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Schell's Goosetown Gose - August Schell Brewing Company

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154 Ratings
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Ratings: 154
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 7
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
August Schell Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Gose |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Schell's Goosetown is our interpretation of a traditional, German-style Gose. The beer pours clear, golden orange in color, with a thick white foam head. It has a bright lemon zest and coriander aroma with a slight saltiness reminiscent of a cool ocean breeze. A refreshingly light and citrusy tartness greets your palate, backed by a bready, wheat malt character and a touch of coriander spice. Lighter bodied, yet full flavored with a lively carbonation that gives the beer a crisp, dry finish. A uniquely refreshing session beer, perfectly suited for a warm summer day from the August Schell Brewing Company.

31 IBU

(Beer added by: jera1350 on 04-05-2013)
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

11-22-2013 02:04:38 | More by XmnwildX12
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Cyclone8

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

11-20-2013 00:08:48 | More by Cyclone8
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MJSawyer

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

11-17-2013 04:34:22 | More by MJSawyer
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vobr0002

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

11-06-2013 18:04:51 | More by vobr0002
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tjb27

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

11-05-2013 15:06:19 | More by tjb27
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.2%

10-30-2013 15:17:45 | More by AnalogErik
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woosterbill

Kentucky

3.76/5  rDev +5%

12oz bottle into a Duvel tulip; thanks to mnbearsfan for this interesting-sounding extra.

A: Pours a brilliant, crystal-clear orange-amber body under two inches of fine white head. Retention is decent, lacing good. Extremely attractive.

S: Rather understated, with some bready wheat malt alongside faint lemony citrus and just a hint of salt - I doubt I would have even noticed this last element if I weren't looking for it based on the style and description. Nothing offensive, but it's not terribly Gose-like, either.

T: Significantly better here, with crisp citrus alongside dry crackery malt; coriander spice and a faintly salty twang on the dry finish. Quite refreshing.

M: Lively medium body. Soft and effervescent. Great.

O: Really enjoyable beer, but not as distinctive as I was hoping for; not a hint of tartness, which is something I've enjoyed in both the classic Leipziger Gose and some of the saltier American takes on the style. I really love the way the salt isn't overdone in this beer, but I could have used more flavor in other departments. Certainly worth drinking, but if you're expecting something out there based on the style you'll probably be disappointed.

Cheers!

10-18-2013 21:39:51 | More by woosterbill
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Wetenkamp

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

10-18-2013 20:26:41 | More by Wetenkamp
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Turbo

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

10-06-2013 00:53:26 | More by Turbo
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Dactrius

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

09-29-2013 00:22:55 | More by Dactrius
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IchLiebeBierZu

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

09-22-2013 15:27:09 | More by IchLiebeBierZu
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tuckerlikesbeer

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

09-16-2013 14:14:47 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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jzlyo

Iowa

3/5  rDev -16.2%

09-06-2013 23:21:39 | More by jzlyo
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-30-2013 17:51:28 | More by Bunuelian
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bsevers

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-29-2013 03:54:40 | More by bsevers
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-27-2013 01:45:04 | More by AnitaBrewski
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-26-2013 03:59:27 | More by fuzzcherry
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RaijinQ

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-19-2013 01:39:39 | More by RaijinQ
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PHBoiler

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

08-18-2013 03:40:10 | More by PHBoiler
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yankinwis

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +11.7%

08-17-2013 15:10:21 | More by yankinwis
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xmorgan

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-15-2013 20:34:23 | More by xmorgan
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ChopperSmith

Minnesota

3.36/5  rDev -6.1%

Poured from a brown longneck 12 oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color with a foamy white head that fades quickly but leaves a little sticky lacing behind. Nothing to special about the appearance.

Smell: Malt, spices and some light hops. Very minimal aroma.

Taste: An interesting flavor of lemony citrus with a slight salty finish. Tastes better when it is very cold, as the salt gets more prominent as the beer warms. Otherwise just a malty amber style beer with a lot of malt. The lemony citrus flavor is a nice touch. Not a fan of the saltiness.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Not a style I like very much, but I appreciate the effort to bring a style like this to the masses. I would like to try it on tap or from a cask to see if it changes the flavor profile a little.

08-15-2013 14:40:34 | More by ChopperSmith
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-13-2013 20:32:27 | More by LXIXME
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egrace84

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-13-2013 01:46:07 | More by egrace84
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Duff27

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-12-2013 03:10:58 | More by Duff27
Schell's Goosetown Gose from August Schell Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 154 ratings.