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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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BA SCORE
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516 Ratings
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Ratings: 516
Reviews: 164
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 14.16%
Wants: 4
Gots: 16 | 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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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours very pale orange with a one-finger foam head. No lace nor retention beyond a skim.

Light malt and grapefruit/hop notes are primary.

The hop profile sells this one. Big juicy grapefruit rind here, with a touch of fruit overall. Malt is a bit bread, transitions to a cracker note as it dries out. Rind and bitterness come in to finish. Nice drinkable hoppy ale.

Medium bodied, maybe medium light. Decent carbonation.

A nice hoppy brew that is a bit out of balance on purpose. The lighter malt makes this easy to drink without foregoing all elements of flavor. A nice little APA -- I'm surprised and will have this again.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2013 22:33:16 | More by OtherShoe2
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RonfromJersey

New Jersey

3.7/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pale flat yellow, plenty of carbonation streams, and four fingers of white micro-bubbly foam.

Pleantsant not overly agressive grapefruit aroma.

Quick fleeting caramel, immediately overwhelmed by grapefruit. Bitterness builds and peaks smoothly at the swallow. Citrus and bitter entwine in the aftertaste.

Light-medium mouthfeel is smooth with some background bubblyness.

Overall an enjoyable if unexceptional pale ale. You might not seek, but no reason to avoid.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2011 22:23:07 | More by RonfromJersey
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-10-2012 21:49:26 | More by Chugs13
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05-01-2013 19:36:04 | More by kaelingirl
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KevMo84

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

06-09-2014 02:04:18 | More by KevMo84
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -43.3%

05-29-2012 01:49:48 | More by DonFrap
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JamLand

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

03-12-2014 01:17:29 | More by JamLand
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.05/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had at Bar of Soap Asheville. Served in a pint glass.

A- Pours a medium amber color with a 1/4 inch off-white head that retains a bit before settling at a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a mostly sheet of surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves large clots behind.

S- Mildly hoppy aroma brings some citrus to the table along with some grassy notes.

T- Flavor follows suit with a moderate bitterness and some light grapefruit. Nice Bready malt to balance.

M- Slightly oily with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the lighter side.

O- A great pale ale for sessioning due to the low ABV. Doesn't skimp on taste either.

Serving type: can

02-03-2014 18:18:34 | More by Immortale25
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-29-2013 02:17:39 | More by Falcone
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

03-02-2013 21:05:34 | More by Morey
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.78/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

04-13-2014 17:22:02 | More by thatoneguymike
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jsh420

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

03-03-2014 02:52:52 | More by jsh420
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CoryR

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-22-2012 17:28:01 | More by CoryR
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-06-2012 03:24:45 | More by bumchilly25
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TX-Badger

Texas

4/5  rDev +13.3%

06-09-2014 21:57:41 | More by TX-Badger
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13.3%

05-27-2014 21:55:28 | More by Durandal_777
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

09-29-2012 02:17:47 | More by Kopfschuss
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +34.6%

11-22-2012 04:25:46 | More by hollywood_15063
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

03-16-2014 14:58:44 | More by Fettpopps
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lupercmda

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -43.3%

10-17-2012 02:35:20 | More by lupercmda
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Amalak

New York

2.25/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

A. It is a completely opaque caramel color, with a big foamy head and lots of lacing. Some bubbles can be seen.

S. There's a very, very mild yeast scent.

T/M. There's an apple taste there. It's an extremely carbonated beer. There's a bit of a pear undertone. A mild-ish finish.

O. I'm not sure where they were going with this beer. It's just tangy, but there's not much of a flavor or an idea there. It's not horrible, but this is definitely a beer to pass on.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 22:44:43 | More by Amalak
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Zach136

Georgia

4/5  rDev +13.3%

04-24-2013 23:43:24 | More by Zach136
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Ryan011235

Ohio

3.65/5  rDev +3.4%
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.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2012 06:49:12 | More by Ryan011235
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jak

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-04-2013 03:59:29 | More by jak
Wyld Extra Pale Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 516 ratings.