Wyld Extra Pale Ale | Uinta Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A lighter bodied pale ale, this EPA is aggressively dry hopped to showcase fresh hop flavors and aromas.

29 IBU

Added by rowew on 04-01-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
751
Reviews:
191
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
13.92%
 
 
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9
Gots:
107
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Photo of Roser
2.87/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A- the best thing about this beer is the appearance. I'd never had it before and got my hopes up after seeing it in the glass (tulip). A beautiful amber and gold hue with a huge foamy ivory head that lasted forever, and excellent lacing. Fairly cloudy/hazy, unfiltered look.

S- not much going on here, unfortunately. Sorry. I really struggled to identify noteworthy characteristics. Simply put, it smelled like beer (and reminded me more of a pilsner).

T- again, not a lot (if anything) that stood out. Bitter with some light bread notes. Very disappointing, given how great it looked in the glass.

M- light, crisp.

O- not bad, but not anything more than "ok" for me.

Cheers all!

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Photo of Legend_of_Troybrau
2.88/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A) 3.5- Pours a nice orangy gold. A small head quickly dissolves over the surface of this beer.

S) 2.25- Little aroma to speak of. It has a slight hoppiness.

T) 3.0- Medium malts and hops... The initial hops seem to compete for flavor prominance, despite their differences. There is a tanginess to that effect. The light bitter finish is nice.

M) 3.25- Very light overall. The hop effect starts slow, grows, and lingers awhile.

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Photo of htomsirveaux
2.88/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle tried 22 Apr 2010.

This is the Wyld Organic Extra Pale Ale, guessing it is the same so reviewing it here.

Note: got this at Liquor Mart, was almost a year old when purchased (obviously did not pay attention to bottling code which is pretty clearly labeled). Caveat emptor and all that (damn you Liquor Mart, wtf?!).

Served in an Avery shaker pint. Almost no head. Lightly carbonated. Slight bit of sediment, light amber color. Aroma is lightly grainy, a bit of sour mash. Light sweet graininess throughout. Finish is a bit drier with a mineral water aftertaste. Moderate ethanol. Medium to light body.

Tastes like hippies... stale Mormon hippies.

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Photo of sweemzander
2.92/5  rDev -17%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz. bottle poured into a nonic.

(A)- Pours a pale orange color. Produced a small white head of froth, Minimal lace.

(S)- A nice drying pine needle and a subtle yeasty lemon and orange citrus.

(T)- Some lemon and orange citrus with caramel malt. Some pine shows up, but quickly flows into a heavy yeast spiciness.

(M)- A good carbonation level. The balance is fair, but kind of strange with that heavy yeast bit in there.

(D)- Not bad, but perhaps a tad disjointed.

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Photo of Real_Thirsty_Guy
2.92/5  rDev -17%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Darker golden pale dark yellow color.
Grassiness and fresh smell.
Bready taste with some spice turning over in the end, real light taste for the color.
Unique but dull and off-putting in the end

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Photo of Maximusmaximus
2.92/5  rDev -17%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Humble, simple bottles and a nice looking pour lead to a very good first impression; subtle flowery hops, nice carbonation, applesauce and summer... The impression fades quickly with each passing sip until you are left with a granular, watery beer that you just want to finish and get away from. I think this beer would benefit if closer attention were paid to the beer's wyld, extra and ale aspects and less focus was on the pale part.

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Photo of Khaack
2.93/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of ChainGangGuy
2.95/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pours a clear, yellow-orange body with a thin ring of bubbles on top.

Smell: Citrus scent steps aside as some watered down malts shamble by.

Taste: Thin, vapid maltiness and no apparent sweetness. Citrusy hops and an accompanying grapefruit taste along with a medium bitterness. Lacks that malt backbone all the way to the finish that can't come a moment too soon.

Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium carbonation.

Drinkability: Average at best. This one definitely won't be catching on like wildfire.

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Photo of SerialHiker
2.98/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pours a light harvest orange…no real bubbles, no real head…(2/5)

Smell: A nice mix of malt straightness and citrus hops…it’s funny, some smells I get way more orange/lemon and some are very malty…it’s got a really inviting aroma…(3.25/5)

Taste: Definitely extra pale…there’s like a pale beginning, a pale middle and a pale end with some citrus hops…blunt pale malts through and through here…a little, tiny bit of bitterness does do enough to add some additional flavor and make it a drinkable brew…(3/5)

Mouthfeel: light and crisp with little carbonation…it sorta comes and goes…it’s a bit watery…(2.75/5)

Overall: Definitely an extra pale ale…the flavor is good and it’s certainly a drinkable beer…as a hops guy, I am always waiting for that hoppy kick somewhere along the way and this brew just doesn’t have that…and it’s not supposed to…but what it does bring to the table is a fresh malt flavor that truly can stand alone…it is also certified organic, which I appreciate…(3/5)

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Photo of olradetbalder
3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of Samp01
3/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a slightly hazy orange amber with a medium slowly dissipating white head, some light lacing. Aroma and taste of citrus floral hops, biscuit a malt and some grassy notes. Palate is a medium body with moderate carbonation. Finishes with some biscuit malt , and some citrus and floral hops. Flavor seems a bit light for the style. Overall an ok brew

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

Wyld Extra Pale Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
3.52 out of 5 based on 751 ratings.
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