Gozu | Westbrook Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States
westbrookbrewing.com

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by djrn2 on 11-02-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,248
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
403
pDev:
8.29%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
149
Gots:
39
Trade:
5
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Ratings: 403 |  Reviews: 34
Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance has a hazy somewhat golden/orange colored body with a half fingered white foamy head that dies within several minutes. The smell has a strong tart/sour aromas coming out with a decent lemon/orange. The taste has a strong bitter lemon up front to combine with a sour, tart, somewhat saltiness (and that what’s saves it). As it all combines for a decent salty somewhat tart/sour refreshing aftertaste. There is no finish. On the palate, she sits about a light to medium and comes across somewhat sessionable. Carbonation seems good for the style and for me as its not too harsh. Overall, this is a very good Gose that I would have again.

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Photo of BEER88
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of yergermeister
3.94/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BMart
3.98/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dfhhead25
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of T_Hass
4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NatSmith
4.23/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Devman171
3.74/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jordanimal
3.59/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of YalovaIA
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LeeEvolved
4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Magery
4.13/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of sonofliberty2
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ShemRahBoo
4.29/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 30MinutesSouth
4.06/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cpetrone84
3.63/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pour is golden yellow with lots of tight white head. Nose has a fairly bright citrus, light salt, faint wheat, white pepper. Flavor has a lot of juice and citrus to it, gets a little oily from the juice, moderate acidity, lighter body, assertive carb.

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Photo of 30helens
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ricoslim
4.29/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of allenson21
4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SkiBum22
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of belljt33
4.13/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Immortale25
4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Haw River Farmhouse Ales teku glass from a growler filled at Westbrook.

A- Pours a hazy dark golden color with a 1/4 inch white head that retains decently before becoming a paper-thin ring around the edge of the glass and a small center patch of surface foam. No lacing.

S- Smells like the Gose with an extra citrusy kick reminding one of mandarin orange.

T- Tastes like the Gose but the yuzu really drives home the citrus flavors bringing more of a grapefuit characteristic to the table. There's still that weak wheat aftertaste that I get out of the original Gose but the yuzu does a good job of covering that up mostly. Incredibly drinkable.

M- Just the right amount of tartness with medium carbonation and a light body.

O- Definitely an improvement over the original since I like a bit more sweetness in my beers. Honestly, this is the only incarnation of a Gose I truly enjoy.

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Photo of BeerOps
4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of svenness
4.07/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of garyloveman
3.8/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Gozu from Westbrook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.22 out of 5 with 403 ratings