The Kimmie, The Yink & The Holy Gose | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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The Kimmie, The Yink & The Holy GoseThe Kimmie, The Yink & The Holy Gose
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States
avbc.com

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
With a bright, golden color and tight creamy head, the earthy wood undertones in our Gose develop into a light mineral aroma with a hint of lemon zest and tropical fruit. Before boiling, the wort is kettle soured with lactobacillus, imparting an initial refreshing tartness that gives way to a subtle fullness. Flavors of guava and peach are followed by a slight sea salt dryness and lemon sourness that is enhanced by coriander and post-fermentation additions of salt. The finish is dry, effervescent, and lemon tangy, reminiscent of a fresh sea breeze.

Added by scottfrie on 09-24-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,945
Reviews:
262
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
11.81%
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
390
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Momon
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zet
4.03/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Straw yellow colour with a good head of foam. Smell of lemon, malt and pepper. This is my first Göse, so the taste took me some sips to get used to (I expected the salt, but not the sour). Quite sour, with hints of lemon, sourdough and yogurt. A subtle saltness at the end of every sip. Aftertaste is dry. This beer's taste (minus the salt) also has some vinous qualities, reminiscent of a young white wine like the Portuguese vino verde. Very refreshing: the low abv makes it very suitable for hot summer days. Nice stuff.

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Photo of Stobin
4.38/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jdell15
3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jroof1
3.54/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Danielr26
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hayley_86
2.75/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BeerTest
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Barleycorn
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of D1noB
3.4/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

It starts with sour and tart followed by earthy hops and it's ends with malt.

Taste Rating in Words: It's a circus there are three rings, flames, animals, flying humans, and clowns. . . So many clowns

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Photo of IronLover
4.03/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Straw yellow in color with a light, grainy haze. Poured with a tall, bright white, fizzy foam with very good retention. Aromas of fresh fruit, lemon zest, sourdough bread and light yeast. No hop aromas. The effervescent carbonation gives this a medium bodied feel. Light creamy smoothness through the middle a well attenuated, very clean, crisp, finish. Light fresh fruit flavor up front followed by medium tart, lemony flavors and light bready malt beneath. Tartness peaks in the middle and slowly fades to to the end. No hop bitterness. Finished clean, crisp, with a salty dryness. No aftertaste. A style defining sample. Easy drinking, crisp and refreshing, with pleasant tartness and an incredibly clean, easy finish.

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Photo of brureview
3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bbtkd
3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Anderson Valley The Kimmie, The Yink, and The Holy Gose Ale, 4.2% ABV. Pours medium viscosity, pale yellow, with a one finger white head, left no lacing. Nose is not much. Taste is sour, with no bitterness. Mouthfeel is OK. Overall - not a fan of sour beers.

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Photo of Jodio
4.16/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Everydayoff
3.89/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

355ml bottle poured into a teku glass.

Mildly hazed bright golden color, it tops with thick foamy white head that stands with decent retention before sinking to some bubble film atop and leaving some lacing behind.

In a nose, earthy, floral, mineral, lemon sourness, lactic tartness, tropical fruit, guava, salt, coriander spice, and biscuity malt.

The taste reflects the same as the aroma, being led by lemon sourness and lactic tartness together with earthy hop, tropical fruit, guava, salt, coriander spice, and biscuity malt.

Light body with good crisp and refreshing feel through the palate under quite smooth mouthfeel and lively carbonation, finish is dry. Good Gose, it is perfect as a thirst quencher.

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Photo of alexsergio
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Giantspace
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jlazz222
3.95/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of blissfulNemo
3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of durwood64
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LooseMoose1978
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Marzen_Fan
3.58/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nugganooch
3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz can into my Societe Brewing 2nd Anny chalice
*Noted 06/28/15

Dark straw gold and slightly hazed over. Thick stack of foamy ocean white suds resides over top. Light etchy streaks of lace decorate the glass.
Grainy wheat with some lemony tartness and a hint of salt water
Taste is crisp and refreshing. Combines a grain soaked wheat base with some stone fruits, Meyer lemon, and a salty kiss on the lips in the finish. A touch watered down and thin but with a great drying effect.
A very nice rendition of the style. Well balanced in that everything compliments. You get the salt and the sweet sourness without being too over the top.

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Photo of ordybill
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from the tap into a 20 oz mug at the Taco Mac in Atlanta. The appearance is a pale amber yellow color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is very similar to wine and has a strong citrus mix to it. The taste is sweet and tart with that citrus/wine flavor.

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