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19th Anniversary Birthday Suit - Uinta Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
75
okay

159 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 159
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 16.92%
Wants: 7
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 03-19-2012)
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Ratings: 159 | Reviews: 47 | Display Reviews Only:
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djtomain

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

05-21-2013 22:41:28 | More by djtomain
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GRG1313

California

3/5  rDev -7.7%

05-15-2013 03:51:15 | More by GRG1313
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Davit

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev 0%

05-15-2013 03:37:25 | More by Davit
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Camel242000

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev 0%

05-14-2013 01:46:07 | More by Camel242000
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lpotter

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

05-13-2013 14:27:38 | More by lpotter
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MighHighBrewer

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

750ml bottle poured into a tulip

A: Pours a very dark chocolately brown. The edges reveal a more complex color: hues of maroon/dark red really give this beer a more complex complexion than one would expect from a sour. Little to no head is evident, although the beer does demonstrate good lacing throughout. Overall, for a sour beer, this is a very attractive brew. Dark and seductive.

S: A powerful and vivid nose opens up upon inspection. Tropical fruits dominate with a mild earthiness in the background giving away its Brett character. It's a fruity and floral nose that really leads you to believe this sour is more on the fruity than funky side of the spectrum.

T & M: Sour with a very pronounced malt backbone. It's much maltier than alot of sour beers, which I usually prefer. However, there's something about the malt character that doesn't really complement the sour character of the beer. I can't quite put my finger on it, but I think it's the tropical fruit of the malt character conflicting with the funky sourness.

O: On paper, this beer should be a winner. However, it falls short of the best sour beers on the market. If you like sour beers, I recommend trying this beer. However, I don't think it's worthy of more than one try. This is one of those beer where the sum is not greater than the parts.

05-13-2013 00:58:25 | More by MighHighBrewer
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SDStoneEnthusiast

California

3.25/5  rDev 0%

05-12-2013 02:25:08 | More by SDStoneEnthusiast
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bobhits

Kentucky

2.35/5  rDev -27.7%

20 anny blend.

A firm pour produces a nice fizzy head but with most fizzy heads it falls rather quick. The color is a deep dark amber so we're about right for the "sour brown ale" that the brewer claims.

A very acidic nose with some cherries and perhaps some brown sugar.

Very acidic but in a more makes your stomach burn vs puckering sour. A lot of tart cherry impact here as well.

A reasonably easy to drink sour, nothing too big, or too fizzy. Still the level of acidity here is a bit too high. It makes it hard to drink.

I've gotta give a big thumbs down for this one. It lacks complexity and just hits you over the head with acid. There just isn't anything going on in here to make this beer something beyond an excuse to drink something sour....which I guess isn't that bad.

05-11-2013 15:38:51 | More by bobhits
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Kenzie

Utah

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

05-10-2013 16:37:27 | More by Kenzie
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.29/5  rDev +1.2%

Thanks to womencantsail for sharing this one at GRG1313’s tasting.

19th Anniversary vintage. Bottled 3/20/12.

Pours a hazy orange with a foamy orange-white head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is sour and tart with malt, berry, and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with berry flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer but fairly boring for the style.

05-07-2013 03:46:00 | More by UCLABrewN84
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.25/5  rDev 0%

05-03-2013 22:50:46 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-03-2013 22:50:09 | More by Texasfan549
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MRsojourner

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

05-02-2013 22:53:31 | More by MRsojourner
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midnitesun11

California

1/5  rDev -69.2%

05-02-2013 22:52:16 | More by midnitesun11
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Listers

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +38.5%

05-01-2013 05:36:33 | More by Listers
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

1.75/5  rDev -46.2%

04-29-2013 14:33:43 | More by DeutschesBier
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n2185

North Carolina

2.98/5  rDev -8.3%

This is the 20th Anniversary version.

A: Pours a clear, dark copper with a finger of off-white head that fades into a thin ring with no lacing.

S: Tart and sour fruit notes reminiscent of lemons and cherries up front with a faint sweetness underneath. Not much going on.

T: Lemony tartness and sourness hits first with some lighter tart cherry notes. It's quite sour. When the tart and sour flavors finally fade, there is surprisingly little else going on. The finish is even a bit watery.

M: Mid-light body with medium carbonation, this beer feels crisp at first but finishes watery.

O: Not an offensive beer by any means, but just incredibly bland. There's a big sour punch like biting into a lemon and then it just fades away, leaving nothing behind.

04-28-2013 21:04:29 | More by n2185
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blindpiggie

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev 0%

04-28-2013 00:37:44 | More by blindpiggie
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

04-27-2013 23:57:46 | More by MarkyMOD
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miadw3

California

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

04-23-2013 00:51:47 | More by miadw3
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harrymel

Washington

1.78/5  rDev -45.2%

Bottled 05MAR13
ABV 7.4%

Dark brown with cherry hues, a loose, scattered light tan foam. Smells of wood, vanilla, some sweet cream - nothing like a wild of any kind... Flavor is tart, acetic, metallic, some oak, mostly tart metal here -poor showing. Medium bodied with loose, moderate carb and a dry finish. A really disappointing offering.

04-21-2013 08:47:15 | More by harrymel
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ssalamone

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

04-21-2013 03:21:08 | More by ssalamone
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +23.1%

04-20-2013 05:03:36 | More by RedneckBeerz
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largadeer

California

3/5  rDev -7.7%

04-17-2013 06:19:58 | More by largadeer
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.65/5  rDev +12.3%

an orangey/amber pour with a slight amount of head which quickly dissipated. the aroma is of hay, wheat, and cherries. flavor is mostly of sour-ish cherry and oak. light body with high carbonation, lightly sour.

as far as the sourness in this one goes, i was hoping for more. as far as the flavor and smell, nothing too impressive.

edit: this review was for the 19th Birthday Suit from 2012

04-14-2013 09:20:41 | More by facundoCNB
19th Anniversary Birthday Suit from Uinta Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 159 ratings.