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Wasatch GhostRider White IPA - Utah Brewers Cooperative

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Wasatch GhostRider White IPAWasatch GhostRider White IPA

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Ratings: 165
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 10.68%
Wants: 4
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Lemke10 on 12-19-2012)
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Reviews by kagent777:
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3.9/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle from the UBC beer store poured into my perfect pint after about 15 minutes out of the fridge.

Appearance: I was sure to swirl up most of the yeast on the bottom of the bottle. It poured with a massive white head that stuck around for a while. The beer was a cloudy straw yellow white sort of color. Would be fun to try to float a stout on top of this. Has got to be a good portion of wheat in this because the head retention and lacing are awesome.

Smell: Citrus, both from the hops and I suspect from the yeast. Not much, if any, malt smell present.

Taste: Light cracker type malts (and wheat) to go along with citrus aroma and flavors. Lemon and a bit of maybe clementine. A slight bitter bite on the end.

Mouthfeel: With the yeast and wheat, this one is a medium bodied beer. Nice crisp dry finish.

Overall: An pretty interesting style. Not sure why they introduced this during the winter, I would much prefer this to be a summer seasonal. Tastes like a hopped up witbier.

kagent777, Jan 17, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of goochpunch
3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours out a hazy gold with a rocky head. Smells like a slightly hoppy wit: crackery grains and citrus. This really is a tasty witbier, but I'm not getting much IPA. Tastefully done in regards to spicing. Nice crisp, dry malt body. Hops are not in the forefront. Quite a bit of fruity esters. Mouthfeel is light and lively. Solid witbier, but lacking as a white IPA.

goochpunch, Apr 06, 2014
Photo of cbutova
3.99/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed during the last week when out of service area/Wifi in WY/UT. Full phone notes taken at the Watchman Campground, Zion National Park, UT.

A- Can poured into a chalice glass for the review. The body is very hazy and beyond pale, it seems to lack any heated grains. A head fills out to one finger with a frothy consistency and decent retention. A tiny ring leaves spotty lace.

S- Tropical fruit nectar notes emanate from the glass in a hop based aroma. A bit mild for an IPA but still nice notes of stone fruit pulp and some citrus.

T- Hops deliver notes of tangerine, mango, tropical and stone fruit nectar, citrus peel and floral hints. Not as juicy or pungent as other IPAs but still satisfies. Seems to be some spicy and bubble gum yeasty notes but the hops used meld everything together. Just a hint of malts.

MF- The body is light and only has a slight creaminess. Carbonation is on the high side and only cushioned a bit. Slight bitterness.

Hmm. There seems to be more yeast character here than most IPAs but not white as in Wit strength. Solid fruity hops are the star of the show and bring everything together. Nothing is off and it really hits the spot with strong but not palate wrecking hop flavor.

cbutova, Jul 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11%

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richkrull, Feb 15, 2014
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3.24/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Medium sized big bubbly head slowly settles above a pale straw golden colored beer that is pretty cloudy with a whole lot of small particles suspended throughout.

Citrus and fresh mowed grass like hops styles with a bit of malt grain trying to sneak in there.

A carbonated fizzy tasting beer with a bit of hops keeping it slightly bitter with a bit of the citrus aspects the aroma held.

A slight dryish aftertaste without much taste on this lighter bodied beer.

Similar to Hopside Down in the fact that the aroma is much bolder than the taste.

LXIXME, Jun 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -11%

Hendrick24, Feb 23, 2014
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Wasatch GhostRider White IPA from Utah Brewers Cooperative
83 out of 100 based on 165 ratings.