Hop Nosh IPA - Uinta Brewing Company
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3.53/5 rDev -12%
Poured into a tulip glass. Appears a bright and saturated deep orange color. Plenty of foamy head that left a drippy collar of lacing all around the glass. A cluster of bubbles clung to one side for the duration of the glass.
Soft floral aroma, light fruity canteloupe.
Lightly spicy bitterness, herbal and dry in the finish. Fairly malty, medium bodied with a bready heft to it. PIne and resiny herbals dominate the flavor. Moderate bitterness. A serviceable IPA but not all that memorable.
09-24-2012 00:15:33 | More by emerge077
3.13/5 rDev -21.9%
$10.99 for a growdog @ ole joe canal's locally...
2 fingers of soapy/craggy head that is in no rush to leave the party, somewhere between golden and orange hues, not much carbonation commuting up to the head but the retention and lacing do not suffer, pretty god looking
herbal and citrus hop, orange peel with sugar on the edges, just clean, crisp and fresh with nothing out of place and nothing in your face, a nice balance
the carbonation is strange, it really needs more bite to up the lip smack factor, right now it is a touch to flat, decent bitterness lingers on the after gulp, you get all the same notes in the mouth as noticed by the nose.. except that the body lacks here without the right level of carbonation. there isn't much to say about this, even my BS can only go so far, this is pretty middle of the road
an average APA with a slight kick in the ABV area, nothing bad here, just nothing worth going bonkers over. if it is your only option at a bar when you want a nice hop bitterness, go for it.
music: minus the bear - infinity overhead
09-23-2012 05:29:55 | More by Ego
3.8/5 rDev -5.2%
Beer #35 in my great Utah Brew Hunt.
Passed on trying this in CA, as I was sure I'd see it in UT. And, alas, here it is - and it was bottled 24 days ago.
There is a heavier amber color to this one than I would have expected for the style. Nose seems almost non-existent. Very faint tones of earthy hops. Flavor profile is quite earthy. Much more than I was hoping for, if I am going to be honest. The beer is still pretty solid though. Heavy malt base with a well managed hop influence on top of it giving it a fairly thick body. It's a good beer, but not really my cup of tea...err...beer, for an IPA.
09-21-2012 00:18:57 | More by RblWthACoz
4.4/5 rDev +9.7%
A: A straight amber color that is tranlucent. It isn't cloudy, but not clear either. It poured out with small amount of head but left a lot of sticky lacing on the sides.
S: Definitely smell tropical fruit like pineapple. A small hint of grapefruit-like citrus. It is very sweet smelling.
T: Bitter hops, grapefruit, and tropical fruit are prominent but are balanced by some awesome malt flavors. Bitterness while it is in your mouth, but it does not linger after it goes down.
M: Medium carbonation that stays smooth in a slightly creamy body. Somehow it also feels pretty light where it is not filling, but is booming with flavor.
O: This was really good IPA. Pretty hoppy at 82 IBUs but so smooth and drinkable. I usually prefer a little bit more dry hopping for smell, but the taste is what really counts. Tastewise, I really enjoyed everything about it. The hoppiness and fruit flavors were on point, but I was truly impressed by the malts in this one. It really feels like this beer is made in small batches with the freshest ingredients. I would definitely go out of my way to get this again.
09-19-2012 21:39:57 | More by mpedara429
3.58/5 rDev -10.7%
Served on tap in a pint glass
Appearance – Served an orange-amber colored brew with a one finger white head. The head has fairly good retention, eventually fading to give a nice level of lacing.
Smell – The aroma is a nice abundance of sweet citrus and some lighter tropical fruit as well as more bitter hop smells of a grapefruit and pine nature.
Taste – The taste begins with a strong bready base with some light caramel sweetness and a mild grapefruit hop bitterness. As the taste advances further the caramel is lost to lighter fruit flavors in nature. While this occurs so to does the citrus grapefruit bitterness increases. As time advances however the grapefruit hop flavor gives way to a piney hop flavor, which at the end of the taste, leaves a bitter yet fairly balanced flavor to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the slightly creamier side with the carbonation level being below average and light. The combination of the two overall, gave it more of a cask beer feel, which was nice for the hoppy and malty flavors of the brew.
Overall – A pretty nice IPA with a good balance between breadiness, sweetness, and hop. Well worth a try.
09-16-2012 22:25:00 | More by Darkmagus82
4/5 rDev -0.2%
This IPA pours yellow/orange slightly hazy. Small head not much lacing.
Nice aroma. Orange and lemon citrus, really nice balance with biscuits, rye breadiness, pungent hop aroma. me likey.
Similar to nose, more orange zest and grapefruit, again balanced well with malts, really clean bitterness and finish.
Enjoying this IPA quite a bit...please sir may I have another
Good beer from....UTAH!
09-14-2012 15:30:27 | More by TheMultiYeast
3.98/5 rDev -0.7%
this is a very satisfying hop forward west coast style ipa.... dry with bite... and a decent malt backbone.
pours an opaque orange amber with a thin white head, leaves little lacing. the smell is solid, fresh piney hops and a little apple.
the taste follows, a slightly oily drink bites the tongue and upper palate and leaves a strong piney taste in the mouth. it is balanced with crisp apple and smooth pear.... the rich malt coats the back of the throat, citrus and maple at play.
this is an excellent ipa -- do not over look, it holds its' own with Union Jack and Torpedo and others....
09-11-2012 01:58:28 | More by colforbin73
4.05/5 rDev +1%
Bottled on 6/19/2012
A: A medium amber with an orange hue and excellent clarity. The persistant rocky, white head settles to a thin film but never goes away.
S: Citrusy American hops dominate the aroma at a moderate level with a light alcohol note. The hops have a pleasant grassy character suggesting a decent amount of dry hopping and a light tropical fruit aroma. There is a light malt sweetness with slight caramel notes that ar revealed as it warms. There are also some very low fruit esters, just enough.
T: Hop flavors dominate being mostly citrusy, followed by grassy herbaceous then slight tropical. The strong hops flavors are supported by a moderately-strong hops bitterness and a supportive moderate malt sweetness and a slight caramel flavor. Alcohol is almost as strong as the bitterness and malt but remains soft yet strong, a little more and it would become solventy but it's kept in check.
M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. There is a medium amount of warmth with this beer along with a slight creaminess. Despite the substantial hop bill this doesn't have any astringency.
O: There is more hops flavor in this beer than almost any beer I've had; it would have been a thing of beauty and wonder if there had been more hops varieties than being so focused on the citrus hops. This is still a solid effort and I will look for other beers from Unita.
09-09-2012 22:54:55 | More by MadScientist
Hop Nosh IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
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