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Wyld Extra Pale Ale - Uinta Brewing Company

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570 Ratings
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Ratings: 570
Reviews: 168
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 14.16%
Wants: 4
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A lighter bodied pale ale, this EPA is aggressively dry hopped to showcase fresh hop flavors and aromas.

29 IBU

(Beer added by: rowew on 04-01-2009)
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Zraly

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

08-29-2013 23:08:59 | More by Zraly
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RoyalT

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev +10.5%

Appearance - This is a light, clear yellowish orange in color with a quick white head.

Smell - The dry-hopping is very apparent at the nose. The hops, nice citrus with a touch of pine, are not big but very fresh and noticeable. I'm sure there's some grain in there but I just can't pick it up through the hops.

Taste - The hops surprisingly carry through to the taste, very unusual for a light dry-hopped APA. The grain makes itself known and it is not bad. It's a bit on the raw side but pleasant.

Mouthfeel - This is light-bodied with decent carbonation and a bitter finish.

Drinkability - The light body and fresh but not overpowering hops make this a very drinkable ale.

05-24-2012 03:25:15 | More by RoyalT
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Bitzer

Virginia

3.56/5  rDev +0.8%

08-24-2014 00:45:41 | More by Bitzer
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Wanderer4beer

Utah

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

03-19-2014 15:34:51 | More by Wanderer4beer
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csmartin6

New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

02-10-2013 00:15:39 | More by csmartin6
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BeerIsland

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13.3%

I had this on tap in Ogden last night at a local restaurant on 25th St. After I orderded it, the barmaid said she'd bring out a twenty-five cent appetizer as their license required a food purchase. Silly me! After a week on the ground, you'd have thought I'd get the hang of drinking in Utah. So a little bowl of home cut potato chips appeared and they were very, very good! The Wyld showed up in a very generous Pilsner glass (for $3.50) and looked quite fine. A big frothy head floated over the bright gold ale and an aroma of malt exuded forth. The Wyld is a tasty, well balanced brew with a decent amount of flavor and a refreshing effect. I think this is the current #2 beer on the Utah trek and I'll likely get another. A very drinkable item!

07-31-2010 13:59:15 | More by BeerIsland
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Billolick

New York

3.58/5  rDev +1.4%

12 ounce bottle. Bottled on dating..well done
(5-24-11)

Pours hazed and dull light yellowy amber, off white head, shows moderate stayage, then leaves a decent looking fine collar, low sheeting and bits of lace.

Malty and floral nose.

Notes of caramel malts, flowery hops, with a dry finish.

Nothing special, just a decently hopped and smooth drinking pale ale. Respectable and servicable sessioner.

08-03-2011 02:38:52 | More by Billolick
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bsp77

Minnesota

3.65/5  rDev +3.4%

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Nonic Imperial Pint. Bottled on July 29, 2011.

Appearance: Slightly hazy pale gold with thin creamy head and faint lacing.

Smell: Spicy floral aroma with some sweet citrus.

Taste: Bready and grainy malts upfront, with light notes of grapefruit, orange, lemon and herbs. Light bitterness.

Feel: Moderate carbonation, light but firm body with a dry finish. Feels like an English Bitter.

Overall: Nice, subtle cross between an APA and an English Bitter. Very mild, but balanced and refreshing.

07-30-2011 21:15:47 | More by bsp77
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ccurrid

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15%

06-13-2014 03:36:41 | More by ccurrid
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jondeelee

Massachusetts

3.68/5  rDev +4.2%

Wyld opens to an aggressively hoppy nose that would more befit a solid IPA than an extra pale ale: dandelion stem, pine resin, and eucalyptus mix with slightly lesser notes of grapefruit rind and rosewater. The hop aromas do fade rather quickly as the bottle is left open, revealing a sweet base, with lovely apricot, orange, berry, and cherry fruit esters, touches of brown sugar, and bits of light toast, hay, and biscuit adding bready notes. As a whole, the nose is admittedly light, but very enticing, featuring an excellent selection of hop and malt aromas, the balance between bitter and sweet finely tuned, and all of it not at all matching up with what is apparently a 4% ABV beverage, which usually begets weak, watery notes. Only strength of aromas prevents this from higher scores.

