Leipziger Gose - Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof
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4/5 rDev +2.8%
A: Golden with a dusty brown tinge rather like oxidized pineapple juice. Bubbles on the inside of the glass, cloudy so you can’t see any carbonation within. A 3 finger head of yellow ocher with a candy glass shine.
S: Coriander, peach juice, a sort of brine to it. Makes me feel like I’m about to drink juice.
T: Sour, brine, tobacco, salty, light fruitiness like peach or nectarine juice, but not sweet so its like unripe fruit. Coriander is present but not strong at all.
M: Medium juicy body, medium low carbonation.
O: A classic brew. I’ve been drinking Westbrook’s version of this which is much more sour. This is really good, and presumably more traditional being from Germany and done to style. Unique, balanced, fruity, salty and sour, its nice on a warm night at Table Rock Lake, MO. Drank Aug. 6th, 2014.
08-07-2014 04:50:34 | More by patre_tim
4.35/5 rDev +11.8%
Of all the readily available examples of gose where I live, this is one of my favorites. I have had better ones while in Germany, but I cannot seem to find those here. This is a very typical gose and thus a good starter for those unfamiliar with this complex and challenging style. It may just be me, but I feel that the American Wild Ale sub-style has as much, if not more, in common with a German Gose (and Berliner Weiss, for that matter) as it does with Flemish style red and brown sours.
08-02-2014 23:24:36 | More by Wobbly
4.25/5 rDev +9.3%
Appearance - The beer was a darker yellow color with a modest white head. Bubbles cling to the sides of the glass.
Smell - The wheat and salt of this gose comes through beautifully in the aroma. There is also a hint of Earthiness and some sweetness.
Taste - This is a little more sour upfront than I am used to drinking in a gose. The sour really comes to the front. The notes of cilantro are noticeable as well as a slight dull sweetness. The saltiness comes toward the back and lingers in the aftertaste.
Mouthfeel - I am not sure if something is wrong, but the carbonation is a lot flatter than I would expect. The positive in this being the extended aftertaste.
Overall - I enjoyed this one, but given the choice, I would probably choose a Westbrook Gose.
08-01-2014 23:18:07 | More by JohnnyHopps
Leipziger Gose from Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof
87 out of 100 based on 751 ratings.