Bristlecone Brown Ale | Uinta Brewing Company

Bristlecone Brown AleBristlecone Brown Ale
BA SCORE
37.6%
Liked This Beer
3.53 w/ 178 ratings
Bristlecone Brown AleBristlecone Brown Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Malty in character, this brown ale has a smooth body and a clean, well-rounded finish.

25 IBU

Added by alexgash on 11-13-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,571
Reviews:
47
Ratings:
178
Liked:
67
Avg:
3.53/5
pDev:
12.46%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
22
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 178 |  Reviews: 47
Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was poured into a mug. The appearance was a nice looking hazy brown color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. There was some light lacing sticking and then sliding down into the beer. The smell had a decent nutty/burnt caramel with a crisp leafy - ness to it (reminiscent of Autumn). The taste was semi - sweet with a nice robust and somewhat roasty to burnt caramel to nuttiness with a light toffee coming in to satisfy. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was appropriately styled and was good for me. Overall, nice brown ale I could definitely see myself coming back to.

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Photo of hawkssb04
3.39/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of evanwoertz
4.36/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of nstygles
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OriginalWayOut
2.19/5  rDev -38%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Squire123
3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JMiller68
4.16/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chicost84
3.82/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle after a solid day on the slopes in Brianhead Utah. Snowing buckets outside with Coltrane lingering in the background. Nutty and smokey, but a very light feel and taste for a brown. As an avowed West Coast hop enthusiast, I really enjoyed this offering from Uinta. Going to crack another one as a matter of fact... you should go get some.

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Photo of benloho
3.43/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bissel328
3.69/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jcoleMA66
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TEdubbaD
3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.73/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WDJersey
3.63/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beergoot
3.47/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Crystal-clear reddish-brown body; thick, fluffy head. Very faint roasted grain aroma. Roasted grain flavor; charred bread crust; toffee notes; mild hop bitterness. Generally light and foamy feel; semi-dry finish.

This is a fine tasting beer but seems somewhat underdeveloped. There is very little aroma to be found and the mouthfeel comes across watery and light-weight. It looks great with a nice deep color and the head is long lasting. And, the flavor is pretty decent, highlighting a roasted, nutty character that is very satisfying, especially with the aftertaste that really brings out the highlights of the taste. Not the best example of the style yet definitely worth trying, perhaps even repeat visits when a session type of ale is what you're looking for.

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Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cubbyZilla
3.95/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of archyquaffer
3.31/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A moderate pour from a stubby 12 ounce bottle into a 10 oz Pilsener shaped sampler produces a short but sticky head of an off-white color. The beer is a clear, pale yellowish-brown with light carbonation.

A definite hint of molasses is evident in the aroma along with some herbal hops and a slight bit of juniper. The flavor is dry with a subtle fruitiness suggesting raisins, a fair amount of nutty bitterness, a good deal of buttery flavor, and a little tangy bite on the finish. The body is fairly light.

This is a pretty good brown and just light enough to satisfy in warm weather. Brown ales are becoming rare on the shelves in my neck of the woods. This beer was purchased across the state line in Sheridan, Wyoming at Star Liquors for 8-something a six pack.

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Photo of Irrationalist
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wattersmike90
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dilbert65
3.16/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of tpauer
3.56/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dbl_delta
3.29/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On draft in pint glass at the Pickled Pig in Rehoboth, DE.
It looks, well, BROWN. One-finger head of fine, off-white bubbles that went the distance, coating the glass evenly on the way down.
Tastes mainly of malt with a little pine bitterness at the end. Quite light, almost thin, mouthfeel. Definitely not a big beer, taste-wise nor ABV.
I could live without trying this beer again.

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Photo of brother_rebus
3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of parris
2.33/5  rDev -34%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Tart, astringent, thin. Possibly infected or unclean tap lines?

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Bristlecone Brown Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
Beer rating: 37.6% out of 100 with 178 ratings
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