Wasatch Evolution Amber Ale | Utah Brewers Cooperative

Wasatch Evolution Amber AleWasatch Evolution Amber Ale
BA SCORE
3.37/5
118 Ratings
Wasatch Evolution Amber AleWasatch Evolution Amber Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Utah Brewers Cooperative

utahbeers.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Wasatch on 01-04-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,547
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
118
pDev:
15.13%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
23
Trade:
0
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4.76/5  rDev +41.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

Photo of Vylo
4.38/5  rDev +30%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.24/5  rDev +25.8%

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4.03/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +18.7%

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4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

At zion national park

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4/5  rDev +18.7%

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4/5  rDev +18.7%

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4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +18.7%

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4/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of Aqualad
3.95/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of andythejerk
3.9/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I give this beer very high marks. It has constantly proved itself to be my favorite local utah brew (This use to be called the 2002 unofficial ale). I noticed the fantastic, inviting aroma while still pouring. If the pour makes your mouth literally water, you know it's good. The head wasn't huge, definitely could've been bigger, but was small and sticky and good nonetheless. Very light, easy hops in this one, but beautiful malt flavorings that went down extra smooth and very drinkable. Damn good beer,

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.85/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Wasatch Evolution has a thick, bone-colored head, a mostly clear, bubbly, straight-up amber appearance, and a good amount of lacing left behind on the glass. The aroma is of sweet, bright, pungent, medium-roasted malt and white bread crust. Taste is of those elements, as well as lemon, tea, tannin, low-level bitterness, and mountain water. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Wasatch Evolution Amber Ale finishes crisp and mostly clean.

RJT

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Photo of bort11
3.84/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Big thanks to Wasatch for this one.

12 oz bottle poured an imperial pint glass. Tall fluffy and partially fizzy off white head that quickly recedes. Thin lacy cap on the surface, but not much on the glass. Color is a coppery red amber, very clear and plenty of bubble activity.

Smell has a very interesting cinnamon spice caramel malts. Hints of orange peel. Taste is also pretty strong with the spicy cinnamon and hints of nutmeg. That spice is very interesting to me.

Mouthfeel is pretty thin, but goes down quickly. This would be a great session beer on tap

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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.83/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Wasatch Evolution offers a hazy copper body and creamy ivory head. The retention is good, and it leaves rings of lace at the outset of the glass. The nose is clean and delicate with a touch of lightly sweet, caramelish malt. In the mouth it's medium-light bodied and gently crisp. The flavor offers an impeccably balanced combination of light crystal and mildly toasted malt, very soft yeasty fruitiness, and mild, grassy and floral hops. The bitterness rises ever so slightly from start to finish, starting just slightly sweet, rising to balance the malt, and then leaving just a drop of sweet malt in the finish along with some residual leafy hops and the suggestion of some low level roastiness beneath. It's remarkably clean and easy to drink, and makes a great cross-over beer; but perhaps there's not quite enough flavor to keep the beer connoisseur coming back for more than one.

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Photo of skeetermoses
3.83/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had this in the Airport waiting for a plane, not bad I do enjoy a good amber, I would have liked it bettter if it were not for the price of the beer. I had two for over eleven dollars, Overall this one would be a good beer to get if it were offered in Oklahoma.

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.81/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not fond of the "theory" of evolution, but I do like beer, so let's go.

Appearance : 70% opaque, honey colored hue with a popcorn colored 2 finger head. It leaves lace clinging to the glass like monkeys that are STILL around.

Smell : Sweet roasted malts, honey, light fruits like apple and pear. Not much else to it, like the evidence of evolution. Weak, like the argument for evolution.

Taste : A high roasted malt content, a touch of honey, with a faint rind of watermelon providing a slight bitterness (like a dying Charles Darwin).

Feel : Generous carbonation, medium body, mild creaminess, ends semi-dry.

Overall : Not real convincing (like the theory of evolution), but I'd drink it again. It's better than some ambers like Fat Tire or Rogue Amber Ale. That's about the best thing I can say about it. I like the watermelon rind sweet/bitter that goes on at the end.

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3.8/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Acquired via trade from Wasatch, so a big “Thank you” goes out to him. Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light amber color with a thin off-white head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is of caramelized malt, apples and a little bit of hops.

T: The taste is malty & sweet but still light, with mild flavors of caramel & apples. There’s a mild but complimentary hops presence. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, light-to-medium body, medium carbonation, clean finish.

D: Tasty, goes down very easily, not very filling, I found this to be a nice little session-type brew due to its mild kick and the fact it’s easy to drink.

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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Wasatch Evolution Amber Ale from Utah Brewers Cooperative
Beer rating: 3.37 out of 5 with 118 ratings
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