1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Gose - Westbrook Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
GoseGose

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,672 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,672
Reviews: 197
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 305
Gots: 258 | FT: 41
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Gose Alström Bros
Ratings: 1,672 | Reviews: 197 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of LukeIV
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

LukeIV, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of gueuzegossage
4/5  rDev -4.1%

gueuzegossage, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of sirsteve42
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

sirsteve42, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of brianmandell
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

brianmandell, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of bcm75
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

bcm75, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of ACB
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

ACB, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of JCam9981
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

JCam9981, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of MCain04
4.15/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz can poured into a crooked stave glass. Thanks for the extra Reggae4203

Pours a cloudy straw yellow body with a thing white head which dissipates to a slight rimming around the glass.

Smells of clean, tart, lemon juice and sea salt. Not overly aromatic.

Wow, this is quite flavorful. Puckerlingly sour right from the start, tastes of lemon juice, other citrus flavors, sour grapes. I was afraid the salt would overpower, but it actually is only slightly present on the finish and cuts through the sour nicely. Extremely refreshing.

Mouthfeel is crisp and light, a little sticky on the finish, not quite as clean as a berliner but dry.

Overall, really enjoyed this, it is sessionable and tasty, I would buy this all the time if available close by. Highly recommend.

MCain04, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of GrindFatherBob
4/5  rDev -4.1%

GrindFatherBob, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of jaswilson2
3.25/5  rDev -22.1%

jaswilson2, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of AleWatcher
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

AleWatcher, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of ImperialStout
3/5  rDev -28.1%

ImperialStout, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

PsilohsaiBiN, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of musicarcade
3.25/5  rDev -22.1%

musicarcade, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of spence524
3/5  rDev -28.1%

spence524, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of GJ40
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled from a 12oz can purchased at Bierkraft in Brooklyn, NY.

A - Yellow and hazy with a moderate white head. There's a strong initial evacuation of bubbles then it settles down nicely.

S - Lemony and tart, fresh cut grass.

T - A firm tartness that hits hard and fades gradually. Nice wheat flavors as well. Smooth and refreshing.

M - Between the carbonation releasing and the sour bite, it hits your tongue like a tiny bolt of lightening. Very invigorating.

O - I haven't had a traditional Gose so I don't have any basis for judging their interpretation but I like this beer.

GJ40, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of MNPikey
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

MNPikey, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of pwoody11
4/5  rDev -4.1%

pwoody11, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of anticipation23
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

anticipation23, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of mlhyatt
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

mlhyatt, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of Liquoric3
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Liquoric3, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of Damian74Shensky
2/5  rDev -52%

Damian74Shensky, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of smithj4
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

smithj4, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of mhaugo
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

mhaugo, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of drewfull
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

drewfull, Oct 23, 2013
Gose from Westbrook Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,672 ratings.