Utica Club Light - Matt Brewing Company
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3.4/5 rDev +14.1%
Light beer in a suitcase of 24 cans produced by a craft brewery and sold for the same price as Budweiser. Sign of the apocalypse?
Clear light golden color with a huge fluffy white head.
Light grainy aroma with notes of DMS.
Crisp grain, buttery diacetyl, vegetal notes and a mildly sweet finish.
Crisp, thin, light body.
About what you would expect from a light American lager. Little appealing flavor, plenty of off flavors. Uninspired.
12-23-2010 05:09:08 | More by BradLikesBrew
3.28/5 rDev +10.1%
It's more than what you would expect after trying the original UC. I went to school in the area and UC and UCL are some of the cheapest beers in the area. Truthfully, you can't get much better for the money, as I remember the price range was about the same as an Old Milwaukee Light. (still is...)
Utica Clubs recipe has been redone....the cannery burnt down @ the FX Matt Brewery and during the rebuilding time they re-designed UC. The beer is much better now and the price-point remains the same.
UC poors like a good light american lager should. The smell is the worst part which isn't as bad as I remember. The flavor, now redesigned, is even more prominent. All in all, a great beer for the money. The Utica locals would agree. :)
02-16-2010 23:37:56 | More by Hoves
3.73/5 rDev +25.2%
A very good example of what a light lager should be. Pours out to a medium golden color with lots of carbonation streaming from the bottom of the glass. 1/4 inch head of white foam. Aroma is light, as to be expected, but notable elements of malts and yeast-laden bread are present. Taste is rather quaffable, by any standards; light malt and hops, smooth biscuit notes. The mouthfeel is ok, as the carbonation plays only a small part as the rather smooth beer sails across the tongue. Drinkability is solid. I'm not big on light beers per se, but this one gets my vote. Recommended.
07-26-2006 00:54:50 | More by Frozensoul327
3.48/5 rDev +16.8%
My first sip of UCL tasted like apple juice. However, after a few of these beers, it tasted similar to any other cheap light beer on the market. It went down smoothly, as most watery light beers (Keystone, coors, etc.) do. Definitely a good tasting beer for the money. If you havent tried UCL yet, which most of you probably havent, go out and get yourself a few 12 packs of this stuff and get stupid.
04-14-2002 13:52:27 | More by IrishRedRock
Utica Club Light from Matt Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.