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Wasatch Bobsled Brown Ale - Utah Brewers Cooperative

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Wasatch Bobsled Brown AleWasatch Bobsled Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
76
okay

44 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 12.96%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Bitterbill on 03-15-2005

No notes at this time.
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Ratings: 44 | Reviews: 23
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3.26/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.37/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dikebrewery
4.06/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

If it looks good, smells good and feels good then it must taste good. I purchased one of this beer in a build your own six pack and enjoyed it enough that I bought a case of it the next time I was at the store

Photo of Pens1967
3.51/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +8%

Photo of Zorro
2.77/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Clear brown colored beer with a small tan colored head.

Smells of molasses, patent malt and coffee. Curious strong tea scent to this one.

Starts out neutral flavored with a long coffee after taste. Fair chocolate and caramel flavors.

Mouthfeel is light.

Overall it is just OK.

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Eric908
3/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

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4/5  rDev +23.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -30.6%

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of chetripley
2.9/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I am giving this an average rating because of the few things going for it, but I unfortunately am not please with the most important thing, the taste.

Smuggled in a suitcase out of Utah by a friend I was immediately attracted to the bottle art, which is even better than the one on this review, plus the fact that a cooperative has managed to operate and hopefully modify the existing archaic laws in Utah, which are both plusses.

I like the color, a good brown ale color, and the smell is nice too, but that is about where it ends for me. The taste, on the other hand, had a scrapy and industrial texture, but it left the good flavor hiding in the background. I kept waiting for the alcohol to punch it out. Unfortunately since it is a 3.2 it can't do that.

I think maybe some beer styles are better left in their original form, and maybe that is why this brown ale doesn't work well enough. Maybe they should stick to Lagers and Ambers and stouts if they are going to be unable to push out the strength needed for a good brew.

Photo of Jason
3.65/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz brown with a freshness date.

LOOK: Clear reddish brown, good lacing

SMELL: Caramel, dried grass, nutty, yeast, faint fruitiness, herbal, toasty

TASTE: Smooth, crisp, toasted husk, biscuity, mild caramel, wet, brown bread, dry finish

A solid brown, not a problem knocking a few of these back. Could be an "American Mild Ale" as well but few would get that. Worth a try for sure.

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Wasatch Bobsled Brown Ale from Utah Brewers Cooperative
76 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.