Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free)
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free)Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free)
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Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
American Pale Ale
Ranked #1,150
Ranked #28,036
3.34 | pDev: 15.57%
Jul 07, 2022
Apr 13, 2012
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Reviewed by LXIXME from New Mexico

3.6/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
It says packaged on Feb1622 on the label but really it tastes like its a bit older than that, I hope I can re-rate this beer with a fresher bottle because it seems to have possibilities, cross your fingers and wish me luck.
Anyway, as for this beer it was a bit malty in taste and aroma for what a pale ale should be, have said that it was still ok to pretty tasty and I enjoyed it.
Jul 07, 2022
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Reviewed by whynot44 from Missouri

3.63/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Clear amber/copper color with a very nice creamy white head that retains decently and produces some nice lacing.
The aroma is Caramel malt with some floral and pine resin notes.
The taste is caramel malt, fresh toast, grass, with a dry pine finish.
The body is light/medium, smooth light carbonation.
Altogether this is a decent brew although somewhat more like an amber ale than pale ale, but whatever, it is very drinkable and enjoyable.
Mar 01, 2022
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Reviewed by DaveMaciolek21 from New Jersey

3.57/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Did not expect such a presence from gluten-free beer. First of all, Omission Pale Ale is not pale. It's amber. The Caramel malts see to that. It looks much more like an amber ale or malty IPA. The flavor however, is robust. Cascade hops bring the piney bite, the malt backbone smoothes the rough edges of the hop bitterness. A very in-your-face brew. One to reckon with, whether you're sensitive to gluten or not.
Aug 16, 2021
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Reviewed by Elemental19xx from Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Im not sure why there are so many mixed reviews. Normally I drink pale ales and go that wasnt bad or it was okay and occasionally i find one i really like. This one is probably one of my top 3 favorites. Its not overly hoppy, just a great above average pale ale. Based on the reviews being so polarized, it leads me to question if this is like cilantro, where some people taste it as a soapy flavor and others dont. I would certainly pick up some more of these, but based on the other reviews, you might want to wait till they show up in the make your own six pack coolers.
Aug 14, 2021
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Reviewed by AdmiralOzone from Minnesota

3.69/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours a beautifully clear amber gold with a thick cream colored head. Head falls away rather quickly but leaves nice lacing. Aroma is mild, caramel malt and earthy hops. Flavor is essentially the same as the nose but bolder, a bit sweet up front, slightly bitter in the finish. Feel is on the lighter side of medium bodied. Overall a fine Pale Ale. I'm a bit surprised at the low reviews.
May 24, 2021
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Reviewed by smcolw from Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Clear, amber color. Lasting head which leaves a couple of rings and several streaks.

The smell has some fresh made toast aromas. Not much hop. A bit bland.

Well, given the ratings, I expected a worse taste. First, the hop is far more pronounced albeit rather nondescript. The toasty flavors are present as well. Decent body with a lower carbonation level. Dry and bitter aftertaste. Overall, to me, the experience is of a middle-of-the-road pale ale.
Mar 07, 2021
Rated: 3.52 by xx_adolfhitler42069_xx from Virginia

Mar 04, 2021
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Reviewed by chitoryu12 from Florida

3.1/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3
Look: Crystal clear amber. Two fingers of foamy white head with good retention.

Smell: Resinous and slightly floral hops with a mild skunkiness.

Taste: Bitter and soapy due to the floral flavor of the hops crossing wires with the high hop bitterness. Taste, fortunately, lingers for only a few seconds with a metallic finish.

Mouthfeel: Average body, high carbonation.

Overall: A very generic, slightly drinkable pale ale.
Nov 15, 2020
Rated: 4.47 by Dalkri from Massachusetts

Oct 12, 2020
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Reviewed by Gajo74 from New York

3.81/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
From the bottle it pours a surprising amber and caramel color, not very pale ale like. A moderate head displays decent retention.

The aroma has a nice balance of fruity, floral hops and toaty, biscuity malts. There are also notes of caramel and sweet grass.

Well balanced with an assertive bitterness that interplay’s with malty notes of crisp dry cracker, toasted, biscuity and caramel malts. Medium to light bodied, moderately carbonated, crisp and dry palate. Hops flavors are earthy with grassy spices and bright floral and fruity flavors. The finish is dry and resiny.

I thought this was surprisingly good. Nothing complex but easy to drink and refreshing. I feel like the scores are undeservedly low.
Aug 22, 2020
Rated: 3.5 by Velivolus1 from Vermont

Aug 09, 2020
Rated: 3.49 by Walnut from Missouri

Jun 25, 2020
Rated: 4.16 by wip998001 from Massachusetts

Jun 21, 2020
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Reviewed by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

3.23/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Amber appearance with a medium size off white head and light lacing. Subtle vegetal aroma gives way to passive hops Flavor is smooth and sweet, but not especially bitter. Spicy hops and grain fill in the aftertaste. Medium bodied with a lingering finish. A noteworthy gluten free beer if that is your need, but just average if it is not.
May 29, 2020
Rated: 3.64 by Sayb from Arizona

May 01, 2020
Rated: 2 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Apr 11, 2020
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Reviewed by dacrza1 from New Jersey

3.36/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
DATE: January 30, 2020... OCCASION: a rare sports-free Thursday means a relaxed night with the boys... GLASSWARE: Howard's Pub pint... from a 12 oz. bottle, this pours lively and fizzing, with an off-white head that clouds up almost as a mushroom before settling into a vision more akin to car wash bucket before sudsing... say this, the color is a hearty auburn orange, much in line with the expectation of a pale ale WITH gluten... the head holds steady at a finger's depth for a good duration... strangely, the body itself is rather stagnant... light, dishwasher-like lemon is palpable, with equally light pine and a sweet caramel piques the interest... dank and almost nutty, it situates itself in a more British pale ale, buttery and sweet... a nice, rounded finish that lasts enough to be appreciated.... nuttier in its taste profile--hazelnut, mostly--than its aroma suggests, it also delivers pine, caramel, "bready" malts, with a warming breath of lemon and orange--nothing more intense, though... the maltlessness has its limits, but it still gives a strong impression at 5.8%... I hope not to be gluten-free for the rest of my life, but this pale ale could be a go-to if beer stores only carry the InBevs of the world...
Jan 31, 2020
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Reviewed by jmc65267 from Georgia

3.3/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Surprised by how much I like it. Pretty solid indeed. The flavor caught me off guard at how smooth it was. I would definitely get again given the opportunity.
Jan 12, 2020
Rated: 3.5 by Wrigfen from South Carolina

Nov 23, 2019
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Reviewed by BlackBeerPirate from Illinois

3.4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Taste: gentle Cascade hops, bready, orange peel, caramel notes. Herbal floral hopped nose. Amber color, semi clear, with medium head and lace. Medium to med/light body. 33 IBUs
Sep 28, 2019
Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free) from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
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