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Provisions Series: Salt Of The Earth - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
78
okay

164 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 164
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 20.59%
Wants: 22
Gots: 29 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Gose |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: t0rin0 on 02-26-2011)
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Azrael


3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

02-09-2013 06:12:02 | More by Azrael
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

01-30-2013 14:44:29 | More by FreshmanPour77
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drummermattie02

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

01-22-2013 21:17:59 | More by drummermattie02
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spycow

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.8%

01-13-2013 20:04:39 | More by spycow
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AgentZero

Illinois

2/5  rDev -41.2%

12-28-2012 22:31:18 | More by AgentZero
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mobius387

Florida

2/5  rDev -41.2%

12-23-2012 21:14:35 | More by mobius387
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drewone

California

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

11-04-2012 04:30:59 | More by drewone
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

2.9/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

750mL bottle poured into taster - thanks to gcphilli

Pours a super pale straw color with a fizzy white head bubbling up and quickly fading out. Dissolves into a few spots of lacing on the glass.

Oddly funky and vegetal scents in the nose, punctuated by coriander, salt, straw and tartness. A strange combination of scents.

Salty and tart up front with notes of spice and coriander. Faint pear sweetness and soft straw malts. Funky, tart and salty throughout, finishing dry.

Lighter body, higher carbonation, crispy and lingering on the tongue. It might be because I just had the Tired Hands gose last week, but this was a little strange and difficult to drink.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2012 12:32:42 | More by xnicknj
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wethorseblanket

California

3.58/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a clear pale straw yellow with a skyrocketing white head which settles to a cap leaving globs and strings of lace.

N: Earthy, funk, minerals, lemon citrus, wheaty yeast, fresh springtime grass/hay and spices,

T: Not too familiar with truffle salt, but this has a mineral salt and spicy intro followed by lemon verbena and floral/herbal notes. Citrus comes in along with grainy wheat and some mild funk.

M: Semi-moderate body and medium carbonation. Zesty and lively on the tongue. Finishes salty and spicy.

O: Very interesting and refreshing. A nice one for a warm day or paired with food.

NOTE: Just opened another bottle tonight (11/24/12) and this has gone infected with weird white powder in the neck (salt?), really "off" smell and taste. Drain poured this one. Perhaps it was only this bottle. Would be interested in what others are experiencing.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2012 23:03:03 | More by wethorseblanket
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ffOpusx

California

3/5  rDev -11.8%

09-15-2012 18:20:01 | More by ffOpusx
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yamar68

Minnesota

3.95/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big thanks to Number45forever for gifting this one! Poured from 750 to pokal glass:

One of the paler bodied beers I've ever seen with a huge, swelling, sticky latte-like white froth. Tons of steady beading.

Very earthy, a touch of bitter spice, a bit acidic, some vinegar character as well, I'm intrigued...

Nice mineral profile, more earthiness, some cider tart notes, like nothing I've tasted before. That vinegar quality is tied to the saltiness. I love beers that really challenge my palate and this one has it damn near stumped.

Nicely done.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2012 23:49:02 | More by yamar68
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brystmar

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

The first mystery bottle at Jon's first annual Secret Beer Tasting! Format: beer is decanted by impartial host in another room, we try to guess style, ABV, brewery, beer name, year, & BA rating. We had no advance knowledge of bottles, breweries represented, styles, etc.

Light orange in color, decent white head, solid retention. Mildly tart aroma holds some yeast and funk. Now that I know the style, this has some serious 'splaining to do.

Taste is subtle and noticeably lacking of salt. Mostly a bland, boring wheat base, ending with a distinct yeasty bitterness at the end. Very light and mild overall; zero booze presence. Highly drinkable, though it definitely misses on the style.

When trying to categorize this one, I struggled between Saison & Berliner, eventually settling on Saison because 1) I couldn't detect any lactic acid, and 2) bitter yeast at the end means it's probably a very mild saison. Turns out it was a poorly-crafted gose that missed the style marks. And somehow, Cosmic "13.5% wheatwine" Evan ended up winning this entire competition despite his initial guess being about the furthest off it could possibly be. Good times!

