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Wasatch Jalapeño Cream Ale | Utah Brewers Cooperative

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3.69/5
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32 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Utah Brewers Cooperative

utahbeers.com

Style: Chile Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by nickd717 on 10-21-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,587
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
32
pDev:
20.6%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 32 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by Phelps:
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3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed at the Park City brewpub, poured in a mug.

Light orange, perfectly clear. One finger of furry off-white head becomes a fuzzy top layer. Little patches of lace.

Very vegetal nose. Lightly fruity, but with a grainy lager character as well as crackers and white bread.

Same deal in the flavor. Jalapeno rind rules the flavor, but the heat never arrives, which is good. A tiny bit of crackers before a dry, clean finish.

Light, watery body with medium massaging carbonation. No booze or peppery heat. Very clean throughout.

Interesting. Jalapeno isn't my favorite flavor, and as such I find most beers made with them pretty undrinkable. This isn’t bad, though.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of joshnovaski
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of rhinonau
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of ltdantheman
4.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of nickd717
3.97/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled on draft.

Pours a cloudy golden-orange color with a decently formed white head.

The jalapeno really comes out on the aroma. Smells very nice and I have to give them credit here because a lot of pepper beers fail at that.

The flavor has a pale malt base that gives way to a solid jalapeno punch. Very fresh-tasting.

Smooth and creamy on the mouthfeel with medium-light body.

This is a subtle but very well-done beer overall. Doesn't try to do too much, and I respect that. Very drinkable pepper session beer.

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Photo of Irish12
4.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of cjfatty
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Williambq
4.58/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Delicious piquant beer served with Hispanic food fare as a wonderful compliment to Camarones de diablo. Smooth cream ale with a fresh jalepeno bite just hard enough to whet your appetite for more. Has a nice foam, light body, beautiful light amber color. What's not to like.

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Photo of iRun2Beer
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thiskid
1.75/5  rDev -52.6%

Photo of atone315
3.89/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sweemzander
2.55/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Big pepper on the smell but much milder in taste and feel, while still maintaining the cream ale base

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Photo of ATLBravesGuy10
4.04/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of illtexzona
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of DerwinWentworth
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DudMan
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RollTide7
1.74/5  rDev -52.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Beer is not retired as I just had one at the wasatch brew pub in park city tonight. I couldn't resist trying as it sounded so different, I had wish I stayed away. The beers appearance is as good as it gets, smell is just of the jalapeño. Taste is completely dominated by jalapeño again, for me it was to the point that I could barely drink the beer. All spice and heat with a lot of pepper taste. Overall this was one of the worst beers I've had, I could barely drink it and only finished it with the help of my buddy. It literally made my stomach upset. I was hoping hoping the "cream ale" part would have counterbalanced the jalapeño to make a balanced beer, unfortunately the jalapeño dominates everything.

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Photo of waiting4lunch
5/5  rDev +35.5%

Photo of Hopstout
4.98/5  rDev +35%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Love the aroma, incredible taste of fresh green jalapeños.

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Photo of Oakley
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shivtim
3.02/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Wontonst
3.55/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of duceswild
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Jsteez
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of alva7172
2/5  rDev -45.8%

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Wasatch Jalapeño Cream Ale from Utah Brewers Cooperative
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 32 ratings
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