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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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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!


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
golubj (1377) - San Mateo, California, USA - JUL 30, 2007
Bottle. Lots and lots of head in the pour. Aroma of some earthy malt and citrus hops. Flavor is similar. Well balanced APA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewDad (4772) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 20, 2007
Great Utah Beer Run – Summer 2007
On Tap – Golden in color with a thin head. This had a great flavor and a nice finish. This is there flagship beer it has some great malt and hops qualities. This is a decent drinking beer. Light and crisp.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11071) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2007
on tap-pours a light tan head and amber color. Aroma is mild citrus hops, medium malt. Taste is citrus hops, medium malt. OK carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HopheadHans (804) - Bay Area, California, USA - MAY 19, 2007
Tap/Bottle. Considering that they are gagged by this stupid 3.2% crap they did a good job. Nice aromas of grapefruit and hops. Flavor has a nice hoppy bitterness but also some malts and fruit. The go to beer for me in Utah together with the Polygamy porter.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
robochan (1) - Utah, USA - MAY 15, 2007 does not count
Very approachable pale ale. Great copper/amber pour. Good contrast of malt and hops that’ll keep you interested through the beginning of the night. Gets fruitier the deeper you get. To scottyw, from Palm Beach, Florida. They didn’t sneak a 4% ABV beer into Utah. Utah’s limit is set by weight and not volume. The limit is 3.2% Alcohol by Weight (ABW)... which makes this beer 4% alcohol by volume and legal to sell everywhere in Utah. It’s what you get when non-drinkers make laws for those who do, I guess.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scottyw (46) - Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA - MAR 8, 2007
Nothing really special, except somehow they sneak a 4% ABV beer into Utah. Nice appearance, decent aroma including light hops and slight citrus (grapefruit). I would call this a "light pale ale."

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SamIAm1971 (2) - USA - FEB 27, 2007 does not count
A nice bitter roasted flavor with a mildly fruity finish. A nice accompaniment to blackened fish or chicken dishes. Reminds me of Red Hook ESB.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madcow75 (426) - Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 22, 2007
Tap at Brian Head while snowboarding. Pours a deep copper color with a medium off white head. Aroma of malts, sweet malt, caramel, some citrus hops. Taste of some citrus, dark fruits, reminded me of an amber with some hop bite at the end. It was enjoyable and warming.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KingpinIPA (841) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2006
On Tap, in a bar, at the Salt Lake City Airport(Oct. 9th,2006). Amber color. Smell of malt, hops, hints of citrus, flowers and some caramel. Tastes of hops, orange peal, bread, malt, caramel and a nice, long lasting bitterness at the end.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
markemiley (1) - USA - DEC 20, 2006 does not count
This beer not only embodies what a great session beer should be, it captures the essence of a great English Bitter. Stylistic or not, this beer is incredibly approachable and one that balances a great malt profile with carefully orchestrated hops. Congratulations to Unita for creating such a great beer under Utah brewing limitations.


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