Oak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin Ale | Uinta Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
734 Ratings
Oak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin AleOak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.31%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aged in oak barrels.

39 IBU

Added by rudzud on 09-05-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
734
Reviews:
185
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
11.11%
 
 
Wants:
75
Gots:
156
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 734 |  Reviews: 185
Photo of Duff27
3.85/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Czequershuus
4.01/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This beer pours a murky deep rust with a small head. The aroma offers up lots of nutmeg, candied orange peel, brown sugar, clove, pecan - essentially all the classic winter spices. The flavor is quite sweet, with nutmeg, clove, almond paste, vanilla, orange peel, and roast apple. The mouthfeel is full and sticky, almost syrupy with pillowy carbonation. Overall this fits well with in this style - a big, sweet, spice driven beer - and while it may be gauche among a certain set, I am actually growing fonder of these. The barrel aging makes this a more complex, with big vanilla notes woven right through the spice.

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Photo of psweendogg
3.81/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of warlock_with_a_backpack
3.53/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Spicy strong ale in style. Had marzen-y notes and with light pumpkin and light bitter spices. Get some oak, needs more depth. Interesting, festive.

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Photo of stevoj
3.95/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle from Lulu’s. Nice pour, muddy brown with initial high foamy head. Woody , earthy aroma, pumpkin kicks in in the taste, not the pie spice. More barrel notes here in the flavor . Alcohol burn comes Kate, but finishes if off really nicely. Glad this was my first of the season, ad ill be burned out on them shortly. Well done.

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Photo of CWVegas
4.14/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GangOf1
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of q33jeff
3.37/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

**
10/19/2014

Aroma: Pumpkin, wine.
Appearance: Clear-ish bronze......medium white head.
Taste. Spicy pumpkin, apple. Tart .
Feel: Low carbonation.

Good Pumpkin
**

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Photo of BeerDawgs
4.23/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A 22oz bomber with a bottled on date of 9.9.14

L - Deep red/amber, with no clarity, 1 finger of red, and some nice lace stickiness

S - Spices, pumpkin, and alcohol

T - Spices overload, which is beautiful, pumpkin, and booze. Great combo!

F - Medium body and light carbonation (it's 2 years old), goes well with the brew

O - A very tasty barrel aged brew with lots of spices, enjoyable

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Photo of SixPack6
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Suds
3.62/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From a large, corked bottle, this is a light-brown, orange-ish, hazy brew. The head is slim and off-white. Pumpkin dominates the aroma, along with pie spice....nutmeg, allspice, ginger, and clove. The smell is intense and pungent...earthy and pervasive. The taste is balanced, with lots of spice. Bitter, starting in the mid-taste. The body is firm and the finish is spicy, earthy, and lingering. This is a reasonably good pumpkin brew.

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Photo of Amstaffs
4.24/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of N1Nkasi
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rabidflamingo
4.75/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pittbeermur
4.37/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Let it warm a little before drinking you will be happy you did

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Photo of kingjohnh
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jason_cs
3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ordybill
4.36/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 Oz corked bomber into a pint glass. The appearance is a dark copper color with a medium sized tan head. The aroma is a fantastic blend of fruit, spices and malt. The taste is a very nice mix of fruit, spice, hops and oak. A really good pumpkin ale.

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Photo of hermit990
3.84/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Vylo
4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JJKBeerLvr
3.92/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz can into pint glass in January 2016. Brewed date on the can was 9/28/2015.

Appearance: Dark brown with a tan head. Beer color is deep, with some carbonation. Head is thick, and leaves a little film on the glass, but not much.

Smell: Aroma a mix of sweet aromas like caramel, and some spices. There is some hops aroma as well, but it is dominated by the spices.

Taste: Very spicy and strong pumpkin flavors. There is some tartness from hops, along with some earthy tones. There is also a distinct flavor from the oak barrel and the strong alcohol, The spices and alcohol dominate, but it is not overly sweet. Probably more alcohol than normally found in imperial pumpkin ales.

Mouthfeel: Full-bodied and smooth. Strong alcohol, which confirms the 10.31% listed.

This is an interesting pumpkin ale, and the taste is dominated by the spices, pumpkin, and oak flavors. It is not too sweet, and is interesting to drink for something different. I would drink this again.

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Photo of Lare453
3.52/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hman43
4.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Look: It pours a ruby red color with a slightly off white full head. There is pronounced lacing as the head retreats.

Smell: There are aromas of pumpkin, bourbon, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, other spices, hints of oak, and alcohol.

Taste: The flavors present are pumpkin, bourbon, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, spices, oak, and toast.

Feel: It is moderately bodied, but fairly smooth. There is pronounced alcohol warming, but it is not over bearing or hot.

Overall: This is a bourbon and pumpkin combination ale with the flavors and barrel aging that has pleasant warming but not the spiciness of others pumpkin ales.

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Oak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
3.96 out of 5 based on 734 ratings.
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