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19th Anniversary Birthday Suit - Uinta Brewing Company

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19th Anniversary Birthday Suit19th Anniversary Birthday Suit

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BA SCORE
75
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157 Ratings
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Ratings: 157
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 17.23%
Wants: 7
Gots: 23 | 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: 157 | Reviews: 46 | Display Reviews Only:
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +23.1%

04-10-2013 22:09:45 | More by jrfehon33
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.19/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pours a clear ice tea color with a nice head that fades away rather quicky; not a whit of lacing

Smell: Acetic and woodsy, with apple and cherry undertones

Taste: A ton of woodsy acidity, up front, with a hint of chocolate but precious little development beyond that; the finish is extraordinarily acetic

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with low to moderate carbonation; very puckering

Overall: Sad to say, I really cannot recommend this beer; easily my least favorite sour

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 23:50:10 | More by brentk56
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -7.7%

04-06-2013 01:01:10 | More by Kelp
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DovaliHops

California

3.66/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

2013 version...20th Anniversary Sour Brown Ale. 7.4% ABV. Pours an amber-brown color with a small white head. Scent is full of earthy malt notes and Belgian dubbel/brown ale notes. Scent is not as funky (or sour) as I was hoping, but we shall see. Tons of dark fruits and some sweet/tart cherry notes with just a hint of chocolate. Taste is quite acidic at first with some cherry tartness and white vinegar. Some dark fruits come through with chocolate and Abbey malt flavors. Very acidic throughout, as I can't help from grinding my teeth. Mouthfeel is medium-light bodied and acidic. Drinkability is fair. Overall, this year's Birthday Suit is much better than last years. Changing the style was a good idea, but perhaps playing around with the style before hand could have been beneficial. This was not a bad beer (like last Birthday Suit), but is just not able to compete with the other American sour beers out there.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2013 08:38:50 | More by DovaliHops
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BeerThursdays

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

04-03-2013 02:41:51 | More by BeerThursdays
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

04-03-2013 00:11:04 | More by EgadBananas
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -7.7%

03-31-2013 18:36:55 | More by JohneHoodlum
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nickfl

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

03-30-2013 06:58:55 | More by nickfl
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev 0%

03-27-2013 22:25:46 | More by buckyp
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

03-23-2013 21:53:26 | More by mendvicdog
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Daniellobo

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

03-23-2013 14:17:34 | More by Daniellobo
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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-nice reddish brown but with a lack of head

S-doesn't smell too sour. There's some toasted caramel and scent of honey cereal. Medium to low strength

T-comes in with a fairly nice flavor of berries and lemons along with some cereal. It's weak for a sour brown ale but it's not bad as a beer, overall. There's a long lasting after-taste reminiscent if ash, almost like cigar smoke.

M-medium dry carbonation with a dry finish

O-as a sour, this isn't a great beer. But I do like this a lot. It has a certain elegance and complexity to it. I'm not sure what exactly I'd classify it as. I recommend trying it whether or not you're a sour fan

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 03:11:30 | More by AdamBear
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deltatauhobbit

Maine

3.26/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear light orange-red color, decent sized white bubbly head but fades wicked fast and leaves no lacing on the glass.

Smell is very mute, only picking up very subtle hints of cherry.

Taste is not very intense, the sour/tart notes are fairly mild with very little acid character, any funk character is also very lazy, cherry is present but isn't the star that it should be, carbonation is very active and bubbly though, because this doesn't have intense flavoring it's a bit refreshing because of the carbonation and is very easy to drink.

Reminds me more of a champagne than an American Wild Ale.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2013 15:27:30 | More by deltatauhobbit
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +30.8%

03-11-2013 22:40:13 | More by randylangford
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

03-08-2013 21:38:33 | More by JAHMUR
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Pecan

California

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

03-03-2013 02:26:43 | More by Pecan
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev 0%

02-16-2013 04:57:19 | More by stereosforgeeks
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JxExM

New York

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

02-03-2013 00:23:17 | More by JxExM
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xdtfx

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

02-02-2013 09:20:45 | More by xdtfx
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Brew33

Ohio

1.75/5  rDev -46.2%

01-22-2013 21:10:23 | More by Brew33
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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Picked this up a while ago. Immediately crushed at how bad the ratings were for this. Figured it was time to get it out of my cellar. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Poured a nice, clear super light cherry/berry juice hue with a one finger white head that faded to leave a thin white blanket and light side lacing.

S - Well, a first here. This has NO nose. I have to almost give this a Belgian Dip in order to get anything, and what I get is cherry cough syrup.

T - Well, atleast theres flavor here. Not exactly great flavor, but its something. Lots of cloy "sour" cherry notes here. Mostly just cherry syrup with some hints of sour notes. Aftertaste is far too "fake" but everything before that isnt too too bad.

M - Mouthfeel is good. Higher carbonated here keeps the syrupy taste off the tongue, however, it is a bit distracting.

O - Overall this wasnt horrible, just wasnt anything to write home about. Would I buy it again? No. It was not worth the $11.99.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2013 02:08:36 | More by rudzud
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KajII

North Carolina

3.65/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

[Suggested Glassware: Tulip Glass]

The pour was a clear cranberry orange with a small (less than 1 finger) light pink fizzy head that quickly diminished, down to just a small collar and had fair runny lacing.

The aroma was of sour cherries right off the bat with a mild grain malt and a musty Brett yeast and possessed a light fruity ester and a mild bubblegum scent.

The taste was sweetly tart with a strong note of cherries early on, progressing with a bold funky yeast presence and a sour cherry finish. The flavor lasted an average time after the swallow, with the yeasty sour cherry taste fading slowly off the taste buds.

Mouthfeel was light in body and dry in texture with a fizzy champagne-like carbonation.

Overall this was a tasty and refreshing brew with a very powerful fruit presence and a decent sweet-sour ending...

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Serving type: bottle

01-21-2013 21:31:33 | More by KajII
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ms11781

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -38.5%

01-16-2013 02:44:47 | More by ms11781
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Chieftog

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

01-15-2013 04:14:16 | More by Chieftog
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stampfler07

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

01-13-2013 22:07:30 | More by stampfler07
19th Anniversary Birthday Suit from Uinta Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 157 ratings.