Sea Rose Tart Cherry Wheat Ale | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sea Rose Tart Cherry Wheat AleSea Rose Tart Cherry Wheat Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States
ballastpoint.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by smutty33 on 02-15-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,642
Reviews:
51
Ratings:
178
pDev:
11.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 178 |  Reviews: 51
Photo of Bombelsky
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.

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Photo of netshark
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jcarlosv
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very interesting fruit beer, very pleasant cherry wheat ale beer. Drinks light but finishes with a nice dry flavor with a hint of tart. The cherry flavors do show up when drinking. Overall good tasting beer.

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Photo of Kemblain
3.61/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jsnouffer
3.65/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of blissfulNemo
3.46/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ilikebeer03
2.98/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

pours ruby red with light, white head. no retention.
nose is light wheat, maybe a touch of cherry - don't know that i could pick it out if i didn't know it was there.
taste pretty much follows. very light cherry, and barely perceptible tartness followed by a light wheat, cracker character - i was thinking this was a cherry berliner...maybe they aren't calling it that, but that's what it is. anyway.
thin and crisp
take it or leave it. not great, but it wouldn't be a the worst beer if you're outside on a hot day.

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Photo of gibgink
3.35/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This beer, in my mind, should be a tart cherry wheat beer. At least from reading the label, that is what I'm thinking. However, upon actual tasting of the beer, that is not what I would call it. Pours a clear, reddish hue with a bit of a white head. Smells of very faint cherry flavor and wheat. The taste follows suit. The cherry is so mild that there is a zip of tart that is quickly overtaken by the mild wheat flavor/"beer aftertaste". I could drink it, but it wouldn't be high on my list of brews if there were other choices on the menu.

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Photo of beeragent
4.2/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of psmith161
3.52/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 1971bernat
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AnitaBrewski
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of corywalston
3.14/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of christimm
3.88/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of AyatollahGold
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of feuematt
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Golden colored beer with a rapidly fading head. Taste is faint tart cherry and some bready malts. Overall a pretty average beer that I pretty much could take or leave.

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Photo of Fitzy01
3.79/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NeckBootHeadAss
2.75/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Dr. Strauss checking in, just after the consumption of the illustrious Sea Rose! It may not be the best beer I've had, but it certainty horned me up.

The beer was fine.

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Photo of pin
3.21/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of dctarga
3.41/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of vikinggary28
3.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I am not a big fan of fruit beers (other than citrusy ones, just my own preference) but this one is pretty smooth. Golden colour and off white head smells and tastes of slight malts with hops and maybe cherry. Pretty smooth. You could do worst. Prost!

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Photo of rdub
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ordybill
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a semi-clear golden color with a small white head. The aroma is mild tart hops . A slightly above average beer. very sessionable.

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Photo of DrewTheBrew
3.17/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of braskey
3.51/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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Sea Rose Tart Cherry Wheat Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 178 ratings