Gose | 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

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
Ratings:
2,562
Reviews:
321
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
11.89%
 
 
Wants:
396
Gots:
474
For Trade:
57
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Ratings: 2,562 |  Reviews: 321
Photo of yesterdayfaraway
3.56/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L: semi cloudy light yellow
S: sweet salt water
T: exactly like nose. Sweet salt water, I'm not a fan of the style I guess. Haven't had many gose beers.
F: thin and watery

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Photo of jlazz222
4.14/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alphakitty
4.49/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of larryi86
4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

If thanks to Goingbrokeonbeer for this
12 oz can, dated 9/12/15, poured into a pint glass

A- A slightly hazy golden straw with a two finger white head.

S- Lemons, coriander, wheat, just enough salt.

T- Lemons, touch of lime, wheat, coriander, salt, well balanced.

M- Smooth, light body.

O- A great Gose, taste is pretty traditional for a Gose. Wish I could get this near me!

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Photo of tgf17
4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nicedinosaur
4.42/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On this Gose and sour binge this has been the best so far. So much so I buy it out every time I see it in store! It's currently my favorite beer and I always keep an eye out for it! Great simple taste. The second I open it I salivate knowing the taste I am about to get. Highly recommend.

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Photo of American_Hawk
4.27/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of steverx8
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Casey3236
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Flounder57
4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz can was poured into a nonic glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to nothing quickly. It is a slightly hazy golden yellow color with some clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Lactose, wheat, and bready malts. Not much else going on, but that's expected.

Taste: Tart, sour, salty, wheaty, bready, a little chewy,

Mouthfeel: Light, tart, pucker, some sourness, a little chewy, light salt, refreshing, and medium carbonation.

Overall: I know it's cold here in New England, but this beer can be drank year round.

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Photo of DoctorMyEye
4.27/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From the can, thanks graydongems

Appearance: clear straw colored with fine lacing after the 1 finger white head quickly faded. Fairly typical for style

Aroma: citrus tart, white wine

Taste: true to the nose, well balanced citrus (lemon, fresh squeezed lime) with refreshing salty finish. Salt is much more evident as it warmed

Mouthfeel: Light carbonation, perfect for style

Overall: the popularity is well warranted, benchmark for the style. Clean, refreshing, well balanced beer that is well executed and would be perfect on the beach in lieu of a margarita

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Photo of spacemanspiff13
4.29/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cuvtcuv
4.17/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tim725
4.52/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JayQue
4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I was surprised at how good this beer was. Not so surprised to see how highly it was rated. Picked it up on a trip to Charleston. Poured into an Aventinus Weizen glass, a hazy straw yellow color. Small white head, fades fast. Not much lacing. Aroma is impressive: salty, citrusy (lemon) with wheat bitterness and some spicing (coriander). Taste is even better. Strong salty and spicy flavor, bitterness from the wheat. This is a pretty authentic take on the style...mild hefe flavors and the salt predominate. So many US Gose have gimmicky flavors added. Mouthfeel is exceptional tart, salty, refreshing...just right!!!! A very good take on the style.

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Photo of seansean95
4.31/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look: an opaque wheaten gold color. Less than single finger head that dissipates almost immediately.

Smell: very tart almost lemony scent.

Taste: very intense tartness up front almost reminiscent of lemonade. Fades into a nice refreshing sweet aftertaste.

Feel: lightly carbonated, very smooth. Easy drinking beer.

I'm relatively new to the world of goses but I like what I've tasted so far and thus beer embodies everything I've come to expect in a gose. Delicious beer.

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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
4.09/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of delgotit99
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmich24
4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jason_cs
4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of clake
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hophugger
4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Average look and smell, nothing to see here. Taste is exceptional with lime, lemon, salt and a great souriness balncing together to bring forth a well-balanced, refreshing beer. Finish, although salty, is very crisp and clean with the perfect amounts of fresh citrus as major players

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Photo of stephenlee
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Conradist
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sirzekel
4.22/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Gose from Westbrook Brewing Co.
4.12 out of 5 based on 2,562 ratings.
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