Sea Rose Tart Cherry Wheat Ale
Ballast Point Brewing Company

Sea Rose Tart Cherry Wheat AleSea Rose Tart Cherry Wheat Ale
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Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States
American Pale Wheat Beer
Ranked #210
Ranked #27,704
3.42 | pDev: 11.99%
Nov 29, 2021
Feb 15, 2017
Our Sea Rose tart cherry wheat ale is a fresh take on fruit beers. Originally conceived during an employee-led R&D brew, it’s one of our most imaginative recipes yet. The American wheat style is light and clean, while fresh cherry juice adds a soft coral color and fruity nose that gives way to a dry, slightly tart finish. It’s approachable, yet unexpected—exactly what we love to brew.
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Rated: 3.13 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Nov 29, 2021
Rated: 1.74 by Oh_Dark_Star from Washington

Apr 30, 2019
Rated: 3.38 by Mickt465 from New Hampshire

Mar 10, 2019
Rated: 3.44 by Karibourgeois from Texas

Jan 27, 2019
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Reviewed by Boto from Connecticut

3.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
12oz. can: This one pours an almost clear, golden color. A small white head that doesn't linger long or leave any lacing. Lighter nose. Some tart cherry and wheat. The taste is OK. A tough lighter body, some tart cherry and wheat flavors. A good beer on a hot day.
Aug 21, 2018
Rated: 3.42 by Low_Hanging_Hops from Kentucky

Jul 31, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by COBEERHUNTER from Colorado

Jul 16, 2018
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

3.54/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Had on tap. So I would think this would be good on a hot summer day, but I was wrong. The wheat get an unfortunate souring from the cherry, and that is the main flavor. Feels unbalanced and unnecessarily bitter and sweet for the style. So many better cherry wheat beers out there
Jun 30, 2018
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Rated by mralan_scz from California

1.76/5  rDev -48.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2
It's offensive
Sour and unpleasant
avoid avoid
Jun 09, 2018
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Reviewed by DLFFF from New Hampshire

3.22/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5
Would assume by the packaging that this would be more of a tart/sour but does not deliver. Not a strong cherry flavor at all and a very mild fruit smell. A good light summer beer. Will not be going out of my way to purchase again but wouldn't scoff off a free one
May 25, 2018
Rated: 3.73 by mrcraft from California

May 19, 2018
Rated: 4.75 by beerrat from Virginia

May 15, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by Walleybeer from New Jersey

Apr 30, 2018
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Reviewed by Scott17Taylor from Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
This isn't a bad wheat beer and the fruit is very pleasant. It doesn't have that over the top sugariness some fruited beers can have. The only problem is that it really doesn't stand out. It's drinkable and I'd happily drink it again if offered, but I'm not spending money on it.
Apr 22, 2018
Rated: 3.71 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Apr 16, 2018
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Reviewed by avalon07 from South Carolina

3.63/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
L: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a golden brown color and a cloudy consistency. There was a 3/4" foamy, fairly long-lasting head. Above average lacing.

S: A decent, but not outstanding aroma of wheat, cherries, malt, and some other indeterminate fruits.

T: Tasted of a tinge of hops (mostly in the finish), a good shot of wheat (more than anything), some cherries (could have used more), a funky quality, and pomegranates as well. Like the aroma, the taste was kind of on the thin side. The cherries are there, but they aren't quite strong enough.

F: A well-carbonated beer with a lively finish. Light-bodied.

O: This is one of those inoffensive and forgettable beers. Not bad, but could have better.
Mar 30, 2018
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Reviewed by OKbrew89 from Oklahoma

3.66/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Pours a well carbonated pinkish straw color with minimal head. Nose is grass and tart cherry. Taste is bready biscuit upfront with a slap of tart cherry on the finish. Medium-light body and medium-high carbonation.
This beer has a bit of an identity crisis. It's taken on the color, carbonation, and ABV of a flavored gose but has the body and nose of a pale wheat. While an interesting drink, it is only 50% committed to each category so it's difficult to give it a fair rating.
Mar 25, 2018
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Reviewed by Antg8989 from New Jersey

3.44/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5
Pours a pretty clear almost peach color. Aroma has some of that (rotten barnyardness) going on. Not a fan, but it's not completely awful. Taste is somewhat tart, rather bland after the swallow. Medium-high carbonation. Refreshing is the best way to describe it.
Mar 19, 2018
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Reviewed by Jugs_McGhee from Colorado

3.4/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
CAN: 12 fl oz;. Nabbed at a beer store in Austin, TX.

"Tart cherry wheat ale." "American wheat ale with cherries & pomegranate." Brewed with "Fresh cherry juice."

Mar 19, 2018
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Reviewed by Bombelsky from Poland

4.05/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
I mean it is an interesting and kind of tasty beer. I find difficulties to add it to the one category. Kind of a mix between fruit beer, wheat beer and gose or grodziskie. Golden, clear, foam diminish fast. Nose is very grainy, fresh cut hay and some cherries. Flavor is medium sour and a finish is definitely dry. High carbonation. Get some fresh cherry tartness. , indeed. Some fruity tannins. I think it is a very good fruit beer. Refreshing and light.
Feb 15, 2018
Sea Rose Tart Cherry Wheat Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 78 out of 100 with 196 ratings