Gose | Westbrook Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
4.16/5
2,601 Ratings
GoseGose
BEER INFO

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

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is our interpretation of Gose (pronounced “Gose-uh”), a traditional German-style sour wheat beer brewed with coriander and salt. Once nearly extinct, this very refreshing style is making a comeback.

5 IBU

Added by mrandypandy on 05-06-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,358
Reviews:
332
Ratings:
2,601
pDev:
11.78%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
402
Gots:
486
Trade:
56
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 2,601 |  Reviews: 332
Photo of tbryan5
3.74/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of q33jeff
3.52/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

**
09/22/107

Can to snifter.

LOOK: Yellow color, light haze, off white head fades almost immediately.

AROMA: lemon, yeast, funky without the belgian. Asparagus, (yeah really), though it took my awhile to figure out what it smelled like.

TASTE: lemon, asparagus, hay. Salty. Very interesting. I like the Gose style, better than some of the other sour-types. It's a little lighter and has sourness, but doesn't make you pucker. The wheat backbone kind of smooths it out.

FEEL: not much carbonation, but the saltiness and sourness give it a bite.

Good stuff. Not as tasty as Otra Vez, but I liked it. Key Lime version is up next.

**

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Photo of bigred89
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JBowenGeorgia
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Vandelizer
3.74/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IKR
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Fairly cloudy straw-yellow color with a thick foamy white head that quickly faded.

Smell: Earthy and salty aromas come through with some grassy hay-like notes.

Taste: Salty and mildly sour citric (grapefruit) notes both come through strongly in the taste profile. There slight tartness and citrus notes linger in a dry finish.

Mouth-feel: Fairly light body with a lively carbonation.

Overall: My second Gose and this one stomped my first one. This was a tasty and refreshing and from the style guidelines this one appears to be spot on.

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Photo of dcmchew
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ManapuaMan
4.26/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Tart, salty, crisp. Loved this beer. Gifted an extra in a trade and I dove into it after a porter and the beer absolutely shined. Poured out of the can looking like a your typical gose - light (clear) gold, lively carbonation, minimal head, ginger-ale like in color and hue. Aroma is lemon trees beside an ocean - salinity and tartness abound tingling the palate. Taste is fresh cut wheat, lemon, green apple, coriander, sea salt, and toasted white bread. Light, tingly and tart on the palate; crisp throughout with a nice snap of carbonation. Archetype of the style

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Photo of wc94wc
4.44/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beejay
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A very cloudy yellow, small white head that disappears immediately. Flavor is tart and salty with lemon and grapefruit notes. Light body, high carbonation and a dry finish. A damn fine example of the style.

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Photo of peensteen
4.22/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of srw
4.31/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cylinsier
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can

Pours cloudy lemon gold, sugar white lacing for a head.

Smells of lemon drops, cracker malts, and tart citrus.

Tasts of very tart green apple and lemon citrus, lactic acid, and saltine crackers.

Light body with stinging carbonation on the tongue.

A very tart and tasty gose, very sessionable, bright, and refreshing. Very good and worth revisiting.

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Photo of TheElectricOne
4.37/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MarkJP6
4.4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of trygelski1
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of weareallfalafel
4.71/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JDizzle
3.97/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of freewill35
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bluehende
4.19/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of liquorpig
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AvaXo
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jcarriglio
4.05/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.55/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

12 oz. can dated 06/13/17

Pours foggy hazy yellow gold with a receding creamy frothy white foam head. Smells like huge coriander, bready crackery wheat, vanilla, salt, green apple, pear, tart lemons, with floral earthy herbal grassy pine. Tastes like coriander, salt, bready crackery wheat, vanilla, green apple, pear, tart lemon, with floral earthy herbal grassy pine. Feels medium-light bodied, creamy and smooth with moderate carbonation. Overall a real nice gose.

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Photo of ontic
3.18/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Gose from Westbrook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 2,601 ratings
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