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Brewing beers of distinction ... Because Beer Matters!

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Universale Pale Ale

Fremont is the self-proclaimed “Center of the Universe”, and Universale 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 Northwest 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. Fremont Brewing brews beers of distinction…Because Beer Matters!

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, Melanoidin, and Aromatic malts with Columbus, Centennial, and Cascade hops.
ABV:  5.6%           IBU: 30
Availability: Year-Round

Interurban India Pale Ale

Named after Fremont’s most famous outdoor sculpture, Waiting for the Interurban, Interurban India Pale Ale offers the adventurous beer lover a warm embrace of roasted pale malt swirled with a hand-selected blend of flavor malts and filled with the rich spice of Chinook, Centennial, and Amarillo hops. Interurban India Pale is eminently drinkable throughout the year.

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, Munich, and Honey malts with Chinook, Centennial, and Amarillo hops.
ABV: 6.2%            IBU: 80
Availability: Year-Round

Wandering Wheat

Wandering Wheat is an invigorating unfiltered ale with a sweet, bready taste, subdued hoppiness and trademark cloudy appearance. 

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, Wheat, and Special Aromatic malts with Flaked Wheat and Cascade hops.
ABV: 4.5%           IBU: 20
Availability: Year-Round

Fremont Brewing Session Pale Ale

Session Pale Ale

We dedicate this beer to you, Craft Beer Fan, for embracing adventure, creativity, facial hair, and the skilled craft people of our industry above all. This session pale ale is made with Citra and Simcoe hops grown in Washington’s Yakima Valley which will enlighten your mind and make you a smarter and better looking person…Because Beer Matters. “Hey, it’s better in the can.” – V.W.P.

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, White Wheat, C-15, and Dextrapils malts with Citra, Equinox, and Simcoe hops.
ABV: 4.5%           IBU: 50
Availability: Year-Round


77 Fremont Select

A crisp and refreshing spring wunderbeer, 77 Select is Fire Brewed in the pits of Fremont Brewing to achieve its rarefied Session IPA status. With this brew we respect Seattle's old Horlucks & Sicks Brewing Companies, predecessors of Rainier Brewing, and their flagship beers 66 Select and Rainier. "Alcohol may not solve your problems, but neither will water or milk." – V.W.P.

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, Special Aromatic, and Honey malts with Citra, Chinook, Calypso, and Cascade hops. 
ABV: 4.0%           IBU: 60
Availability: January l – March 31

Fremont Summer Ale

Tangerine flower in a glass, endless days distilled into nectar of barley and hops. One grain, one hop. Simplicity….yet, so much more.

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale malt and Amarillo hops. Nutten else. 
5.2%           IBU: 45 
Availability: April 1 – September 30

Bonfire Ale

Bonfire Ale steals from the winter fires its gift of dark barley and gentle hops to provide you, beer drinker, with this delightful winter treat. Fremont set the sky rockets to flight and wrote the book on afternoon delight before waking the night on the wings of a great blue heron to soar below the radar and above the clouds, raining down beer to blow your mind and caress your soul. Light a Bonfire today.

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, White Wheat, Midnight Wheat, Rye, Smoked, and Chocolate malts with Cascade and Goldings hops. 
ABV: 6.0%           IBU: 40
Availability: October 1 – December 31

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Dark Star Imperial Oatmeal Stout

Roasty, chocolate tones swirled with oatmeal smoothness and dark as the night. The Dark Star crashes, pouring its light into ashes, so follow as the Lady of Velvet recedes in the nights of goodbye. This one is too smooth … and at 8.0% ABV, dangerous.

Down & Dirty:  2-Row Pale, Crystal, Carafa, and Chocolate malts with Flaked Oats and Magnum and Willamette hops.
ABV: 8.0%          IBU: 50
Availability: January 1 – February 29

The Sister Imperial IPA

The Sister is the most imperious of our Imperial Series and is inspired by our desire to thank Sisters everywhere. Without our Sisters, we would have never learned the finer points of emotional warfare, or the art of huffing and puffing, or snide remarking, how long to carry a grudge, or the true meaning of loyalty when one of us is hurt. This Sister is fittingly bitter and a little sweet but she will always be there for you…Because Sisters Matter. “Never Let An Angry Sister Comb Your Hair.”  –  VWP 

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, White Wheat, and Vienna malts with Calypso, Cascade, Chinook, and Columbus hops. 
ABV: 8.5%           IBU: MYOB
Availability: March 1 – June 30

The Brother Imperial IPA

The Brother was the first beer we developed in our Imperial Series and is inspired by our desire to thank Brothers everywhere. Without our Brothers, we would have taken the blame for everything as children, wouldn’t have known the inside of an ambulance, and never understood the true fear a good ghost story can cause a young child. This Brother is appropriately big, intimidating, and unbalanced with unrestrained quantities of hops for a head slap of beery ferociousness. Go ahead, Hook a Brother Up...Because Brothers Matter!  

