Sum'r Summer Ale | Uinta Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Citrusy and thirst-quenching, this refreshing golden ale is highlighted by the use of unique hops.

17 IBU

Added by Wasatch on 05-31-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
351
Reviews:
79
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
12.64%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
52
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 351 |  Reviews: 79
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1.25/5  rDev -64.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -57.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -57.9%

Photo of Lemke412
2/5  rDev -43.8%

Coors Light.

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Photo of Golfore
2.06/5  rDev -42.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Thin, thirst quenching. Not much going on.

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2.25/5  rDev -36.8%

Photo of rinhaak
2.35/5  rDev -34%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

11 oz. bottle poured into a Sam's perfect pint glass.

I'm not sure what I was expecting, but this certainly wasn't it.

This beer pours a very light and pale gold with a full head. The nose - which is fairly uninteresting - is a little malty with overtones of fresh hay.

The taste really conjures images of a farm field. Lots of hay, German malts, and an almost sweaty flavor. There is almost a rusty quality to the beer - something I might expect more in a red ale than this Blonde.

While I appreciate the crispness, dryness, and low alcohol content, the flavors are so offputting that I found this to be most unpleasant. However, I feel that this isn't a poorly crafted ale, hence I cannot legitimately rate it lower - despite my near thorough unenjoyment.

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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2.57/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Looks kind of like beer, smells kind of like beer, and tastes kind of like a beer, but is missing flavor

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2.66/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

This pours a semi-cloudy yellow color with a thick, frothy head. The aroma is weaker with a hint of wheat and citrus. The flavor is on the weak side, not a whole lot going on. Very smooth and easy drinking though. I would have figured a craft beer like this would have more flavor.

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2.71/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pours a thin head on a clear light straw body.
The aroma is faint to non-existent... a little grain.
The taste is mild grain and lemon bitterness. Watery.
The texture is crisp.
Super easy drinker 'cause it's like water.

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2.71/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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2.78/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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2.83/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

12 fl oz green aluminum can acquired at Wally's Wine in Westwood and served into a conical Samuel Smith's pint glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live. Expectations are above average; I usually like Uinta's offerings.

Served cold, straight from the fridge, and side-poured as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

A: Pours a three finger white colour head. Decent thickness. Okay cream. Above average (~3 minute) retention. No bubble show. No lacing as the head recedes.

Body colour is a clear translucent pale yellow; vibrance is decent. No yeast particles are visible.

Overall, it's decidedly standard fare for a blonde. I'm optimistic but unimpressed.

Sm: Pale malts, crisp clean barley, and generic floral hops. Straw. Light vague lime. Some lemon citrus - probably from the hops. Grainy. No yeast character or alcohol is detectable. A mild strength aroma.

T: Blonde malts, pilsner malts. Light floral hops. Clean and crisp. A bit grainy. Straw. Clean barley. No yeast character or alcohol is detectable. Quite simple, but decently put together. No complexity or subtlety here, but decent balance. I like it in a general sense. A bit of vague lime.

Mf: Smooth and wet. Not oily or biting. Not harsh. Clean. A bit crisp. Decent presence on the palate. Decent thickness and body. Doesn't feel custom-tailored to the flavour profile, but it suits it generally. Average carbonation.

Dr: Drinkable and enjoyable, but largely underwhelming. Not Uinta's best, but I see what they were going for. I wouldn't get it again. The whole Organic thing comes off as a bunch of gimmicky bullshit. I'm less than impressed. A forgettable low ABV beer with little to offer. I wouldn't recommend it to friends.

Low C

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2.85/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

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2.87/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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Sum'r Summer Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
3.56 out of 5 based on 351 ratings.
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