler fills are surprisingly affordable.

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Photo of Michaelbell
4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of lspeckmann
4/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Casual indoor/outdoor beer garden. Lots of craft beers on tap. Seasonal offerings. Growlers available.

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Photo of duceswild
4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of frasergrove
4.49/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of BeerMe8
3.84/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.25

Photo of HaoleToYouToo
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of denver10
3.83/5  rDev -8.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Sludgeman
3.73/5  rDev -10.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Visited on a Wednesday after lunch. Slow.

Not overly impressed based on the great reviews I had read. The lack of food should be made clear when reading the web site. No Wi-Fi either.

V – What has become the typical open space with garage doors to the outside. Two bars on either side of a large space connected a nice outdoor area with cover from the sun if needed. Flowers, etc. Beards and tattoos (maybe that should be the name of my band?) 4

Sel – Really just about the hoppy beers during my visit. Not even a saison. No guess taps. 3.5

Ser – No table service. Generally friendly, but maybe the Northwest is different than the South and Mid-Atlantic where I spend most of my time. No public wi-fi (bummer!). How’s a man supposed to day-drink and work at the same time? 3.5

Q – Not a fan of the glasses that are shaped like a beer can, which seems to be the preferred contained unless the ABV on your choice of brew begins to rise. Clean and bright. 4

F – None – apples and pretzels for free.

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Photo of DamienI
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of crob3888
4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Photo of Zach122
4.07/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of SmokingWood
4.01/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Jonnydrinker
4.21/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3

Photo of phingdong
4.07/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Docrock
2.66/5  rDev -36.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 2.75

Photo of LXIXME
3.72/5  rDev -10.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of AdamSkylar
3.7/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Stardusthotel83
5/5  rDev +19.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

The outdoor beer garden is huge and always a good time in the summer, its right on the water too. It helps that this place makes the best beer Ive ever had, literally. The majority is going to be pale ales, but their normal oatmeal stout is great, and their barrel aged stuff is insanely delicious.

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Photo of nhirsch04
4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of dwagner003
4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

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Fremont Brewing Company in Seattle, WA
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