21st Anniversary Birthday Suit | Uinta Brewing Company

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316 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company
Utah, United States
uintabrewing.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerBeast on 04-09-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
316
Reviews:
34
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
9.41%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
74
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 316 |  Reviews: 34
Photo of ClavisAurea
3.81/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

05/2014 bottling served cold in a teku

Appearance: great bottle artwork. Classy. Poured out a light honey color with tons of small bubble carbonation. 2 finger pale yellow head. No sticky lacing.

Nose: tart lacto, lemons, bready, sour apricot

Taste: clean lacto sourness, slight Brett funk, lemons, limes, stone fruit in the begin g with a lingering juicy Ness in the finish. Not very complex but very crushable.

Overall: great tart saison here. Not much depth of flavor but a nice and refreshing beer to enjoy on a hot day. I like that it is only 6.3%, not some big acid bomb that I am forced to share. I could use more Brett character but it is nice either way.

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Photo of Celtics76
3.23/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spoony
4.11/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a 750 ml bottle to a tulip. Bottled March 24, 2014. Reviewed from notes dated March 19, 2016.

A-This two-year-old bottle still has plenty of pop. Carbonation supports a three-finger-tall head of nearly white foam. Retention is good and there is some chunky lacing on the glass. The beer is murky and straw colored with lots of bubbles.

S-The aroma is a pleasantly tart mixture of fruity brett flavors like pineapple, apple, and barnyard. The beer is not face puckeringly sour, but it has a nice dose of acidity.

T-The taste is similar. I get some fruit flavors like green apple, pineapple, and orange creamsicle. The sourness doesn't melt teeth, but it pulls a little at my glands and mixes well with the musty, lightly funky brett flavors. I also taste a bit of wheat malt that mellows things a bit.

M-The body is medium in heft with an active carbonation that feels voluminous but soft on the palate.

O-This beer is a pleasant surprise. It drinks very easy -- almost like a tart saison at this point -- and offers decent complexity. If you are looking for huge acidity or funky fruit or something, you might look elsewhere, but if you have one of these bottles laying around, give it a shot.

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Photo of stephens101
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pale orange with a short-lived off-white froth. Musty aroma with ripened pear, green apple and orange. Tart up front with more funk in the trunk. Pear, green apple and white grape complete the fruit profile. Straw and grain are mixed in somewhere. Lemon peel is noticed in the aftertaste. Light to medium and dry-ish with plenty of acidity...whoa where's the tums!

A nice little sipper fer sure.

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Photo of ZEB89
3.71/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Njod2003
4.05/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FrankShirley
3.25/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dandaugherty1221
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Rutager
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hazy gold with two fingers of frothy white head. Tart citrus fruits and a bit of spicy yeast and dry light grain on the nose. Taste is sour citrus, mild dry funk, a touch of light grains and lime leaf. Medium-light body, strong carbonation.

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Photo of XmnwildX12
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mattboyer182
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AMarkle6524
3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kmat10
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FBGordon
3.05/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a chilled bomber into a room temperature tulip.

A: Pours a lovely orange copper, zero head retention.

S: Light herbs and funk, with a little sour plum. It was breezy where I was drinking, that may have taken away from it.

T: Not a lot going on; it was funky on the palate with lots of sour plum on the back end. Underwhelming.

M: Low level carbonation that leads to a filmy, funky feel on the palate which is typical of sour ales and my mouth.

O: A decent sour Abbey; I would have preferred more plum. Not bad, but I doubt I'll venture another.

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Photo of neenerzig
4.06/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured out of a 750 ml bottle into one of my tulip glasses, this beer pours a somewhat cloudy/hazy, medium golden color with lots of streams of little bubbles continuously and rapidly rising towards the beer's surface. Has a nice, thick fluffy white head that is about 2 inches thick when first poured that settles to a solid inch. Eventually settles finally to a very thick ring lining the inside of the glass along with a nice surface coating film layer of foam and decent lacing. Aromas of funkyness, white grape, citrus, and some wheat and malt notes. Has a nice lemon and green apple tart sourness upfront. Also slightly vinegary and has some crisp malts and wheat. Has a nice earthy, woody aspect to it tastewise as well. Has a crisp, frothy and creamy, medium bodied mouthfeel with fairly heavy carbonation. Very easy to drink for a sour with the crisp malt and wheat flavors and the fairly light body compared to some other American Wild Ales I've had. Pretty solid beer all around, but not the best representation of this style that I have had.

Eric

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Photo of mta11c
4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jaydoc
3.76/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Seattle_Suds
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of groleau
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of liamt07
4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Patches826
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TonyY
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WaterFurnace
4.04/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mvanaskie13
3.74/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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21st Anniversary Birthday Suit from Uinta Brewing Company
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