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Omission IPA (Gluten-Free) - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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Omission IPA (Gluten-Free)Omission IPA (Gluten-Free)

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BA SCORE
82
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31 Reviews
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Reviews: 31
Hads: 154
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 9.78%
Wants: 8
Gots: 48 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Rivenin on 06-28-2013

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Reviews: 31 | Hads: 154
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2.9/5  rDev -19%

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Photo of manx
3.74/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

For the last year I've confined my beers to gluten-free and my favorite are Widner Omission - Lager, IPA & Ale. The green label is IPA style at 6.7%, with a cloudy light body and a quite bitter taste, which I like.

As most say, not bad for gluten-free. I'm not celiac, but like beer and hope for less beer belly. Not sure it works :-) (336 characters)

Photo of Beaver13
3.09/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle, dated 2/19/14. Pours hazy golden orange with a big rocky white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is biscuity honey malts with some fruit and peppery piney hops.

The flavor is biscuity honey malts with some light fruit and strong grassy bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with sharp carbonation.

Overall, it doesn't taste gluten free and has good bitterness. I just don't care for the hop profile much. (446 characters)

Photo of innominat
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of sgn4779
3.28/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I swiped one from my gluten free girlfriend after making a 2.5 hour sojourn to acquire a case. Pouring into a pint glass. There is no cloudyness, and a good golden color. Poured out with more head than I expected for a gluten free beer. Smells slightly of fruit and a touch of hops, but quite underwhelming. The taste is pretty good, the hops comes through and it feels a touch heavier than I thought it would just by looking at it. For her it's probably amazing, more balanced and tastier than other gluten free beers that I've tried. (535 characters)

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This pours brilliant gold while producing a 2” rocky cream colored foam collar. It releases biscuit and melon aromas with citrusy hops. The palate is creamy, citrusy with a big dose of melon and a muted grapefruit rind finish. It has a medium body and carbonation. People who are gluten intolerant will like this beer. (320 characters)

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of biboergosum
3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle, from a grocery store mixed-sixer in Sandpoint, Idaho earlier this month.

This beer pours a slightly hazy, medium golden yellow colour, with one finger of puffy, loosely foamy, and somewhat bubbly dirty white head, which leaves some melting snowbank lace around the glass as it slowly sinks away.

It smells of bready, doughy caramel malt, blended citrus pith, a suggestion of earthy yeast, subtle tropical fruit notes, and a meek forest floor piney hop bitterness. The taste is gritty, grainy caramel malt, still muddled fleshy citrus, a further juicy tropical fruitiness, some loitering, but ineffectual yeast, and fairly bitter earthy, leafy, and piney hops.

The bubbles are pretty low-key in their hard to get worked up about frothiness, the body a decent middleweight, and mostly smooth, the bitterness in the flavour not really affecting things here. It finishes trending sweet, surprisingly, as the malt keeps on 'a truckin', while the fruitiness takes a rest, and the robust bitterness lets out its breath.

A pretty decently balanced, and easy to drink IPA, no matter what has been done to the poor, innocent gluten that started off this journey with such high hopes. Anyway, very difficult to ascertain that this is missing anything, really, and thus can be recommended wholeheartedly to gluten evaders and gluten gourmands alike. (1,357 characters)

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Rivenin
4.01/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I do not have celiac disease. However, time and time again i like to try gluten free beers to change things up. I've had the pale and the lager, both were decent beers. So i saw this at the bottle shop and decided to give it a go... It by far is one of the best gluten free beers i've ever had (which is about a dozen or so now, so take it with a grain of salt). But this is one i would order time and time again even though i'm not a "wheat free" person. (455 characters)

Photo of dertyd
3.31/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of norinco
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BayouMafia
3.66/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DOCRW
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of mikefuski17
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of aky13
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Excellent IPA. HARD to believe it is gluten free. Widmer Brothers Brewing Company must perform some magic to remove the gluten. Does NOT taste like sorghum based gf beers. Well hopped as an IPA should be. Even suitable for non gf people! (242 characters)

Photo of Psg5062
3.78/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beermasterjarrett
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Spikester
3.77/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bought this at Trader Joes just for a review. No real interest in the gluten free aspect.
Pours crystal clear gold with about three fingers of long lasting white head. Plenty of lacing as well.
Smell is piney and sweet bready malt.
Taste is clean pine and light grapefruit with some sweet malt backing and a hint of yeast. I would say the pine takes the lead here.
Mouthfeel is excellent though on the lighter side. Carbonation is a bit more than normal. Mildly dry and a pine dominated bitter finish.
Overall a fine IPA. I had pretty low expectations going in to this review and was pleasantly surprised.
Not one I will buy again because there are so many outstanding IPAs available but I would not turn one down if offered. The gluten free folks should not feel deprived if this is all they can drink. Would have liked a bit more fruitiness in the flavor profile. (867 characters)

Photo of Gmartin75
3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Drew88
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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Omission IPA (Gluten-Free) from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
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