Son Of A Peach - RJ Rockers Brewing Company
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District of Columbia
2.75/5 rDev -22.3%
12 oz bottle served in a Duvel tulip.
Pours a cloud peach amber with a quickly fading soapy off white head. Aroma is canned peach syrup with light wheat and straw. Grainy wheat body with surprisingly not as much sweetness as expected. Still artificial peach sweetness dominates throughout and syrup lingers through the finish. Syrupy, medium thick body with low carbonation. Well, I enjoyed this more than I expected and it had less Jolly Rancher like quality to it than others have attributed, but still not something I'd return to.
12-27-2011 00:40:02 | More by yourefragile
3.71/5 rDev +4.8%
This was a house recommendation by the proprietress of Mari's Six Pac 'n' Mor in Reading during my most recent foray up that way. Let's see how it pans out.
What are "mean peaches"? Are they like "Mean Girls"?
My angry pour resulted in a finger of bubbly, tawny head with decent retention. Unfiltered, indeed! It was a cloudy orangish-amber in color which made me angry. I feel a mean drunk coming on. Nose was as peachy as Georgia and trying to decide how much of that was "real peaches" and how much was "natural flavor added" just made me angry. Mouthfeel was soft and the peaches almost had a preserve-like sweetness that was thankfully offset by the wheat or I might have been angry. Finish was slightly tart, but definitely peachy. It all added up to a beer that made me mean and angry enough to fire the empty bottle through my neighbor's window. Now, I've got the fuzz to boot!
04-28-2013 23:09:09 | More by woodychandler
3/5 rDev -15.3%
A very simple beer, not much going for it. I'm not much for mixing beers, but this one cries out to be cut by a standard pale ale or a wit. Pours a pale amber with a thin head. Smells of unfiltered peach juice, heavy on the skins, and some soapiness. The taste is similar- starts pretty well but turns a bit tannic and acrid. Lacks some depth.
08-21-2011 19:35:15 | More by Georgiabeer
3.86/5 rDev +9%
Picked up a six-pack of this while on vacation due to a friend telling me this is a must. 12oz bottle poured into a standard pint, the brew appears a hazy golden color with a white cap. Some stringy patches of lace retains well on the glass.
The aroma includes earthy peach with a juicy sweetness and a touch of straw grain. Some sulfuric notes fill out the rest of the nose profile.
The taste is straw-like grain before a bit of perfume-like peach fruited quality. A little grassy with earth and sulfur notes towards the finish. A slight bitterness is present rounding out the brew reminding you this is still beer.
This is medium to lighter bodied with a modest amount of carbonation. This is a pretty decent fruited wheat - nothing more or less. I suppose it should be noted that this packs about as much peach character as you can 'naturally' get in a brew with only a slight perfume-like ester going on in it.
07-08-2014 14:51:13 | More by stakem
3.68/5 rDev +4%
A: Pours a cloudy golden orange in color with a significant amount of sediment in suspension in the bottom half of the beer. The beer has a finger tall foamy off-white head that reduces quickly to a patch of thin film towards the center of the beer and a thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Very light lacing is observed.
S: The smell of this beer is great - strong aromas of peaches just like you would find at a farmer's market anywhere in the South in summertime. Wonderful peach sweetness...
T: The flavor of this beer is rather mild with some lingering bitterness. There is very little of the peach sweetness from the smell in the flavor and a light amount of wheat notes. Some light notes of peach which tastes quite natural, not artificial like you often find.
M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.
O: Light and easy to drink, along with being refreshing. I was a little disappointed by how light the peach flavors were though I appreciate the fact that the beer was not overly sweet or artificially flavored. The smell of this beer is very inviting.
05-13-2012 20:01:05 | More by dbrauneis
3.48/5 rDev -1.7%
Pours a slightly hazed orange color. Smells like a peach creamsickle. Vanilla ice cream and peach preserves in the flavor. Really bright and peachy. Little bitterness, some toffee flavors to go with sugary peaches. A bit on the sweet side. Light to medium body. Overall, this is a solid peach ale. I'd do it again.
05-31-2014 00:27:49 | More by Stinkypuss
2.6/5 rDev -26.6%
On draft at The Lark, East Northport, NY.
Poured a hazy light brassy hue with a two finger foamy white head.
The smell featured full blown sweat peach nectar, and that's it.
The taste consisted of a cloyingly sweet peach nectar with a slight as semblance of wheat malt in tow. A real mess.
The mouthfeel was strangely thin and astringent.
Not a very pleasant experience. This beer should be dialed down to about 4% and feature a stronger wheat profile.
04-10-2013 22:51:16 | More by plaid75
4.03/5 rDev +13.8%
On tap at Barley's in Asheville
A - pours a hazy orangeish yellow with a thin layer of white head.
S - smells like peaches and a hint of wheat
T - wheat, peaches, a bit sweet, peach cobbler
M - light, smooth, little carbonation
This is a decent beer that's refreshing and easily drinkable. It's worth trying.
05-26-2012 01:16:27 | More by tdm168
3.6/5 rDev +1.7%
12 oz bottle served in a pint glass.
