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Skipping Stone - Uinta Brewing Company

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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 11.11%


Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JISurfer on 05-06-2012)
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dexterk1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

07-27-2013 13:21:18 | More by dexterk1
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BEERMILER12

Maine

3.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Best Before 06/24/14

A: Pours a clear straw yellow color with a fingers worth of head that fades down to a thin cap

S: Some fruitiness and graininess stand out. Nothing too complex

T: Follows the nose. Fruit and grain up front with some breadiness following through into the finish

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A nice, easy drinking lager. Nothing complex or wowing, but it does make for a good session brew at 4%. If they can this, it would make for a nice camping beer

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 05:32:07 | More by BEERMILER12
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jpd026

New York

4/5  rDev +17%

04-06-2014 20:57:11 | More by jpd026
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Zorro

California

2.59/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Clear yellow with a medium sized white colored head.

Smells of toasted grain and mild malt. Mild noble hop aroma mostly it is grassy.

Starts out sweet and grassy with a mild bitterness and a faint sourness. Mineral water flavors. It is a little thin.

Mouthfeel is thin.

Overall this is OK but nothing special.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2014 22:47:37 | More by Zorro
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jeffthepony

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

03-13-2014 15:40:47 | More by jeffthepony
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Chandler_R

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

12-27-2013 07:15:02 | More by Chandler_R
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

09-18-2013 23:36:15 | More by Boone757
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

3/5  rDev -12.3%

08-24-2013 01:44:59 | More by JMUbrewz
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.01/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a mildly hazy straw color. The head billows vibrantly at three fingers high, with a white shade. Retention isn't fantastic, but the lacing it leaves behind is fairly prevalent.

S: Rather simplistic, as expected. Pale malts help back up mild hops, seemingly both German (grassy, sulfury) and 'Merican (herbal, citrusy) in their qualities. Serviceable, no more, no less.

T: Like I said, simple. It's little more than pale malts and a kiss of hoppiness. To be fair, there hops aren't entirely one note, hitting a middle ground between grassy noble and citrusy 'Merican flavors. There isn't a ton of flavor, but it's not quite 'watery'.

M: Heavy and viscous. No wait, I meant light and crisp. It's a bit too tingly and astringent in feel, though. High carbonation is expected, making it very easy to drink.

O: This is far more conducive to simple, mindless drinking than sitting down and reviewing it - because really, there isn't much to review here. Still, quite decent for a 4% lager.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2013 18:00:06 | More by ThisWangsChung
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metter98

New York

3.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is relatively clear pale yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin white head that quickly died down, leaving a large patch of bubbles in the center of the glass and a collar around the edge.
S: Light aromas of pale malts are present in the nose along with some hints of grassy hops.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of pale and biscuit-like malts along with notes of grassy malts. There is a light amount of bitterness and slight hints of sweetness.
M: It feels medium-bodied, a little smooth and very clean on the palate with a moderate amount of visible carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and isn't a bad selection for the style. I could see this as being a lawnmower beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2013 23:35:44 | More by metter98
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Spikester

Oregon

3.51/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Best by date 8/01/2013 Just made it!
Pours clear gold with a fat finger of white foamy head. Good amount of lacing.
Smell is grassy hops bready malts.
Taste is mildly bitter hops with a modest supporting malt base.
Mouthfeel is medium, slightly dry finish. Could use a bit more carbonation.
Overall a very good pale lager given the 4% abv. Not a big beer by any means but given the competition at this level it is quite good.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2013 06:12:01 | More by Spikester
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -12.3%

07-27-2013 22:19:15 | More by DerekMorgan
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ortie

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -5%

07-22-2013 22:27:27 | More by ortie
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.88/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle - $1.79 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Best Before: 08/01/13.

Appearance: Pours a light yellow body with a tall, brief cap of white suds.

Smell: Very light, very mild pale maltiness with the faintest touch of honey-brushed white bread. Modest hints of dried flowers and citrus, too.

Taste: Meager malts, with ultra light tastes of baguette, honey water, and toasted grain. Light light light. Minor citrus with dried florals, dried spicy herbs with sufficient bitterness to temper the initial sweet hints. Drying, reasonably crisp finish with a lingering hint of sweet, floral lemon.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Decent, refreshing, which was all I was asking of it.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 21:41:22 | More by ChainGangGuy
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OldTime

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

06-28-2013 04:14:50 | More by OldTime
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vkv822

Oregon

3.33/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12oz : tulip
best before: 08-01-13

Clear, golden yellow with a thick, foamy white.

Grassy hops, crackery, bready malt in both the nose and palate.

Medium+ body, foamy carbonation.

A solid pale lager, nothing particularly interesting, but still enjoyable flavors.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2013 08:04:16 | More by vkv822
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.99/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I spotted this in the cooler at the Friendly Greek recently and decided to use it to fill out a mixed-sixer. I like both that the Greek has really expanded their beer inventory and that Uinta is so widely available here in PA.

From the bottle: "Earth, Wind and Beer Launched by Uinta Brewing Co. Salt Lake City Utah"; "For best flavor enjoy in a glass"; "Brewed with renewable power Wind & Solar"; "Summer Lager"; "Keep Cold".

My pour initially created a fluffy two fingers of bone-white head, but the retention was not there. I will say that it left some nice lacing in its wake, however. Color was a sunshine-yellow with NE-plus quality clarity and I could see the future, specifically, Sa, 21 Feb 2015 and my joint birthday celebration with Val MidWest, accompanied by Ma Petite Abeille. Nose was very grassy with a light underlying biscuit maltiness. Mouthfeel was medium, full for a lager, and the taste remained grassy with a honey sweetness. Finish was semi-dry, very tasty and pleasant with the malty/grassy hops flavor commingling nicely. I would drink this any time of year from a CAN and it would be a good CANdidate for National Session Beer Day, started by my FerMentor.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2013 02:59:32 | More by woodychandler
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

06-15-2013 04:48:17 | More by hollywood_15063
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markgoodman10

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +17%

06-14-2013 03:53:41 | More by markgoodman10
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

05-30-2013 21:45:40 | More by PEIhop
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.56/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This beer pours a light bright orange yellow color, clear with a 1/4 inch of fizzy white head. Smells of lager yeasts, some hops, creme pop, and some bread. Taste if anything is clean and somewhat refreshing but I didn't find it very interesting. Body is light and ABV is quite session able. If you are into light lagers and pilsners this may be a great summer beer for you but I couldn't see getting it again.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 02:43:33 | More by DrDemento456
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

3/5  rDev -12.3%

05-05-2013 03:07:00 | More by Kopfschuss
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baklo

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

04-21-2013 16:36:10 | More by baklo
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -5%

04-14-2013 20:12:32 | More by Rhettroactive
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kojevergas

Texas

2.6/5  rDev -24%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Served on-draught into a pilsner glass at Ray's in Utah. Paired with a burger and fries. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a one finger beige colour head of no cream and okay retention. Thin and weak. Colour is a clear pale yellow. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Sm: Fresh crisp barley, clean malts, and some cream. A mild strength aroma.

T: Full bodied malted barley, clean bland malts, and some light cream. Flavorful for a lager, but still somewhat bland. Simple. Not subtle.

Mf: Smooth, wet, and crisp. Heavily overcarbonated. Too thick for a lager. Sharp and biting.

Dr: Drinkable but forgettable. I wouldn't bother with it again. An underwhelming effort from Uinta. Still, it's a better option in Utah than most other lagers, and it pairs decently with food.

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Serving type: on-tap

11-17-2012 02:13:53 | More by kojevergas
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Skipping Stone from Uinta Brewing Company
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