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Gose - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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1,452 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,452
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 293
Gots: 228 | FT: 40
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Gose |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is our interpretation of Gose (pronounced “Gose-uh”), a traditional German-style sour wheat beer brewed with coriander and salt. Once nearly extinct, this very refreshing style is making a comeback.

5 IBU

(Beer added by: mrandypandy on 05-06-2012)
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mhaugo

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

10-23-2013 23:37:15 | More by mhaugo
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-11-2014 00:53:32 | More by AngusOg
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%

08-16-2013 02:28:11 | More by outoffocus
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

11-28-2013 06:18:50 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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Holland

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

10-01-2013 01:27:46 | More by Holland
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kscaldef

Oregon

3/5  rDev -28.1%

07-11-2013 23:05:45 | More by kscaldef
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-27-2014 02:20:14 | More by mattmarka1
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-18-2013 13:49:51 | More by BMart
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AlexFields

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -4.1%

10-19-2013 23:27:58 | More by AlexFields
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

09-04-2013 23:38:09 | More by tom10101
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cosmicevan

New York

4.16/5  rDev -0.2%

bottle picked up locally and enjoyed from a westbrook snifter.

a - brew poured a transparent straw yellow with a thin fizzy head that was gone quick. i'm not too familiar with the style but have been told that it is similar to a berliner with salt and in appearance, definitely berliner-like.

s - nice lemon and some wheat. some salty zing...almost like smelling a margarita.

t - very nice. lemon tart with saltiness.

m - unbelievably refreshing for this hot summer day. perfectly hitting the spot. prickly carbonation like a berliner but with a tinge of saltiness like a margarita.

o - i was a bit nervous about the style but had heard good things. sour and salty in a beer is a bit intimidating, but this is super tasty and refreshing. really impressive beer.

07-21-2013 19:37:38 | More by cosmicevan
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thegerm87

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.1%

09-01-2013 14:49:43 | More by thegerm87
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cbutova

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev -4.6%

Split 2 nights ago with Chico1985. Reviewed fully during consumption on the table. Big thanks to my cousin for sending this my way.

Thanks to my cousin Sonny for sending this up to me.

A- Poured from the can to two glasses for a tasting with an extremely cloudy pale golden body. A small, creamy white head forms but dies out pretty much immediately, within seconds. No head remains and no lace is deposited to the glass. Murky rotten apple juice appearance almost but a bit paler.

S- Tart light fruits lead the way with wheat and a lemony sourness. I get a tiny bit of floral spiciness from the coriander but it doesn't really do much for me here.

T- Very tart, more so than any other example of the style I have had. Lemony lactic sours coat the palate with notes of wheat, apples, white grapes and coriander spicy floralness beyond that. Definite saltiness here that combines with the acidity to create a unique flavor. Crusty wheat bread comes into play in the back end.

MF- Light bodied with a fair creaminess and high end carbonation that accentuates the tartness nicely. Smooth and crisp with that lingering sourness making me want to take another sip.

Drinkable Gose with a pretty intensely sour feel. Wheat, sour, coriander and salt indeed. Sitting down with a few cans of this in the summer would be nice.

04-22-2014 01:20:13 | More by cbutova
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srandycarter

California

3.91/5  rDev -6.2%

A - Cloudy pineapple juice, small head leaves fast to ring, no lace. Lots of chunky stuff at the bottom third of glass.

S - Funky and tart. Nice aroma.

T - Nice mix. A little saltier than I would normally like, but the sour and the funk are nice. Some champagne quality to it too. Nice interpretation.

M - Good carb, sharp tartness, light bodied.

D - I like one, but I don't think it is something I would session, despite the low ABV.

01-30-2014 05:24:36 | More by srandycarter
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%

08-09-2014 04:54:16 | More by jmdrpi
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

12-30-2013 02:15:05 | More by williamjbauer
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malfunxion

New York

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

07-25-2014 04:48:06 | More by malfunxion
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%

10-02-2013 22:20:07 | More by tommyguz
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Bung

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -22.1%

12oz can. Not really sure what this style should look like. Rather becalmed looking compared to most other brews. Hazy yellow gold. Some white head that disappears.

Aroma, Yeasty citrus to me, some minerally saltiness. Wheaty and corn like malt.

Taste, It is quite puckering up front, straight lemon. Dry but not overyly so. Other things come out much later in the finish. Again minerally salt, and a large hay and wheat grain.

High carbonation compared to what the appearance would lead one to believe. Drinks very easy, light body, but it is VERY tart. Never had the style so I guess this is fine.
Feels "trendy" because of the sourness. Probably wouldn't bother with this style again.

09-05-2013 01:09:53 | More by Bung
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homebrew311

Illinois

4.58/5  rDev +9.8%

Pours a murky yellow with minimal head, no light passage. Nose comprises of bready wheat and lemon zest with hints of tangy lactobacillus. The taste is where this beer shines. Starts with tangy tartness followed by huge notes of candied lemon and lemon zest. This is quickly followed by a dash of sea salt and a grainy wheat to finish. The finish is clean and balanced. A ton of flavor is jam packed into this 4% brew and this shows me how incredibly tasty a gose can be. I can see why people scoop up cases at a time of this, hopefully this somehow finds it's way into Chicago's distribution.

07-18-2014 23:52:06 | More by homebrew311
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Dicers

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

05-28-2014 14:28:45 | More by Dicers
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koopa

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

06-21-2014 22:48:17 | More by koopa
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

08-10-2014 18:39:52 | More by stereosforgeeks
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crobinso

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-24-2014 22:58:27 | More by crobinso
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DarthKostrizer

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

05-28-2014 05:16:07 | More by DarthKostrizer
Gose from Westbrook Brewing Co.
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