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Son Of A Peach - RJ Rockers Brewing Company

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Son Of A PeachSon Of A Peach

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500 Ratings
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Ratings: 500
Reviews: 159
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 17.51%
Wants: 25
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
RJ Rockers Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
An unfiltered American wheat ale made with real mean peaches. The only thing missing is the fuzz. Savor the anger. Available during the late Spring and Summer months.

(Beer added by: mikesgroove on 02-27-2009)
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clfrost

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.3%

06-18-2014 17:36:36 | More by clfrost
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Runningonempty

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -15.3%

06-22-2014 17:37:03 | More by Runningonempty
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Beershack

Virginia

3/5  rDev -15.3%

06-29-2014 01:18:32 | More by Beershack
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rab53

Washington

3/5  rDev -15.3%

10-06-2012 04:25:49 | More by rab53
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emeyer

West Virginia

3/5  rDev -15.3%

07-11-2014 01:40:34 | More by emeyer
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -15.3%

04-13-2013 21:50:43 | More by DaPan
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

3.03/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - A fingers worth of slightly fizzy white head that is sa bit creamy and mixed with big chunky bubbles... Moderate retention gives way to a splotchy lace with a collar around the glass... A deeply hazed murky light auburn color... Trace carbonation rises throughout...

S - A terrific mixture of fresh and canned peaches... Apricot... Honeydew... Some very light candied sugars... Fresh baked donuts... Hints of wheat... A tad bit on the musky side... Seems odd, but I'm picking up minor notes of coffee and vanilla...

T - A mix of unripe peach and canned peaches... Grass and wheat notes... Slightly medicinal... Notes of vanilla... Shortbread...

M - Medium bodied... Slightly fizzy... Oddly astringent... A bit chalky... A bit of a dry finish... A slightly pasty coating lingers in the mouth...

D - This one starts out strong in terms of appearance and smell, but quickly goes down hill thereafter... This one seems a bit forced and I'm not sure I would accept an invitation to drink this again in the future...

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2010 01:39:30 | More by philbe311
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AgentZero

Illinois

3.1/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Really hazy orange-yellow beer with a small white head that didn't leave anything on the sides. Lots of fine floaty stuff in there that actually makes the beer sparkle a little bit. Kind of neat looking.

S - Smells like a wheat beer with just the slightest bit of peach taste.

T - Starts out with some fruit taste that seems a little more apricot than peach. It's not a bad fruit taste, falls a little bit flat at the end, kind of a carbonated wheat that is pretty unfulfilling. I had low expectations so it's okay for what it is.

M - Medium bodied with some tongue-biting carbonation. A bit fuller than what I was expecting.

O - Passable, but not near the realm of "good" wheat beers. Would pass on this in the future.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2011 02:48:24 | More by AgentZero
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Scottw86

Maryland

3.1/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Poured a hazy orange/honey color with a good amount of sediment floating around. Head is thin and white.

S: Aroma is very strong of peaches. Not much else because the peach smell is so strong. Some malts can be detected by not by much.

T: Taste is also mostly of peaches. The flavor is very sweet at first and flavorful. The finish has some bitter hops that combine strangely with the peach sweetness. I would have preferred that the taste not have bitterness at the end, even if it meant less complexity. Finish is a bit dry too.

M: Slightly thick tasting with a decent amount of carbonation. Finish is a little too bitter.

O: Overall an interesting beer, but it is quite one-dimensional and not terribly complex. Definitely worth a try though.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2011 23:37:15 | More by Scottw86
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Seanibus

California

3.13/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Let me admit at the outset that I am not a particular fan of fruit beer, so take my opinion for what it is worth. But I bought this at the insistence of my six year old son, who has just learned to read and, unfortunately, knows why "Son of a Peach" is funny.

And the bottom line is that the beer isn't that bad.

