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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Fremont is the self-proclaimed “Center of the Universe” and Universale, our flagship product, honors the namesake of our unique location. Universale Pale Ale offers a distinctive Northwest twist on the classic pale ale, using a select blend of organic Gambrinus pale roasted malt and Old World malts balanced with classic Northwest hops to achieve a heavenly beer of rich malt flavor and subtle hop spice. This is beer. Enjoy.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (15216) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 18, 2014
Can from Haggen’s Grocery, Burlington
Hazy blond color. Light beer, highly drinkable, with crisp malts, and delicate citrusy hopping.
Balanced, good.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
runaway (55) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 1, 2014
12 oz can pours golden/orange with a billowing cream head that eventually falls to rocky lacing. Aroma is of biscuit, citrus and spruce. Tastes of grapefruit pith and is mildly spicy, mildly metallic. Body is active and light with a dry finish

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
onceblind (4512) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Beautiful clear golden with a foamy white head. Prety lovely nose of sweet of pale ale malty biscuit and a sharp grassy fresh cascade hop. Smooth and mellow flavor thats balanced and hoppy and sweet malty. There’s a nice grassy and citrus pop on the start followed by a golden toast and pale ale malt body. Nice toffee and citrus sweetness with a blonde ale body. And a touch of peppery hops. Nicely nuanced pale.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernest (6342) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is dark yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain, cereal), lightly to moderately hoppy (flowers, grapefruit), with light notes of diacetyl and celery, hint of fusel alcohol. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter, slightly unclean. Medium body, velvety/watery texture, lively carbonation. Rather clunky aroma...rough malt and some light off notes. Ample hop bouquet, but the other things bring it down. Decent balance, but not especially clean. Mediocre at best.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (8228) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle. Clear honey gold with a fine white head. Hoppy nose is pine lumber, herbs, gummi bears / tropical gum; Malt is lightly toasty and toffee-like; game-y butterscotch notes suggest diacetyl. Medium body, sweet, syrupy and glycerin-like on the tongue; moderately bitter, medium-low acid, buttery and off.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsnicholas (239) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle (22oz $4): Pours a clear light golden color. Big white soapy head that lasted til the end. Aroma was most citrus. Taste was citrus but also a little roasty. Good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
greenclansman (874) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - AUG 26, 2014
I was very disappointed by this beer. I was expecting way more, based on the reviews here. It was not so hoppy, with a bland taste. Even though it was fresh, it sure didn’t taste as one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedR (1333) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Nice. Agreeable. There’s nothing to write home about, but it’s sufficiently flavorful. No one will be offended.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (9449) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle @ the medicinal shop. Pours a golden orange appearance with a frothy, cream colored head. Slightly piney, sprucey, herbal, moderate citrusy aroma. Slightly twangy, orange citrusy, herbal, soapy flavor. Not as good as some of their other offerings. Would like to re-rate on tap.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (4009) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 10, 2014
Draught @ Fremont Brewing, Seattle, WA

Pours clear yellowish orange with a small head. Aroma of citrus, orange peel, zesty fruits and earthy notes. Taste is crisp, zesty and lemony with some grainy maltiness and earthy notes. Finish is malty and earthy with some grassy notes. Okay.


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