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, White Wheat, and Vienna malts with Centennial, Chinook, and Columbus hops with Amarillo extract.
ABV:  8.5%          IBU: 1 Billion
Availability: July 1 – October 31

Fremont Brewing Winter Ale

Winter Ale

Imperial Winter Ale

This is a tasty Winter Ale to snuggle up to, released for the winter months when snow blankets the terrain of the mind and the body craves warmth and, let’s be honest, it’s dark and wet most of the time so your beer better be damn good. Winter Ale is dark like the weather with roast chocolate and warm malt flavors balanced by Noble hop aroma and subtle hoppy spice. Warm up to it. Because Beer Matters!

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, Chocolate, and Carafa malts with Roast Barley and Centennial, Willamette and Golding hops.
ABV: 8%           IBU: 47
Availability: November 1 – December 31

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star

Our Imperial Oatmeal Stout aged in 15 year old single use Kentucky Bourbon Barrels. The roasted and chocolate malts complement the smooth oats to bring you a stout delight wrapped in gentle embrace of Bourbon Barrel aged warmth. A touch of sweetness dances in balance with the hops to finish with a wave and then she’s gone.

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale,  Roast Barley, Crystal-60, Chocolate, and Carafa-2 malts with Flaked Oats and Magnum, Wilamette, and Cascade hops. 
ABV: 14.5%          IBU: 50
Availability: October 1st, Extremely limited

Fremont Brewing BBomb

Bourbon Barrel Abominable

Lovingly referred to by Fremonters as the B-BOMB, this bourbon barrel-aged edition of our winter ale has a warming spicy aroma and rich carmelly notes of bourbon, wood and vanilla added to dark roasty chocolatey malt flavors and subtle hopping.

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, Crystal-120, Munich, Roast Barley, Carafa-2, and  Chocolate malts with Columbus, Willamette and US Goldings hops.
ABV: 14%           IBU: 65
Availability: December 1st, Extremely limited


Brew 1000

This English-style barleywine uses floor-malted English barley, Noble hops and extended bourbon-barrel aging to bring you a complex and subtle craft beer flavor experience. We brewed this to celebrate brewing our 1000th brew and we look forward to sharing it with you, our craft beer family. It is said that 1000 represents the immortality of happiness and we hope this beer brings you immortal happiness, or at least one fun night…Because Beer Matters!

Down & Dirty: Maris Otter Pale and Carafa 2 Special malts, White Wheat, with Magnum and Goldings hops.
ABV: 11.6%           IBU: 55
Availability: Extremely limited

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shine is a bright, hoppy, pilsner with a touch of malt that invites another sip. We have been brewing various versions of shine just for brewery consumption because we simply love to drink German-style pils beer. Now, we offer this brewery-only hoppy pilsner treat for you to try. “shine on you crazy diamond.” -VWPF

Down & Dirty: Bavarian Pilsner Malt, Floor-malted Bohemian Pilsner Malt, Czech Saaz, Magnum hops.
ABV: 5.4%          IBU: 40
Availability: Whenever we feel like it.

Independent IPA – Oregon Exclusive

We brewed this beer for you, Oregon Craft Beer Drinker. Just you. Why? Consider this small-batch craft beer a token of our respect for Oregon and the amazing craft beer community here. Plus, it’s just fun to brew new beers. This single-hop IPA is made with only Citra™ hops from our friends in the Yakima Valley and brewed with American Pale, German Pilsner, and Canadian Honey Malts. This beer is now yours, Oregon…Alis Volat Propriis (She Flies With Her Own Wings…your state motto)…Because Beer Matters!

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, Pilsner, and Honey malts with Citra™ hops.
ABV: 7.0%          IBU: 80
Availability: For a limited time, exclusively in Oregon


Our hero, Dark Heron, was exiled from her flock for daring to express herself differently from the rest. Forever banished from the heron fold, Dark Heron vowed to never sacrifice her right of free expression to the tyranny of conformity. Dark Heron stands as a beacon of light and justice, calling to all those who seek to protect the freedom of expression! Dare to be different!

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, Honey, and C -15 malts with oats and HBC 438®, Mosaic, and Chinook hops. 
ABV: 6.6%          IBU: 60
Availability: An expressive IPA specifically created for Emerald City Comicon 2016. Released March 9th, 2016.

Cowiche Canyon Fresh Hop – Citra & Simcoe

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 State … Because Organic Hops Matter! A portion of all sales fund the Cowiche Canyon Conservancy.

Down & Dirty: Organic 2-Row Pale, Crystal, Carapils, and Vienna malts with Organic Citra and Simcoe hops – 120 lbs per batch. 
ABV: 6.0%          IBU: 50
Availability: Brewed annually at hop harvest (usually September) and here until it's gone


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 State … Because Organic Hops Matter! A portion of all sales fund the Cowiche Canyon Conservancy.

