5 Beers For 5 Years - The Packaging Team - Gose Ale | Cigar City Brewing

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97 Ratings
5 Beers For 5 Years - The Packaging Team - Gose Ale5 Beers For 5 Years - The Packaging Team - Gose Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by mattvandyk on 03-14-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
97
pDev:
9.47%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
5
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 97 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of Dizzydsmith
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BEERchitect
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

As the gose style continues to claw its way out of the grave, it finds favor in the capable hands of Cigar City. Without tinkering much with what's great about the understated complexities of the traditional northern German "salt" beer, authenticity exudes from this 5 Beers rendition from their Packaging Team.

Pale straw and catching the eye with a lightly hazed sepia tint, the beer's frothy swath of foam projects the tart and tangy foundation of citrus fruit and with a light waft of sea air. Flowery with citrus perfume and delicate spice, the earthy nose is swayed with an alluring fragrance.

To taste, the beer's wafer-thin wheat sweetness slowly dissolves to reveal a taste that's familiar to childhood sweetheart candy. As its powder-fine confectionate tone lifts, the clean sourness of key lime, kiwi and honeydew begin to seep in. Sour white grape, under-ripened orange and crabapple round out the dry and sour tone with hints of yogurt and white wine. But its the roundness of salinity that gives the its savory connection to the palate that begs for rapid succession in drinking.

Light bodied, but with a return of whole wheat, the taste is supportive and creamy but with effortless weight on the tongue. Bright and acidic, the ale is superiority thirst quenching and delightful with culinary art. As its playful earthen finish concludes, it leaves echoes of burlap and musty cork in its wake. It's an ideal ale for sushi and delicate fish pairings.

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Photo of Jason_cs
4.18/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of baggedlunch
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Droppinloaves
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.12/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of trippnwo
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.58/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of RyanSoFla
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.35/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.48/5  rDev +3.5%

Photo of MarkyMOD
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of papat444
4.15/5  rDev -4.2%

Starts mouth puckeringly tart with lemon then switches gears to a sea salt flavor. Very nice.

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4.21/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

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5 Beers For 5 Years - The Packaging Team - Gose Ale from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 97 ratings