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Uinta Crooked Line Birthday Suit: 19th Anniversary

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This bottled conditioned Sour Cherry Ale pours a deep pink hue with a delicate lavender tinted head. Birthday Suit has a moderate body with a sparkling mouth feel and finishes clean. This soured golden ale, which was matured on cherries, delivers distinct tartness balanced by subtle sweetness. Birthday Suit Sour Cherry Ale has an ABV of 5.7%.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (1747) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle (03/20/12) at Eulogy. Cloudy orange-red pour with some slight foam on top. Has the strong taste of sour cherries. Feels quite a bit musty (not necessarily a bad thing) as if dust and cobwebs are included. Mandarin orange slices. Thankfully much more sour than sweet. Not overly complex but feels refreshingly honest and unfiltered.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 22, 2014
2012: pretty sad example of a sour. lightly tart, and would make an OK fruit beer, but there’s little of the classic acidity or oak, or layers. not bad, but quite boring.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (8688) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 5, 2014
This beer pours a clear reddish-brown color with a medium off-white head that diminishes steadily. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of cherry, butterscotch and spice. Light to medium body with flavors of tart cherries, earthy yeast and malt. The finish is moderately sour with a cherry and berry aftertaste. Decent overall.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
gnomungus (84) - - JUN 30, 2014
Veeeery sour. Like, so sour it occludes the actual cherry flavor. A bit of a disappointment.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Salmoniform (1018) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Poured from bottle to snifter. Hazy straw hue with fizzy white head. Aroma is earthy Brett, straw, lactic, pie cherries, white peppercorn. Mouthfeel is nice with medium light body and high carbonation. Taste is wheat sweetness initially with a tart sourness throughout. Overall this is a nice farmhouse brew.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
shoutman (3) - Livingston, Montana, USA - MAR 20, 2014 does not count
this is an incredible sour cherry, drinks like some of the best belgian sours, effervescent with a dry finish, plenty of cherry in the nose and the body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (9012) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2014
750 mL bottle from State Line Liquors, bottled 3/20/12. Pours a clear red color with a large frothy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of tart cherries, earth, citrus, mild vegetal notes. The taste is intense tart cherries, caramel, citrus, some peppery spice. Medium bodied, lingering tartness, high carbonation, nicely sour. Nice beer.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
harrymel (1503) - Spokane, Washington, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Bottled 05MAR13 ABV 7.4% Dark brown with cherry hues, a loose, scattered light tan foam. Smells of wood, vanilla, some sweet cream - nothing like a wild of any kind... Flavor is tart, acetic, metallic, some oak, mostly tart metal here -poor showing. Medium bodied with loose, moderate carb and a dry finish. A really disappointing offering.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (6983) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle at WTWBA. Hazy orange pour with a big white head. Tart and pretty puckering - good beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (6174) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - JUL 23, 2013
750mL shared by jaxbeerhonk during CBC 2013. Thanks bro! Cherry, tart, funk, and some maltiness. A little thin maybe, but I don’t see all the hate up in this bitch (maybe a few too deep when I had this?)


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