Grandma's Apple Pie Gose
Westbrook Brewing Co.

Grandma's Apple Pie GoseGrandma's Apple Pie Gose
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Westbrook Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States
Ranked #16
Ranked #4,997
4.19 | pDev: 7.64%
Oct 29, 2023
Oct 24, 2019
More PIE! Right on time for your autumn imbibing occasions we bring you this very delicious and nostalgic gose. Grandma's Apple Pie Gose is loaded with apple puree, cinnamon, and vanilla with a little milk sugar to balance it out.
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Rated: 4.33 by Dgman8053 from New York

Jun 10, 2023
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Reviewed by Jrog3141

5/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
If you love apple pie, this is a must have. This beer literally tastes and smells like an apple pie your Grandma would make. You can literally taste and smell the granny smith apples, the cinnamon, the milk sugar, the lemons, even the pie crust. I should note that this is not for everyone. If you don't like Apple Pie or anything sweet, this isn't for you. That being said this instantly became one of my favorites and I went back to the store to get more the next day
Nov 22, 2022
Rated: 4.57 by Eman17 from Illinois

Nov 11, 2022
Rated: 4.45 by RBorsato from Virginia

Nov 06, 2022
Rated: 4.24 by smithj4 from New York

Oct 31, 2022
Rated: 4.1 by Jdells09 from New Jersey

Oct 23, 2022
Rated: 3.84 by KAP1356 from Pennsylvania

Oct 16, 2022
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Reviewed by colts9016 from Idaho

4.41/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Grandma's Apple Pie Gose
Date: 11/20/2021
I want to like this beer, but hesitant. How can Westbrook pull off this flavor and make it a Gose? I used a footed pils glass, and the temp is 36 degrees. A frothy and airy bright white two-fingered head was created. The somewhat quick dissipation left a bit of lacing on the glass. Pale straw with light golden hues charts the color around SRM 5. Some haziness is evident throughout the beer. The appearance is standard for this style.
I cannot comprehend this; my brain has questions I cannot answer. The Gose smells like a warm baked apple pie. The aromas I get are cinnamon, cooked pie crust, salt, granny smith apples, lemons, and sugar.
It tastes just like it smells. The flavors are brown sugar, cinnamon, lemon, granny smith apples, salt, cinnamon, cloves, cooked pastry shell, sugar, and vanilla.
The mouthfeel is tarty and fresh. The body is light and light carbonation. The finish is soft and sweet.
I do not understand; how this is possible. It is a Gose, maybe or maybe not. I do know this beer is fabulous; I could drink more.
Apr 04, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Feb 24, 2022
Rated: 3.94 by Sound_Explorer from Washington

Dec 19, 2021
Rated: 3.57 by Tcsox from Massachusetts

Nov 24, 2021
Rated: 3.81 by Bogdawg from Massachusetts

Nov 24, 2021
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Reviewed by Mdunster

4.9/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
I've tried to write this review several times without sounding like an elitist. First off, I don't care for goses, second off, I love this beer. The Cinnamon and apple notes distract from the sourness, not only in a great way, but in the same way that a well baked apple pie distracts from the sour nature of a granny smith. If you find someone detracting from this beer's merits, then you've found someone who doesn't taste beer as it should be.
Nov 06, 2021
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Reviewed by Treyliff from West Virginia

4.22/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
16oz can poured into a snifter

A- pours a clear yellow-golden color with a one-finger foamy white head that reduces to a ring around the glass

S- aroma smells more like regular Westbrook gose; lemon peel, wheat, lacto tartness, yogurt, a hint of apple cider vinegar

T- flavor checks all of the boxes; bold notes of baked apples with undertones of cinnamon. Mid-palate gives a slightly sweet note of vanilla cream, the finish is tart, adding notes of lemon peel, some lactic tartness and more apple on the linger

M- medium body with medium carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel that continues into a crisp, slightly tart finish

O- flavor is apple pie in a glass, well done
Jun 19, 2021
Rated: 4 by dsshuck from Delaware

Mar 04, 2021
Rated: 3.77 by chrishiker1409 from New York

Feb 13, 2021
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

4.45/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Was skeptical of a dessert gose that wasn't just fruit, but gave it a shot because of westbrook's regular gose and man am I glad I did! This is amazing, so impressed with the purity of the flavoring. Huge granny smith apple with lingering tartness and lemon accents, balances with cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, light doughy malt and light wheat in a beautiful way in both smell and taste. Feel is much like the orignal tart and spiced now instead of salty, smooth and thinner with good snap on the finish. Love this as a whimsical beer for dessert or as a fun fall or spring drink
Feb 12, 2021
Rated: 4 by jschott75 from Illinois

Feb 11, 2021
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Reviewed by Jugs_McGhee from Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
16 fl oz pull-tab can/$3.99 USD for the single plus tax at a beer store in New Orleans, LA.

"Gose style ale brewed with apples, cinnamon, vanilla, and milk sugar." 4% ABV.

The apple really comes through wonderfully without making the beer taste too cidery. The cinnamon and milk sugar play well with the apples, not quite nailing the apple pie motif they're after but coming close enough. I don't taste much vanilla, to be honest. The gose sourness plays well, lending this bacterial intricacy, but I don't honestly taste any salt or coriander...they seem to have ditched the heart of the style in pursuit of the whole American pastry beer thing, which is disappointing.

Well balanced in any case, surprisingly managing to stay away from tasting cloyingly sweet despite the lactose sugar and cassia. Westbrook has always made a mean Gose, and this is no exception - even if I do prefer their more traditional stab at the style (which also costs a good bit less).

Refreshing and enjoyable if a bit gimmicky. I'm glad I tried it once despite its high price, but it's not a beer I'd knowingly buy again even if it is tasty...$4+ for a 4% gose is just too much in my opinion even if the quality is there. At $9.99/sixer, I'd probably pick it up here or there, but it's a bit too narrow in focus to be a beer one would want in one's fridge regularly. Sweet and sour is fine, but I guess I just want my gosenbiere sour...

High B- (3.50) / WORTHY
Feb 02, 2021
Grandma's Apple Pie Gose from Westbrook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 39 ratings