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Hors Série Gose - Les Trois Mousquetaires

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86
very good

89 Ratings
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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
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Les Trois Mousquetaires
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Gose |  3.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: papat444 on 09-04-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Sammy, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.69/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle pour at Shelton Brothers The Festival 2014 held at Crafted in San Pedro, CA.

Pours a hazy gold with a foamy beige head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, fruit, and earth aromas. Taste is much the same with slightly sour malt, grain, fruit, and earth flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that has an interesting slight sour flavors.

Serving type: bottle.

UCLABrewN84, Nov 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

zestar, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of Phyl21ca
3.73/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Tap: Poured a cloudy beige color ale with a medium size foamy head. Aroma of salt with light tart wheat malt notes Taste is a mix between some salt notes with light tart wheat notes and some light coriander notes. Body is quite full considering the low ABV with good carbonation. Quite refreshing though maybe a tad too salty for my taste buds.

Phyl21ca, May 27, 2013
Photo of biegaman
4.04/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Trois Mousquetaires Gose is predictably cloudy; not only is the style left unfiltered but such a high percentage of wheat (typically 50-60%) ensures a good amount of protein and hence a thick, turbid complexion despite the rather light, yellow colour. Bubbles are abundant but head not so much; carbonation may seem active but it's evidently not very productive.

There's a reason spices like coriander were historically so expensive and universally sought after: their aromatics are ambrosial and unparalleled. A beer brewed with coriander, therefore, is correspondingly fragrant and boasts a seductively pungent perfume. There also seem to be notes of orange peel and citrus more generally. A drink that smells worthy of kings indeed.

Gose, like Berliner Weiss and for all the same reasons, is one style I'm surprised hasn't yet caught on the world over. It's immensely refreshing - far more so than the standard watered down and cloyingly sweet lager - and generally delivers all this refreshment in a manageable, medium-light frame. The fact that this one is a mere 3.8% alcohol is a bonus.

But seriously, is there any better beer for a hot, sunny summer day? It has zestiness courtesy of the ground coriander seeds as well as tart twang and quenching acidity from the Lactobicilicus. The saline quality is a kicker, the proverbial cherry on top, because, let's face it - the brain is hard-wired to crave salt. Taken with the soft graininess of the wheat, it's delightful.

To my knowledge the folks at Les Trois Mousquetaires are born and bred Quebecois, but they have the technical virtuosity and detailed craftsmanship of the best German brewers. Add Gose to a list that already included Doppelbock, Maibock, Rauchbier, Hopfenweisse, and Oktoberfest and you've got the best German lineup made outside of Germany. Hands down.

biegaman, Jul 14, 2014
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2/5  rDev -47.5%

liamt07, Jun 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

TheSevenDuffs, Jan 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

spinrsx, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of tbeckett
4.13/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle at Brothers Beer Bistro. From notes.

A - Golden pour with one finger of white head that went fast. Strong carbonation. No lace and a film of retention.

S - Very different. Lemonade. Captures the sweet and sugary but sour very well. Minerally. Very interesting stuff. Some sour fruits too.

T - Salty, but not overly so. Lemonade, lemon candy. Fruity and a bit tart. Complex for the ABV.

M - Strong carbonation, salty and tart finish. Medium body.

O/D - Very interesting beer. Lot's of different flavours and interesting elements going on. Sour, salty, sweet. A good beer that I could drink a fair bit of on a hot day.

tbeckett, Nov 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

tom10101, Jul 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5%

andrenaline, Jul 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

oldp0rt, Jun 01, 2013
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3.73/5  rDev -2.1%

Canada_Dan, Oct 21, 2014
Photo of jrenihan
3.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottled May 2013

Beer is copper in colour, with a small white head that disappears very quickly.

Lots of green apple in the nose, as well as lemon and coriander. Smells tart.

Strongly tastes like sour lemonade- dead ringer. The salt is noticeable. Apple and coriander there as well.

Light bodied, moderately carbonated. A bit of a pucker.

Overall, very refreshing, but the salt is not a plus for me (yes, I know that is the style) and the lemonade flavour is heavy. I am not very familiar with gose, but this was more tart than I expected.

jrenihan, Aug 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

mdillon86, Aug 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

ThePorterSorter, Oct 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

DaPan, Aug 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.3%

cfalovo97, Jul 31, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev +2.6%

Hazed pale blonde colour, ring of white head, no lace. Smell is spicy with notes of lemon and green apple, bit of salt water, sour lemon candy, bit of yeast and wheat. Taste has quite a bit of lemon-lime initially, citrus fruit with a salty-sour mid palate, touch of sweet lemon drops, finishes dry. High-medium spritzy carbonation, light body. Good stuff, a nice easy drinking beer, light and flavourful, quite refreshing.

peensteen, Sep 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

ElGallo, Aug 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

JRod1969, Jun 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

A: Golden cloudy with almost a green herbal tinge, little carbonation, an off white head that fades relatively fast.


S: Coriander, herbal like sage, sweat, baloney.


T: Salt forward, then a little sour quality, coriander, light smokiness and umami savor in the form of baloney. There is a hint of floral in there as well.


M: Medium light body, medium low carbonation.


O: By far the saltiest gose I’ve had by far, this is unique. Got it in Toronto, drank in New Hamburg, ON, Aug 24th 2014. I think they’ve done a great job. The bottle and label itself are very cool. Relatively light, sessionable beer. Good for a warm day.

patre_tim, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of papat444
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled this at Bières & Saveurs in Chambly.

Body is hazy with the color a cross between peach and lemonade. Bit of a sourish wheat aroma. Flavor is of lemons, tart wheat and ripe peaches. Refreshing and quite good. Hope they bottle this sometime soon.

papat444, Sep 04, 2012
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3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: It has a nice merky gold color to it. It has a nice thick off-white head that dies down moderately fast and leaves no lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of tart lemons, coriander, some wheat and a light breadiness.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has sour lemons upfront, some coriander, wheat malts, bready notes and a touch of salt.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with good flavors and aromas.

SebD, Dec 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

redfox405, Nov 11, 2014
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Hors Série Gose from Les Trois Mousquetaires
86 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.