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
2.78/5 rDev -21.5%
A scant ¼ inch of head forms with even an aggressive pour. The beer is a cloudy dull amber color with some orange and brown highlights. Too cloudy to notice any carbonation. No lacing at all.
Smells like either cream soda or an orange/cream popsicle. Syrupy sweet. Would not pick out peach in the aroma if I didn't know.
Hmm, I think the flavor is more like orange and cream just like the aroma. I can't pretend not to know that this is brewed with peaches and it is fruity, but again, I get more orange/cream than anything else. There is a surprising bitter finish to the beer. I liken is more to orange peel vs. peach. But fruity none the less.
Mouth feel is more like soda with light carbonation. Bright/fresh. A bit sweet.
The drinkability is nice if you are looking for a hot summer beer. This is perhaps a gateway beer, but not really my style. Sometimes I buy single beers just to have fun/taste and review. Sometimes I am upset I didn't get more. This is NOT one of those times. Unless it's the only beer in the house, I'll never have this one again.
07-07-2009 19:32:20 | More by Reagan1984
2.8/5 rDev -20.9%
Poured from a growler
A - Hazy, yellow with a light peach, orange accents to it. Had a small one finger head to it that settled down.
S - Smells like a peach ring candy with light wheat accents mixed in.
T - Frist there is a slight wheat flavors and bitterness. There are hints of the peach but not as much as is the nose. It has a bit too much of a bitter hints in the back end for my taste which seems a bit off balanced for the rest of the beer. I really wished it tasted more like it smelled
MF - Light carbonation with slightly watery mouthfeel.
O - An okay beer that isn't too bad on a hot summer day. The bitter flavors are a bit offputting and seem to make it have a bit of and off flavor.
07-01-2012 16:58:31 | More by jeonseh
2.8/5 rDev -20.9%
Picked up a 6pack. It was pretty pricey so I figured it must be really good. Not so much. The appearance was a hazy golden wheat color. The aroma was of peaches. Okay, good on both accounts. The taste bothered me. It was a sweet-swill. I get that it is a fruit beer, and its probably my own fault for buying it. But, I thought it was going to be more peach than sugary sucrose. The mouthfeel was fine. Overall, I would probably tell people to steer clear of this particular beer. I like some fruit beers, but this one missed the mark for me.
05-23-2011 19:42:58 | More by SFrankBrew
2.83/5 rDev -20.1%
Cloudy off orange pour with a small white head and minimal lacing. Artificial peach aroma, artificial peach flavor. Really not much else here. If you’re gonna make a peach brew at least make it taste like real, fresh peaches, not cheap, sticky sweet ones. As you may have guessed, didn’t think too much of this one. Sticky sweet finish and average carbonation. Can't believe this is their most popular beer. The girls must love it. That's probably the only market for it. The kind of girls that used to be a high school parties with wine coolers.
06-29-2011 19:42:48 | More by PatLarsen
2.83/5 rDev -20.1%
They should call this beer "Extract of a Peach." I've never really been a big fan of RJ Rockers beers, and this is a prime example.
The appearance is a bit darker than a normal wheat beer. The smell is of peaches.
The taste is what is going to throw you to the ground -- really artificial. I don't know how much extract is added to this puppy, but they went overboard.
The mouthfeel is light and not really well carbonated.
Overall, this is an average to below average wheat beer that is slammed with extract. It's one of the reasons many beer drinkers are not big fans of fruit beers.
06-26-2011 18:15:50 | More by ChristianBlack
2.93/5 rDev -17.2%
Friend of mine got this and asked me to taste it. Murky orange pour with a small white head that fades fast. Huge peach aroma with a big syruppy peachy taste. Left a bit of an aftertaste that was hard to shake. The mouthfeel was pretty good. Overall, both my friend and I weren't big fans of this. I don't like to give bad ratings, so this was a tough decision to go ahead and rate it at all.
08-10-2011 19:52:28 | More by DustinPowers74
2.93/5 rDev -17.2%
Bottle into pint glass, from CBX.
Pours murky golden-orange, thin off-white head disappears fairly quickly into nothing.
Nose is all peaches, with an in-heavy-syrup type sweetness that's disconcertingly sugary. That's really about it, leaving me initially wondering whty this wasn't classified as a Fruit/Vegetable Beer. It's intriguingly intense, if a bit one-dimensional.
Taste is more two-dimensional, but I don't know that that's a good thing. Flavor is just dripping with peaches up front, but lacks entirely the sweetness promised in the nose. Instead, a thin but persistent bitterness towards the finish leaves the peaches tasting out of place. There may be light hints of wheat coming through, especially right at the beginning of the finish, but it's largely all peaches (some nicely authentic, some weirdly artificial) from front to back, with almost no real sweetness, which is where this falls apart. I obviously don't want it to be cloyingly sweet, I just want it to be less bitter and artificial on the finish.
Mouthfeel is thin, light but spritely carbonation, awkward bitterness on the finish.
Drinkability is pretty low for me. If you're going to do a fruit beer, do it right - see New Glarus. This is a mediocre attempt at best in my opinion.
05-06-2010 00:50:37 | More by JohnQVegas
3/5 rDev -15.3%
would not buy again . heavy on peach. not so great on the beer flavor. i mixed peach schnapps and apricot brandy with it to make it palatable so i could finish the remaining 5 bottles. my brother didn't care for it. oh well..abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwkxyz.:(
07-27-2013 14:36:02 | More by robfrey67mustang
Son Of A Peach from RJ Rockers Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 555 ratings.