Down & Dirty: Organic 2-Row Pale, Crystal, Carapils, and Vienna malts with Organic Mosaic and Equinox hops – 120 lbs per batch. 
ABV: 6.0%          IBU: 50
Availability: Brewed annually at hop harvest (usually September) and here until it's gone

Cowiche Canyon Hop Lab

A northwest IPA brewed with organic malts and organic Citra and Simcoe hops grown in the Cowiche Canyon of the Yakima Valley. We make Hop Lab in partership with Carpenter Ranches and the Britt family in an effort to expand the organic hop industry in Washington State. A portion of all sales fund the Cowiche Canyon Conservancy.

Down & Dirty: Organic 2-Row Pale and Munich malt with Honey malt and Organic Citra and Simcoe hops.
ABV:  6.2% 
Availability: Whenever we feel like it.

Bellingham Beer Week #3/Cowiche Canyon Hop Lab #3

It is our great honor to brew this, our second annual Bellingham Beer Week beer, to say Thank You to the amazing craft beer community in the fine alternate universe of Bellingham. Like our home in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, Bellingham is, well, a little different. We like that. This beer is made with 100% organic Citra hops grown in our hop fields in the Cowiche Canyon near Yakima. We began the Cowiche program in partnership with the Carpenter and Britt families and the fine folks at Select Botanicals and Yakima Chief to promote the organic hop industry in Washington state. 10% of all proceeds from the sale of this beer will be donated to the Cowiche Canyon Conservency. 

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, Weyermann Pilsner and Honey malt with Citra hops.
ABV: 7.0% 
Availability: Released during Bellingham Beer Week, September 12 – 21, 2014

Homefront IPA

Homefront IPA was created in 2011 by craft brewers with one goal in mind: to honor and support the men and women of America’s Armed Forces. Homefront IPA is aged on maple Louisville Slugger™ bats, and brewed with donated hops from Yakima’s Puterbaugh Farms. Released every year around Memorial Day, 2016‘s Homefront IPA Team is: 21st Amendment, Center of the Universe, Cigar City, Fremont, Maui, and Stone Brewing. All proceeds from the sale of Homefront IPA are donated to military-based charities.

Down & Dirty: Skagit Valley Malting Copeland malt and White Wheat with Equinox hops.
ABV: 6.2% 
Availability: Released annually on Memorial Day and here until it's gone

Triple Trifecta

Trifecta is the house IPA of Brouwer’s, Burgundian, and Bottleworks, beer juggernauts of Seattle. Trifecta is rarely the same batch to batch and is a playground of malt and hops for all involved. The bottle you hold in your hand is a triple version of our latest iteration of Trifecta featuring Sorachi Ace and Amarillo hops.  Search for the interplay of tangerine, cedar and pine as the hop profile reveals itself to you. Triple IPA’s are, well, big. In every way. Dig into this beer, however, and you will find subtlety and sophistication waiting for you.

ABV: 11.8%            IBU: 100+
Availability: Limited

Midnight Rider


Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, Munich, Chocolate, Carafa 2, and Extra Special malts, White Wheat and Oats and Magnum and Willamette hops,.
ABV: 8.0% 
Availability: Extremely limited

The First Nail

We first brewed this beast to honor the Pine Box boys and their iconic Seattle beer nirvana. We liked it too much to let it go away, so The First Nail returns. An oatmeal stout of epic proportions with brewer's licorice, smoked barley and aged on cinnamon bark. The Nail pounds your palate, challenges your perception of all that you've known of beer and leaves you wanting ... another sip. "A fine beer may be judged with only one sip, but it's better to be thouroughly sure" -VWP.

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, Vienna, Black, Roast, Smoked malts, oats, Magnum and Yakima Golding hops.
ABV: 11.5% 
Availability: Extremely limited

Sour Weisse

Sour Weisse is the 3rd release of the Fremont Fermentation Lab, a project Fremont Brewing created to brew unique small-batch artisan beers. Sour Weiss is touched by lactobacillus through a traditional souring process where we let this naturally occurring bacteria - found on all barley - have free reign of the wort in the kettle overnight before we boil it and ferment with our house yeast. It's like a lactobacillus playground (until we kill them during the boiling process). This all-natural process lowers the pH of the wort giving it a pleasant tartness. We then ferment out any residual sugars with our house yeast so the beer finishes dry and delicious ... just like you :)

Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, Thomas Fawcett Wheat, Acidulated malt, Raw Wheat, Rolled Oats, and Dextrin Malt with Golding hops.
ABV: 4.0% 
Availability: Extremely limited

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We’re always experimenting and concocting. New and unheard of one-off beers flitter around us like moths to our powerful creative flame. Come to the Urban Beer Garden for a taste of our special beers, available only at the brewery. Occasionally, some of these beers are so well-received that they escape the UBG and make it into select pubs, restaurants, and festivals. Keep your eyes peeled and your ears open and you’ll be rewarded.