Bristlecone Brown Ale | Uinta Brewing Company

Bristlecone Brown AleBristlecone Brown Ale
178 Ratings
Bristlecone Brown AleBristlecone Brown Ale

Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company
Utah, United States

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

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5/5  rDev +41.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +34.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

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

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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

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4.18/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brew pours a beautiful dark reddish brown color with an off white three fingered head which lasts and strong carbonation. There is also thick lacing which remains on the glass until the end.

The smell is of strong malts and nuts as well as some pine resin. The nutty part of the smell gets stronger as the brew warms up.

The taste follows the nose with strong, mostly sweet malts, nuts and strong pine taste and pine resins which linger on the tongue. Slight astringent effect, no hops to speak of. Overall a deep earthy taste.

The mouthfeel is thick, nutt and earthy. The carbonation is also present.

Overall this is a smooth beer to drink. Maybe it was the smell of the pine and the nuts but this beer seemed to have a relaxing effect on me. I will pick up a six pack of this from the local deli tomorrow.

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

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4.02/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours a nice light brown color with one finger of head that falls to cover the beer. The nose has hints of coffee, maybe just a bit too roasty for my tastes in a brown ale. The taste is strong in the coffee notes. I like it, but I'm not sure how it works for the style. The feel is a touch thin, but its still a damn good beer. The drinkability is awesome on this one. I enjoyed this beer a lot and would like to see more if it again.

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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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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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

New 2006 edition, bottled on 09/07/06. Pours a clear dark brown color, nice carbonation, nice creamy tan head, lots of lacing afterwards. Scents of roasted malts, toffee/caramel. The taste is of roasted nutty malts, and slight toffee/caramel. Medium body. Very drinkable, this is a tasty Nut Brown Ale from this brewery. I'm glad to get a sixer from them, since it is only in the sampler pack. Highly recommended.

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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Bristlecone Brown Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 178 ratings
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