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Troublesome - Off Color Brewing

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very good

486 Ratings
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Ratings: 486
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 24
Gots: 38 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Off Color Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Gose |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 06-17-2013)
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Photo of sjccmd


3.88/5  rDev +1.6%

Pours hazy bright yellow with fluffy white head that dissipates quickly. Pretty good lacing.

Lemon meringue and wheat malt. MIneral notes in the background. Sour apple and ocean water (in a refreshing way). Bread crust

Lemons and wheat with a bit of that salty ocean water. Complex and refreshing. Could be more tart, but still nice.

Fairly highly carbonated and dry. Medium bodied. Quite refreshing.

Very nice. A little lacking on sourness, but great mineral character.

08-09-2014 21:37:16 | More by sjccmd
Photo of utopiajane

New York

3.15/5  rDev -17.5%

This poured yellow and with a scant head of white foam. The nose was sweet with wheat and had some earthy coriander on it. It smelled like it had some tartness and some salt to it. Sweet lemon peel. The taste was malt forward. Sweet wheat which was dry and a bit crisp. But the coriander made it earthy and taste heavy. The lemon was sweet and I wanted to taste tartness. There was no saline or salty finish and it did not finish dry. It tasted like cereal grain after a while and was bland and dull. I did not think this was a good representation of the style. Even for a wheat beer it drank blandly and without much flavor.

08-09-2014 20:43:39 | More by utopiajane
Photo of dar482

New York

3.8/5  rDev -0.5%

The beer comes in a hazy bright lemon drop yellow.

The aroma is a punch of floral and corainder. Not much tart quality.

The flavor follows with spikes of corainder throughout. The tart quality is also lacking and moves on more like a saison. A good mouthfeel and lots of carbonation.

A different take on the style. A great session brew, although not exactly on point for a gose.

08-08-2014 01:15:04 | More by dar482
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

08-07-2014 23:32:51 | More by ajdemma
Photo of malfunxion

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-07-2014 06:04:43 | More by malfunxion
Photo of 2beerdogs


3.66/5  rDev -4.2%

Thanks to jconrick1 for this little surprise!!

While i'm no Gose expert, I found this one doing a few different things, but all interesting.

Pours hazy. Lite head dissipates quickly.
Smell has some hints of sour, funk, and citrusy coriander.
Taste has a subtle lacto sour, some lemony zest, and sea salt. Follows with hints of peppercorn.
Mouthfeel is thin, not very active in the mouth.
Overall I find this one interesting, and would like to try it again.

On a side note: I really like the artwork, layout & printing of the label. Very cool.

08-07-2014 03:39:16 | More by 2beerdogs
Photo of dsigmon


3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-07-2014 00:53:01 | More by dsigmon
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

08-05-2014 23:55:25 | More by shortbus126
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-05-2014 22:52:38 | More by DrBier
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

08-05-2014 21:58:53 | More by CraigTravor
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-04-2014 22:04:44 | More by krolles
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-03-2014 01:02:26 | More by Gushue3
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

08-02-2014 23:52:10 | More by switzer
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-02-2014 22:02:17 | More by smithj4
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New York

3.73/5  rDev -2.4%

A: The beer is hazy light yellow in color. It poured with a short white head that quickly died down, leaving wispy lacing consistently covering the surface.
S: Light to moderate aromas of lemons and coriander are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and has flavors of lemons and spices along with hints of salt in the finish.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and has some refreshing properties; however the salt is only noticeable in the finish.

08-02-2014 22:00:33 | More by metter98
Photo of infinitebruner


3.93/5  rDev +2.9%

August 1, 2014

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a completely unpretentious tulip.

This is my first gose.

A – Golden color, bordering on the turn to amber. It poured with about a centimeter of head which dissipated quickly. Very nice to look at, I would think I was about to drink a pale ale if I didn’t know better. Strong orange tint if you hold it up in front of a bright lamp.

S – Light but very much evident hints of sourness on the nose. Some peppery notes, and some mild citrus fruit, possible even tangerine or orange. I get a little bit of honey or rich sweetness, but hard to find and grasp it. At the end of the sniff I get lemon, possibly lime.

T – Very mild sourness from the lactobacillus, reminds me of punch at a party (unspiked), or flavored ginger ale, or limeade (without the sugary sweetness). I don’t get any of the salt.

M – Seems like very mild carbonation while it’s in my mouth, but on the finish there are a lot of bubbles. Very light, breezy, smooth off the tongue, with a nice citrus, faintly floral aftertaste. This is the only time I get the salt, and it’s actually a couple minutes after I last sipped.

O – I can tell that this is a very complex beer, and there are a lot of different things that seem to stand out. It’s like drinking a very light wheat beer, but that sour edge makes it a really great variation. I actually expected more salt flavor, but am glad it wasn’t there. Because of the low alcohol content, this is something I could sit and drink a LOT of.

08-02-2014 00:50:05 | More by infinitebruner
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2.75/5  rDev -28%

08-01-2014 21:37:34 | More by Rage-83
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-01-2014 12:57:09 | More by CavemanRamblin
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-01-2014 00:23:44 | More by billab914
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-31-2014 20:00:22 | More by Reebs
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-30-2014 04:32:14 | More by Paccamacca
Photo of Alieniloquium


3.15/5  rDev -17.5%

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pale yellow body. Small white head. Very thin collar.

Smell - A bit of lemony citrus. Wheat. Light breadiness and spice.

Taste - Wheat. The faintest of acidity, but not even tangy. Spicy and bready in the middle. Light salty finish.

Mouthfeel - Light. Not sour at all. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - It's ok, but it just tastes like a salty wheat beer.

07-28-2014 23:18:57 | More by Alieniloquium
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Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

07-28-2014 05:03:42 | More by Jones153
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

07-28-2014 04:08:02 | More by EgadBananas
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North Carolina

4.09/5  rDev +7.1%

Bright orange color, medium white head. Aroma is sweet, peppery, spicy, flowery, and generally pleasant. Very likable thus far.... Taste is crisply dry, floral and spice, nice white bread malty, and well balanced. Just a touch of salt makes things interesting. No overwhelming flavors and nicely light. Perfect for Spring and very easy to drink.

07-27-2014 17:36:53 | More by tastybeer
Troublesome from Off Color Brewing
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