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Wasatch Polygamy Porter - Utah Brewers Cooperative

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Wasatch Polygamy PorterWasatch Polygamy Porter

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468 Ratings

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Ratings: 468
Reviews: 216
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 16.41%
Wants: 11
Gots: 32 | 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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Photo of MikePrice1976
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
Photo of NurdCore
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
Photo of jalepeno4
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
Photo of Cardmarauder
3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Cardmarauder, Feb 04, 2013
Photo of Bear1964
3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Bear1964, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of bobbyc3
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
Photo of runfoodrun
3/5  rDev -8.8%

runfoodrun, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of phishbone23
3/5  rDev -8.8%

phishbone23, Jan 25, 2013
Photo of CwrwAmByth
3.93/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 355ml bottle into a Fullers snifter glass.

Pours a black colour with a slightly off-white head.

Smells of burnt malts with a hint of chocolate.

Chocolate disappears with the taste, though the burnt malts are still there, and combine with a thin mouthfeel to form a dry, crisp taste.

Overall a very nice porter.

CwrwAmByth, Jan 25, 2013
Photo of n2185
3/5  rDev -8.8%

n2185, Jan 14, 2013
Photo of TFMyriad
4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

TFMyriad, Jan 09, 2013
Photo of richkrull
3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

richkrull, Jan 08, 2013
Photo of tubeyes
2.5/5  rDev -24%

tubeyes, Jan 07, 2013
Photo of mactrail
3.1/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A lot of dark and charred malt flavors. On the dry side, perhaps more like a stout, but a chuggable, thirst quenching brew in any case.

Quite a watery body. Modest foam on the dark brown beer with a reddish cast. Adequate carbonation in the mouth. Some bitterness in the aftertaste. Very faint malty sweetness followed by the hint of stale coffee and scorched grain. But all very pale.

There is not much of interest here. It reminds me of the dark lagers that were endemic to pizza places in the 1970s, like Falstaff and Michelob Dark.

mactrail, Dec 30, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

RoryOMoore, Dec 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Hellpop65, Dec 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

jduprey007, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of joemcgrath27
3.68/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stumbled across a fantastic airport bar with a fantastic microbrew tap selection while on a short layover in Salt Lake City
A - near pitch black with just a little light around the edges, one finger of head with solid retention and plenty of lacing
S - coffee and roasty malt aromas, mild chocoalte, very mellow
T - Roasty and cocoa malts dominate, mild grain and leafiness, touch of cola
M - smooth and light with just a bit of a chaulky cocoa feel
O - a pretty solid offering from a brewer i had never tried, but this was the first of about 5 i managed to get down my gullet before my connecting flight

joemcgrath27, Dec 06, 2012
Photo of casapy
3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

casapy, Dec 04, 2012
Photo of Jovian
3/5  rDev -8.8%

Jovian, Dec 02, 2012
Wasatch Polygamy Porter from Utah Brewers Cooperative
76 out of 100 based on 468 ratings.