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Wyld Extra Pale Ale - Uinta Brewing Company

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597 Ratings
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Ratings: 597
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 14.49%
Wants: 5
Gots: 39 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

kizyle, Aug 06, 2012
Photo of enelson
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

enelson, Aug 05, 2012
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 Ryan011235
3.65/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured into an E&J Cask & Cream glass on 8/1/12

Bottled on: 05/18/12

Pale golden yellow; mostly clear. Fizzy head rises to one finger and dissipates moderately. Thin layer of retention. Droopy rings of lace.

I really like the aroma; clean hop goodness abounds. Notes of tangerine, peach and orange. Grassy overtones. The malt offset is very subtle with a notion of dry cracker. Impressive.

The taste ain't too bad either. The hops lack some of the juicy vibrancy of the aroma, but there is a fair amount of crackle regardless. Very grassy with moderate bitterness a la citrus zest. The malt bill is clean with toasted grains. Dry, dry, dry.

The feel overall is fine for an extra pale ale / IPA light / what have you. That said, the crisp, light body has a thin feel at times, a characteristic of which the vigorous carbonation takes advantage.

Overall impression - I get the impression the folks at Uinta know a thing or two about how to get the most out of hops. At two and a half months old, Wyld is an easy recommendation. I can't begin to imagine how good this would be fresh.

Ryan011235, Aug 02, 2012
Photo of PEIhop
4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

PEIhop, Aug 01, 2012
Photo of jacobdensford
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

jacobdensford, Jul 28, 2012
Photo of WDJersey
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

WDJersey, Jul 27, 2012
Photo of Sjorge3442
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Sjorge3442, Jul 26, 2012
Photo of CoryR
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

CoryR, Jul 22, 2012
Photo of BucannonXC5
4.08/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sublime Ale House in San Marcos, Calif., on July 14, 2012. Draft into pint glass. Golden honey orange color. One finger of head when I got it that slowly dissipated. Light white lacing with good retention all around.

Smelled a potent whiff of citrus hops, mainly grapefruit and lemon. Lots of bitter notes, but refreshing, making me want to try it.

Got a sharp taste of citrus bitter hops up front, giving way to a refreshingly clean finish. Grapefuit, tangerine, orange and lemon led the way. Very bitter overall. Seems a lot stronger than 4 percent.

Light body. Thin texture. Average-to-below average carbonation. Bitter, abrupt finish. Clean, crisp and refreshing.

Just a great beer for the summer. Another good beer from Uinta.

BucannonXC5, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of BikeChef
4.18/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This has become my new favorite session beer. At 4%, it might be the lowest abv craft ale out there.

Light copper color, nice hoppy nose. Good hop flavor (Citra?), light-bodied as to be expected... malts show up in the finish.

This beer absolutely delivers on its "Extra" Pale Ale style.

BikeChef, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of BillyTWilliams
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

BillyTWilliams, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of bumchilly25
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

bumchilly25, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of gleemonger
4.5/5  rDev +27.8%

gleemonger, Jun 22, 2012
Photo of Brad007
3.18/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Color is a cross between pale and gold with a decent head into my glass. This beer also came out of the Ryan & Casey pre-mixed sixer.

Ok. I realize this comes from Utah and is only 4%. Still, there's something inviting about the malt.

Clean, buttery bread essence with just a touch of hops. A bit watery?

Very light on the mouthfeel. Kind of boring if you ask me.

Gotta give them credit. It's not easy to make something drinkable at 4%. Still, it goes down good on a hot evening.

Brad007, Jun 18, 2012
Photo of eskimo21r
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

eskimo21r, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of barleywinefiend
3.38/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Poured a yellowish, light golden color with good carbonation leavign a nice medium white cap, some bubbles and lacing is present after aminute or two

S: Nose is lighter pine notes with citrus and tropical fruits; melons, apricots and lemon zest

T: Not exactly sure what happened between the nose and taste here but the nose leads me to believe this beer was going to pack a little more punch in the flavor department. However, this beer is not bad. It starts out with a Pale malt, light biscuit with a very light citrus and pine note, melon as well

M: This beer is 4% ABV an danyone who drinks this should first examine that this is a sessionable Pale Ale versus a West Coast hopped out Pale. The mouthfeel is plain, light with some light hop bite and sweetness. Well carbonated and lightly refreshing

O: Not a bad beer but they should consider taking the "Extra" out of the name renaming it "Session Pale Ale"

barleywinefiend, Jun 08, 2012
Photo of amachination
1/5  rDev -71.6%

amachination, Jun 06, 2012
Photo of DonFrap
2/5  rDev -43.2%

DonFrap, May 29, 2012
Photo of
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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, May 28, 2012
Photo of Goldfishman
3/5  rDev -14.8%

Goldfishman, May 26, 2012
Photo of vkv822
2.65/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12oz : tulip snifter.
bottled: 03/16/12

Fairly clear, golden-yellow. Foamy white head, average retention, nice lacing.

Light bouquet of citric, floral and pine hops.

Citric floral hops, bready, biscuit finish.

Medium light body with average prickly carbonation. Finishes a bit watery.

Fairly average overall, and just a bit disappointing/unimpressive.

vkv822, May 24, 2012
Photo of RoyalT
3.9/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

RoyalT, May 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a slightly hazy orange amber with a medium slowly dissipating white head, some light lacing. Aroma and taste of citrus floral hops, biscuit a malt and some grassy notes. Palate is a medium body with moderate carbonation. Finishes with some biscuit malt , and some citrus and floral hops. Flavor seems a bit light for the style. Overall an ok brew

Samp01, May 23, 2012
Photo of sweemzander
2.88/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz. bottle poured into a nonic.

(A)- Pours a pale orange color. Produced a small white head of froth, Minimal lace.

(S)- A nice drying pine needle and a subtle yeasty lemon and orange citrus.

(T)- Some lemon and orange citrus with caramel malt. Some pine shows up, but quickly flows into a heavy yeast spiciness.

(M)- A good carbonation level. The balance is fair, but kind of strange with that heavy yeast bit in there.

(D)- Not bad, but perhaps a tad disjointed.

sweemzander, May 19, 2012
Wyld Extra Pale Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 597 ratings.