Son Of A Peach | RJ Rockers Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
RJ Rockers Brewing Company
South Carolina, United States
rjrockers.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An unfiltered American wheat ale made with real mean peaches. The only thing missing is the fuzz. Savor the anger. Available during the late Spring and Summer months.

Added by mikesgroove on 02-27-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
755
Reviews:
201
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
17.63%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
144
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium peachy golden amber with a huge white head with decent retention and lacing. Aroma dominated by fresh peach juice with hints of biscuit malt and wheat. Flavor follows aroma with peachy biscuit malt and wheat, a light hop and malt finish. Light to medium bodied. The peach is nice, but this leaned more towards a light amber ale profile than a wheat ale. I think I would have liked this peach melded with a more distinct classic wheat ale. High scores on the deft use of peach juice, but less so the underlying body.

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Photo of drabmuh
3.72/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served in a wine glass. Beer is amber with haze with a tiny white head and some lacing on the glass.

Beer smells like peach candy, very strong, if you like peaches you'll love this aroma.

Beer is super thin and tastes like candy has been dissolved in the beer. This worked in the aroma for me but not in the flavor. It is sweet and peachy and not much else. I'd be interested if this was sweetened artificially. Oh well.

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Photo of BEER88
2.89/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of beernads
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of tommy5
3.62/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AngusOg
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

Photo of plaid75
2.62/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

On draft at The Lark, East Northport, NY.

Poured a hazy light brassy hue with a two finger foamy white head.

The smell featured full blown sweat peach nectar, and that's it.

The taste consisted of a cloyingly sweet peach nectar with a slight as semblance of wheat malt in tow. A real mess.

The mouthfeel was strangely thin and astringent.

Not a very pleasant experience. This beer should be dialed down to about 4% and feature a stronger wheat profile.

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Photo of Stinkypuss
3.48/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazed orange color. Smells like a peach creamsickle. Vanilla ice cream and peach preserves in the flavor. Really bright and peachy. Little bitterness, some toffee flavors to go with sugary peaches. A bit on the sweet side. Light to medium body. Overall, this is a solid peach ale. I'd do it again.

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Photo of Georgiabeer
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A very simple beer, not much going for it. I'm not much for mixing beers, but this one cries out to be cut by a standard pale ale or a wit. Pours a pale amber with a thin head. Smells of unfiltered peach juice, heavy on the skins, and some soapiness. The taste is similar- starts pretty well but turns a bit tannic and acrid. Lacks some depth.

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Photo of Nichols33
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wrightst
2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

Photo of yourefragile
2.78/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle served in a Duvel tulip.

Pours a cloud peach amber with a quickly fading soapy off white head. Aroma is canned peach syrup with light wheat and straw. Grainy wheat body with surprisingly not as much sweetness as expected. Still artificial peach sweetness dominates throughout and syrup lingers through the finish. Syrupy, medium thick body with low carbonation. Well, I enjoyed this more than I expected and it had less Jolly Rancher like quality to it than others have attributed, but still not something I'd return to.

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Photo of fredmugs
2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

Photo of Kelp
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of lupercmda
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of sd123
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of rudzud
4.13/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Received as an extra in a trade. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Poured a nice slightly hazy dark golden orange hue with a big two finger head that fades slowly to leave a nice creamy blanket.

S - Aromas of big peach notes, though more peach gummy candy than fresh peaches. No real 'stone pit' notes, mostly just potent peach flesh, almost some light vanilla. The wheat is somewhat aromatic, definitely a 'creamy wheat' type aroma.

T - Taste is similar to the nose, the peach is lightly sweet without nearly as much of a pop as the nose had. Loads of wheat along with a creamy wheat finish. The peach is by no means in the forefront, however, it does make it's presence known with subtle flavour. The wheat and peach create a light vanilla cream flavour.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, body is a little on the heavy side.

O - Overall this was a rather solid wheat ale. The peach is very nice on the nose, wish it was a little more up front on the taste. Either way, this was a solid beer that would be great come summer time.

Serving Type: can

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Photo of jbaker67
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.57/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4.24/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours a hazy peach color producing a ½” off white foam cap that rapidly dissipates.

S: Has big peach aromas supported by light biscuit.

T: It’s peach pie in a glass and very well done. The peach flavors are lightly sweetened with light honey caramel over a trace of pie crust. The peach and malt flavors are moderately high, the hop flavors and bitterness are low but the results are well balanced with nothing cloying or overstated.

F: Medium to medium full body, medium carbonation.

O: RJ Rocker does a pretty good job puling this one off.

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Photo of JohnParadee
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of RBorsato
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of fthegiants
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.38/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Pours like mop-water. Very murky and hazed. Light crust of bubbles. Head dies down to nearly nothing.

S-An explosive whiff of artificial peaches. Smells like melted down Peach flavored Jolly Ranchers. Behind the whopping sugared peach aroma is a subtly pleasant combination of bread and spice.

T-The taste initially strangles the tongue with the peach flavor. However, the flavor dies down and segways into the beer's underbelly. Light spice and bready malt hides behind the peaches. Crisp underlying flavor helps to mellow out the rigid initial flavor of fake peach.

M-The body is fuller than most Fruit beers. Carbonation is not very intense. The feel works well with the beer's body and flavor profile.

O/D-Tastes better than it sounds. Wouldn't order it again. Would expect this Peach Beer to taste worse.

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Son Of A Peach from RJ Rockers Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 755 ratings.
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