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

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Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free)Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free)

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Ratings: 395
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.09%
Wants: 13
Gots: 43 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Gagnonsux, Jun 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

twelveinches, Sep 03, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

jfcaa193, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of cbutova
3.55/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

New 12oz on the local shelves, I'm in.

A- Pint glass receives an amber pale ale with a creamy white head. The size of the cap is about one finger and retention is decent. Nice spotty lace down and around the glass.

S- An inviting nose lending notes of yeast bread, some sort of grain, citrus fruits and other light fruit like apple. Actually pretty well rounded for any Pale Ale. Hint of tropical fruit is nice.

T- Hops take on more of a presence here. They give hints of citrus zest, pine, earth and floral qualities. The Barley/wheat omission is felt here as the balance is thrown off just a tad. Yeast bread and light fruits hang around on the palate. Not sure what alternate sugar source they use but something grainy and nutty is lingering.

MF- Light bodied and highly carbonated, maybe a bit much as it singes the palate quite a lot. Nice clean bitterness left after sipping.

As far as a Pale Ale goes, this is pretty good. I have not had a ton of gluten free beers but I would certainly recommend this and Celia by the Alchemist to people with intolerance.

cbutova, Jul 19, 2012
Photo of Reidrover
3.1/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz single from Trader Joes ,Salem OR. $1.17 Nice clear golden ale with a good sized frothy white head. Aroma mostly floral/grassy hop sweet shortbread malt aromas. Taste is a combination of the sweet malt and floral hop its OK but missing a whole lot of substance ( i guess gluten is good for something) Its not bad and rather drinkable yet pretty uninspired. But had i celiacs disease this would be nice.

Reidrover, Sep 03, 2012
Photo of andrenaline
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

andrenaline, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of harrymel
4.13/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Bottled 27APR12

Intrigued by their attempt, apparently a new process allows for a more authentic profile.

Pours orange amber with an etched surface. Nice nose up front, crisp and hoppy with apple and grapefruit. Some tea and malty undertones. Flavor is malty (not expected) and sweet with herbal and bitter hop components. I'm down with the flavor here, really approachable! Medium bodied with hi carb and a semi dry finish. Great quality, surprised, gonna have to try the lager.

I'm happy to see a gluten free option sans shitty flavor. Well considered and thoughtfully crafted. I expect this to be a limited addition to the line in lieu of the gluten free craze sweeping the US right now, but it's a welcome one in my opinion. A great option for the celiac's right here folks.

harrymel, Jun 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Lovely85, Jan 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

jenray, May 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

TX-Badger, Jun 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

shelby415, Sep 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

Daniellobo, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of Rutager
3.05/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Thanks to my buddy Mike for this!

Appearance. Pours a clear gold amber with a finger of off white head that fades pretty fast.

Smell. Sweet malts, toffee, orange juice.

Taste. Oranges, sweet malts, some earthy hops and toffee.

Mouthfeel. Below medium body. below medium carbonation.

Overall. Not a great pale ale but pretty decent as a gluten free beer. A good choice if you have the rich white person disease.

Rutager, Oct 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Falcone, Jun 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

buckyp, Sep 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

schopenhauerale, Jul 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

jsh420, May 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

zonker17, Jul 26, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

hoppymcgee, May 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.39/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Omission Gluten-Free Pale Ale has a medium, frothy, off-white head, a mostly clear, amber appearance, with some streaming bubbles, descending little chunks, and decent lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, hoppy, rich barley and bread crust, and the taste is of those elements, with pronounced bitterness and an underlying "health-food store" flavor note. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy and a bit chewy, and Omission Gluten-Free Pale Ale finishes wet, rich, and chewy. Overall, this is very good and interesting.


RonaldTheriot, Sep 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

jzlyo, Nov 14, 2014
Photo of micromaniac129
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Well Ididn't know this was gluten free till i read the label.
A pretty good beer in my opinion. It has a clear copper color with a smaller white head on top. In the aroma I get grains mostly. Like ceral and biscuits. Taste was good. It had a creamy texture with some hoppy character. But mostly it was malty.
A good beer worthy of another.

micromaniac129, Jul 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Jame515, Nov 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

CoryR, Apr 15, 2012
Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free) from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 395 ratings.