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RATINGS: 802   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Formerly known as Hop Notch. Wonderful complex flavos, like no other, simply a great tasting IPA. Itís balanced, strong malt backbone, citrusy nose, with hints of pine and grass.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pras (465) - Maryland, USA - SEP 22, 2012
Dark amber color, two fingers of head. Nose is full of citrus (lemon and grapefruit) and resinous hops. Flavor is more of the same. Hop punch in the face full of grapefruit and astringent bitterness. Finishes nice and dry. A nice IPA and my first beer from this brewery.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1829) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2012
Pint at Fountainheads. Pours amber with a lacy, cream-colored head. Aroma of citrusy and floral hops, caramel malts, and a little spiciness. Flavor the same, with enough hops to make me feel like itís an IPA. Smooth texture. A pretty good beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nathan30533 (605) - Dahlonega, Georgia, USA - SEP 20, 2012
What a wonderful IPA. After the pour you get a little bit of a head and a good golden color. The aroma is of sweet, sweet hops and the taste follow suit. Little lacing but mighty enjoyable IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tejas (872) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 19, 2012
What a nice IPA here. Floral hops which are really evident as this guy is fresh. Bottled on 6-25-12. And balanced to boot. Really a super easy drinker for 7.3%. Iíd like to try other beers from Uinta based on their IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (3950) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 19, 2012
Location: 12 oz bottle from Buy Rite, 9/19/12

Aroma: The nose has a floral and citrus/fruity hop bouquet with some pine notes as well
Appearance: Pours a mostly clear orange color with a white head and some coating, drippy lace
Flavor: The taste is lightly sweet (citrus notes) and medium-plus bitter (mostly floral and pine hops)
Palate: The body is medium, it has a clean feel to it, a soft carbonation, and a slick, dry finish
Overall Impression: I found this one to be a very solid IPA. It really works quite well, and hit on all the marks I was looking for. This is certainly a more then solid beer, but it falls a little short of world-class. Still, this is a top (or hop, if you will) notch offering.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bbbeer (586) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 18, 2012
Hazy orange, bubbles and particulate matter, medium off-white head which lingers in subdued form. Very nice aroma of citrus hops, bit of pine, faint sweet malt. Medium body. Flavor is refreshing and bitter grapefruit hops, smoothed out by the malt in the background. Long bitter finish. Excellent IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hbchrist (64) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 15, 2012
For me, the aroma was the weakest element, as I could barely smell anything at all. The color was a tawny gold, with a nice head and great lacing. The bitterness of the hops is almost overwhelming, and it camps out on your palate for a good long while. A strong flavor that would go very well with strong cheese, well done meat, or eggs. Yes, I said eggs.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3152) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 13, 2012
Pours mostly clear medium gold with a fluffy, long lasting white head. Light citrus hop aroma. The flavor is bitter with a good deal of malt sweetness with it. Follows along the make up of many IIPAs in that respect.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
That1Guy (1939) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - SEP 13, 2012
12 oz bottle packaged on 08/24/2012. Pours a dark amber with a small, white head. Fruity aroma with a bit of pine, and a hint of metal. Flavor is similar, light on the tongue, but the same metallic off flavor.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maxwelldeux (3681) - Everett, Washington, USA - SEP 11, 2012
Bottle. Pours a lighter amber color with a moderate white head. Really intense bitter hoppy aroma to this beer that is awesome for an IPA lover like myself. Decent level of that same bitterness to the brew, but itís balanced well to not be overwhelming. Very interesting...


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