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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12545) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2011
Draught@Fremont Brewing Beer Garden, Seattle
Clear deep honeyish-golden-amber color, steady creamy off-white head. Lemony nose with hints of barnyard(!). Light bodied. Fresh grassy hops, pale malty. Dry hopped? Interesting fresh sample.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (11214) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Draft at the source. Pale golden color. Aroma of fruit and light pine. Taste is resin and bitter fruit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2012
trade with hbmason-12oz can-thin white-gold. A-spruce/some spice, lt/med malt. T-spruce/some spice/orange/grapefruit zest hops, some soapy, lt/med malt.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10970) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 5, 2011
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours clear coppery amber with a slight off-white head. Aroma is floral and citric. Med + body. Flavor is very hoppy - perfumey/floral and citrus over mildly roasted malt. NW twist indeed. On the right coast they’d surely swear it was an IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9055) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Pale gold with a white head. Clean and tasty. Nice grassy hops with some dank flavors. Very light malt bill. Quite refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (9025) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8380) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Tap at Fremont. Pours a clear, bright golden with webby lacing. Nose has the brewery’s characteristic weedy skunk note universal in their hoppy stuff along with some raw brewhouse/sweet wort boil. It doesn’t bother me- makes it feel rustic. But for others this may be seen as flawed. Taste is full biscuit balance, beautiful malt showcase as always with this brewer. Thick mango, marmalade, grilled papaya, huge sourdough biscuit. Balancing, beautiful. Shows a lot of brewer aptitude.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8345) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2012
Tap at Fremont, Seattle - 08/11/12. Clear pale golden with a thin white head that soon clears to the edge and forms a pond. This retains well and good lacing ensues. Nose carries floral tones, light malt, touch of citrus, perfumed. Taste of floral hops, pale malts, grain, a little citrus. Medium bodied with soft carbonation leading to a light bitter finish. Ok drinkable fayre - nowt special.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (7998) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 28, 2012
This brew pours a mostly clear dark orange color with a medium bone white head that recedes quickly to an outer ring. Partial rings of lace on the glass. The aroma is hoppy with some pale malt behind it. Light body with flavors of biscuit malt, citrus and mildly bitter hops. The finish is fruity with a short hops aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6670) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 9, 2012
Bottle, shared with Parksy and Grippitis. Medium clear golden, white head that leaves delicate lace. Aroma is light citrus and biscuity malt. Sessionable palate of slightly sweet biscuity malts and perfumey citrus hops, in nice balance. Just a nice sit-&-chill beer.


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