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Troublesome - Off Color Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

601 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 601
Reviews: 87
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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Photo of Jimmys
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle into Hardywood Park chalice. no packaging date.

A: pours very clear. bright gold. head is bright white and tight. good retention. lacing not as much.

S: a slightly sour twang from the lactobacilis.

T: very grainy at first. a lot of wheat. chewy almost. a minor tartness, but nothing super sour. actually a good bit of refreshment. finish is a little grainy as well.

M: moderate amount of carb. light body.

D: not too shabby. nice to see a new brewery tackle this style which not that many American crafts are tackling. fair effort. not sure how old this bottle was, but I wish they would do some coding. worth a try regardless.

Jimmys, Feb 16, 2014
Photo of Florida9
3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Light golden-yellow in color, with just the slightest haze. Forms a smallish, fizzy white head that quickly reduces to nothing but a thin ring around the edge. No lacing.

S: Aroma is pleasant. Mildly tart and lactic. Lemon, wheat, and just a hint of coriander.

T: Taste is also pleasant. Sweeter than expected and particularly wheat-forward. Lemonade. However, it is also much earthier than the aroma with more of a wheat-tang than a lactic tang.

M: Lighter bodied. Low carbonation. Dry on the finish. Very low bitterness.

O: I am often skeptical of Laffler's beers as I find them to be more of an expression of his ego than his ability, but I must admit this was a pleasant beer that was better than expected.

Florida9, Feb 15, 2014
Photo of inlimbo77
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz, no bottle date

A: Surprisingly clear yellow color on the pour. Almost pilsner like instead of what I was expecting from a “wheat” beer. Thin layer of bright white head. Looks to be good carbonation.

S: Smells very light and grassy. You get a slight coriander note on the nose. Definitely that pils-malt. Some of that lactic character coming through too. Different than other wheat beers that is for sure.

T: This is actually very nice. Light and crisp and refreshing. Definitely pulling some of that lacto. Prickly carbonation, plus tartness on the tongue. Some grassy wheat flavors. Fisish is very mild.

M: Lighter side of medium on the body.

inlimbo77, Feb 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

C2H5, Feb 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

RyanTheLion13, Jan 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

MarkJBurch, Jan 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Hirshi, Jan 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

hoppymcgee, Jan 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

JAHMUR, Jan 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Griffith, Jan 27, 2014
Photo of LiquidAmber
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into an Euler stange. Pours a slightly hazy light golden amber with a fine half finger white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of wheat, coriander, light lemon citrus. Flavor starts with sweet wheat, coriander and citrus, then transitions and finishes with increasing light lemon and lactic tartness. Light bodied with great active carbonation. A very pleasant and refreshing gose. There is a nice wheat base and the mild tartness in the finish is deftly done and fit with the other flavors. I really like this gose qit a bit; probably a bit less tart than traditional, but more to my taste. Nice balance.

LiquidAmber, Jan 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

largadeer, Jan 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

tobelerone, Jan 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

sneaks2210, Jan 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

vermilcj, Jan 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

mc4z, Jan 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Stoutfan23DJ, Jan 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

metalgdog, Jan 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

FUwolfpacker, Jan 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

rrski198, Jan 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Kevin_Young, Jan 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

detrockcitey, Jan 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Duff27, Jan 19, 2014
Troublesome from Off Color Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 601 ratings.