Yard Sale Winter Lager - Uinta Brewing Company
Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
Ratings: 78 | Reviews: 35 | Display Reviews Only:
2.55/5 rDev -24.8%
12 oz bottle poured into pint glass. Bottled 12/20/2011.
Color is somewhere between a pale ale and a red ale. Not much head, and no visible carbonation.
Smell is all malt and a touch of roastiness - no hops.
Taste is also mostly malt, though there is a touch of bitterness. 22 IBU sounds about right. Somewhat stale-tasting, but to be fair, this is six months old.
More carbonated than it looks. Finishes dry for how sweet it is. Creamy for a lager.
I don't know, maybe this is much better fresh. As it is, there is nothing to get excited about here.
06-11-2012 23:12:00 | More by Blargimus
2.83/5 rDev -16.5%
A: Dark cherry coloring with a slow steady rise of carbonation. The head is slight, a bit washy and doesnt hold well while the lacing is weak and minimal not leaving alot to admire.
S: Aroma of cherry skins, sweet honey caramel toasted grains and caramel apple. Low appeal.
T: Sweet caramel apple grain flavor, semi-dry cherry fruitiness with a semi-dry finish. Average, the malting seems bland and old.
M: Medium body, average rate of carbonation some syrupy appeal.
O: Overall a pretty linear experience, nothing that entices you to have another. Unexciting, a bit bland, mundane and boring, yawn. A yard sale that is sure to see fire sale prices.
03-23-2013 12:57:34 | More by beerthulhu
2.93/5 rDev -13.6%
Poured from a 12oz bottle into a SA perfect pint.
Pours a bright, clear, amber with a frothy tan head. Head is about a finger and a half high and leaves some sticky lacing. Nose kinda disappoints, not much going on, some toasted malts and that's about it. Taste has more going on but still a bit underwhelming. Some nice fruity esters up front followed by bready, biscuity malts. Mouthfeel, again, was thinner than I expected. Overall a bit of a let down, I expected a winter lager to be a bit heavier and more flavorful. It is definitely drinkable though, finished the whole six pack and woke up pleasantly hangover free this morning.
02-11-2012 17:39:22 | More by alli4051
2.99/5 rDev -11.8%
How can you not love this label? The beer on the other hand, not so much. Nothing really special about this amber/red. Pours clear and bright, tastes of slightly weak malt, and too citrusy. I was expecting something more bold and roasted. A little caramel on the finish but it doesn't stay with you. Pretty average and was a bit of a let down. Sorta' like the dude on the skis.
02-08-2013 20:48:36 | More by JessicaLeigh
3.03/5 rDev -10.6%
A: Pours a crystal clear medium amber in color with some orange highlights and light to moderate amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a finger tall dark beige head that slowly reduces to a mottled thin film covering the entire surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.
S: Light to moderate aromas of caramel and toffee malts with just a light hint of nuts and toasted grains.
T: There is a light amount of malt sweetness upfront with the flavors of caramel, toffee, and toasted grains. Light amounts of nuts and some earthy hops but very little bitterness and that which is present fades quickly.
M: Slightly heavier than light bodied with slightly more than moderate amounts of carbonation.
O: There is really nothing special about this beer so I would not recommend seeking it out but it is not a bad beer - just kind of average in my mind with nothing that makes it stand out. Easy to drink and sessionable but not sure I would want to have a bunch of these as I want something with a little more complexity.
12-23-2012 20:34:00 | More by dbrauneis
3.05/5 rDev -10%
Bottle dated best before 3/16/2013. Poured into a pint glass.
Pours an amber/caramel color. Nice little head with a bit of lacing. This looks like a nice lager.
Smells like caramel and malt. Maybe a bit of a treacle aroma in there too.
Tastes nicer than I initially hoped from other reviews. By no means stellar, but it's a nice, smooth, sessionable lager. Little bit of caramel and bread taste with very subtle hops. Creamy mouthfeel, well carbonated and a good body. I'll enjoy this six pack and could see going for this every once in a while as an easy drinking winter lager.
11-29-2012 21:08:54 | More by maxk
3.18/5 rDev -6.2%
found this at my local store.
A- clear pale amber color with small white head. not much lace
S- More malt up front than anything else. some hops come up but are overshadowed. not much else going on
T- clean and crisp amber. malt and hops work well together but a little flat for a winter beer.
M- thin and a bit watery. goes down well
O- Not bad but not something to seek out. much better beers from this brewer. No info on bottle or website about the ABV.
01-24-2012 20:05:08 | More by dankster
3.18/5 rDev -6.2%
unimpressed. yeah, its a lager, but this is a bore. oours a very clear light brown color with a small white head. smells malty, german, crystal palts, light, but no hop at all. flavor is the same, watery a bit, but malt based and very very low key. not what id expect in a winter beer, even a lager. nothing burley or hearty or meaty or spicy. mouthfeel is fine, crisp and quaffable, but overrated in my opinion. nothing special here.
01-27-2012 06:42:50 | More by StonedTrippin
3.23/5 rDev -4.7%
Clear amber brown with one finger of white head. Head lasts quite awhile and rings of lacing.
Smell is mild biscuit.
Taste is slightly bitter hops with a good amount of grainy smokey biscuit malts.
Mouthfeel is light but alright for a lager. Carbonation is on the light side.
Overall a bit of a surprise. I was expecting a winter warmer but this is the session version.
Decent beer for what it is. Very low abv of 4%. Mildly bitter finish.
Bottled on date 11/16/2012. About 9 weeks old.
01-19-2013 08:01:53 | More by Spikester
Yard Sale Winter Lager from Uinta Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.