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Marionberry Hibiscus Gose - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
76
okay

169 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 169
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 17.22%
Wants: 6
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Gose |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-23-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

krome, Aug 02, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

Rhettroactive, Jul 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

gueuzegossage, Jul 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

ystazi, Jul 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

jklecko2, Jul 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

GratefulEdd, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of riemster
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

riemster, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of LambicPentameter
3.13/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Had on tap at The Foundry in Kansas City as a 6 oz sample pour.

Appearance - Body is magenta and rose colored, with some translucence. Head is about a half-finger thick and creamy, with a light pink tinge to it. Dissipates after awhile, but I was surprised at how long it stuck around.

Smell - Pretty generic with some faint wheaty characteristics as well as bland notes of floral and a hint of tart, but barely. Not very aromatic at all.

Taste - Like the smell, the taste is forgettable. There is a tiny bit of tartness, but it's almost nonexistent. Taking a bigger swallow at once brings out a little more of the tartness, but that's about it. The hibiscus element is almost completely lost. Some generic fruity undertones as well, but the primary taste I get is watery.

Mouthfeel - Light but pleasant carbonation and light bodied. Again, the beer seemed watery.

Overall, I have no idea how to rate this "to style". This is the third time I've tried a gose, and each time has been different than the previous, the first tasted like a salty, tart hefeweizen, the second was more like a really sour berliner weisse, and this one is like a boring fruit beer. This is easily the worst of the three and I won't be having it again.

LambicPentameter, Jun 29, 2013
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3.63/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Marionberry Hibicus Gose pours a bright blood red color, with a very small head. Their is a sweet fruity aroma from the marionberries. The taste has a nice subtle sweetness, strong marionberry flavors, and hints of coriander. Easy to drink, but slightly watery, and could benefit from some higher levels of carbonation. Overall its a good beer, tastes more of a fruit style then a Gose however.

vette2006c5r, Jun 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

JTomczak, Jun 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

jonathaniler, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of Fatehunter
3.48/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured minimal head on a cloudy, bright red colored body.
The aroma was pleasant and flowery. The marionberry and coriander came through too.
The taste gave a hit of the Gose sour, which was rounded out by the berry sweetness.
The texture was crisp with moderate carbonation.
An interesting beer and worth trying at least once.

Fatehunter, Jun 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

Aisha, Jun 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Fiore757, Jun 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

meghmmm, Jun 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

bluerabbit, Jun 02, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

MADPolo, May 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

huysmans, May 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

powdersoldier, May 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

schaffer9252, May 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

LuceScrew, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of constantine_272
3.83/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Bright purplish ruby red. Little head. Mostly white foam. A little too much like juice or Hawaiian punch.

S: Black cherry predominantly. Slightly sour smelling.

T: Slight straw flavors with light floral and rose notes. The dry notes shift to raspberry and blackberry notes which finishes with a sweet and sour tanginess. There's a hint of greasiness that could have been balanced out a little better by a bit more sourness or bitterness.

M: Light and thin. It finishes well with the short lingering of tanginess.

O: I've had a couple of these over the last year and, while it isn't my favorite, it always leaves me wanting another. I like the style and its crisp and refreshing. It's not for everyone, if you like the sour beers you might like this.

constantine_272, Apr 27, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

TheAnk, Apr 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

DrunkinYogi, Mar 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

t0rin0, Mar 30, 2013
Marionberry Hibiscus Gose from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.