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Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free) - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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78
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359 Ratings
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Ratings: 359
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 15%
Wants: 12
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Docer on 04-13-2012)
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jayfarley3, Jun 26, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

Mosca, Jun 26, 2014
Photo of LloydHudson
3.29/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into tall ale Glass. Head relative thin but aromatic head. taste reminiscent of several Mexican brews. To me that is, Not a connoisseur but am a home brewer. I know from nothing about Gluten or Celiac disease.The 6 pack carrier clearly says not Gluten free. Something about less than 20 pts on some scale. Therefore I would have to really check it out if I had an aversion to gluten.
I would purchase AGAIN and will try to research the "gluten reducing enzyme" in order to brew at home.

LloydHudson, Jun 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

jaws1477, Jun 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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1.25/5  rDev -63.2%

drone, Jun 22, 2014
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3.39/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Gluten free not a clue but a pale lets give it a whirl. Pours to an orange color with an off white head that recedes slowly and leaves a thick lacing. Smell is very sweet almost oktoberfest-like with a tarty background. On the taste this brew has a sweet starter with a bit of hopping evident in the middle slightly bitter but not not a real bite then finishes with a fading flat bitterness, we'll balanced with a malty base. A very malty pale ale, not much bitter hopping. Not really on for the style but a good drinking brew.

mooseisloose, Jun 21, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

mousebeer, Jun 17, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz.

Pours a mostly clear amber color, half inch of fine white head retains as a film.

Smells of caramel and sweet biscuit malts. The sweetness is like agave. Some mild fruity hoppiness at the end.

Tastes of sweet malt, again similar to agave, with some biscuity richness and a very mild hop bitterness.

Medium body with tingly carbonation on the tongue.

I haven't had many, but this is the best gluten-free beer I've had so far. It's very drinkable and tastes pretty good. It still has a bit of that non-glutanized wang to it, but it works overall and I'd even choose to drink it.

Cylinsier, Jun 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

ethanmc12, Jun 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

whitebrow, Jun 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

oriolesfan4, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of Dsmith181
3.56/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This Beer is the greatest Gluten-free beer on the market. I couldn't believe that they could make a gluten free beer this good. I have Celiacs disease and was so excited when I first had this beer. And then I had two, then three, then four. And then my stomach twisted into a giant knot and my brain became super cloudy and my eyes super tired. I had somehow ingested gluten. This beer is NOT Gluten Free! It has very low gluten, but it still has gluten. They brew this beer with gluten ingredients and then "eat" the gluten out with an enzyme, but it does not get it all.
IF you have Celiacs disease do not drink this beer. Even if you only have one and don't feel the affects of the gluten it destroys your intestines and your cancer rate skyrockets.
So, Shame on you Omission for hiding this fact. I'm sure you did your research on Celiac ridden people and if you didn't, shame on you again.

To good to be true..

Dave

Dsmith181, Jun 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

hoppymcgee, May 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

Jordan444, May 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

dmorgan310, May 15, 2014
Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free) from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 359 ratings.