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Gösser Spezial - Brauerei Göss (Brau Union)

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4 Ratings
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 8.63%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Brauerei Göss (Brau Union) visit their website
Austria

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 06-17-2004)
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ronin926

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

07-13-2013 15:30:46 | More by ronin926
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sunrisesolara

Austria

3.18/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

.5L emptied into a Pokal.

A: Pours pale gold with a creamy 2-finger white head which slowly receeds to a thick ring. Decent lacing throughout.

S: Sweet barley malt, Saaz/Hallertau hops, hint of fruit.

M: Medium bodied with good carbonation.

T: The initial flavor of sweet malt is quickly overtaken. Hop transition is not so smooth, the hops peak a little too much and serve to unbalance the taste. Finish is predictably crisp, with a dry hoppy aftertaste which smacks a little of booze.

D: Not the best Pils I've ever had, but certainly above the average fare. The hops do tend to load up and overwhelm, so these are best enjoyed in single form.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2010 08:57:43 | More by sunrisesolara
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allboutbierge

Austria

3.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Ive been told on two separate tours that this is a German style Pilsner.

Color is admittedly a bit pale for the type but head retention is ample and the inside of my glass is covered with something to remind one of Slimer and Ghost Buster movies. Scent is very soft on Hallertau & Styrian hops with an unwelcome lingering of grain. Goesser uses highly compressed hop pellets, so maybe thats what led to the less than pungent aroma. Taste is light and carries a slight bitterness. Nothing to go nuts about in the flavor department. Quality is all around average but when compared to many of the other easy to find offerings, it finds its way commonly into my fridge.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2007 21:36:16 | More by allboutbierge
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Andreji

Colombia

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Hmm, for austria's proximity to south east germany, i've not been impressed by most of their brews. and Gösser [nothing] Spezial is certainly one of the examples. The pour, the smell, the body, the taste, well, just about everything is nothing above a lager, except a bit sweet- thus not very inviting (or refreshing, for that matter). In fact, the 50Cl presentation, (the only thing that ressembles a german beer) is way too much beer for such a mediocre example of anything.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2004 15:10:20 | More by Andreji
Gösser Spezial from Brauerei Göss (Brau Union)
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