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Wyld Extra Pale Ale - Uinta Brewing Company

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Wyld Extra Pale AleWyld Extra Pale Ale

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Ratings: 603
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 14.49%
Wants: 5
Gots: 40 | 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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Photo of braican
4/5  rDev +13.6%

braican, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of rowew
2.63/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Presentation: 12 oz short bottle, orange label with a tribal looking log and a USDA Organic logo. Bottled on date is clearly marked, but I don't see an ABV.

Appearance: Clear golden color, nice white head that fades slowly leaving some lacing as it goes.

Smell: Grassy hops, bready malt. Fairly typical APA aromas.

Taste: Hmm - thin, not much flavor .. tastes a bit like a watered down SNPA.

Overall impression: Seems like a lot of organic beers end up tasting thin and watered down - why would that be? This one doesn't have anything blatantly wrong with it, but there certainly isn't much to bring me back either.

rowew, Apr 01, 2009
Photo of ocelot2500
3.03/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a clear orange tinged golden color with a small, white head that leaves little bits of lacing.

Smells of bright citrus hops.

Tastes of the hops upfront with a decent malt backbone. Hops lead off with citrus and grass notes. Not particularly bitter. Malts come in and a little grainy sweetness along with some bread notes. Everything is very light and the beer comes off as a little bland.

Mouthfeel is light with a small amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is a mediocre beer that I would pass on.

ocelot2500, Aug 05, 2012
Photo of RichH55
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

RichH55, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of pokesbeerdude
3.68/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a sixer at Smith's in Vernal, for $9. A little steep if you ask me...no biases going in though.

12 oz stubby.

A: Pale gold/orange color, excellent clarity, about half an inch worth of dense, rocky, white foam. Tons of carbonation floating around in this one. Big gobs of sticky lacing. Excellent.

S: Interesting things going on here, a little pale malt, a few hops, slightly minerally as well. Really light all the way around though. Not a whole lot going on.

T: Light pale malt, a hint of sweetness as well, a little kick of bitter bite at the end, not a whole lot going on. Not offensive, just not a whole lot going on here.

M: Thin and crisp, nice carbonation, slightly dry in the mouth as well. Begs for another sip.

D: Very easy, while not being hugely flavorful, or strong by any means, it does have some nice flavors. Really easy to drink, and makes for a good summer session. I might snag this one again. Not too shabby.

pokesbeerdude, Apr 25, 2009
Photo of kevgod
4/5  rDev +13.6%

kevgod, May 10, 2012
Photo of hopley
4/5  rDev +13.6%

hopley, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of denver10
4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A clear lightish orange golden with a white head that quickly escapes, leaving its remnants around the edge. Bubbles keep coming to the surface. A refreshing aroma of grapefruit and malt mixed with some lemon and grass. Very nice. A sweet, citric flavor to this, very little bitterness at all. Nothing fancy or complex but very nice and enjoyable. Thinner body to this, crisp, with some nice activity from the carbonation. A great sessionable beer here, ideal for the upcoming warm sunny spring and summer days and evening. I will definitely enjoy sitting back throwing a few of these back. Only bought a single this time but will definitely pick up a sixer of this.

denver10, Mar 23, 2012
Photo of ucsbmullet
3/5  rDev -14.8%

ucsbmullet, Aug 08, 2012
Photo of MrMcGibblets
4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

MrMcGibblets, Apr 06, 2012
Photo of JMUbrewz
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

JMUbrewz, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of Dizzy242
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Dizzy242, Nov 25, 2012
Photo of ortie
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

ortie, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of Kubrickx
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Kubrickx, Feb 05, 2013
Photo of Whatup14
2.5/5  rDev -29%

Whatup14, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of sloelco
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

sloelco, Feb 07, 2013
Photo of abex44
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

abex44, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of JoelClark
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of BuckTuckian
3/5  rDev -14.8%

BuckTuckian, Feb 11, 2014
Photo of MaltyGoodness
4.43/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz. bottle thanks to BigJTrucker

Pours a clear golden color with a small white head that thins. Thick lacing on the glass.

Aroma is really fresh and crisp with dominant hop aroma. Has both notes of citrus and pine and is really well blended to create a fantastic smell. A hint of malt even sneaks in here and there.

Crisp malt taste immediately upfront followed by a wave of delicious hop flavor - just as it smells. An aggressive bitterness hits midway and rides through the finish as it finishes quite dry with a lingering hop flavor. Manages to maintain balance.

Medium-light body, creamy texture, well carbonated.

Wow, this is one impressive brew. I could easily drink this all day long, and at 4% ABV, it's completely possible. I am very pleased I had the opportunity to try this.

MaltyGoodness, Aug 16, 2007
Photo of tdmccarthy
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

tdmccarthy, Jul 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

rrski198, Dec 28, 2013
Photo of zrab11
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a golden copper with a small head

S - Bready malt, grapefruit citrus, stone fruit.

T - Strts off with a nice citrus flavor and then ends with a bready maltyness

M - Light bodied and ok carbonation

D- Overall this was an ok APA. Nice a clean but not much else going on.

zrab11, May 29, 2011
Photo of gshackles
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

gshackles, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of ATPete
3.95/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle

Pours a transparent orange brown color with a small white head leaving perfect rings of lacing. Good fresh hoppy nose. Zingy, peppery hop blasts initially with a good solid malt presence, citrus notes round everything out. Very simple, but clean and very well executed. A bit weak on initial body but the mouth feel is coating and the aftertaste is long and hoppy. Definitely a quality beer and probably the best organic ive ever had. Great drinkability, i would recommend to pale ale fans (Extra Pale Ale is a bit much of a stretch, its not extreme by any measure, and at 4%...yea...dont get your hopes up for a monster here), and those who are into the organic thing.

ATPete, Sep 20, 2008
Wyld Extra Pale Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 603 ratings.