BeerCritic


Uinta 15th Anniversary Barleywine

I picked up a 6 of this brew on spec at Super Saver Pennington for about $11. It’s 10.4% ABV in 12 oz. I poured it into a snifter as per the style.

Beautiful deep ruby with a static tan head and beautiful lacing. Viscosity seems a bit light, but no worries.

Aroma is wine, oak, whiskey, figs, and cherry. Wonderful to inhale. Sweet on the intake.

Taste has a nice hoppy bite to balance out the very malty base. Acrid, stays on the tongue towards the front and the back. Mold, roses, and peaches. Burnt. Old cherries. Very nice. Very well done, nicely balanced and tasty. Fruit on the palate. Lingers nicely.

Like a sponge. Very dry. A mouthful of flowers. long wonderful finish.

It’s very nice. I’d love to have it again. It’s a bit on the pricey side, but definitely worth it.


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Enjoying this again tonight. What an amazing brew. Very hoppy — I didn’t remember this particular primary aspect from the first series of tastings, but it’s far hoppier than many of the BWSAs I’m familiar with. I love the hops, and so this is a great thing. A repeater.

Comment by lemasney

Glad you enjoyed the B/W. Please try and review our other beers

Comment by Rob Ulick

No question, Rob — I’m on the prowl for Uinta brews, absolutely. It was a nice surprise and I’ll be getting it again soon. Thanks

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