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2012 17:48:04 | More by brystmar
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acurtis

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -41.2%

08-11-2012 12:53:33 | More by acurtis
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patm1986

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

08-02-2012 04:58:06 | More by patm1986
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BeerHunter76

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

07-19-2012 20:19:56 | More by BeerHunter76
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Gatch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased at The Bruery Provisions in Orange, CA.

A: Cloudy yellow with a bubbly, white head. Decent lace and head retention.

S: Strange. Salty, peppery, yeasty, strong spice...whoa.

T: Salty, peppery, light wheat...different to say the least. What is this? One of the weirder beers I've tried.

M: Good carbonation. With all the strangeness, it's still quite good and unique.

O: First Gose. Very different but very intriguing.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2012 04:28:23 | More by Gatch
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kiki3drt292

California

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

06-02-2012 15:40:56 | More by kiki3drt292
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beagle75

Iowa

3.73/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a tulip glass.

A: Slightly hazy, light golden color with over two fingers of loose white foam that collapses to an asymmetrical crescent-shaped mound. Moderate lacing remains on the glass.

S: Unctuous, with bright fruit and floral qualities that create contrast. Sourness is just sugggested.

T: Begins dry, with bready grain and precocious earth. Acidity is faintly tart into the middle where savory spice is detected amidst more refined malt. The finish is moderately bitter, with earlier flavors represented in declining intensity.

M: Medium viscosity, soft and dehydrating on the palate, with low carbonation.

D/O: A solid representation of a strange style, this gose transmits the presence of its specialty ingredients in a fairly honest fashion. While not particularly salty to taste, it does leave the familiar dessicated feel upon the soft tissues of the palate. Savory and refreshing, it is an able match for a wide range of foods.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2012 20:27:10 | More by beagle75
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7121548

California

5/5  rDev +47.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Salt of the Earth is my favorite beer! The truffle salt is interesting and not too overpowering. It is balanced out by a subtle note of coriander. Though difficult to find now, it is a definite must-try beer (especially for the gourmand!) if you can get your hands on it!

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2012 03:09:43 | More by 7121548
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bashiba

Iowa

3.53/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a pale straw yellow with a typically huge bruery style white head.

The smell was very salty and earthy with a cured meat quality to it.

The flavor was nicely balanced between some light slightly sweet wheat notes, a bit of citrus and the earthy salt.

The mouthfeel is light with high carbonation making it a bit prickly.

A pretty decent Gose, nice and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2012 13:43:04 | More by bashiba
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +25%

05-16-2012 03:26:33 | More by bsuedekum
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a cloudy straw color with a massive white head; impressive stickage and plenty of lace

Smell: Lemon, coriander and salt, with bready and earthy tones

Taste: The earthy/salty flavors build through mid-palate, though they are balanced out by an initial tart lemon and coriander character, bready malts and then a floral lemon aspect that appears at mid-palate; all of the flavors meld together, after the swallow, though the saltiness lingers into the aftertaste

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with a high level of carbonation

Overall: An interesting take on the style; wouldn't want to drink a lot of it but definitely worth a try

Thanks, Madirish76, for the opportunity

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2012 22:47:46 | More by brentk56
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ngeunit1

California

4.23/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a hazy pale-yellow with a big two-fingers of frothy white head atop. The head fades down very slowly leaving behind some good lacing.

S - Aroma is full of funk and sourness with some lemon zest, sea salt, grains, tart fruits, and light spices.

T - Starts off with some sourness and funk with some tart lemon and a bit of truffle salt. Through the middle, some grains come through with more funk, yeast flavor, light spice, and butter. The finish is a mix of sour and farmhouse funk flavors with some grain, acidic lemon, truffle salt, and some tart light fruits.

M - Medium-light bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a sour, funky, and lightly acidic finish.

D - Very drinkable. Very interesting mix of flavors with a nice element added by the sea salt. The balance is good with a nice mix of sour and funky flavors.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2012 07:09:08 | More by ngeunit1
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

04-17-2012 17:20:50 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev +17.6%

04-14-2012 05:41:01 | More by Texasfan549
Provisions Series: Salt Of The Earth from The Bruery
78 out of 100 based on 164 ratings.