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Island Reserve: Gose Beer | Cisco Brewers Inc.

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83 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc.
Massachusetts, United States
ciscobrewers.com

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Gose is an uncommon style in modern times: an unfiltered wheat ale, brewed with a bit of salt. While salt seems like an unlikely ingredient, the result is a dry, spicy, lightly fruity, and flavorful beer.

Added by VictorWisc on 08-01-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
83
pDev:
12%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
8
Trade:
1
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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.44/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.49/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked this up from the brewery on Wednesday. Super well done Gose. It's not a style for everyone, but this is a super solid take on the style.

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3.17/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.77/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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3.52/5  rDev +0.6%

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

Where it seems that brewers are getting themselves confused over what's a gose and what's a berlinerweiss, The brewers for Cisco has their finger on the pulse of the gose style and know how to knock it out of the park!

Bold cloudiness accompany the pour with a bready visual texture to capture those bright lemon drop hues. Its tall froth builds from champagne-like streams of bubble and pop to delight the senses with a doughy, fruity and spicy mix. Its dense flavor weaves together the finer notes of sugar cookie, whole wheat and light bread head of its lush lemony tang.

The beer billows in taste across the middle palate where its bready sweetness is slow to relax and keeps the taste creamy, full and spicy. While the salt additions tether through the flavor, aiding in its full taste, mild white wine acidity, apple, clove and white pepper pay homage to the hefeweizen in Bavaria.

Nearly forceful with carbonation, the tightly woven bubbles ensure a creamy malt structure from nose to tail. Its full-ish body is mildly cakey as its mineral salts give a savory taste in the ale's softly spiced finish.

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

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3.33/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a large (750 ml) shared bottle.

Hazy gold=amber body.

Mouthfeel: Notably high carbonation.

Flavor: Salty and a bit fruity. Medium tart. OK balance.

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3/5  rDev -14.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -35.7%

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Island Reserve: Gose Beer from Cisco Brewers Inc.
Beer rating: 3.5 out of 5 with 83 ratings
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