There’s two things that always grab my attention on a beer label: “pumpkin” and “oak”. I’ve always been a sucker for pumpkin beers and over the past couple years barrel aging has been creating some intriguing flavor profiles in the beer world. OAK JACKED IMPERIAL PUMPKIN ALE is part of Uinta Brewing’s “Crooked Series”; a series of big/imperial ales available in capped and corked bottles. Unlike some of the other beers in this series, Oak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin Ale has seasonal availability.
Oak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin Ale is a pumpkin ale aged in oak barrels with 39 IBUs and a hefty 10.31% ABV. Continue reading
Uinta Brewing Company just started showing up in my area last summer. There labels are always simple, but noticeable, with their overall aesthetic going for consistency and not flashiness. Their autumn seasonal, PUNK’N, is part of their organic line.
This “Harvest Pumpkin ale” has a 4% ABV, 11 IBUs and is available August-October.
SUMMER BEERS Day 5
Day 5 may brings us another blonde ale, but it’s my first beer from Utah’s Uinta Brewing Company. Sum’r is not only a summer seasonal (available March through September), but it’s also part of their Four + series. This organic ale has a tiny 17 IBUs and a mild 4% ABV.