Trader Session IPA | Uinta Brewing Company

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Trader Session IPATrader Session IPA
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Trader Session IPATrader Session IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Noted for its bright hop character, this sessionable IPA is wonderfully balanced.

42 IBU

Added by packetknife on 08-21-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,066
Reviews:
89
Ratings:
268
pDev:
11.4%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
57
Trade:
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Photo of iguanodon
1.93/5  rDev -43.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

[Original rating 2012-09-03] Clear gold with a thick off wihte head that leaves nice lacing. Aroma of citrus and faint flowers. Taste is watery with a bitter finish. Not much going on here, pretty blah.

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Photo of SargeC
3.93/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of ManapuaMan
3.57/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Airport beer between flights at SLC, which means I drank it thirstily and quickly. Nice looking beer from the draft - bronze with a soft, bubbly head.

Aroma is trampled pine needles, grass, and muted citrus. Toasted malt with a touch of caramel.

Taste is pine needles, grapefruit skin, pith and toasty malt. About 50/50 between hops and malt, with a surprisingly pronounced bitterness for the ABV (which I enjoy).

Crisp, dry and bitter. Old school session IPA.

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Photo of GreenBayBA
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jkermitj
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 1971bernat
4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UtahBeerPleb
2.91/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Squire
3.67/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Good looking gold color with white cap and lacing.

Aroma of crisp, piney hops on a diminished malt base.

Taste on entry is hop forward and uncomplicated in a refreshing. Malt enters mid palate and is a bit richer than the sent implies. It is in fact a bigger malt flavor than some other session ales I've tried and noteworthy in comparison to those others. Aftertaste is malty which is then covered by the hops.

Medium texture with balancing carbonation.

Good show animal for the breed, nothing special enough to stock up on but if diet or other reasons require a low ABV brew this one work reasonably well.

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Photo of BCborn
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of huthuty
4.75/5  rDev +38.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A return to one of the beers that got me into beer, the first IPA i loved which allowed me to continue to expand my pallet into being a full on hop head
pours a dark golden amber with a fluffy quickly dissipating head
smell is strong of citrus hops, notes of grapefruit, detectable malt character
taste is strong of citrus hops, with just a little malt, no alcohol taste whatsoever which blends well with the lack of malt
i can remember beginning to love hops with this, fantastic session brew, would recommend buying a case

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Photo of chubenzino
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ericcmay
3.46/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.52/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

probably the least compelling of the uinta beers i had out in utah on my trip, this is fine beer, drinkable enough and quite hoppy as they go, but it just seems sort of lackluster overall, like its missing something. a little malty for what it is, but i like it having a little more substance. the hops just seem a little lost to this, like its better as a light pale ale than it is as an ipa of any kind, it just never really gets there on the hops for me. subtle pine, toasted grain sweetness, and orange. it has some body for its lightness, i just wonder how all the utah draft beer is exactly 4% abv, do they have it that dialed, is it watered down some, its tough to say, but its light abv is not necessarily indicative of its drinkability here, its still light, but its not necessarily interesting enough to want to drink a lot of, and it kind of falls apart a little when it warms up. maybe i am being to critical, they cant all be amazing, and i did enjoy the one pint of this i had well enough, so whatever, its passable craft beer, but thats not the standard i would want to be held to if i was making it...

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Photo of hawkssb04
3.77/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beer21
3.64/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nstygles
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IDABEERGUY
3.88/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.4/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mattymystique
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nwhittin
3.24/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cbcrunch
3.62/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dbl_delta
3.8/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Can dated best by 10/10/16 into pint glass. Pours a cloudy amber with a persistent but thin off-white head. Initial impression is citrus, pine, maybe a little floral hops. Not much bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium, as is carbonation. Dry, refreshing finish. Very sessionable - would be great with seafood.

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Photo of nickfl
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 2ellas
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Trader Session IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 268 ratings