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Wyld Extra Pale Ale - Uinta Brewing Company

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619 Ratings
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Ratings: 619
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 14.2%
Wants: 5
Gots: 45 | 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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2.56/5  rDev -27.3%

IreRican, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of ATLbeerDog
2.6/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

From a brown 12 ounce bottle - Pours a slightly cloudy orange/yellow color. Smells sweet and hoppy. Below average carbonation. First sip is all grassy hops but is certainly missing a needed stronger malt backbone. Reminds me of terrapin's hop shortage ale.

ATLbeerDog, Oct 11, 2008
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 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 IronCitySteve
2.68/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: Pours a hazy light orange color with some amber hues. Provides a loose off-white foam head with moderate retention. Provides ample amounts of lacing.

S: Truly the most disappointing part of this brew. Chilled and warmed there was not much going on. Some light grassy hops, wet hay and maybe some toast.

T: Starts off with a light pale hoppy taste. Some grassy hops. In the middle there is some caramel and toast malt flavor. On the back end there is some wet hay flavor that really takes away from the balance in the middle.

M: A medium bodied beer that leaves a slightly bitter taste on the palate. On the top of the mouth there is also a slight wet hay taste. Not overly appealing.

O: The beer started out alright but for me went downhill fast for me. Not much smell and the wet hey taste was not expected for this pale ale.

IronCitySteve, Sep 09, 2011
Photo of Minkybut
2.68/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I poured this strange beer into my waiting tumbler at 50 degrees. The beer was a cloudy beer for a pale ale. The head almost immediatly fell away and disapeared forever. I thought the beer wasnot very good and tasted bad or maybe it was just a bad batch, The date was still good but I just did not like it. I will not buy again.

Minkybut, Sep 27, 2008
Photo of vfgccp
2.7/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

A - Light golden honey. Nice white head that settles into little pillows of cream. Nice lace.

S - Very light aroma. Woody hops, spruce. Light pine.

T - Pine. Touch of almost saison-like funk. Light malt. Coriander.

M - Waxy, mildly sweet finish. Unfortunately watery.

O - Ok flavor but the mouthfeel really holds it back.

vfgccp, Apr 01, 2011
Photo of scruffwhor
2.7/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Metallic like tinge to this copper and bronze colored brew. Great head and great foam, mediocre bubbling.

Nice , Springy grapefruit citrus hop aroma. Add to that some toasted crackers and bread crust.

Taste has watery toasted cracker malt, light citric hops. This APA tastes diluted, not bad tasting, just lacking flavor.

Sessionable if you like watered down tasting pale ales.

scruffwhor, Dec 09, 2011
Photo of BigMike
2.73/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Look: Very pale yellowish orange with a big light and fluffy white head. Appearance reminds me of a saison.

Smell: Very light citrus on the nose. Lemon and orange notes.

Taste: Flavor is almost non existant. Some biscuit like sweetness and an ever so faint citrus taste. Very light but highly carbonated. A small amount of grassiness.

I should have checked the bottled on date before i purchased because i didnt notice until i opened said bottle that this particular beer is about 10 months old already. Not sure how much hoppiness it's lost in that time. That being said i could session this on a warm day easily.
Plus it's organic.

BigMike, Nov 28, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

juicebox, May 12, 2013
Photo of jerefreakinmiah
2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

jerefreakinmiah, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of ediaz
2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

ediaz, May 18, 2014
Photo of walkinginplace
2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

walkinginplace, Jan 20, 2014
Photo of heresy22
2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

heresy22, Aug 07, 2012
Photo of argock
2.75/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from 12oz brown bottle into a clear pint glass. Freshness date on side of label (07/16/09). Single purchased at Market Street Wine Shop (Charlottesville,VA) for $1.50.

A: Brilliant golden with 1-2 finger off-white sticky head with a good cap of lace but not much else.

S: Moldy grass hops aroma and a thin sweet maltiness

T: The hops are too grassy and not bright enough giving this beer a sourish flavor rather than bitter and crisp like an APA should be. Maltload is on the slim side with some pale sweetness but not enough to match the hops off-flavors.

M: Too thin for the style which again pertains to the dearth of malt. Feel is pretty dry in the finish but the moldy grass hops ruin the aftertaste.

D: Not a favorite by any means and not one to go back to despite the freshness.

argock, Aug 25, 2009
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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

atrocity, Apr 30, 2014
Photo of ken2cart1
2.75/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

served in a perfect pint glass.

light amber color with a 1/2 inch dissapating head. looks very light, can tell not much malt like a west coast ipa just like i like it with a huge hop profile

s- very herbal and flowery

t- disappointed can taste the flower hops but really no complexity or malt profile and there is a metallic ending/after taste.

m- decent light

ken2cart1, Apr 08, 2011
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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of harrymel
2.78/5  rDev -21%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

best by 17MAY13

Wow, 4%?! I hope this is good, cuz I love me some low ABV beer!

Grain yellow with a solid soapy quilt of whites. Smells of grain and grassy hops, some hints of lemon, but generally simple and crisp. Taste is crackers with a touch of bread and crouton, a bit of bitter and grass flavored hops; taste is okay, but a little more malty than I'd expect from a "extra" pale ale.... Medium on thin bodied with moderate on hi carb with a wet finish. I'm indifferent to this, if it was canned, I'd be all over it for the golf course.

harrymel, Feb 20, 2013
Photo of dtivp
2.8/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a light clear honey gold with good retention and moderate lacing on the glass.

Aroma of pine and floral hops, very weak.

Taste was citrus, floral hops, a slight hint of sweet malts and you were left with a pine after taste.

Mouthfeel was light towards medium body moderate carbonation with a crisp, dry feel.

Overall this was an average pale ale.

dtivp, Apr 04, 2011
Photo of skeetermoses
2.83/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Overall this one was not that impressive, I found it to be a little bitter, I had this one with spaghetti, while at Solitude ski resort, I was not that impressed. I found it to have a kind of pear flavor to it. I should have stuck with the heiniken instead.

skeetermoses, Dec 30, 2007
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2.83/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Humble, simple bottles and a nice looking pour lead to a very good first impression; subtle flowery hops, nice carbonation, applesauce and summer... The impression fades quickly with each passing sip until you are left with a granular, watery beer that you just want to finish and get away from. I think this beer would benefit if closer attention were paid to the beer's wyld, extra and ale aspects and less focus was on the pale part.

Maximusmaximus, May 15, 2012
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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
Photo of Roser
2.88/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A- the best thing about this beer is the appearance. I'd never had it before and got my hopes up after seeing it in the glass (tulip). A beautiful amber and gold hue with a huge foamy ivory head that lasted forever, and excellent lacing. Fairly cloudy/hazy, unfiltered look.

S- not much going on here, unfortunately. Sorry. I really struggled to identify noteworthy characteristics. Simply put, it smelled like beer (and reminded me more of a pilsner).

T- again, not a lot (if anything) that stood out. Bitter with some light bread notes. Very disappointing, given how great it looked in the glass.

M- light, crisp.

O- not bad, but not anything more than "ok" for me.

Cheers all!

Roser, Apr 26, 2014
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2.9/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A) 3.5- Pours a nice orangy gold. A small head quickly dissolves over the surface of this beer.

S) 2.25- Little aroma to speak of. It has a slight hoppiness.

T) 3.0- Medium malts and hops... The initial hops seem to compete for flavor prominance, despite their differences. There is a tanginess to that effect. The light bitter finish is nice.

M) 3.25- Very light overall. The hop effect starts slow, grows, and lingers awhile.

Legend_of_Troybrau, Jan 30, 2014
Wyld Extra Pale Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 619 ratings.