Tangerine Hop Nosh IPA
Uinta Brewing Company

Tangerine Hop Nosh IPATangerine Hop Nosh IPA
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IPA - American
Ranked #4,754
Ranked #26,837
3.82 | pDev: 9.42%
Uinta Brewing Company
Utah, United States
Very Good
Tangerine Hop Nosh IPATangerine Hop Nosh IPA
Notes: A play on our flagship IPA, this beer features an aromatic menagerie of tropical hops and tangerine zest. Wraps up with a crisp, bitter finish.

Malts: Munich, C-40
Hops: Galaxy, Chinook, Citra

82 IBU
Reviews: 101 | Ratings: 451 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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patre_tim from Thailand

3.59/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Orange filtered with little carbonation and 4 fingers of white head.

Smells of orange and caramel, tangerine and a hint of fresh pine.

The taste is of caramel, sour orange and lemon, and a dull bitter aftertaste.

Medium body with almost no carbonation, a little flat.

I got this in Roseville, CA and am having it in Redding, August 1st, 2019.

Aug 01, 2019
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ArchimedesSox from Georgia

3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Hazy, orange, copper color, 1 inch off white head, spotty lacing
S: Earthy hops, caramel
T: Malty sweetness, I get that tangerine and caramel, then the earthy hops come in to balance
M: Medium
O: Really good beer, I actually like the regular hop nosh better without the tangerine but still a great beer.

Jul 17, 2019
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Samlover55 from New York

3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz can into Nonic Pint
BB 11/13/18
Orangish brown with decent white head, solid retention
Caramel, sweet citrus, some orange peels
Taste follows the nose with sweet caramel, and citrus, but has a nice earthy bitter finish with some grapefruit pith
Medium-bodied, a bit heavy for an IPA, but nice crisp carbonation
Overall this was interesting as it started off very sweet, but the bitter finish really balanced it out nicely.

Aug 09, 2018
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VoxRationis from New York

3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Decanted from 12 oz (355 ml) bottle into a conical pint glass; best by 06/28/18.
A: Pours a hazy, orange amber color with a three-quarter inch, white head displaying good retention and modest lacing.
S: The aroma of tangerine predominates with grapefruit, caramel, and peppery notes.
T: Dry and citrus with both tangerine and grapefruit evident. Strong peppery, almost cumin, bitterness with a pleasant, tingly aftertaste.
M: Medium bodied with medium carbonation.
O: A pleasantly well constructed IPA with tangerine substituting for grapefruit. A bit bitter relatively to the fruit for my taste, but well executed..

Jun 18, 2018
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smcolw from Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured gingerly from a can into a frosted glass by the bartender resulting in a modest head. There's a nice initial ring of lace. Generally spots thereafter. The liquid is clear with a lighter amber color.

Toasted pale malts with a light bittering hop nose. Behind this lies a mild fruitiness.

The flavor is a bit upside down. I get the hop close to the beginning of the taste and sweet fruitiness at the swallow. Good body with a moderate carbonation level. The aftertaste has the bittering hop return, leaving a lengthy aftertaste.

Apr 28, 2018
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chinchill from South Carolina

3.34/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12 oz can.
Poured with a light copper colored body that has excellent clarity and is topped by a tall, frothy off-white head.
Aroma: dank, grassy and herbal; certainly not as fruity as expected but with a clear suggestion of citrus rind.
Flavor: More fruity and less grassy and dank than the aroma.
Medium body and carbonation.

Apr 23, 2018
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Squire from Mississippi

3.69/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear light gold color with white cap.

Aroma of piney, citrusy hops with a definite lean toward citrus.

Taste on entry is hop forward (natch, it's 84 IBU) , piney hops with a fairly strong addition of tangerine. I can't tell how much of the flavor is due to fruit or hops but tangerine it is. A rather full on tangerine, more like essential oil than zest or juice. The brewer says this is a take on their traditional IPA but I find the malt presence much diminished, almost lacking else I would've scored it higher. Clean finsh with an almost surging hop bitterness in the aftertaste.

Medium texture with balancing carbonation.

Unapologetically hop bitter and fruit dominant, I don't see exactly where this one fits in. Too bitter for food, too lacking in taste other than hop bitter fruit, and not exciting enough to set a few aside for guests. Guess I'll just have to finish the six pack.

Dec 22, 2017
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richj1970 from Alabama

3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12 oz can dated best by 12/22/2017 so it might be a touch on the older side.

