Don’t Gose Towards The Light! | To Øl

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Don’t Gose Towards The Light!Don’t Gose Towards The Light!
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3.72/5
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14 Ratings
Don’t Gose Towards The Light!Don’t Gose Towards The Light!
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
To Øl
Denmark
to-ol.dk

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Black Gose Ale with Black Currant.

Added by Ciocanelu on 01-03-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,895
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
14
pDev:
6.99%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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0
Gots:
1
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Ratings: 14 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of chippo33
3.51/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.96/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SHODriver
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured into a tulip to a black beer topped by a dense three finger light tan head with some reddish highlights that fades slowly leaving excellent lacing
S: Smells of currants with some light roasted notes and a hint of sourness
T: Taste is a nice sourness up front with some currant notes and some light roasted malts with a little hint of salty sharpness. Swallow is more roasted malt and some cocoa powder with more currants and slight sourness.
M: This beer has a fairly light body but it is not watery. Carbonation is a little lower than expected but not too bad, The beer finishes on the dry side due to the acidity.
O: Overall this one is pretty solid. Not your standard Gose color but the flavors are there. The dark malts add some nice dimensions to this one that make it an enjoyable drink. Good complexity and flavors make this one an interesting and enjoyable drink.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
4.09/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

some real whack packaging on this one, not sure i get it, but i really liked the beer. its a black gose (which they have done before if i recall), spiked with black currants, and its really good. as purple from the fruit as it is black, not so dense, more brown than black, super well carbonated and holding a tall airy head the entire drink, pretty beer. its instantly acidic on my tongue, i get a hot lactic burn and a tartness from the black currants backing it up. the fruit comes through strong, almost medicinal and astringent, but really true to form, and its perfect with the souring component here. whats interesting is the black malt, its darker than chocolate malt, with a nice roast on it, but it doesnt have a whole lot of body, maybe a midnight wheat or something, it has that taste but feels lighter, maybe because of the acidity. i like the almost burnt flavor note with the freshness and brightness of the currants, thats a wonderful and unique interaction. the salt seems minimal, minerals at most. its quite sour and sharp to finish, not all the way dry as some of the fruit lingers too, and really well carbonated and lighter bodied. cool beer, really neat combination of flavors, and mightily well done. i am into this dark gose thing, i hope to see it become more prevalent moving forward. these guys continue to be expert innovators!

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Photo of Chico1985
3.44/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigred89
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sweemzander
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dsshuck
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of superspak
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330 ml bottle into tulip glass, best before 10/17/2018. Pours nearly opaque dark brown/black color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and rocky light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of tart black currant, lime, raisin, plum, fig, blackberry, sea salt, chocolate, cocoa, wheat, toasted dark bread, pepper, light smoke/charcoal/lacto funk, and yeast/roast/toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/acidic yeast, sea salt, roast/bready malt, and currant notes; with solid strength. Taste of tart black currant, lime, raisin, plum, fig, blackberry, sea salt, chocolate, cocoa, wheat, toasted dark bread, pepper, light smoke/charcoal/lacto funk, and yeast/roast/toasted earthiness. Light-moderate fruity/lactic tartness, roast bitterness, and yeast/fruit tannin spiciness on the finish. Lingering notes of tart black currant, lime, raisin, plum, fig, blackberry, sea salt, chocolate, cocoa, wheat, toasted dark bread, pepper, light smoke/charcoal/lacto funk, and yeast/roast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Nice complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/acidic yeast, sea salt, roast/bready malt, and currant flavors; with a great malt/tart/bitter/spiciness balance, and zero astringent flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from tart/bitter/spiciness, increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and light-medium body; with a very smooth, moderately crisp, and fairly grainy/chalky/acidic/tannic/saline balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 3.5%. Overall this is a nice fruited black Gose style. All around nice complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/acidic yeast, sea salt, roast/bready malt, and currant flavors; very smooth, crisp, and pretty refreshing to drink; with the balanced acidity/spiciness. Very flavorful and well balanced for the low ABV. Unique and nicely enjoyable all around.

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.72/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark cherry licorice colored with a bubble gum colored head, leaving nice chunky lace behind.

Aroma of basic salt, lime, stone, and blackcurrant. A little weak in volume though.

Salty and tart, some nice lime rind notes in there, with a rich dark berry flavor. The berry is fleeting though, it pops in and out. Ends on table salt and stone.

Feel is nice and thin, carbonated and easy to drink.

Overall a pretty solid dark Gose and interesting at that. Would have again.

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Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at The Old Toad in Rochester, NY.

This one pours a dark brown, almost black, with a small head, kinda reddish, and no lacing.

Smells like super sour black currants, red wine vinegar, and chocolate.

This is a little bit too vinegary for my tastes. There's a hint of salt, a nice chocolatey malt flavor, and lots of black currant. There's a definite red wine taste, but it unfortunately feels a bit like red wine vinegar.

This is light bodied, with a soft level of carbonation.

If this was touched a little bit, this would be a lot better. It's certainly interesting, though.

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Photo of bark
3.03/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

The colour is black with a brown edge. The two finger head is compact and beige-pink. It sinks slowly leaving no lacing on the glass.

The smell is quite light. Notes of chocolate, black currant candy and ripe plums. Earthy notes in the background.

The taste is very sour and tart with salt and passing notes of ripe black currants. Medium body. The aftertaste got some clean bitterness, black currants and a hint of charcoal. The mild finish is dry with some ripe fruits.

The carbonation is strong, the many mid-sized bubbles are short-lived. The liquid is light and a bit harsh.

Not as fresh as I had hoped for, nor as fruity.

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Photo of leitmotif
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.65/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Murky dark brown color with a purple hue and reddish head. Aroma has pretty much fruit, tart berries mostly and some minerality. Taste starts tart and fruity, quite astringent and dry. Lightly bitter and salty on the finish. Light body but feels quite smooth on the palate. Overall it's a quite good fruited gose.

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Don’t Gose Towards The Light! from To Øl
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 14 ratings
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