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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This full-flavored amber lager delivers a complex, toasted malt body and noble hop character. Honey and caramel undercurrents. Vanilla accents. Malty with light and hoppy notes. Finishes dry. Yard Sale pairs well with earthy mushroom bisque, grilled lamb or pork, and even mussels and clams.
STORY
"Yard Sale" is skier slang for when a skier falls down on a slope and loses his gear which ends up scattered down the mountain.

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3.2
jsquire (4599) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2016
Light amber color with a fluffy off white head that left sheets of lacing on the glass. Light grain and honey nose. Some sour dough bread notes with caramel and honey sweetness and a bit of earthy bitterness in the finish.

3.1
mpbro (132) - Stanford, California, USA - FEB 1, 2003
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2003 (24Feb2003--re-rate) Much improved. Same positive comments on the flavor. More reasonable head and persistent effervescence this time. Still not outstanding, but not bad. (31Jan2003--12oz.bottle) first selection from my "beer of the month". The quintessential "average beer"; not much going on, but without major faults. Pours with an enormous (slightly distressing) rocky head, light amber in color, spongy, slowly receding, lacy. Beer has a deep amber color. Very light aroma; little to no hop presence, dominant crystal/chocolate malt. Effectively no real malt presence in the palate, except for a touch of the chocolate/crytal malts, fairly sweet, little to no bitterness. Despite the huge, rocky head, there is little real effervescence, giving the beer has a relatively thin mouthfeel. Utah brewers are hamstrung by the max 4% ABV limitation, but they nontheless usually try commendably to produce real beer.

3.1
pjk33 (390) - Sligo - Curllsville Heights, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 14, 2005
Bottle. No clue who sent me this... maybe I bought it. Pours a cloudy amber with a medium head and a little bit of lacing. Looks rather boring. Toasty, malty nose with slight hop, but not much. Flavor gets much better with 2nd and 3rd drink. Nice and biting with a dry finish. This is a good and crisp beer that I believe fits the style well and is a fine brew. Body is of course light, but nice brisk carbonation. Good stuff.

3.1
DrnkMcDermott (3136) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - APR 18, 2008
Another hookup from douglas88, 12 oz. bottle, bottled 11/7/07. Pours nice amber, with a brief head. Clean malt smell is just starting to show some papery oxidation around the edges. Still shows a nice, amber malty taste, like a good lawnmower/bowling alley beer. Sticky texture, a bit nutty and bready, with a calm, assured noble hop background. Another example of how to make a decent lower-alcohol beer.

3.1
dwyerpg (6410) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 29, 2010
My thoughts on this one is that this is just another okay amber. Malty and I guess true to style, just not that tasty to me.

3.1
garmonbozia (450) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Deer Valley Resort. Bottle. Nice reddish color with smell of sweetness to it. Malt was there along with some dried fruity taste. Not much of head retention. Thin mouthfeel. Not bad, but not great either

3.1
jcos (1855) - Maryland, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Location/Date:Bottle on January 24th, 2013.

Appearance: Pours a caramel clear.
  Aroma: Aroma of caramel, bread, sweet.
  Taste: Bready malt, light caramel.
    Palate:Light body.

Summary: An okay vienna, tends to have some of the characteristics I dislike in some poor lagers. not what I expect when opening up a Uinta made beer.

3.1
Finhead (1814) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JAN 21, 2014
Clear, amber pour wit a frothy, off-white head. The aroma has milk chocolate, caramel, and mild vanilla. It has a light body with somewhat thin texture and average carbonation. The taste is sweet with quick finish.

3.1
emacgee (4705) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Clean and soft copper amber pour with two fingers of sticky dirty white head. Nose is grainy and bready with toasted malt and earthy notes. A light grassy quality and touch of sweetness show as well. Dry on the finish. Bready and toasty innocuous malt profile with a light hop character showing. Somewhat vegetal character.

3.1
kraddel (8878) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 15, 2015
Pours clear blonde . Smell is sweet, bit chemical malts . Taste is bitter , chemically sweet . Lager-typical, but a bit week .


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