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Salinity - Pour Decisions Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

19 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 7.25%


Brewed by:
Pour Decisions Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Gose |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GeezLynn on 02-23-2013)
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mdfb79

New York

4.16/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From 05/19/13 notes. Missed the bottle #; 750ml bottle like their other ones.

a - Pours a hazy yellow-orange color with two inches of white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of citrus, lemon, fruity malts, apples, and wheat. Citrus up front, fruits throughout the nose. Very nice, though not sour at all.

t - Tastes of citrus, lemons, sour fruits, salt, wheat, sour white wine, apples, bready malts, grapefruit, and some fruity malts. A step up from the nose as there was a good amount of sour fruits and citrus here that the nose was lacking.

m - Light to medium body and low to moderate carbonation. Pretty easy to drink; could have drank the whole bottle.

o - Overall a really nice gose; one of the better ones I've had in a while. Had some nice sour citrus and white wine in the taste, and the salt is there but not heavy. Worth checking out, would certainly have it again.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 19:19:27 | More by mdfb79
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Thanks Steasy66! Bottle 55/2000.

Appearance. Pours a nice orange-gold with a little haze and a finger of off white head that quickly fades to a collar.

Smell. Grainy light malts and lactic sourness. Also a little lemon, tart apple and some briny saltiness, the first time I've every actually picked up the salt smell in a gose I think.

Taste. Sour lemon, a little caramel and wheaty malt. There's a light saltiness that's really nice with the sour.

Mouthfeel. Medium-light body with medium low, fairly fine carbonation. There's also a slight unique drying feeling in the finish that I can only assume comes form the salt.

Overall. A nice gose that's hitting the spot after a morning of hard work. Couldn't ask for a better fluid replenishment! Thanks again Ryan.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2013 18:37:54 | More by Rutager
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GeezLynn

Minnesota

4.43/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Body is a golden amber shade with a brief white head. Nice clarity on the first pour, with increased cloudiness on subsequent pours. Aroma has a buttery, lactic character, along with some green apple and citrus. Flavor pops with fruityness - tart green apple and something I associate with white wine. Mouthfeel is crisp with lively carbonation that compliments the bright, sharp flavors. Although there’s some sweetness, it has a dry finish, with a moderate amount of lingering spice (presumably from the coriander).

Being unfamiliar with Gose, it’s tough to rate this to style. But it is clearly a well-made beer as well as one that I thoroughly enjoyed and thus, graded on those merits. Will look for this if/when it is brewed again.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2013 02:39:03 | More by GeezLynn
Salinity from Pour Decisions Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.