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Gosilla - Barrier Brewing Company

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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 20.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Barrier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Gose |  3.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: PEBKAC on 06-02-2011)
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1.5/5  rDev -55.4%

t0rin0, Aug 20, 2012
Photo of womencantsail
1.68/5  rDev -50%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

Thanks for sharing this, Bobby. A new gose tick. How exciting.

A: The beer pours a lightly cloudy golden orange color with a dense white head.

S: This is even hard to smell. The butter aroma is absolutely overwhelming. I get a bit of salt and lemon zest, but the butter just kills everything. A touch of wheat and popcorn.

T: Tastes of butter as well. The salt, light tartness, and even malt flavors are really lost here because all you can taste is the diacetyl. Simply unpleasant.

M: On the light side of medium in body with a medium level of carbonation.

O: This is just awful. Though, you might sprinkle this on some popcorn.

womencantsail, Aug 12, 2011
Photo of vfgccp
2/5  rDev -40.5%

vfgccp, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of mdfb79
2.38/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

From 09/18/12 notes. A local gose on tap? Yes please.

a - Pours a murky golden-orange color with one inch of off white head and low too moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of butter, buttered popcorn, wheat, grains, a bit musty, earthy notes, biscuit malt, and bready malts. Kind of smells like butter was added to an old pilsner...not good at all.

t - Taste is definitely a step up from the nose, but that is not saying too much. Tastes like butter was added to a glass of salt water. Tastes heavily of salt, buttered popcorn, grains, dough, and biscuit malt. Not musty like the nose, but too salty.

m - Light, watery body and low to moderate carbonation. Body is a tiny bit too watery.

o - Overall I like to see a local brewery trying new styles, especially something like a gose, but this one missed the mark. The nose was pretty bad and old smelling, while the taste was too salty. Too much buttered popcorn throughout it. Again, cool to see them do this and I've enjoyed every other beer I've had from Barrier so far, so I will certainly try their new beers in the future, but would avoid this one.

mdfb79, Sep 19, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

jurbanik, Jul 31, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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clay23, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of plaid75
3.36/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On draft at The Good Life, Massapequa Park, NY.

Poured a light brass hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was little retention and lacing.

The smell featured a light wheat spice and a touch of coriander.

The taste consisted of dominant sour and salty notes with secondary dry wheat spice.

The mouthfeel was clean a d nicely carbonated.

Overall an interesting style. Not the most drinkable, but tasty.

plaid75, Feb 14, 2013
Photo of metter98
3.38/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On-tap at Pony Bar Hell's Kitchen, New York, NY

A: The beer is hazy yellow in color and has no signs of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin patch of bubbles on the surface and a small collar around the edge of the glass.
S: There are aromas of coriander and lemon in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that the lemon flavors are much more subdued and there are also notes of salt and hints of tartness. The salt lingers through the finish.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The beer is relatively easy to drink and goes down easily. It is a refreshing change of pace compared to other common beer styles, but is something that probably isn't that appealing to the average craft beer drinker.

metter98, Nov 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

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Gosilla from Barrier Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.