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Wasatch Alta’s 75th Anniversary Ale

Wasatch Alta’s 75th Anniversary Ale
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
On January 15, 1939 one of the oldest ski resorts in the United States opened. Alta, best known for the it’s low moisture powder and high volumes of annual snowfall has been home to generations of local skiers and a popular destination for powder buffs world wide. To help celebrate Alta’s diamond Jubilee the Utah Brewers Cooperative has created a brand new beer to honor one of Utah’s favorite winter playgrounds. The Alta 75 is a dry-hopped pale ale that delivers a piney, floral and citrus nose with a taste that has a moderate malty base with a big citrusy piny punch.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mora2000 (6155) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2013
Orange with a white head. The aroma has some caramel and grass notes. The flavor is made up of toffee, caramel, nuts and grass. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 24, 2013
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear copper body with a small fizzy white head. Aroma of caramel, nuts, light maple, toffee, toasted grain, and citrus. Flavor of nuts, toasted grain, toffee, caramel, pine, florals, and then finishes with some citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ibrew2or3 (8206) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 28, 2013
12oz bottle pours with a clear coppery amber body that supports a tan head of foam. The mild aroma offers up some sweet malts, a bit of malt roastiness, faint sweet nuttiness and a sense of sweet fruity esters. The taste starts with a modest degree of roasted malts and then picks up some mild nuttiness and spiced apple. Meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BK7 (773) - Turner, Oregon, USA - MAY 14, 2013
On tap at the Salt Lake City Airport location. A solid and hoppy pale ale. Crisp. Grapefruit and caramel. Light bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (5513) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 9, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Thanks Dallas! Pours amber with a decent biege head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and citrus. Taste is malt, caramel, citrus, grain, and pine. Nice APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MikeJslc (778) - USA - MAR 29, 2013
Light copper, clear, large beige heard. Aroma of toasty malt, piney-resiny hops. Flavor features a little crystal malt, some toasty notes, moderate bitterness and piney-citrusy hop flavor. Drinkable and balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2838) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle. Caramel, malty, fruity ale yeast, floral hops. A decent amber ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scottw86 (1167) - Maryland, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Clear color. Malty and hoppy aroma with some grains. Some hay. Good hoppy flavor with some hay and grains. Aftertaste has some citrus with cereal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Itzjerm (2316) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Not a bad brew when you consider it's 4 percent pretty good brew. Malty with light hop. Nice hop aroma clear with a thin head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (8178) - Indiana, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle to snifter (shared with he Mrs.; thanks douglas88). Looks solid; a semi-transparent burnt-orange with thin off-white lacing. Smells of bitter hops and sweet malt. Tastes like it smells, but not as potent, with an average mouthfeel. A decent APA.

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