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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Brewed in celebration of Uinta’s 21st birthday, this unfiltered sour farmhouse ale showcases a mix of of underlying spices, zest and moderate tartness. Birthday suit is crisp, refreshing and lets it all hang out with a citrusy sourness that is worth celebrating.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NachlamSie (2923) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 1, 2014
750 form Rite Aid, bottled on March 24, 2014. That was a really rapid trip to the shelf. The pour is a cloudy yellow with a fizzy white head. The aroma is great and I have a good feeling about this one. It’s wild, cheesy with tartness like lemons and a subtle backdrop of earthy hops. The palate is a little spritzy and dry. I like a lot of what is going on here in the flavor: subtle earth and wood suggestions, aggressive citrus and vinegar flavors. But the sourness is very sharp and flirts with being chalky or like straight acid even at around 50 degrees. But it improves the warmer it gets and at close to room temperature it’s nice. I do still enjoy the aroma more.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (2891) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Hazy orange with a thin head. The aroma has a bit of wood, lots of fruit and a hint of spice. The flavor is fruity sour with some of the wood and spice coming through. Light bodied and very refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (1000) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - APR 5, 2015
Slightly cloudy gold with 5mm of tan head. Aroma is tart lychee, raspberry, some blueberry, touch of pineapple and pear juice, bit of candied cherry. Body is medium-light, watery-oily, slightly starchy, moderate carbonation, moderate-strong burn. Flavor is quite tart ,slightly orange-lychee juice, bit of lemon. Crisp and clean tart-fruity beer. Less yeastiness than I would expect, maybe a slight bit of dry/hard cheese. Very good, quaffable sour ale!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (5527) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Hazy dark gold color with a small, white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus, lacto, earth, wheat, and toast. Taste of citrus, earth, wheat, lemon, tart lacto finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (1165) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle to goblet Lemon, peach, bisciut. Clear yelliw, whispy head. Lemon, bubble gum, pepper, a touch of funk.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndyReynolds (1040) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Bottle. This beer is really unique. The aroma comes is a bit apple juice with a nice malt backbone. When it hits the palate, bam!, smacked with sour. Man, then it gets complicated. Taste saves this beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (6403) - Indiana, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle to snifter (shared with the Mrs.). Looks good; a cloudy apricot with white head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells tart and citrusy with a bit of biscuit as well. Tastes like it smells with a pleasantly tart semi-dry mouthfeel. Enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (9191) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Pours a hazy orange color with a medium bone white head that dissipates steadily to a film. Strings of lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of mildly funky fruit, spices and malt. Medium body with flavors of tart citrus, funky yeast and biscuit malt, as well as some mild spice in the background. The finish is funky citrus and herbal yeast. Pretty good all around.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GranvilleTim (1776) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Cloudy yellow pour/ very bubbly with a quickly disappearing white head. Aroma is citrusy and sour. Taste is sour upfront, dry mouth feel, citrus left in the finish. Refreshing, palette cleansing. Little tart. Nice sour taste with each sip.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ClarkVV (4086) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 12, 2015
2014 750mL bottle drunk 2/9/15
Clear burnished-gold body is topped by a small, neatly retained off-white head.
Strong notes of acetic acid and light red fruits dot the nose, while there is a bit of musty/horsey character as well. What it dosent have is any brett tartness or real prominent funk. Strength is medium with no alcohol noted.
A shot of acetic acid up front starts things off promisingly, but it quickly is washed away by an exceedingly thin texture resulting in a finish that is somewhat bland and decidedly off-putting. My friend said "wet dog" and it’s not far from that. Certainly not pleasant, though it’s not overly offensive either. Don’t think they got the intended result here, not really sure what this strange flavor is, it’s not actually the horseblanket you associate with brett and there is no bright sourness that you’d associate with lacto/pedio. Weird. Poured the rest of ’er down the drain.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38288) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2015

Bottle 750ml. @ RBESG 14 Grand Tasting at Moncada Brewery, Unit 1 Middle Row, Kensal Town, Greater London, England W10 5AT.

[ As Uinta Crooked Line Birthday Suit: 21st Anniversary ].
Unclear medium yellow color with a small, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, light moderate hoppy, moderate yeasty, tart fruit, zest. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light to moderate acidic with a long duration, zest, pale malt, wine - grapes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140809]


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