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Trader Session IPA - Uinta Brewing Company

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Trader Session IPATrader Session IPA

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78
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179 Ratings
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Ratings: 179
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 6
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Noted for its bright hop character, this sessionable IPA is wonderfully balanced.

42 IBU

(Beer added by: packetknife on 08-21-2002)
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Ratings: 179 | Reviews: 70 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Steamer:
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4.25/5  rDev +25%

Steamer, Mar 28, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of blitz134
3.1/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Clear, yellow-caramel color. Small white head on the pour. Reduced to a thin layer with a ring around the glass. The remaining bubbles clump together like pitrie (sp?) dish growth.

Aroma is sweet, yeast roll with citrus and floral hops. Some grapefruit comes through, a bit of straw as well. Has a strange twang underneath which I can't identify. Simple, non-offense. Not that bad really.

Flavor is mostly malts, biscuit mainly. Hops are more earthy and grassy. Not much bitterness, more on the level of a basic pale ale. Hard to describe more than that. Simple flavor, not really all that complex.

Thinnish mouthfeel. Good carbonation levels. Flavor holds on for a bit after the swallow, then goes away.

Okay drinkability, kinda weak overall in a lot of departments, but for a 4% beer I think this probably holds its own. I'd drink this if I was in Utah.

blitz134, Feb 12, 2007
Photo of SunDevilBeer
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

SunDevilBeer, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of Beaver13
2.83/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle, bottled on 4/14/08. Pours a clear golden orange with a large fluffy white head that retains well and laces the glass a little.

The aroma is peppery, grassy hops with a little mint.

The flavor is some corny malts and vegetables with a decent slightly minty bitterness. The mouthfeel is light bodied and watery.

Overall, an OK IPA.

Beaver13, Aug 11, 2008
Photo of Mora2000
3.05/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to blutt59 for sharing this bottle.

The beer ours a yellow color with a white head. The aroma is full of grassy hops and some bready malt. Not as hoppy smelling as I expect from an American IPA. The flavor is basically the same, with a lot of grass and citrus. However, I also get some orange citrus notes, but they are well hidden. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Mora2000, Sep 25, 2011
Photo of GreenMountainBoy
3/5  rDev -11.8%

GreenMountainBoy, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of HopsForBrains
4.25/5  rDev +25%

HopsForBrains, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of doremite
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

doremite, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of HoppySeb
3/5  rDev -11.8%

HoppySeb, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A clear dark yellow pour. The aroma is different, can't put my finger on it, sorry, but its just different. I don't know how to describe a British traditional style smell. But this is what it is.

Taste especially, very British, restrained, a little fruity yeast aspect. Didn't do anything special for me afterwards, got thinner. Kinda pricey for something so sessionable. Lots of variation in the six bottles I had. One was downright putrid.

Beerandraiderfan, Mar 26, 2010
Photo of chinchill
3.73/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can into a nonic.

Pours clear and golden with a good sized off-white head. The head is durable and leaves plenty of lacing.

Aroma: surprisingly strong aroma of piney-floral-fruity hops.

Flavor: satisfying and well balanced, with less hop flavor than the aroma or IPA labelling suggest ... and more bready malts.

O: an aromatic, low ABV, APA (not a typo).

chinchill, Nov 20, 2014
Photo of nhirsch04
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

nhirsch04, Nov 10, 2014
Photo of ryanjtravis
4/5  rDev +17.6%

ryanjtravis, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of NJpadreFan
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Uinta- Trader IPA

A- Light copper orange with a moderate foamy head. Slight lacing nothing heavy.
S- Light touch of caramel malt pokes its way out of a nice bouquet of sweet pine and floral hops.
T- Sweet pine and earthy green hops with a nice touch of caramel malt.
M- Again sweet, but not overpowering. Hoppy body with light malt in the tail end, slightly watery.

Overall- Flavors tend to be a little subdued, its flavor and mouthfeel just couldn't push it up to a 4(good) rating. Regardless, tasty session beer here.

NJpadreFan, Nov 09, 2008
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

WoodBrew, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of RyanOooh
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

RyanOooh, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of dailyminefield
3/5  rDev -11.8%

dailyminefield, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of PretzelCity
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

PretzelCity, Sep 24, 2014
Photo of Hessian257
3.52/5  rDev +3.5%

Hessian257, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of russpowell
3.78/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours an effervescent honey color with 3+ fingers of fluffy cream colored head. Great head retention & lacing

S: Grapefruit & lemon hops, plus honey malt

T: Citrussy hops up front, along with slight honey malt & metallic hops. Slight grainyness as this warms with more lemony hops. Finishes fairly crisp with some lemony hops. Almost pulled a 4.0

MF: Light/medium bodied with softness & good balance

Not a great IPA, but one you could sure session on, I think the lack of malt depth would get old after a while

russpowell, Jun 19, 2008
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

joemcgrath27, Jan 30, 2014
Photo of broadway848
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

broadway848, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of Danielr26
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Danielr26, Feb 10, 2014
Photo of jduprey007
4/5  rDev +17.6%

jduprey007, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of DanE
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Not a lot of aroma but a good choice of you want a session brew at a better price point than stone. I'd buy it again to mix things up.

DanE, Aug 23, 2014
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Trader Session IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 179 ratings.