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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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India Pale Ale is a style of ale noted for its high hop content. The style of beer received its name in the 19th century when England controlled the country of India. With no refrigeration or pasteurization in those days, the British were challenged to brew a beer that would survive the long, hot trip to India and upon arrival, satisfy the British citizens and thirsty troops stationed there. In discovering that the hop flower is a natural preservative, the British brewed an ale with an abundant amount of hops, and it worked! Hundreds of years later, the style is still the favorite of many a craft brew drinker. Uinta’s Trader is a well balanced version of the traditional India Pale Ale. The beer is dry hopped with a generous amount of Centennial hops that give it a nice floral finish and a citrusy assertiveness without jeopardizing its malt flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niko100 (2009) - Illinois, USA - APR 7, 2011
Nice amber color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of caramel malt, floral hops, & citrus; Flavor of malt, pine hops, some caramel, and citrus (notably grapefruit); Finish is slightly bitter; Overall, not that bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - MAR 6, 2011
bottle from the brewery brewed 6/14/10 consumed 7/28/10. clear orange golden brown with a soft frothy off white head and clingy spots of foam. it smells largely of pine.... also wet wood, citrus (especially orange) and spicy hops. the flavor is quite similar... very dry and a bitterness on the finish. crisp medium body. dry and very refreshing. 6/3/6/4/14/3.3

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Onionkid (366) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - NOV 13, 2010
Bottle. Light orange hue with a white head. Hoppy aroma. Flavor is pretty disappointing. It tastes like they took a good IPA, then watered it down so they could make a larger batch, haha! The slight malts and large hops I was expecting all taste too watery and ruins the beer. The finish is the same - instead of a strong, bitter finish you’re left with a ’blah’ hoppiness. Don’t recommend it for hopheads. 4% alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nickls (1849) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 30, 2010
Bottle. Light, clear copper orange color with a foamy white head that stays well. Caramel and citrus hop notes and some light fruits. Pretty tame on the hop front in terms of the taste, and way too much of a malt balance for me. I mean, I get that it’s not trying to kill the palate, but a bit more is needed. Bit watery. Just OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (9114) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 11, 2010
Copper pour, creamy mostly white head. Aroma of christmas trees, grapefruit peel, honey and unripe stone fruit. Flavor has some up front malty sweetness followed by a light citrus bitterness and a bit or resin. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - JUN 23, 2010
12 oz bottle from a tourist trap in Bryce. Hazed orange-gold with a white head. Orange zest nose, lightly floral. Flavor comes off a tad sweet, but a decent citrusy hop hit on the back end makes up for it, trailed by a light caramel tone. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
unclemattie (4189) - Georgia, USA - MAY 22, 2010
Short 12oz bottle. Pale light orange color, tall foamy white head. Aroma of honey citrus candle. Very floral and citrus dry hopped aroma. Very dry hopped. very floral. Flavor has a bit of a watered doen malt flavor. Very bitter, not much sugar or caramel notes detected. A bit disappointing as far as any flavors go. Finishes very watery and thin. Aroma is very welcoming, just no body or flavor. Boo. 7,5,2,2,10

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beernovice39 (3125) - Montana, USA - FEB 6, 2010
This was very much a let down. Citrus scent is there, a tad bitter but no depth. Very light in the pants.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4690) - Utah, USA - JAN 28, 2010
12oz bottle
Appearance: Clear copper with a nice white head and medium lacing left in the glass
Aroma; Citrus, pine, caramel, biscuit
Taste: pine, citrus, caramel
This is so much better on tap at the brewery than bottled.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2009
12oz bottle acquired in trade with douglas88 (thanks!). Poured a medium to deeper golden color with a large sized off white head. Aromas of floral hops, pine, and some citrus. Tastes of citrus, some floralness, and lighter caramel. Body and tastes on the thinner side.

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