On the tongue, the beer opens with a bready, grainy note, heavy on whole wheat bread, Grape Nuts cereal, toast, biscuit, and hay. Hops come next, adding small layers of pine resin, grapefruit rind, and lemon, which grow over the course of the mouthful as the sugars die off. There are a fair bit of sugars in here too, including berry, apricot, and light orange fruit esters, as well as brown sugar. The aftertaste is a combination of, mainly, hops and breads, with some sugars left over, and fades with relative quickness. Mouthfeel is medium-light, and carbonation is medium to medium-high, burning the tongue and soft palate and causing the beer to fizz up in the mouth.

Overall, this is decent beer; it’s just too bad the flavor couldn’t quite match up with the excellent aromas, since on the tongue the beer is far lighter and less sweet and hoppy than the nose hinted at. Still, for an incredibly low ABV (Wyld is only .7% ABV higher than Anchor’s Small Beer), this still manages some decent flavors, and would make for good beach fare.

01-16-2013 18:31:17 | More by jondeelee
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juicebox

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

05-12-2013 22:53:58 | More by juicebox
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.78/5  rDev +7.1%

A 12oz bottle with a bottled-on date of May 18th 2012. Purchased recently at the GBBF in London. The label mentions that this brew is organic.

Poured into a Sam Smith's pint glass. Bottle conditioned. A bright golden hue with slight haze and medium carbonation. Yields a large head of white foam that lasts for a few minutes before reducing to a thin surface layer. Aroma of sweet, grainy malt with notes of grapefruit, citrus, mild pine and faint grassiness. A hint of caramel and subtle earthy yeast in the background.

Tastes of light caramel malt with a crisp bitter finish. Notes of grapefruit, citrus and pine resin, along with dry, earthy yeast and biscuity grain. Slightly sweet. A well-judged bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is dry and tingly, with a spicy quality on the tongue. Reasonable body for the style. Mildly astringent; leaves an aftertaste of aromatic hops and malt.

Nice - not quite SNPA but a very drinkable pale ale. Well balanced; the malt is light and sweet while the aromatic hops come through nicely. The bitterness is restrained but appropriate. Great for a hot day - I'd certainly have one again. Too bad Uinta brews aren't found much near me. Worth sampling if you see it.

08-24-2012 22:00:52 | More by jazzyjeff13
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-30-2013 10:55:43 | More by Cynic-ale
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GOBLIN

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

04-02-2014 17:39:22 | More by GOBLIN
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

08-04-2013 14:57:00 | More by doremite
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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +10.5%

Poured into becker pint glass; clear yellow-orange with a thin white fizzy head that sticks as a disc of foam with some small lacing. Smells of pale malt with some light crisp grassy hops, very appetizing and clean. Taste is delicious; clean bready malt with a perfect crisp slight hop finish. Tasty beer, and sessionable as hell at 4%.

07-31-2013 01:11:44 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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b2hogan

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

01-08-2013 01:34:29 | More by b2hogan
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Jeffwildcat

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

03-28-2014 00:07:20 | More by Jeffwildcat
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

04-29-2012 23:53:26 | More by richkrull
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

03-27-2014 19:40:09 | More by LXIXME
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

07-16-2014 22:00:38 | More by acurtis
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ste5venla

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

06-20-2013 19:10:53 | More by ste5venla
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +13.3%

08-03-2013 22:19:11 | More by dcbeers
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NJpadreFan

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Four + Brewing Co.- Wild Fire

Thanks to Wasatch for this 1.

A- Orange/ copper brown with a small 2 ring lacing head.
S- Light sweet caramel malt with a touch of fruit and hops.
T- Caramel malt with a dose of lemon, grapefruit, and orange. A touch of hop pellets in the end.
M- Sweet and crisp with a oily hop finish.

Overall- Crisp and thirst quenching. Too easy to drink.

11-21-2007 22:20:08 | More by NJpadreFan
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BrewMaven

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-07-2013 00:08:26 | More by BrewMaven
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Wyld Extra Pale Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
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