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Freigeist Geisterzug Gose - Braustelle

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85
very good

179 Ratings
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Ratings: 179
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 3
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Germany

Style | ABV
Gose |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 03-11-2013

Based on a recipe dating back at least six hundred years, this is Freigeist’s quirky version of the nearly-extinct traditional sour beer of Leipzig. “Geisterzug” (“Ghost Train”) spruced gose is unusually complex, funky, and full-bodied, the perfect modern-day medieval German ale.
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bumchilly25
3.92/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Schlafly33
3/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not tart, not salty, not tasty

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jwenzel019
3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dbrauneis
3.92/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a hazy straw yellow in color with moderate to heavy amounts of fine active visible carbonation rising quickly form the bottom of the glass and faint pale + lemon yellow highlights. The beer has a three finger tall fizzy foamy bright white head that reduces to a mottled large patch of medium thick film and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to heavy amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light aromas of wheat and lemon citrus with just a hint of tartness/sourness.

T: Light to moderate flavors of briny, slightly sour wheat with a light flavor of lemon citrus.

M: Light bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation.

O: Very easy to drink since both the sourness and the brininess of this beer are not as intense as some of the others in the style. Sessionable and it would be excellent on a hot summer afternoon.

Photo of mattpuskas
4.12/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gatorlove
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Very smooth for a gose. I got some stone fruit flavors to accompany the sourness. Very refreshing.

Photo of Spreetaper
3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ronricorossi
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jjwisenheimer
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into my teku glass.

Photo of Rutager
3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of olradetbalder
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of shleepy
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Sweet for a Gose and slightly bready (like a Kolsch), not very sour. However, certainly light and refreshing.

Photo of egrace84
3.6/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of endovelico
4.05/5  rDev +7.4%

This zippy light-honey colored offering, is quite literally bursting with a fragrant layering of peach, mango and spring flowers. Focused and refined where the residual sweetness is playing off the lemony tartness and traditional salinity. Refreshing and elegant overall even if rather hollow and short.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Griffith
4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.56/5  rDev -5.6%

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3.88/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of yancot
4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Freigeist Geisterzug Gose from Braustelle
85 out of 100 based on 179 ratings.