keithk (18) - brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 14, 2009
1.7 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
UPDATED: OCT 1, 2009 tap. Fresh and citrussy taste that turns to earthy aftertaste. Almost no aroma.
beerbill (3248) - Laurel, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2008
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Daves Bellport Beer and Cold Soda. The name, according to the distributor, is Uinta Trader IPA. Pours a hazy medium-dark gold with a moderate linen white head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left partial lace. Pleasant aroma of grapefruit and pine. The flavor is more tilted towards pine and is mild for an IPA. There is not much of a malt backbone either, although frankly, not much of a backbone is needed because of the mild nature of this beer. The finish is bitter, but again restrained. Needs more oomph.
nearbeer (3373) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 30, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2008 12 oz, bottled 05/30/08. Clear, light amber with an enduring ring of cream that leaves some spotty lace behind. Aromas of caramel, citrus and tea leaf. Flavors of caramel and tea leaf are balanced well by a finish of resin and grapefruit. Light body is tingly and dry. Great session ale.
pinkzambia (1388) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 17, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap: Dark gold with an off-white head. The aroma is kind a dry hop thing mixed with weeds. It has an earthy flavor with a little Vicks VapoRub tossed into the aftertaste. It has a good solid feel and is an ok IPA.
Beaver (1199) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 10, 2008
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz bottle, bottled on 4/14/08. Pours a clear golden orange with a large fluffy white head that retains well and laces the glass a little.
The aroma is peppery, grassy hops with a little mint.
The flavor is some corny malts and vegetables with a decent slightly minty bitterness. The mouthfeel is light bodied and watery.
Overall, an OK IPA.
mcc5468 (120) - USA - AUG 3, 2008
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Golden, hazy pour. Light head. Moderate hop aroma, leans toward pine. Taste is more of the same, moderate pine taste. More carbonation thann I would like. As with most Utah beers, this one was weak in alcohol especially for the style. Just okay.
robbmotiwalla (56) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUN 28, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
dry and crisp with floral and pine taste. not too much flavor, almost watery. could hardly call an IPA with 4% abv an IPA. but whatever. worth a a try for something different. doesn’t stand out though
waolsen (1333) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - JUN 12, 2008
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle. copper pour. highly carbonated. foamy head. lacing. dry hops, citrus, light sweetness in aroma. light. easy drinking. dry hops, earthiness, very light citrus and a malt backing that lacks much definition. too much carbonation.
mikey (503) - farmington, Utah, USA - APR 30, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured a golden/safron color with two fingers of white pillowy head. The nose had really nice floral notes with solid citric presence. The tastes starts with a strong tingling of centeniel hops. Sprucey and slightly zesty. Roasted malt comes in beneth but definitely takes backseat to the hops. The finish is clean and dry. At 4.0 ABV it’s very drinkable and a great summer session beer.
SSSteve (3630) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 13, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
labeled "trader ipa". pours a clear orange with a small frothy head. light hoppy notes of citrus and flowers in aroma. flavor is lightly hopped and citrusy with lots of bready spiced malts. light bodied. i think the commercial description is quite accurate.