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Drop Kick Ale - Weston Brewing Company & O'Malley's Pub

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Drop Kick AleDrop Kick Ale

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BA SCORE
72
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53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.04
pDev: 24.01%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weston Brewing Company & O'Malley's Pub visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bort11 on 08-15-2009)
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WhiskeeTango

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +39.8%

06-05-2012 14:48:34 | More by WhiskeeTango
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

4.05/5  rDev +33.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: Deep mahogany/ruby with foamy cream colored head. The head recedes to a film and there's good sticky lacing.

Smell: Caramel, bread, yeast, biscuits.

Taste: Biscuity goodness up front, with caramel sweetness and a dry hop finish.

Mouthfeel: Dry and a bit carbonated.

Overall: I keep trying Weston's beers, and I've only really enjoyed their stout. This one, however is true to it's style and quite enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2012 16:35:27 | More by JuicesFlowing
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +31.6%

10-08-2012 14:27:24 | More by sgttibbs
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Zoogaloo


4/5  rDev +31.6%

01-05-2013 05:57:53 | More by Zoogaloo
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Punisher

Missouri

4/5  rDev +31.6%

02-23-2013 23:30:11 | More by Punisher
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Travisulmer


4/5  rDev +31.6%

07-29-2014 02:52:17 | More by Travisulmer
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Black_ox

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +23.4%

12-09-2013 21:44:22 | More by Black_ox
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scratch69

Missouri

3.73/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I poured a bottle into a mug.

Appearance- Deep copper red color with a fingers worth of cream colored head. Fair amount of runny lacing.

Smell- Caramel malt and bread with hints of spiciness and hops.

Taste- Caramel malt and bread flavors with just enough hops for balance.

Mouthfeel- On the light end of medium bodied. Average amount of carbonation with a dry finish.

Overall- Decent enough beer. Nothing spectacular but drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2012 22:20:20 | More by scratch69
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MickeyD

Kansas

3.7/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a clean pint glass.

A: Dark golden brown when held to the light, one finger width head.

S: malt, bread

T: dark sweat malt and caramel. Very slight hops.

M: thin body very smooth

O: really good low hop malt beer. The company describes it as and English bitter and an American ale. But I don't think it is bitter at all. Only a slight hop bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2013 18:40:01 | More by MickeyD
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bort11

Missouri

3.58/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I'm giving Weston another shot with this one. They have installed a new pasteurization unit at the brewery, so hopefully the bottling infection that has plagued their other brews will be fixed. Plus $2 of every case and $10 of every keg sold will be donated to the Kansas City Soccer Foundation.

12 oz bottle poured into a standard shaker pint. Thin white head that doesn't stick around for long. Color is a clear orangish amber. Not bad, but not really worth staring at.

Smell has a slightly spicy character. A little caramel malt and brown sugar sweetness. Hops don't really fit into this equation. It has a smooth and light body.

I think Weston has been striving to find their session beer. The only thing holding them back was the bottling infection that ruined the beer. The pasteurization seems to be working. This is a no frills session beer. I bet it would be great on tap down at O'Malley's. I hope this is the starting point for Weston's come back

Blipped "Hooligans" by Spitfires United

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2009 02:58:32 | More by bort11
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garymuchow

Minnesota

3.58/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Compared to the other reviews mine seems like quite a different beer.
The aroma was a little flat. Mild mix of malt and a soft hopping.
Attractive dark amber beer with a moderate head that settled with out leaving completely.
Some really nice malt flavors. Crispy, toasty, toffee/caramel with shots of hop flavors intermingling and a mild bitterness in the mix too.
Body was rather light at times, but the carbonation seemed fine.
This was enjoyable on a warm mid-summer evening. At times the malt complexity was quite enjoyable. Not a complete beer, but I'd drink it again.
Thanks Chuck.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2011 13:11:29 | More by garymuchow
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Jeffy5050


3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

06-26-2012 20:02:48 | More by Jeffy5050
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dradair

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

06-05-2014 16:35:36 | More by dradair
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roadies


3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

07-03-2012 21:41:22 | More by roadies
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jewellrunner

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

03-02-2013 23:06:55 | More by jewellrunner
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stephens101

Oklahoma

3.4/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Off a hard pour you get a large tan head following a rush of bubbles. Good retention; settles into a nice quilt-like covering. Some pointy lace juts here and there. Faint caramel malt and spice to the nose. Has some light fruits and a toasted grain notes. A bit thin. A little sweet after a bit. Easy going down with a taffy smoothness across the tongue.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2011 00:26:08 | More by stephens101
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marcobrau

Illinois

3.33/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Interesting toasted malt character in the amber ale. A very assertive toasted malt nose as well. Rather crisp and somewhat dry this has me thinking along the lines of Scottish ale more than amber or American red. Quite drinkable if you don't mind the assertive toasted malt flavor. Hops are played down here. There's just enough bitterness in the finish. Nothing to really complain about too much, but nothing to get that excited about either.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2010 01:23:55 | More by marcobrau
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Tone

Missouri

3.3/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a clear, dark amber color. 2/3 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and decent lacing. Smells of citrus (grape fruit), slight hop, slight sweet malt, and slight metallic. Fits the style of an American Amber / Red Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp with an average carbonation level. Tastes of floral hops, citrus, sweet malt, slight yeast, and a hint of metallic. Overall, an average beer except for the odd metallic ingredient that really hurts the drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2010 19:20:51 | More by Tone
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TheCondor

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

02-02-2013 20:23:34 | More by TheCondor
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Steamer

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

01-04-2013 02:43:21 | More by Steamer
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boneboy

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - This pours a hazy, dark amber (almost an iced tea color) with a finger-width white head. Some minimal lacing is visible.

S - There isn't a lot here. I pick up some mild malt, and maybe a little molasses.

T - The is toasted malt with a slight hint of spiciness. Hops are present, but they do not play a large role.

M- A medium/light mouthfeel with appropriate carbonation.

O - Overall, a pretty good beer. There is nothing special here, but I enjoyed it enough. I probably won't seek this out, but I would definitely drink it again.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2011 00:28:50 | More by boneboy
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KCRealAle

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

04-23-2014 00:27:09 | More by KCRealAle
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rwhitmore

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

06-20-2012 22:22:04 | More by rwhitmore
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gabemasiulis

Minnesota

3.18/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A) Pours an amber-red color. Thin, with small fizzy bubbles and a slightly tan colored head. Very minimal retention.
S) Very sweet with a hint of spice.
T) Spicy up front, with a slght citrus taste not commonly found in this category. Almost a thin funk is present, not neccesarily a good quality.
M) Thin and crisp, although the head disappears almost immediately after pouring, the crisp feel tends to stick around, earning it points in my book. A little bit of a syrupy character fits in nicely with the crispiness.
D) I could have a few of these, although the almost-funk tends to linger around

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2009 00:15:19 | More by gabemasiulis
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longbongsilver

Missouri

3.13/5  rDev +3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

With a name like that, I have to try it once.

Pours something between red & a "burnt gold", thick yet minimal head. Scents tossed off mainly caramel, bit of cinnamon, and a yeast-dryness-yet-not-belgian-yeast-dryness character. Swig time...

Taste seems to shade towards apple, plus a slight hop bitterness sting that comes out of nowhere. Don't usually get that in red ales, which is interesting. Oddly thin though.

Not bad, but not great. Could stand to crank the malt up some more if they reformulate IMO.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2012 01:37:48 | More by longbongsilver
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Drop Kick Ale from Weston Brewing Company & O'Malley's Pub
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