Wasatch First One Down
Utah Brewers Cooperative

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Winter Warmer
3.74 | pDev: 8.56%
Nov 16, 2019
Nov 26, 2014
Very Good
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Rated: 4.03 by Heeenrik from Finland

Nov 16, 2019
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Reviewed by YourNeighbor from Arkansas

3.45/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a can into a pint glass
Look: Muddy brown/amber body with a light brown head
Smell: Subdued
Taste: Very rich caramel and hoppy start with a hint of toasty-ness that quickly fades into a mild bitterness. Very mild for 7.1% ABV
Feel: medium mouthfeel with hints of soft carbonation
Overall: Nice easy drinking dark ale. Would not guess 7.1%.
Jun 02, 2019
Rated: 3.81 by Kolb from Montana

Apr 29, 2019
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Reviewed by russpowell from Arkansas

3.7/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Pours an effervescent chestnut with 2+ fingers of pillowy tan head. Rings of lacing 7 pretty nice head retention

S: Cakeyness, some wooody & herbal hops once warm

T: Rich maltyness, a little brown sugar, dryness, a little leafy hop as well up front. Brown sugar sweetness, a little drynesss & woody hops as this warms. Finishes dry with a little brown sugar & toastyness, plus just a little leafy hops

MF: Medium body, fairly firm carbonation

A decent winter war, won't blow you away, but no slouch, ABV is well hidden
Feb 06, 2019
Rated: 4 by GIftofgod4u1 from Louisiana

Jan 25, 2019
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Reviewed by iguanodon from Utah

3.91/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25
[Original rating 2012-11-10] Pours clear red/brown with a thick tan head that leaves good lacing. Aroma is malt, caramel, spicy hops. Taste is sweet malt with a nice hoppy finish. A great winter ale.
Oct 03, 2018
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Reviewed by sjdevel from Utah

3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Some bitterness at first and quite hoppy. Very rich and caramelly. Like a hoppy brown ale. I was expecting some spices but mostly on the hoppy side. Pretty good.
May 12, 2018
Rated: 4.06 by Kayakguy from Massachusetts

Feb 28, 2018
Rated: 4.21 by UtahBeerPleb from Utah

Jan 21, 2018
Rated: 3.76 by UCLABrewN84 from California

Jan 12, 2018
Rated: 4 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Jan 04, 2018
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Rated by Beerucee from Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
A pale ale
Nov 23, 2017
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Reviewed by puck1225 from Texas

3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass. Red brown color with a nice, brief head and great lacing. Nice dark fruit smell. Taste of dates, dark raisins, figs. A bit boozey, but a nice beer.
Aug 08, 2017
Rated: 4.21 by BeerWithMike from Nebraska

Jun 14, 2017
Rated: 3.25 by Bryan12345 from Texas

Apr 01, 2017
Rated: 3.5 by archero from Texas

Mar 25, 2017
Rated: 3.31 by Nolster from Minnesota

Mar 20, 2017
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Reviewed by Beaver13 from Colorado

3.38/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
12 oz bottle. Pours ruby amber with a small off white head that quickly goes to a thin film that laces the glass.

The aroma is subdued - some slightly roasted sweet chocolate and toffee malt and a little fruit.

The flavor is sweet and toasted caramel toffee malts with some dark fruit and a roast finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, a nice winter warmer.
Jan 14, 2017
Rated: 3.88 by MonkeyBread from Nevada

Jan 01, 2017
Rated: 3.96 by Idrankthat from Canada (SK)

Dec 31, 2016
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Reviewed by akolb from Colorado

3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Aroma: Bright malts, cinnamon, and ginger. Bread and spice. Subtle hops.
Taste: Rich bready malts at first, then spices led by cinnamon and nutmeg come in. A bit of creamy sweetness, and a bitter finish. Alcohol warmth.
Look: ruby brown with a minimal head.
A good beer. The spices are there but are well hidden by the malt and hops, which is how it should be. Easy drinking and warming.
Dec 22, 2016
Rated: 3.48 by B_B from California

Jun 27, 2016
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Rated by kw_pip from Vermont

4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Not gunna lie I was kinda drunk when I drank this so I don't remember it that clearly. However I believe I felt it was only OK to Good.
Apr 26, 2016
Rated: 3.75 by sgttibbs from Minnesota

Feb 19, 2016
Rated: 3.55 by Hopstout from Minnesota

Feb 07, 2016
Rated: 3.36 by Dave2234 from Minnesota

Feb 05, 2016
Rated: 3.95 by nicksamuelson from North Dakota

Jan 29, 2016
Rated: 4 by MonkeyPilates from Minnesota

Jan 13, 2016
Rated: 3.68 by cyroeser from Minnesota

Jan 09, 2016
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Reviewed by MNAle from Minnesota

3.61/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Best by 2/26/16; consumed on 12/24 and 12/25/15. Deep amber/ruby, cloudy, coaxed a 1 inch tan, creamy, bubbly head with an agressive pour into an Imperial Irish pub pint. Light carbonation. Clumpy, sticky lacing as the head recedes. Aroma of hops (slightly citrus) and malt (faintly chocolate). Substantial mouth feel: slightly thick feeling for the style. Mild, but slightly bitter, initial taste, sweetly malty, with a more bittering in the middle and the finish. This is a very easy to enjoy beer. No spectatular hops flavor, or really any other notable dominating falvor; more of a malt body. But, it is still enjoyable to drink. I would have expected more of an alcohol presence in a "warmer". Even so, a very tasty beer.
Dec 25, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by benloho from Utah

Dec 24, 2015
Rated: 2.81 by Miami66 from Nebraska

Dec 22, 2015
Rated: 3.7 by noperative from Louisiana

Dec 19, 2015
Rated: 3.31 by svenness from Arizona

Jun 19, 2015
Rated: 3.71 by nyrblue2 from New York

May 21, 2015
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Reviewed by Brutaltruth from Ohio

3.67/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
A brew that arrived from Nebraska VIA the head of the industrial electrical group from which I am employed----Thanks Randy!

Enjoyed from the 12 oz bottle in a JAFB snifter. This nice warmer pours a clear ruby copper color with a nice off white head of dissipating foam that dies down to a thin layer of pooling foam and light lacing. Nose of caramel malts, light nutmeg, dark fresh bread, and moderate bittering hops. Flavors are moderately sweet to the front and sides, then a zing of nutmeg, and finishing off on the back with moderately bitter hop notes that linger with light alcohol warmth. Others note it is a lot like a copper ale, I agree with the exception of light spicy notes. Decent warmer that improves vastly with warmth.

May 01, 2015
Rated: 2.83 by Jugs_McGhee from Colorado

Apr 26, 2015
Rated: 4.07 by Jetlag767 from Minnesota

Mar 04, 2015
Rated: 3.78 by Gagnonsux from Texas

Feb 23, 2015
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Reviewed by beergoot from Colorado

3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Reddish brown body with a very thick, rocky, sticky head. Warm bread and rye spiciness with the nose; caramel; brown bread. Sweet and boozy flavors throughout with a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg spiciness and mild hop bitterness. Medium-heavy body; a bit coarse on the palate; sweet finish.

Robust and tasty. Perhaps too much residual sugars in the taste and feel, but otherwise it is warm and inviting despite some rough flaws.
Feb 08, 2015
Wasatch First One Down from Utah Brewers Cooperative
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 60 ratings