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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: 396
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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Photo of Lexan66
3.94/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In a land of cider-esque GF "beer", I have to say it's one of the best that I've tried. It actually tastes like beer! Lovely amber color, nice head, decent mouthfeel, really smooth finish. Drank it with food (tamari and sesame glazed salmon) and it was a very nice accompaniment. This will be a staple in my household for sure.

Lexan66, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of OgreSanchez
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

OgreSanchez, Jul 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

timjim1327, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of Rhettroactive
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Rhettroactive, Jul 23, 2013
Photo of JohnyFriday
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

JohnyFriday, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of tabascosigned
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

tabascosigned, Jul 18, 2013
Photo of hishoosh
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

hishoosh, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of OWSLEY069
2.79/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Pours a clean orange-ish too yellow color with a light tan head. In the aroma, sweeter, with honey and clove notes. In the taste, dry raisin like sweetness, and a bit sticky sweet. A small bite, but mainly smooth with a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dry honey like and gritty aftertaste. Not that good of a pale, but for gluten free, decent.

OWSLEY069, Jul 13, 2013
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
Photo of schopenhauerale
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

schopenhauerale, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of hockeyfighter19
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

hockeyfighter19, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of tedan
2.93/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle poured into IPA glass.

Rich amber color, quarter finger of good looking white head. Moderate lacing.

Hoppy, bits of citrus or fruit flavor, with a slightly off, metallic aftertaste. Well carbonated with a good texture and balance.

Wouldn't know it was gluten free or otherwise restricted on ingredients without being told. Didn't know when buying, it's not on the bottle.

Overall it's an above average apa, which is an accomplishment given the gluten-free restriction. It looks much better than it tastes, unfortunately.

tedan, Jul 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

illidurit, Jul 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

BlackBeerDown, Jul 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

Rivenin, Jun 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

mtnbik8888, Jun 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

JTomczak, Jun 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

WoodBrew, Jun 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

OldhouseRecs, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of beerthulhu
3.34/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Rustic orange, translucent quality, with a medium sense of effervesce. Thin spongy, light dirty beige head holds shortly reducing with little fanfare lacing.

S: Lemon-orange citrusy nose. Average rate of delivery, wet, lemony peel scent.

T: Flavor is lemony orange, dry floury grain base, almost pilsnery or marris otter. Hop bitterness is moderate, though a bit one dimensional. Citrusy, dry floral stand.

M: Medium base, frothy feel, creamy with a decent level of carbonation and a dry citrusy grainy leave.

O: Decent hop level, needs some time to warm up to but does get better. Was totally unaware this was gluten free so that is a good thing, usually a stigma attached to such beers but from what im reading this is a special patent process that is brewed with regular barley and has the gluten removed after. One of the better gluten beers ive had, as a pale lager hits about the average mark.

beerthulhu, Jun 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

juicebox, Jun 08, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

csmartin6, Jun 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

hopley, Jun 02, 2013
Photo of obrike
3.45/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Bought a single at HEB in Round Rock...wanted to give a gluten free beer a shot.

Pours a fairly clear copper color with a decent off white head. Ample lacing left behind in my pint glass. Not a bad looker.

Getting a very mild aroma of sweet malt...very little else.

Taste follows...very mild sweet malt, maybe a bit of fruit (pear?) on the backend as well, but overall, quite muted flavor. Very smooth and clean finish though. Seems to be lacking something...not bad, but pretty bland for an APA.

I guess if my doctor tells me to lay off the gluten, I'll revisit. Otherwise this is a one and done for me.

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

Gagnonsux, Jun 02, 2013
Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free) from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 396 ratings.