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Freigeist Geisterzug Gose Rhubarb - Braustelle

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very good

10 Reviews
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Reviews: 10
Hads: 61
Avg: 4.17
pDev: 16.07%
Wants: 8
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Gose |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: magictacosinus on 11-26-2013

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Reviews: 10 | Hads: 61
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hopefully not retired....
Loved the earthiness and tang of the rhubarb with this one.. Hopefully have a chance to find this one again. -a gem

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Poured from the bottle into a wheat ale glass.

Straight forward slightly hazy and unfiltered looking appearance with a fairly shiny dark brass like yellow color. Not much head but very off white colored and creamy settling to a very thin puck.

Real great nose. Chewy wheat like balance and a mild strawberry sweet like sense of sourness as well. Herbal green and a hint of sage and even cardamom like spices also. Very clean sensing but also dense. Fantastic aroma.

Palate really displays great classic wheat density. Nice mellow tartness and hints of soft lemon juice. Good coating and thick malt action with hints of strangely red like berried fruit. Mild tang sourness but with a lingering soft sweetness. Hardly tart or puckering, but with a good almost green garden earthy quality, and spice to match.

The rhubarb doesn't seem to be coming through in the taste but seems to make the beer very wonderful. Great brew.

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A: The beer is very hazy pale yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation judging from the rising bubbles at the edge of the glass. It poured with a quarter finger high bright white head that died down and consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface.
S: Light aromas of rhubarb are present in the nose. The smell becomes a little stronger as the beer warms up.
T: The taste is a little sour, having hints of rhubarb and salt. The rhubarb flavors strengthen as the beer warms.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and slightly creamy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is a good representation of the style and is easy to drink. The rhubarb helps to make the aromas and flavors a little more interesting.

Serving type: bottle

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Refreshingly tart and laced with that minerally zing from which the classic "salt" beer of Germany is famed, the brewers at Braustelle isn't merely content to dry this beer to strong sour acidity. They layer upon its brine and acidity with the earthen tang of rhubarb.

This Geisterzug version pours like many of the others- a bright "canary" yellow paleness with a calm wheaty haze. Its dainty head swirls about the surface before succumbing to the acidity underneath. With the nose hovering above, the olfactories are soon pierced by acute lime and lemon juices with a slight waft of cork and weathered wood.

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Complete dryness is strongly committed to the lactic acidity and its clean citrusy portrayal. While the ale effortlessly strips the palate of all thirst and leaves it refreshed, an aftertaste of musty cork and light bread keeps the palate rewarded both deep and quick.

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Freigeist Geisterzug Gose Rhubarb from Braustelle
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