A: Crystal clear golden yellow with 1-2 finger fluffy white head. Nice retention and moderate lacing.

S: Tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple, and fresh pine. A bit of baked bread and caramel.

T: Bright citrus with a blend of tangerine and grapefruit. Maybe a touch of lemon zest. The tangerine almost overpowers everything else but there is some pine and a subtle sweetness hanging around in the back.

M: Medium body with average carbonation.

O: Well executed IPA but I think I prefer the grapefruit variant a little more.

Nov 19, 2017
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cjgiant from District of Columbia

3.07/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.25

On tap:
Pours a little dirty amber, and without much head on full pour. Ok lacing and what head was there lasted pretty well.

Nose isn't strong but seems a mix of pine wood and citrus.

Taste has a slightly oxidized note to it, but ignoring that I get pine, a little grapefruit, and then a fair squirt of tangerine. It's not great, but not bad to this point - about mid-taste.

So, there isn't a surprise until the second half of the taste. The lingering piney bitterness mixed with the juice of tangerine to produce a lemon/pine/toothpaste undesirable flavor that eventually ends lemony tart. I could finish if forced, but I'm giving it up only halfway through.

Partially wonder if bad, though GF rated it poorly a year ago, and we aren't too far off most times. Then again, I'm usually around +/-5% to BA avg, so who knows.

Sep 15, 2017
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deadonhisfeet from Kentucky

3.14/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Tangerine IPA poured from a can into a Bell's tulip. The pour is murky and burnt orange in color with hardly any bloom at all. Just a half-finger that dissolves rather quickly. I get some marmalade and buiscity notes on the nose and some subdued hop aromas. Doesn't really smell like a good IPA should.

Medium body, nice firm feel, and a badly constructed flavor profile. Starts out with bread, honey, and marmalade, then you get some grapefruit and cedar. It's certainly bitter, but it's astringent and pithy, not fruity and pleasant. It's like I'm getting hop oils, but I'm also getting the stems, twigs, sap, and fertilizer too. The main word that comes to mind is "over-extracted". Finishes on a medicinal note, which always turns me off with an IPA.

In all fairness, this might have been an older can (it was given to me, so I have no idea when it was purchased). Still, I have yet to be impressed enough by a Uinta beer to buy it, take it home, and review it. This one was a freebie (thank goodness). No way would I buy this while there are so many killer IPAs out there within arms reach. I'm still open to trying more of their beers at my weekly tasting. If I ever come across one I really like, I'll be happy to buy it.

Sep 05, 2017
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superspak from North Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 11/25/2017. Pours crystal clear deep golden amber/light orange color with a 1-2 finger dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice dense soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of big tangerine, red grapefruit, pineapple, passion fruit, mango, melon, lemon zest, orange peel, light pepper, pine, toasted bread, light caramel, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/tropical/pine hops, tangerine zest, and moderate bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big tangerine, red grapefruit, pineapple, passion fruit, mango, melon, lemon zest, orange peel, citrus rind, light pepper, pine, toasted bread, light caramel, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate pine, citrus rind, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of tangerine, red grapefruit, pineapple, passion fruit, mango, melon, lemon/orange peel, citrus rind, pepper, pine, toasted bread, and herbal/floral/grassy hop earthiness on the finish for a while. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/tropical/pine hops, tangerine zest, and moderate bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and zero lingering hop/fruit astringency after the finish. Moderate increasing dryness from bitterness. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately bready/grainy, and sticky/resinous/rindy balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol for 7.3%. Overall this is a delicious fruited IPA. All around nice complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/tropical/pine hops, tangerine zest, and moderate bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink with the modestly bitter/drying finish. Don’t really prefer this much over the base beer; but it is a lot more vibrant, tropical, and dank on hop/fruit flavors. Definitely a more modern hop bill. Nice malt backbone, without being sweet or overly aggressive. A very enjoyable offering.

Aug 19, 2017
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mntlover from Tennessee

4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a golden color with a nice two finger off white head from an aggressive pour. Leaves some nice sheet lace down my glass.

Aroma is is nice hops floral and fruity with tangerine definitely dominating.

Taste is kind of like the nose good hop notes but not as floral and sweet tangerine, more grassy bitterness with citrus rind bitterness mixed with just hints of the sweet tangerine that was in the nose. Flavor is good a descent IPA to be sure just think it would be little better then good in the taste more matched the nose.

