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Troublesome - Off Color Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

639 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 639
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 29
Gots: 58 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Off Color Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Gose |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Most brewers spend a lot of time and effort keeping lactobacillus out of their breweries; it was the first thing we brought in (it still has to stay in the corner though). We blend together two different beers to make Troublesome. The first is a somewhat uninteresting wheat beer and the second is an overly acidic & funky beer fermented solely with lactobacillus. We blend the two beers together with coriander and salt at the tail end of fermentation to create a mild, lemony tartness and a fuller sensation of mouthfeel. And yes, it's hard to make.

10 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 06-17-2013)
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3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Cloudy, extremely pale yellow brew, topped by a thin white head. Little retention.

Strong aroma, significantly hinting at yeast and coriander. Banana, lemons, an herbal greenness, milky wheat, and a hint of sulfur.

Brew is a nice, refreshing, tart mix of a wit and a Weiss. There's a bit of a fruity spiciness and notable yeast. The nose is well represented on the tongue.

Very lively brew, silky, but medium-light bodied. Drinks easily and refreshing, but the wheat aspect keeps it a bit thicker and fuller than most beers at such a low ABV.

This is a very tasty and refreshing brew.

Roguer, Jun 28, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Nothing like a locally-made six-pack of gose on the shelves, right? Anyway, this stuff pours a mostly clear brassy gold topped by a finger or so of white foam. The nose comprises cracked wheat, coriander, orange zest, lemon zest, and a touch of black pepper. The taste brings in more of the same, a mild-but-still-definitely-very-present tartness pervading throughout, accentuating and complementing the wheat. The body is a strong light, with a light moderate carbonation and a wet feel. Overall, a pretty solid gose, something I could easily drink plenty of in the coming months.

TMoney2591, Jun 26, 2014
Troublesome from Off Color Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 639 ratings.