Sea Rose Tart Cherry Wheat Ale | Ballast Point Brewing Company

Sea Rose Tart Cherry Wheat AleSea Rose Tart Cherry Wheat Ale
BA SCORE
16.9%
Liked This Beer
3.41 w/ 148 ratings
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:
#40,764
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
148
Liked:
25
Avg:
3.41/5
pDev:
11.14%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
34
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 148 |  Reviews: 41
Photo of Boone757
3.74/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RyanK252
3.57/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle poured into a Mountain Rambler Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours golden yellow with a slight pinkish hue and a frothy faintly pink head that settles to a light layer that leaves some nice lacing.

S: Tart cherry, a little wheat twang, maybe a hint of pomegranate.

T: Mild to moderate lactic tartness, green apple and lemon, a little wheat twang, with the cherry coming through on the back end and the after taste.

M: Light body, slightly prickly carbonation.

O: Good warm weather beer, light crisp change of pace, but not much beyond that.

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Photo of jak
3.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VashonGuy
3.26/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.54/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beejay
3.21/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: A very light peach pink color with a light pinkish white head.

S: Light cherry, with bread, and something funky. This has a little bit of a dirty dish sponge aroma that comes out in some wheat beers for me...

T: Tart cherry, funky bread, and dish sponge, with a tart finish.

M: Medium light with moderate carbonation, and a somewhat dry finish.

O: A bit funky... and not in a way I really like.. not bad, just not great.

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Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.73/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HawkGX
3.42/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rjd722
3.53/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ummswimmin
3.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gobzilla
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ethanwalshe
3.87/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Red5StandingBy
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: dark gold with a light haze and a slight red tint under a robust 1.5" white foam collar.

S: Cherry and pomegranate aromas dominate followed closely by some wheat and a very faint hint of hops

T: cherry and pomegranate with a tartness a little less than a Granny Smith apple

F: medium light body and medium to medium high carbonation

O: This mildly tart refreshing beer has some wheat beer character behind the fruit

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Photo of haines710
3.26/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Picked up a bottle at the grocery with high hopes from this great brewery. Poured a hazy orange and very bubbly into a pint glass. Seemed like a good summer beer for a warm weekend night. Smell is not strong but I might detect a little cherry. Taste is strange. It is slightly sour with a little fruit tones. I didn't enjoy the flavor and while I could see this wheat beer being refreshing in the heat, the flavor turned me off. I'm glad I got just one.

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Photo of Trentt2
3.11/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Donkster46
3.42/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Toynk
3.42/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of armock
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PA-hunter
3.38/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured 12oz bottle into snifter glass. 4% abv

Appearance- Pours a light amber with a light tint of red. Course bubbled head quick to dissipate. Very clear.

Smell- Cooked grains, cherry tartness

Taste- Semi sweet grain base, wheaty. Tartness arrives from a big wave of cherry flavor. Sour, but only slightly. Finishes dry yet bitter, still retaining the cherry notes.

Mouthfeel- Light in body with medium carbonation.

Overall- Lots of tart cherry notes for a light beer. Very sessionable and refreshing. not too much in terms of complexity, a semi sour cherry wheat beer here.

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Photo of seedyone
4.49/5  rDev +31.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. At first blush ;^) this has a very pleasant rose hue. There is more wheat then cherry on the nose, but the flavor is well balanced. Perfect for a long hot summer leave-me-alone afternoon & at only 4%, add the evening hours in.

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Photo of Hendry
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hophugger
3.42/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of marker2525
4/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Sea Rose Tart Cherry Wheat Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 16.9% out of 100 with 148 ratings
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