Mouthfeel lighter side of medium carbonation is a little peppy also maybe making it feel lighter then I would of guessed at 7.3%

Overall a good IPA think it would be better then good if the flavors matched the nose more.

Aug 10, 2017
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StoutHunter from Michigan

3.62/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I picked up a bottle of Uinta's Hop Nosh Tangerine IPA for $1.69 at The Lager Mill. I've been wanting to try this beer for awhile and now that it's available in Michigan I need to give it a try, so lets see how it goes. 2017 Vintage. Poured from a brown 12oz bottle into an IPA glass.

A- The label looks good, it goes well with the name and it's a little eye catching. It poured a darker orange color which took on more a brighter orange color when held to the light and two fingers worth of slightly creamy off white head that died down to a thin ring that stayed till the end and it left some nice rights of patchy lacing behind. This is a good looking IPA, I have no complaints.

S- The aroma starts off with a higher amount of medium sweetness with a hoppy orange and tangerine aroma being the first to show up with some orange rind aromas also showing up along with floral, light herbal and light green hop aromas coming through in the background with a little more fruity hops. Up next comes some doughy yeast which leads into the malts which impart more of a bready and toasted malt and caramel malt like aromas with a little more sweetness. This beer has a pretty nice aroma, but I wish the the hops showed up just a little more.

T= The taste seems to be similar to the aroma and it starts off with a higher amount of medium sweetness with the hops being the first to show up and it imparts all the hoppy aspects that it did in the aroma with the orange and tangerine aspects still sticking out the most. Up next comes the doughy yeast which leads into the malts which impart all the same aspects that they did in the aroma and this time they show up a little more. On the finish there's a lower amount of medium bitterness with some malty flavors showing up towards the end, this is a nice tasting beer, but I wish it was a little a little less malty.

M- Fairly smooth, a little on the sweet side, not too crisp, slightly sticky, on the thicker side of being medium bodied with a lower amount of medium of medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is pretty nice and it works well with this beer.

Overall I thought this was a nice beer and I thought it was a pretty solid example of the style, it had enough tangerine flavors to live up to it's name, but I wish the DIPA base was a little more balanced and cleaner. This beer had ok drinkability, one is good enough for me, anymore than that it might start to wear one me. What i like the most about about this beer is the appearance, it's a good looking beer. What I like the least about this beer is the taste, I just wish it was a little more balanced. I might buy this beer again and I think it's worth a try if your want a more fruity IPA. All in all I liked this beer but I didn't love it and I think with a little more on the taste and it could be a pretty good beer. It's not my favorite beer from this brewery and it's a pretty solid example of the style. Nice job guys, but a little more work could take this one to the next level.

Aug 07, 2017
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bobv from Vermont

3.59/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Moderate pour yields a 3/4 inch white head over a medium amber body with some lacing. Nose of tangerine perfume. Taste of tropical fruit, dank pine, and other citrus. Good feel and overall, the nose is a bit weird and I lowered the numbers from the numbers of the first half of the glass.

Jul 19, 2017
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FtWorth from Texas

4.09/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: a pleasing light orange-amber color with 1-2 fingers of a foamy, off-white colored head that settled to just 1-finger, but remained foamy

Aroma: Prominent, but not overpowering tangerine and orange aromas with a whiff of bready malt

Flavor: Again, the tangerine and orange are the stand outs, but with a moderate malt presence to help coalesce the ingredients into a well-balanced, light-bodied ale. A perceptible bitterness it present, but does not truly show itself until about mid-palate and carries through to the semi-dry finish.

Mouth feel: Light-bodied with medium carbonation, crisp

Overall: The way the tangerine/citrus and malt coalesce is quite refreshing and makes for a rather satisfying brew. I’m not sure if it is the citrus zest or the choice of hops that give it such a distinctive tartness. Perhaps a combination of both? Nevertheless, it works for me! I will certainly put this in the summer rotation. Having it offered in cans is an extra benefit too.

Jul 12, 2017
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FLima from Brazil

4.21/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Amber orange color with a thin head with short retention.
Delicious tropical and citrusy aroma with notes of mango, passion fruit, pineapple, tangerines and some caramel and toasted malts.
Flavor with notes of resin, grapefruit, tangerines, a good deal of mango, toasted malts, lots of pine and spices. Dry and bitter aftertaste. Its 82 IBUs do not feel aggressive at all.
Medium towards full body with appropriate carbonation. Alcohol of 7.3% is completely absent.
Tropical American IPA that proved to be quite well balanced, especially considering it has 82 IBUs. Tangerine was not overdone at all. It filled the blanks within its myriad of flavors. I recommend if you are into tropical and bold IPAs.

