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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
Ranking:
#1,391
Reviews:
333
Ratings:
2,604
pDev:
11.78%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,604 |  Reviews: 333
Photo of jwalters
4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Gtwreck45
4.26/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scottbrew4u
4.09/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of WesMantooth
4.48/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A faded/non legible date on the bottom of the 12 oz can.

It is a dirty, pale yellow color with a significant, and surprisingly thick, white head.

Smells mostly sour, with a little peppery spice and salty with mineral water. A lot like salt and vinegar chips.

Pretty acidic and sour, but it seems to lighten up as it warms and become more balanced with the saltiness and wheat. Some earthy mineral water like flavor at the end with an amazing grainy aftertaste.

Soft bodied. A hair light on carbonation maybe.

This is probably the best Gose I have had. Much more sour than most with plenty of wheat grain coming through.

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Photo of Ristaccia
4.41/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of szmnnl99
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SomethingClever
4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz can poured into snifter no canned on date

A: Hazy dirty straw color head is fairly big small bubbled and creamy looking. Head doesn't stick around long

S: Smells salty, slightly vinnegary, and a little bit of a hay funk.

T: Nice and tart with a slight sweet light wheat taste and a good dose of saltiness, ends fairly sour and dry.

M: Very light, crisp, and dry. The beer invites another sip because of the dryness.

O: One of the more sour Gose style beers I have had, but it does not suffer for it. This beer has the nice mid body sweetness and wheat finish that characterize this style and a great dose of saltiness. If there is anything negative at all about this beer it is how dry it is, it finishes almost puckeringly dry.

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Photo of Ryannotbryan
4.16/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EdgarGerik
5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of HermitDan
3.94/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of lcselim
4.2/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheRock7755
3.84/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of pezhead_79
3.84/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A really solid gose that is enjoyable and refreshing. I really like the design of these cans and the beer inside is just as impressive. It has a medium tart taste with no lingering aftertaste.

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Photo of heddar33
4.65/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of brbrocc
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Masonz223
4.07/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Smell: tart lemon lime dry fruit salt.
Taste: a really nice tart lemon upfront followed in the middle of the mouth with a nice saltiness lime green apple finishes with vinegar more salt and a slight spice.
Feel: light to medium body really dry in the finish. Really refreshing
Overall: a nice tartness that is balanced out with a good amount of salt. Really tasty and refreshing.

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Photo of Duffman79
3.94/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Junkforadam
4.29/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brother_rebus
4.16/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nwhittin
4.09/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

12oz can poured into Teku. Hazy yellow color with thin head. While I didn't pick up specifically on the salt and coriander this beer was refreshing and tart. This is only the second sour I have tried and for that reason will revisit once I learn the category better. I truly enjoyed this offering and will be seeking it out again.

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Photo of psweendogg
4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sourlinus
4.66/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Gose from Westbrook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 2,604 ratings
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