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Wasatch Polygamy Porter - Utah Brewers Cooperative

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Wasatch Polygamy PorterWasatch Polygamy Porter

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482 Ratings

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Ratings: 482
Reviews: 218
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 16.41%
Wants: 11
Gots: 34 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Utah Brewers Cooperative visit their website

Style | ABV
American Porter |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-11-2001)
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4/5  rDev +21.6%

MsLiberty, Apr 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

bmurray10, Apr 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

BeerPunk1312, Apr 22, 2013
Photo of elec
3/5  rDev -8.8%

elec, Apr 19, 2013
Photo of AlkaholTester
3/5  rDev -8.8%

AlkaholTester, Apr 16, 2013
Photo of mrw1zard
3.36/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from bottle to pint glass, black with a small head. Aroma of dark roast / barley malt / coffee, bitter finish with lingering coffee notes. Watery and thin. Not bad for a porter, but not something that I would seek out in the future. Take some home for the wives!

mrw1zard, Apr 06, 2013
Photo of emergency_beef
2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

emergency_beef, Apr 04, 2013
Photo of ltdantheman
4/5  rDev +21.6%

ltdantheman, Mar 28, 2013
Photo of Zachtheporter
3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Zachtheporter, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of FlatRabbitRed
1.45/5  rDev -55.9%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

I bought this one at a Total Wine and More in Glendale AZ, so it's hard to say how old the beer was. Overall disappointed, but kind of figured seeing that it is a novelty brew. If there ever were any aroma or flavor hop additions, they were long gone from the bottle I drank and I could not distinguish any of the bittering hops. Could not make out any yeast flavorings either, this beer was very clean of distinct flavors, no caramel or roasted notes.

Plain ale with black malt additions ...nothing more.

This beer had a beautiful dark color and reddish held to the light, one of the best looking beers I have ever seen ...unfortunately, that was the only good thing to say about it ... I don't buy beers to look at them.

To be fair, I will try to find a fresher one and change this post if in fact it is better.

FlatRabbitRed, Mar 12, 2013
Photo of bmwats
3.23/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint.

A: Dark brown or black. Pours about a half finger, bubbly, brown-white head. Dissipates quickly, leaving a slight trace of the once present head. No lacing.

S: Roasted coffee, cardboard, and maybe a slight hint of molasses.

T: Roasted paper, tea leaves, with some indistinct sweet hints.

M: A little sweeter than it should be, and a little lighter feel than it should be.

D: Goes down easy, session style.

Atmosphere is okay. Slight head, but no lacing. Nose is....something....roasted with some sweet, chocolate, and coffee accentuates. Flavor is shallow roasted something with sweet something. Overall, this is an okay quaff.

bmwats, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of weerezboy
4/5  rDev +21.6%

weerezboy, Mar 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

nzerbe, Mar 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

CoryR, Mar 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

MikePrice1976, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of Goosehunter75
3.38/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A - Poured dark in color. The color really resembled a Coke or Pepsi in my opinoin. I just poured a small off white head.

S - Wonderful smell. Lots of things going on. Huge chocolate smell up front. THere was also hints of cherry, liquorice, and a slight smoky smell.

T - Pretty disappointing taste after such a great smell. The smoky was there but the others were just not there for me. I expected lots of chocolate, but it was absent for the most part.

M - Silky with a very dry finish

O - This beer smells better than it tastes. The smell was great but the taste didn't live up to it. Still, an easy drinking porter and one could definately drink several.

Goosehunter75, Feb 20, 2013
Photo of mrandypandy
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

mrandypandy, Feb 16, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -54.4%

NurdCore, Feb 12, 2013
Photo of Tjvan2
3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Tjvan2, Feb 11, 2013
Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.41/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Wasatch Polygamy Porter has a medium, creamy, beige head, a dark, reddish-brown, yet clear, appearance, some streaming bubbles, and splotchy lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of creamy, dark-roasted malt and maybe a whiff of dark cherry. Taste is of roasted malt, charcoal, brown bread crust, a shadow of dark cherry, and some powder of some sort (the coal?). Mouthfeel is light and watery, with a bit of slickness, and Wasatch Polygamy Porter finishes wet, plain, and just good. Overall, I would say that this beer is at the lower end of what could be classified a good beer. It's worth checking out, though.


RonaldTheriot, Feb 05, 2013
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3.15/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Overall this beer is OK.
I drink it when I visit SLC.
Love the label!
It looks dark, smells clean and appealing.
It's best after skiing or biking.
I wish the ABV was higher.
As far as porters go, it's not enough of a porter.
In the words of some Irish friends I met on a ski lift,"It's thin."

jalepeno4, Feb 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Cardmarauder, Feb 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Bear1964, Feb 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

bobbyc3, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of garymuchow
3.66/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

At 4% abv seems like a reasonable late afternoon drink and with the very cold of January (10 degrees) and porter seems welcome.
Nice soft chocolate with hints of roast and a little bigger kick of vanilla.
Very dark with highlights of burgundy. Creamy tan head that leaves some lacing.
A light drinking beer, but holding enough flavor to be enjoyable. Soft roast and chocolate. This one seems to have a bit of age on it with a hints of sourness creeping in. Fortunately those are fleeting and got to this one before all hell broke loose. Finishes soft and mildly drying holding bits of hop flavors.
Light body. Fullness from carbonation, but it is soft.
This is a perfectly nice light drink, hitting the spot just fine.

garymuchow, Feb 01, 2013
Wasatch Polygamy Porter from Utah Brewers Cooperative
76 out of 100 based on 482 ratings.