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Gosilla - Barrier Brewing Company

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29 Ratings
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 23.65%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | 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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t0rin0

California

1.5/5  rDev -55.1%

08-20-2012 03:23:40 | More by t0rin0
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womencantsail

California

1.68/5  rDev -49.7%
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.

Serving type: growler

08-12-2011 02:36:26 | More by womencantsail
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vfgccp

New York

2/5  rDev -40.1%

07-06-2013 01:05:37 | More by vfgccp
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mdfb79

New York

2.38/5  rDev -28.7%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

09-19-2012 16:25:48 | More by mdfb79
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sirsteve42

New York

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

08-23-2013 22:13:06 | More by sirsteve42
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Takeanotherswing

New York

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

05-26-2013 14:51:04 | More by Takeanotherswing
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

07-06-2014 21:07:12 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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IDontBelieveYou


2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

01-07-2013 07:26:42 | More by IDontBelieveYou
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Bieniek30

New York

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-16-2014 00:52:09 | More by Bieniek30
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jurbanik

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -10.2%

07-31-2012 08:28:22 | More by jurbanik
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WeisGuy

New York

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

04-24-2014 02:26:48 | More by WeisGuy
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clay23

New York

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

06-23-2013 14:30:13 | More by clay23
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plaid75

New York

3.36/5  rDev +0.6%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

02-14-2013 02:16:35 | More by plaid75
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metter98

New York

3.38/5  rDev +1.2%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

11-04-2012 14:15:57 | More by metter98
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paleoplant

New York

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

10-11-2013 23:26:12 | More by paleoplant
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gshackles

New York

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

07-07-2013 02:10:51 | More by gshackles
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BKBassist

New York

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

07-30-2013 02:40:04 | More by BKBassist
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JRod1969

New York

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

12-22-2012 04:52:40 | More by JRod1969
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gory4d

New York

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark golden color with a high white head that fades quickly; very little lacing. It smells a lot like weed, with some savory notes and also something sweet like mulberry. The taste is a little dominated by the weediness, but there's lemon zest, some earthiness, a little toffee that seems out of place. It's viscous, moderately carbonated, easy to drink. All in all, this is an interesting beer. I prefer the Leipziger (have to review that some time), but it's far and away better than the Bruery's Salt of the Earth. Not one I'll revisit, but one I'm glad to have tried.

Serving type: growler

10-16-2011 01:48:41 | More by gory4d
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JoeMans

New York

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

05-09-2014 16:08:44 | More by JoeMans
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smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

07-06-2014 19:48:36 | More by smithj4
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LMH88

New York

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

03-02-2014 19:01:50 | More by LMH88
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JizackFH

New York

3.93/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had on-tap at Rattle N Hum in Manhattan, NY.

A - This beer pours a dark cloudy amber color. It has a 2-finger off-white head on it. The head has good retention, and it leaves behind some scattered lace.

S - It smells of fruit, yeast, spices, and wheat. The nose is subtle yet complex.

T - I am tasting orange and coriander right away. More coriander as it warms. There are also some other fruits as well as some yeasty esters. There is a little bit of dryness on the back end, and the finish leaves just a slight bitterness in the mouth as well as some coriander.

M - This has a light to medium body and smooth carbonation. It goes down very easily. It is refreshing and light. Some tingling on the mouth from the spices.

O - This has great drinkability. I could have quite a few of these in an evening. It is light, refreshing, and full of flavor. There is a lot of flavor here for it being so low in alcohol. This is my first Gose so I can't really compare it to any other beers of this style, but I definitely enjoyed it. I would buy this again.

Serving type: on-tap

07-20-2011 17:19:06 | More by JizackFH
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david18

New York

4/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was one of a number of Barrier Brewing Company beers that I sampled on a recent visit to Rattle N Hum in Manhattan's midtown area. I was not familiar with this style before and was glad I had this beer. Very good and extremely easy to drink at the 3.8 ABV.

Appearance was a little darker than I'd have expected for the style. Almost amber. Very cloudy and lots of active carbonation.

Aroma was quite complex with lots of fruit, yeast and spices.

Flavor as well was complex and satisfying, which i find rare in a beer with such low alcohol.

Overall a very good beer and a very interesting style that i look forward to finding again.

Serving type: on-tap

06-28-2011 13:45:50 | More by david18
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Jammer42

Maryland

4/5  rDev +19.8%

10-17-2012 00:57:59 | More by Jammer42
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Gosilla from Barrier Brewing Company
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