It pours a very hazy orange - dare I say, peachy in color, with no head to remark on. The aroma is peachy, though is a blowzy, overripe kind of way. The flavor is sweet, with a clear peach taste, but also a curiously buttery character that, with the addition of the grainy undertone, comes off almost like buttered popcorn. In fact, once I tasted the beer, my perception of the aroma shifted from peach to buttered popcorn. Weird, but but not entirely unpleasant. The mouthfeel is quite light and there is no perceptible hop bitterness.

Is this a good beer? No, not particularly. But I could see it being refreshing on a hot, steamy day. It is fruity enough to hook beer novices, but well-crafted enough not to offend the more experienced drinkers. And it avoids the worst offense of many fruit beers, and that is to taste like it was brewed with frozen puree or artificial flavors.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2009 20:09:28 | More by Seanibus
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pwoody11

Delaware

3.15/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Drank cold from a pint glass.

Loved the color here. A hazy golden brown having an almost orange tint to it. Had a nice,long lasting 2 finger head.

Smelled as expected, strong peach with some earthy/wheat notes tailing.

Tastes like peach. Not much else

I thought this beer was just ok. Don't think I'd purchase it again unless I wanted to introduce a new craft fan into some different fruit beers.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2010 14:23:50 | More by pwoody11
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.18/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a very hazy dark orange with some chunks floating around. Half finger head that quickly disappears.

The smell is actually pretty nice. Tons of peach with some bubblegum and banana.

Everything seems to go wrong on the taste. Some artificial tasting peach at first quickly followed by bubble gum and an band aid flavor. Wonder if this is infected? A mild hop bitterness cleans the palate on the finish.

Overall, I wasn't impressed. The odd medicinal flavor through me off. But even that aside, nothing seemed to meld together and the flavors were all over the place. Not a good effort.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2012 20:13:07 | More by rangerred
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JRed

New Jersey

3.23/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours hazy orange in body with fading white foamy head. Sweet aroma of peaches and fruit juice. I'm yearning for some malt or hop complexity with this aroma. Astringent flavors of peaches, peach skin, vanilla extract, and then the hops I'd hoped for in the aroma make an unwelcomed appearance; bitter and strange. Then the drink tries to finish with peach syrup but it's too much of a turn around from the hops. Light-medium bodied with light carbonation. A drink with no direction and strange, acrid flavors.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2011 03:37:14 | More by JRed
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megamass

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

06-16-2013 06:00:30 | More by megamass
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

08-29-2013 01:45:46 | More by Mantooth
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Golden32

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

06-05-2014 17:01:52 | More by Golden32
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GOBLIN

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-05-2014 20:44:06 | More by GOBLIN
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fthegiants

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

06-12-2014 03:28:46 | More by fthegiants
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

12-30-2013 04:18:56 | More by jaydoc
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campfirebrew

New York

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

04-04-2013 16:36:35 | More by campfirebrew
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scottyshades

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Growler filled at Total Wine in Greenville, SC for ~$10

A: Pours a cloudy peach color. The head is pretty nice, fluffy and retains well.

S: Over-ripe peach and other orchard fruit, lots of wheat and earthy notes. Slight spices as well.

T: Well, definitely peachy. Wheat notes shine, along with an underlying sweetness from the other fruits involved. The best way I can describe the flavor is "peach flavored Playdough." Its not bad, just not balanced at all, with little to no hop profile.

MF/D: Mouthfeel is good, carbonation is a little prickly, but manageable. The finish is peach flavored Playdough with a big sweetness. I kind of regret getting a growler of this, even with 3 people sharing it. A bottle or two would be better.

Notes: I do like peaches a lot, but this beer is straight up peaches with a huge sweetness. If more hops and malts were added to the equation, this would be a much better example. Good, but not balanced enough

Serving type: growler

09-03-2010 17:22:51 | More by scottyshades
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SpectralAbyss

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

04-22-2013 04:02:28 | More by SpectralAbyss
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sansho

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

04-08-2012 18:15:13 | More by sansho
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Tavo2311

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

05-08-2013 02:37:01 | More by Tavo2311
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Martinecu

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

04-26-2013 13:14:32 | More by Martinecu
Son Of A Peach from RJ Rockers Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 500 ratings.