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Trader Session IPA | Uinta Brewing Company

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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:
#42,237
Reviews:
87
Ratings:
261
pDev:
11.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
56
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 261 |  Reviews: 87
Reviews by EPICAC:
Photo of EPICAC
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Black Rabbit in NYC.

Pours a cloudy copper. Topped by a white head that fades to a film, leaving no lace. The aroma has notes of resiny hops, caramel malts and an apricot fruitiness.

Sweet, bready malts upfront move through more of the same in the center to a mildly bitter hop finish. There's also a bit of residual sweetness in the finish. Could use a good bit more bitterness. Thin feeling with moderate carbonation.

Needs a bit more hop bitterness and flavor.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of blitz134
3.1/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Clear, yellow-caramel color. Small white head on the pour. Reduced to a thin layer with a ring around the glass. The remaining bubbles clump together like pitrie (sp?) dish growth.

Aroma is sweet, yeast roll with citrus and floral hops. Some grapefruit comes through, a bit of straw as well. Has a strange twang underneath which I can't identify. Simple, non-offense. Not that bad really.

Flavor is mostly malts, biscuit mainly. Hops are more earthy and grassy. Not much bitterness, more on the level of a basic pale ale. Hard to describe more than that. Simple flavor, not really all that complex.

Thinnish mouthfeel. Good carbonation levels. Flavor holds on for a bit after the swallow, then goes away.

Okay drinkability, kinda weak overall in a lot of departments, but for a 4% beer I think this probably holds its own. I'd drink this if I was in Utah.

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Photo of SunDevilBeer
3.25/5  rDev -5%

Photo of Beaver13
2.88/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle, bottled on 4/14/08. Pours a clear golden orange with a large fluffy white head that retains well and laces the glass a little.

The aroma is peppery, grassy hops with a little mint.

The flavor is some corny malts and vegetables with a decent slightly minty bitterness. The mouthfeel is light bodied and watery.

Overall, an OK IPA.

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

Photo of Mora2000
3.06/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to blutt59 for sharing this bottle.

The beer ours a yellow color with a white head. The aroma is full of grassy hops and some bready malt. Not as hoppy smelling as I expect from an American IPA. The flavor is basically the same, with a lot of grass and citrus. However, I also get some orange citrus notes, but they are well hidden. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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Photo of GreenMountainBoy
3/5  rDev -12.3%

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 HopsForBrains
4.25/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of doremite
3.25/5  rDev -5%

Photo of HoppySeb
3/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.51/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A clear dark yellow pour. The aroma is different, can't put my finger on it, sorry, but its just different. I don't know how to describe a British traditional style smell. But this is what it is.

Taste especially, very British, restrained, a little fruity yeast aspect. Didn't do anything special for me afterwards, got thinner. Kinda pricey for something so sessionable. Lots of variation in the six bottles I had. One was downright putrid.

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Photo of chinchill
3.72/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can into a nonic.

Pours clear and golden with a good sized off-white head. The head is durable and leaves plenty of lacing.

Aroma: surprisingly strong aroma of piney-floral-fruity hops.

Flavor: satisfying and well balanced, with less hop flavor than the aroma or IPA labelling suggest ... and more bready malts.

O: an aromatic, low ABV, APA (not a typo).

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Photo of JNTullock
2.75/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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 nhirsch04
3.25/5  rDev -5%

Photo of ryanjtravis
4/5  rDev +17%

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

Uinta- Trader IPA

A- Light copper orange with a moderate foamy head. Slight lacing nothing heavy.
S- Light touch of caramel malt pokes its way out of a nice bouquet of sweet pine and floral hops.
T- Sweet pine and earthy green hops with a nice touch of caramel malt.
M- Again sweet, but not overpowering. Hoppy body with light malt in the tail end, slightly watery.

Overall- Flavors tend to be a little subdued, its flavor and mouthfeel just couldn't push it up to a 4(good) rating. Regardless, tasty session beer here.

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

Photo of WoodBrew
3.3/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I'm not a fan of the trader session ipa....it leans toward english style. The beer poured a cloudy orangeish yellow with no head and no lace. The scent was more bittery grapefruit. The taste bitter with weak grapefruit. The Mouthfeel was lighter in body with subtle carbonation. Overall it's ok....but don't expect much.

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Photo of RyanOooh
3.25/5  rDev -5%

Photo of let8it8grow
3.47/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fatehunter
3.35/5  rDev -2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a finger and half of head on a slightly hazy straw body.
The aroma is pine, mango and pineapple. Nice tropical smells.
The taste has a sharp pine bitter followed by a watery bitter.
The texture is crisp.
It has nice aroma but the flavor is a bit jarring.

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Photo of dailyminefield
3/5  rDev -12.3%

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

Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass. the appearnace is a clear, fairly dark yellow color with a small white head. The aroma is complex with hops, citrus and yeast. The taste is heavy with malt and has a hop finish. Overall, a really good IPA.

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Trader Session IPA from Uinta Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 261 ratings
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