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Golden Gate Gose - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

407 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 407
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 10.99%
Wants: 18
Gots: 46 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Almanac Beer Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Gose |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: largadeer on 10-26-2013)
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Reviews by Celtics17:
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3.98/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Big yeast in this sour tasting gose. Some lemon coming through, slight spice as well. Very bready without question. Not a big sour beer, not very puckering. But a good overall sour beer. It doesn't lack taste, just not as big as I wanted the sour to be..

Celtics17, Jul 19, 2014
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Tart lemony nose with light grains. Pours hazy gold under a big white persistent finely bubble foam collar. This highly effervescent beer has a tart, lemony, salty refreshing grainy palate. It starts with a hint of fruity sweetness but the lemony tartness soon rules. There is a faint bitterness on the finish. In the beginning the beer is like drinking a cloud but on the finish a big carbonic burst triggers the pain receptors on your tongue and wipes the palate clean. Crisp and refreshing.

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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

large shared bottle.
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Moderately funky aroma with a less funky but quite tart flavor and relatively complex flavor.
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chinchill, Sep 07, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +5.9%
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Pours a hazy gloden yellow, small head that faded to nothing, left no lacing. Smell is citrus, wheat and a bit of funky yeasty aroma. Taste was quite tart, with a bit of bready wheat, finished with a salty, briny tone. Mouthfeel was pretty light, but fitting for the beer, pleasing on the palate. Overall, this is a great refreshing beer.

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Appearance - Pours a hazy golden straw color with a finger width white head.Fair retention, resulting in little patches of suds across the surface. Virtually no lacing.

Smell - Slightly sour notes with grainy undertones.

taste - Wow, a punch in the mouth undetected by the nose. A direct tartness delivered with green apple, lemon and sour cherry, backed by slight grainy notes that hit by mid-taste, and all mellows into the finish, especially a nice, mellow lemony aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Light to Medium-bodied with low carbonation. Smooth and drinkable, but nothing too remarkable.

Overall - I'm not too familiar with goses, but this sure seemed like a friendly welcome wagon into the style. Nice and punchy without becoming too cloyingly sour. Fair balance. Would definitely try again, and a style I'll try to explore sometime in the future.

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Golden Gate Gose from Almanac Beer Co.
85 out of 100 based on 407 ratings.