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Otra Vez | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
In California, where temperatures often top triple digits, perfecting the warm weather beer is a priority. We happened upon a sweet-tangy blend of native-grown prickly pear cactus and grapefruit combined with the zing of a traditional gose for a vicious but delicious twist on the stodgy summer sippers.

Otra Vez is a tangy twist on the nearly extinct gose style. It combines the zip of prickly pear cactus with a hint of grapefruit for a bright and refreshing finish.

Added by superspak on 08-22-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,419
Reviews:
408
Ratings:
1,549
pDev:
14.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
529
Trade:
1
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Photo of Kelseydorks
3.66/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheCrowsEye
1.79/5  rDev -51.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of mikerieder
3.17/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hoonia
3.29/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

It pours a slightly foggy yellow with a couple fingers of creamy white head. Medium to light body. This "gose"-ish beer sounds so great on paper. Unfortunately, the promised complexity just doesn't make it to my palate. It simply tastes like an ever-so-slightly tart lager. That is all.

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Photo of DupaJas
3.18/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KennyDerenbecker
3.28/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NOLANDMAN
4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Beer_Guru
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mxsluis
3.57/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ZachT
3.97/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RAZERSHARP80
4.85/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This would be a Top Gose Beer in my world. I try many Gose style beer and this one is a remarkable top notch Gose Style beer. I highly recommend this beer specially in a hot sunny weather.

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Photo of joedvegas
3.41/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazy, bright yellow color. Thin white head didn't last long at all. Medium-strength scents of pineapple and lime. Taste is very citrus forward.....lots of lemon, lime and pineapple. Nice, refreshing finish. Good beer for a hot day. Crisp mouthfeel with a short finish.

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Photo of braskey
3.17/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of edthehead
3.52/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dottorja
3.41/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of yaron73
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mrfrancis
3.69/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GreenBayBA
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Haybeerman
3.73/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Walleybeer
4.43/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jacob_Hargis
4.19/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

In the glass: Hazy and light in color. Plenty of carbonation, slight head retention then formed a thin foamy ring around the edge of the glass.
On the nose: tang, bits of coriander and melon/citrus
taste: sour, briny, sweet, tangy and sweetness (grapefruit citrus pulling through in the middle) with a lingering malt body.
Mouthfeel: tart, fizzy, crisp and refreshing and medium bodied (wheat character)
Overall: You just don't get brewers attempting this style a whole lot anymore. Maybe it will make a comeback like the saison has been of recent years. I think the balance of the sweetness and fruit flavor of the grapefruit, low hoppy bitterness and zing of the cactus with sour from the lactic acid. Hints of coriander and earthy spice as well. On a hot day, this could be a great beach beer. I'd take this over a corona anyday. Cheers!

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Photo of Vanzomeran
2.87/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Poor head retention, cloudy like expected.
Smells half like a hefeweizen, half like a domestic lager. Wheat and yeast. Not great.
Mouth feel is pretty good for a beer this light in color.
It tastes like I'm drinking a weird beery lemonade. I taste wheat, lemon zest (or I guess grapefruit?), and that's it. It drys my mouth out like there's some kind of hops, but I don't pick them up on my tongue at all.
Overall: This beer doesn't seem thirst quenching to me. If I'm outside and sweating I don't prefer a beer that's dry to the tongue. I'll finish it, but I probably wont buy it again.

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Photo of Bobbca8
1.5/5  rDev -59.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of LloydHudson
2.99/5  rDev -19%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

My first taste of Gose Style beer. Intrigued by description of prickly pear, coriander and grapefruit. I make a prickly pear fruit beer. I knew I was not a fan of sour beers but was not knowledgeable enough to know that Gose was a sour. What I get from the beer is pucker power. I am unable to discern the coriander and the prickly pear is not evident. The sour covers up up everything. the beer maybe great for those who like sours. typical Sierra Nevada in good presentation and excellent carbonation.
Need to have a bottle of water to chase this very dry/sour libation..

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Photo of Kips
3.55/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Otra Vez from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 1,549 ratings
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