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The Kimmie, The Yink & The Holy Gose - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,316 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,316
Reviews: 165
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 25
Gots: 180 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Gose |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: scottfrie on 09-24-2013

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of creepinjeeper
4.24/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tyleeis
4.29/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Barnoloid
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnSnowNW
4.12/5  rDev +7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.41/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pale yellow, mostly transparent. High carbonation obvious through the extensive bubbling, with a big full head that fades away quickly to a trace around the rim. No lacing to be seen.

S - Snappy bit of grain, a bit of sour fruit, almost like wine.

T - Crisp, clean explosion of bright grains and fruity esters. The salt adds a surprising lift and depth. As it warms, the sourness engages more, spiking heaving on the tip of the tongue. The salt also comes forward, hitting strong notes on the sides of the tongue. When cold, the close is quick and subtle, a bit of sourness trailing away, but as it warms the salt and sour linger for an extended period.

M - Cold this is crisp, clean, incredibly refreshing. As it warms a bit, the salt and sour holds longer, there is a strong physical element in its lingering that is hard to describe.

O - It is a rare day when I find something truly new to me in beer. This was extraordinary. A first foray, I guarantee it will not be my last. The experience is not too different from a juicy IPA, but instead of big hops the Gose comes with sourness and saltiness. Skeptical, I found this not only works, but is a winning combination. Thank you Anderson Valley.

Photo of okcommuter
4.22/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tart, salty, crisp, nice departure from what most beers have become lately.

Photo of Texasfan549
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kjkinsey
3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ruggerus
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very crisp with a little bit of acidity and a saltiness at the end.
Like it!

Photo of jemarent
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lic217
3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RobinLee
4.08/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of buschbeer
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a pint glass

L - It is a pale yellow color with a slight haze. It had an inch of white head that disappeared rather quickly leaving no lacing.

S - The nose is tart with a lemon and orange smell.

T - It has a lemony fresh taste. It is crisp to start. Then on the back end the tart sourness of lemons is detectable with a clean finish. When I lick my lips with satisfaction I taste the salt.

M - Thin

O - It is quite a refreshing brew. I am not a fan of salt, but it is nice with the dry finish. This would have been a more better choice on a hot summer day than a cold January day, but it still hits the spot.

Photo of DavidBart
3.7/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I'm surprised that something so light in alcohol has so much flavor and bite. It's dry and a bit sour. Nicely carbonated, and very refreshing. Reminds me of a wine cooler. I would probably prefer this to a session IPA, because those tend to be subdued and this has a lot going on. Would likely go well with fish or salad. I like. Some people giving it a very low rating are probably not familiar with Gose and are expecting a regular beer.

Photo of Zonian1
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stereosforgeeks
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NateMac13
3.55/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stillyman11
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tmcarter23
3.64/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dsnyder61
1.5/5  rDev -61%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

This beer was not very good

Photo of strohme2
3.58/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Minnesota_beer_guy
4.21/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JasonHaviland
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jcb7472
3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Monkeyknife
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The Kimmie, The Yink & The Holy Gose from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,316 ratings.