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

Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free)Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free)
BA SCORE
3.34/5
600 Ratings
Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free)Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free)
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Docer on 04-13-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,666
Reviews:
114
Ratings:
600
pDev:
15.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
165
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 600 |  Reviews: 114
Photo of jiggidy
3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of StevenMilligan
3.03/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of EverettHervey
2.9/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Volsdawg10
3.04/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of jbexphys
3.65/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Steve_Pawlak
2.81/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of buzzarooski
3.57/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dogma33
3.43/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of katterbe
1.44/5  rDev -56.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Very sour tasting and pale look.

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Photo of maxwellyourtheman
3.77/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Black_Pearl
3.49/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joe12pk
3.83/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mamaraza
2.92/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Pidaua
4.6/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

For those like me that have to be gluten free, this beer kicks serious butt. I love Widmer and fine beers (well at least to until I couldn't have anything with Wheat, barley or Oats)... Sadly, I had to say goodbye to my favorites- Widmer Hefe and their winter / summer brews. As much as I love apples, hard cider is not my thing and some of the other GF beers taste like much of the bread products- awful. I did find that New Grist was palatable but then came along Omission. For those that love Widmer products, it has that taste that is indicative of imbibing on one of their regular, delicious beers. It took me back to the days when I could drink it and really, back to living in Portland and drinking more than my fair share while in College, at the Porthole (NE Portland) and the Sextant. I do wish there was a way to make GF Hefe but I am sure that is a dream LOL... Widmer wasn't my only indulgence as I also loved all things McMinnimums. Thank you Widmer for making this and allowing me to feel at least somewhat normal now that I am unable to consume most beer products.

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3/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of bmeehan
2.32/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

I'm down with a beer company removing gluten so that those who can't tolerate gluten can still drink beer if they want to. This beer TASTES like it's missing something though, and if you're looking for a gluten-free beer, I'd probably look elsewhere. This beer is lacking and bland and feels like it needs a lot of help.

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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +19.8%

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of Llemon
3.32/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of pstam87
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of wk393
1.76/5  rDev -47.3%

Photo of ManUtdSooner
3.8/5  rDev +13.8%

Photo of biboergosum
3.58/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle, the first Widmer product to make it into the Alberta market, and wouldn't you know it has to be a gluten-free offering.

This beer pours a mildly hazy, medium copper amber colour, with one stout finger of weakly puffy, and mostly just bubbly off-white head, which leaves some attractive ocean spray lace around the glass as it easily slips away.

It smells of reserved bready caramel malt, a soft biscuity graininess, orange cream, understated pine and leafy hop notes, and a tame earthy yeastiness. The taste is more semi-sweet bready caramel malt, dry biscuity saltines, an ethereal orange and neutered grapefruit fruitiness, well-faded yeast, and a surprisingly peppy earthy, leafy, and somewhat grassy hoppiness.

The bubbles are generally active and supportive in their straight-up frothiness, the body a decent medium weight for the style, and a bit too tacky to be deemed particularly smooth. It finishes rather dry, the biscuity nature starting to subsume the whole, as it were.

Another pleasantly rendered gluten-free ale, if it absolutely has to be done. Since they state on the label that this is made with 'malted barley, specially crafted to be gluten-free', I'm gonna lump this in with the enzyme removal method for further classification, since there are still residual (albeit below the governing body's standard) proteins flitting about here.

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Omission Pale Ale (Gluten-Free) from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.34 out of 5 with 600 ratings
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