A - a cloudy light orange with visible particles in suspension and settling on the bottom. Looks thick. Has an off-white head with limited retention.
Aroma: Peach pie! Really strong impression of peach pie nearly hides some subtle notes of baked bread and light toasted grain. Smells very sweet.
T - Some sweetness in the taste, but a bit more tartness and some bitterness. Peach flavor remains, but becomes more like a liquor and less like a pie compared to the aroma. A tart wheat ale taste finally emerges in the finish and aftertaste, accompanied by canned peaches.
M: medium-to-full bodied; good carbonation level. Despite a near syrupy feel, there's some dryness on the finish.
O - a very peachy ale: a good candidate for the official state beer of SC.
08-21-2011 02:33:37 | More by chinchill
3.38/5 rDev -4.5%
Pours a cloudy maize color. 1/4 inch head of a white color. Good retention and slight lacing. Smells of amazingly fresh and strong peaches, yeast, and sweet malt. Fits the style of an American Pale Wheat Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp with a low carbonation level. There is a strong tartness/acidity associated with this brew. Tastes of peaches up front and throughout, tart malt, yeast, slight sweet malt, and very slight hop. Overall, the peaches taste really fresh and strong, but they are either overpowering the other beer flavors or this beer lacks complexity.
07-22-2009 01:56:21 | More by Tone
3.76/5 rDev +6.2%
Poured on-tap in a shaker pint, the beer is a deep, vibrant, caramel-gold coloring, with a frothy, white head. Aromas of sweet peach fruit forward, on a subtle bread backbone. Flavors of sweet peach forward, with a toasted grain backbone, and subtle citrus highlights. Simple, well balanced, and damn tasty. Smooth, mid-bodied, with a toasted and subtle tangy sweet aftertaste. Smooth, clean finish. Great warm weather beer.
05-11-2014 17:38:00 | More by GarthDanielson
3.3/5 rDev -6.8%
Another SE gem sent to me from billab914.
12oz bottle poured into my Deschutes Pint.
A - Pours a pale, cloudy medium orange with a thin, near-white head.
S - Strong peach, and that is it.
T - Peaches, and some wheat flavors.
D - Surprisingly mild and un-sweet for a fruit forward beer. Light in the mouht.
O - Overall, not bad. This isn't my favorite style, but I enjoyed this one.
06-14-2011 04:23:40 | More by HuskyinPDX
3.5/5 rDev -1.1%
Reviewed from notes:
appearance: orangish yellow with a 1 finger white head
smell: sweet, peaches, malts, citrus
taste: sweet, tart, peaches, malts,
mouthfeel: mild carbonation, medium body,
overall: a decent summertime beer especially if you like peaches. I had no problem finishing the bottle but if you don't like peaches you might want to stay away.
06-29-2011 02:39:06 | More by THECPJ
3.56/5 rDev +0.6%
Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium peachy golden amber with a huge white head with decent retention and lacing. Aroma dominated by fresh peach juice with hints of biscuit malt and wheat. Flavor follows aroma with peachy biscuit malt and wheat, a light hop and malt finish. Light to medium bodied. The peach is nice, but this leaned more towards a light amber ale profile than a wheat ale. I think I would have liked this peach melded with a more distinct classic wheat ale. High scores on the deft use of peach juice, but less so the underlying body.
08-25-2013 02:51:41 | More by LiquidAmber
3.53/5 rDev -0.3%
A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a muddy orange color and a thick, cloudy consistency. There was a thin, foamy head that quickly dissipated and average lacing.
S: Smelled of peaches and a little note of wheat.
T: Like the smell, peaches dominated the flavor. Had a slight taste of wheat, but not much else. Reminded me more of a fruit/vegetable beer than an American pale wheat ale.
M: A decent amount of carbonation with a somewhat oily finish. Light-bodied.
D: A lightweight, drinkable beer, but not something I'd return to.
03-11-2010 14:31:10 | More by avalon07
2.68/5 rDev -24.3%
Served from tap into a standard pint. Poured a yellow-orange with one-finger white head that reduces and stays throughout. Maintains decent lacing. The aroma of this one is dominated by peaches. The flavor starts out with subtle peach with some grainy notes with the peaches intensifying upon swallowing. Overall, this is not my favorite beer from the RJ Rockers brewery. Has a nice peach followup that is quite crisp, but also has a poor flavor up front. It is not horrible, but I am not a fan.
05-07-2010 12:14:41 | More by thagr81us
3.45/5 rDev -2.5%
A - Color is a hazy peach colored amber. Head is a pretty good half inch with slight sticky lacing. Damn big chunks of sediment.
S - Smells like peach schnapps with a mild wheat backbone. Smells pretty good actually.
T - Well it actually doesn't have too much sweet taste more of a natural fruit skin kind of flavor. Tart and acidic with the wheat working into the flavor. Damn I wanted more sweet... Actually tastes like beer.
M - Medium bodied something about the body makes it hard to drink.
Overall well I can't get this locally and really don't want to drink it again. Was different that sweeter, artificial flavored peach beers.
01-08-2012 04:45:13 | More by DrDemento456
Son Of A Peach from RJ Rockers Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 543 ratings.