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Omission Lager (Gluten-Free) | Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
widmer.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Docer on 04-10-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,940
Reviews:
72
Ratings:
331
pDev:
15.67%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
81
Trade:
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Photo of Raphaellima
4.58/5  rDev +43.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Got to rate in comparison to other GF beers. One of the best I have tasted in the GF category. Feels like a Budweiser lager, and for being GF there is nothing wrong with that.

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Photo of bdajedi
3.73/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

not bad, not great, but good for what it is, GF

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Photo of Giangio
3.35/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.73/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Widmer Brothers Brewing Co. "Omission Lager"
12 fl. oz. brown glass bottle, coded "12:50 3 APR2517" and sampled on AUG0717
$2 @ Weis Market, Conshohocken, PA

Look: Fingerprint-through-the-glass clarity in a golden body beneath a short head of bright white foam. Good retention and lacing.
Smell: Straightforward grainy malt with some floral, grassy, and herbal hops.
Taste: As the aroma suggests with a mild note of yeasty apple-like fruitiness. Moderately bitter but balanced leaving a short, dry finish.
Feel: Light-medium in body with a gently crisp carbonation.
Overall: Quite basic, and perhaps a little bit light overall, but clean and well balanced.

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Photo of pat61
3.75/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: brilliant gold with rapidly rising bubbles joining a white frothy cap with poor retention

S: smells like light grains, a hint of apple, some grainy earthiness, and some floral and spicy hop aromas

T: slightly tart with earthy grain flavors and a hint of vegetable and very faint apple

F: light to medium light highly carbonated beverage

O: a decent gluten-free substitute for a standard American lager

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Photo of williamphelps
3.75/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Color is yellow-gold. Head pours out nicely but then settles to a thin rim. Lacing is minimal but present. Aroma is mediumintensity; lemons pie crust, funky rosemary hops, basil, oregano, vegetal, interesting. Palate is yeasty, doughy, stale sourdough bread, pine needles, herbaceous, honey. Body is thick with some doughy richness- not super crisp. Pros kinda complex on nose, kinda complex on palate, gluten free, not bitter, fairly easy drinking. Cons no head remains, aroma is kinda vegetal and not super appetizing, palate is stale, overalls bready, and kinda sticky sweet and rich. 78/100.

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Photo of stcules
2.82/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Greenish yellow, lightly veiled. Avrage white foam.
Not much in the smell. A bit of green apple.
In the taste a light malt and cereal note. No hop.
Normal lager, avoidable.

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Photo of Bryan12345
3.5/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A pretty decent lager. I don't know about the gluten-free or what effect it has, but this has good aroma, a nice corny flavor, and a crisp finish. Well balanced.

Edit: "A craft Natty Ice?" Aw, c'mon. Deserves better than that.

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Photo of Braintrust
3.27/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Can_has_beer
3.06/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of larryarms847
3.31/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a crystal clear and rather unappealing macro-like dull yellow with a finger of off-white foam.

Toasted malt dominates the nose with a barely noticeable hoppy herbalness.

While somewhat appealing in aroma, this is a swing and a miss in flavor. Very light, toasted malt flavor with next to no hop bitterness.

Light-bodied, high carbonation, bland, watery.

Overall, a beer that goes down with ease, but nothing to discuss. This is quite the lackluster lager.

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Photo of Dakin
2.7/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Look: Flat light yellow color, no head, no carbonation.

Smell: Smells like Natural Ice.

Taste: Tastes like Natural Ice. Not as watered down maybe?

Feel: Light flat feel.

Overall: Basically a craft Natural Ice. Not worth trying in my opinion. Only upside is it's gluten-free I guess. Skip this one. 3/10.

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Photo of EdgarGerik
3.03/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of duvel1979
1.6/5  rDev -49.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of superspak
3.78/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into lager glass, bottled on 5/5/2016. Pours fairly crystal clear pale straw color with a 1 finger dense white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of lemon, cracker, biscuit, light honey, light pepper, and herbal/grassy earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of pale malt and earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of lemon, cracker, biscuit, light honey, light pepper, and herbal/grassy earthiness. Light herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of cracker, biscuit, light pepper, and herbal/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and balance of pale malt and earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Very clean on lager flavors with minimal yeast notes present. Moderate dryness. Medium carbonation and light-medium body; with a very smooth, crisp, and fairly grainy/sticky balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 4.6%. Overall this is a very good Pale lager. All around good robustness and balance of pale malt and earthy hop flavors; very smooth, crisp, clean, and refreshing to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of Karibourgeois
2.21/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of joe12pk
3.97/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Malty, sweet, hoppy lager. Crisp and refreshing! Hard to believe that this is a gluten-removed brew; I would not have known it except for the labeling and knowing about the brand already. This is not anything like Redbridge, New Grist, or Bard's. This tastes really good! (Warning: people with Celiac Sprue Disease should be wary as this beer does not claim to be 100% gluten free.)

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Photo of SamuelMiller
2.1/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of GrumpyGas
3.2/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle (12:14 3 APR 19 16) drained into a perfect pint is a clear straw yellow floating a tight 1/4in white head.
The only aroma, other than stale beer, I can detect is sour. That can't be good for a lager.
The taste is fine, malt and sans bitter.
Mouthfeel is light, crisp, and clean.
If I had to.....

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Photo of Squire123
3.4/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JBudraux
3.68/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DinoBlueShoes
3.35/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Haybeerman
2.91/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.66/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BdM
3.27/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Omission Lager (Gluten-Free) from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.19 out of 5 with 331 ratings
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