Jul 08, 2017
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Bierliebhaber3 from Massachusetts

4.01/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This IPA pours a crystal clear dark orange color with a big foamy off white head. The smell is all bold citrus with orange, tangerine, and floral notes drowning out any potential competition. It’s a very fresh, summery scent. The taste also has bold orange, tangerine, and floral notes, but grapefruit, and a mild toasted grain flavor come to join the party. The body is medium, but probably a bit on the lighter end of the spectrum for an IPA despite being a fairly robust 7.2% alcohol. The finish is mildly bitter and also a little bit tart, which is kind of odd in an IPA. The flavors were good overall, but they somehow seemed slightly washed out to me compared to that big, delicious scent. On a hot summer day though, this is the kind of IPA that I would look for.

Jun 30, 2017
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Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.67/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This was poured into a becher pint glass. The appearance was a burnt orange color with a thin finger-ed white foamy head. Mild stuck / spider web lace. The smell started off with some bitter tangerine rind and then sweetened slightly by the pulp. Shows a nice little snappy/"refreshing" quality. The taste combined the bitterness and the sweetness together nicely with a quick aftertaste and a wet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a spectacular sessionability about it. Carbonation runs light. Nice appropriate harshness is in the IBU level for an AIPA. Overall, for an AIPA with some brewer’s creativity, I’d say this was pretty good. I’d have again and am glad it’s in cans as it would be one I’d be taking fishing.

Jun 28, 2017
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pro45 from New York

3.66/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Can with a BB date of October so this is pretty fresh. Pours a deep gold and smell is tangerines, hops, pine, caramel malts. Taste is very similar to the smell. Not too bitter, goes down pretty easy. Oily mouthfeel. Overall it's not too bad as far as these fruit forward IPA's go, but I've had their regular IPA and I liked it more.

Jun 27, 2017
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huthuty from Utah

4.86/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

A dark orange in appearance I poured this at approximately 38 degrees into a curved pint glass and it had a persistent one finger head. the smell is utterly perfect, walking the exact line between the smell of hops, "citrus" hops, and citrus; the taste is also this way, blurring the line between what's fruity and what will put hair on your chest. Bitter yet citrusy with mild hops this is one of my favorite beers to date, I have to try it next to my previous favorite to decide which one is better.

Jun 22, 2017
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Amguerra305 from Florida

4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I am partial to the east coast IPA's so I am admittedly biased. Pours clear amber and smells of orange citrus. Taste follows the smell and is not all that bitter on the back end with pleasant malty notes. Feel is medium light. Unfortunately I wait too long to drink this beer so there was a touch of skunk but you could tell there was something much more when it was younger. Overall really good nonetheless.

Jun 20, 2017
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Blackop555 from Michigan

3.69/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours orange. Short, foamy, off white head that lasts a while with lacing

Smells citrus, malt, tangerine and earthy.

Tastes citrus peel, bready malt and light tangerine juice. Followed by more malt and earthy bitterness. Finish is dry with pine linger. Medium body and fizzy medium carbonation

Jun 04, 2017
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D1noB from Oklahoma

4.33/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Slight hoppy bitter front, the bitter fades just enough so you will notice the tangerines which comes and goes in a flash with all that is left is the slight shadow of bitterness. Good beer crisp refreshing beer.

Taste Rating in Words: It's a firework, all the lead-up and boom it's done, pretty colors.

May 28, 2017
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The_Kriek_Freak from Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

It pours clear orange/amber with head that dissipates quickly. The aroma is pine-like more than anything else with little to suggest that there's citrus in this beer. The taste is similarly reminiscent of pine but the citrus comes through toward the end. Fairly light bodied and nicely carbonated.

May 27, 2017
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Tripel_Threat from Michigan

3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour is golden orange in color and quite bright, served with a thin finger of foam on top. Aromas of - you guessed it - tangerine and juicy, tropical hop notes: pineapple, papaya, mango are predominant. Bright citrus notes cut their way through. Flavor more of the same, juicy, fruity, but with a grapefruit pith/piney bitter bite on the end.

May 21, 2017
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Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 451 ratings