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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
The Cutthroat Trout is the state fish of Utah and believed to be named after Cutthroat Pale Ale, Utah’s most popular craft brewed beer. (Ok, it is the other way around.) Uinta’s flagship beer, Cutthroat Pale Ale is a traditional Northwest American Style Pale Ale. The Cutthroat trout is a species of freshwater fish native to western North America, and more specifically to the Great Basin and Rocky Mountain regions. The Bonneville Cutthroat trout is a subspecies, native to Utah and named after Lake Bonneville, a prehistoric pluvial lake that covered much of present day Utah. The Great Salt Lake and Utah Lake are two remnants of Lake Bonneville. Today, Cutthroat trout is the game fish of the west and Cutthroat Pale Ale the catch of the day!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Trainedpalate (14) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 31, 2016
What can I say, I love draft beer. On a short layover in Salt Lake City I ordered a Cutthroat. Keep in mind that Utah has session laws that prohibit tap beer from being over 4% alcohol. In the Pacific Northwest, or anywhere else for that matter, this would possibly be considered a light, watery beer. That being considered, I was pleasantly impressed with the overall fullness of this beer. It had the maltiness and mouthfeel of a solid micro beer. I ended up tasting a few other beers made in Utah and was impressed by how balanced most of them were considering the lower alcohol. Anyone could craft a decent 6-7% beer. Making a decent one under 4% is impressive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (6174) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2016
On draft at Spacebar. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Bready aroma. Flavors of toast. Crisp finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
obguthr (5644) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAR 26, 2016
Tea and boiled carrots nose. Clear copper, thin yellow head, good lacing. Tea with marigold accents, somewhat metallic. Medium body, easy carbonation. Old school, floral.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
GenDV138 (5976) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 24, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Clear golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of floral, citrus, soap. Tastes of citrus, toast, biscuit, lots of soapy notes. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Patrickctenchi (6024) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 22, 2016
Bottle: Clear, dark amber with a foamy beige head. Light caramel, bread-heel scent. Taste is a bit watery, caramel malt, bready ...... Very light......just ok, not memorable. No discernible trout flavor or aroma.......sorry, just had to.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
crossovert (11345) - Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2016
355ml can. This is now just called pale ale i believe, feel free to move the rating. It is diacetyl-ridden. Comes off way more as a toffee like bitter or somethign like that than a pale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
thegreenrooster (4001) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 16, 2016
Pour is a dark brown with a large white head. Aroma is a mild sweet malt with almost no hop presence. Flavor is pretty much all malt with again no hops showing up at all. This was way too light all around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (5857) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - FEB 28, 2016
The beer pours reddish bronze with a beige head. The aroma has earthy hops, toasted malt, pine and a bit of berries. It has a fairly light crisp body with mild semi sharp carbonation. The taste starts with dry woodiness, pine, crackers and mild fruit. The finish is quite dry and has lots of dried grass. Good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (16977) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 28, 2016
Klare kräftig goldene Farbe, geringe weiße Schaumkrone. Geruch mild hopfig, getreidig. Geschmack mild hopfig, getreidig, kaum bitter, uninteressant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beertholomeus (1703) - California, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Pours a golden amber color with a cream colored head. Biscuit, caramel, pine and light hop aroma. Caramel, pine, toffee, light citrusy hop and biscuit flavors. Thin body and average carbonation. Caramel and biscuit finish. A bit thin and watery but not bad.

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