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Troublesome - Off Color Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

596 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 596
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 26
Gots: 51 | FT: 3
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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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Hopheadjeffery, Oct 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

zestar, Oct 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

boudeysbigbrew, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of wildlife
3.8/5  rDev 0%

hard to rate this beer cause it's good as a saison w/ coriander, but pretty disappointing as a gose. not nearly tart enough

wildlife, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of loganburgh
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

loganburgh, Oct 02, 2014
Photo of farrago
3.35/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Very thin bone white head, covers the surface before a swift dissolve to just an accumulation along the glass sides, no real lacing either. Metallic yellow color, has good shine to compensate for overall paleness, not any bubbles but what’s there are large and active. The nose is on the flat side, yeast, iron flecks, wet straw, brown dirt, the mixed white citrus struggles to maintain presence, minimal peach, apricot fruit scents, funky on the whole albeit more sugary as it warms. Medium-bodied, heavily carbonated with an active churn in the mouth. Corn syrup kind of sweetness, dough, honey and lemondrops, can’t say it is easy to discern any coriander although there is an undistinguished cooking spice thing there. Peach, yellow apple to cherry flavors. The wheat is clearer, here comes off more as bread than uncooked dough. Semi-tart ending tries to play up earthiness but, again, more metallic than the former. For its weight can be refreshing and strikes one as a dinner table beer more than a quaffer on its own.

farrago, Oct 02, 2014
Photo of outoffocus
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

outoffocus, Sep 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

dkw0063, Sep 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

fossage78, Sep 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

shredder83, Sep 29, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +1.1%

SuperHop18, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of jlindros
3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a decent fizzy creamy like almost 1 finger head that fades at a med pace, nice lacing, mostly clear golden pilsner color.

Nose brings some tart slightly soured malt, creamy doughy malt and fresh bread dough, lemon zest, little coriander, but pretty light.

Taste brings more wheat, creamy wheat with a little toasty but raw bread dough, doughy that even brings the mild tartness of raw dough, and little toasty biscuit note. Then tart lemony flavors, little zest, mild coriander and spice notes. Finish is mildly sweet but drier, little creamy and more raw dough, tart notes, and coriander lingering.

Mouth is med to lighter bod, light carbonation, and a little tart sticky feel.

Overall not bad, nothing too special, mild coriander which comes through nicely, nice wheat and plenty of raw dough wheat with even the tartness of raw dough and lemony notes, enjoyable for a summer style beer, or a super hot summer like day in fall as in today.

jlindros, Sep 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

tarheels4life23, Sep 28, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +7.9%

grover37, Sep 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

TastyIsBeer, Sep 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Kelp, Sep 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

jbeervt, Sep 26, 2014
Photo of Huhzubendah
3.65/5  rDev -3.9%

On draft at Churchkey in D.C.

The beer is light golden with small head that quickly dissipates. Aromas of sourdough bread, funky malt, light spice, particularly coriander, wheat. There's an odd, rubbery scent in there as well, but I can't decide how distracting it is...Sour, earthy flavor. Tart lemon-like qualities. An interesting take on a gose. Unusual and worth a try.

Huhzubendah, Sep 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

apasternak, Sep 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

cd34, Sep 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

jtladner, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of clayrock81
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%

Poured a light gold body with some minor head and lace patches.
Aroma is a mix of wheat notes and citric along with some sour and tart notes and hints of spice.
Light and crisp body, sharp, there's a floral spicy edge to the beer and the wheat gives it a fuller body and some sweetness that I wasn't expecting.
Good balance as the above characteristics are plentiful but the main profile is a citric sourness/tartness that makes this a "sour beer".
Finishes dry and sour, almost a puckering tartness at times, but is a unique beer that has a little bit of everything and is pretty good.

clayrock81, Sep 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

mfl620ks, Sep 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

mgr78704, Sep 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

zookerman182, Sep 22, 2014
Troublesome from Off Color Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 596 ratings.