Nelson Hose
de Garde Brewing

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Style:
Sour - Gose
Ranked #3
ABV:
5%
Score:
96
Ranked #683
Avg:
4.4 | pDev: 5.45%
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
190
From:
de Garde Brewing
 
Oregon, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  40
Gots
  16
SCORE
96
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Notes: A dry hopped spontaneous wild ale aged in oak barrels with coriander, orange peel and sea salt.
Reviews: 18 | Ratings: 190 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by GRG1313:
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GRG1313 from California

4.66/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is just a wonderful beer to drink from a great brewer.

Pours straw/yellow/pearl color with almost no head. Nose is full of layers of hops and citrus tones.

Flavors are Trevor at his best - a gose with added character. The gose style comes through and is fantastic and it's then made better by what I'm going to call from now on "Trevor Magic." A nelson hopped gose - it's all you want it to be.

Sep 13, 2015
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lafoodie8808 from California

4.89/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Dear mother of god. What is there to say about this beer? Nelson hops, check! Dry hopping, check! Delicious tart base, check! Saltiness, check!

Seriously, this is my favorite of the dry-hopped Hoses. This beer is so juicy and tart, yet incredibly refreshing. Would crush all summer long if it was possible to get in bulk.

Sep 28, 2015
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Hopbully from Virginia

5/5  rDev +13.6%

Dec 08, 2014
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Wolberjs from California

4.55/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Oct 11, 2015
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cpetrone84 from Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pour is pale yellow, hazed, puffy white head. Nose is very dusty brett, a hint of sea salt and mineral, orange peel, not really citrusy but husky peel, light hoppy pineapple behind. Taste has a touch less going on. A little bit of grain comes in up front, still a light touch of dusty brett, nicely hoppy, citrus and pineapple with a gentle bitterness. Light body, well carbonated, semi dry finish.

Dec 31, 2014
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Chico1985 from Massachusetts

4.06/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Oct 02, 2018
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vermilcj from Ohio

4.6/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Dec 27, 2014
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InspectorBob from New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Nov 02, 2014
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oline73 from Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

May 28, 2016
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djrn2 from New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Dec 09, 2014
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chickenm from Canada (BC)

4.2/5  rDev -4.5%

Nov 04, 2014
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AlexFields from Tennessee

4.35/5  rDev -1.1%

Nov 22, 2014
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TheSevenDuffs from Canada (ON)

4.69/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Dec 25, 2014
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duceswild from Heard & McDonald Islands

4.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Apr 07, 2016
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hopley from Massachusetts

4.46/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle, Bottled 7/18, Drank 9/2/18

Really enjoyed this - and in the process, learned that I like Lipzeig Goses a lot more than regular Goses, namely because of the dialed down salt content, and the dialed up other stuff. And, interestingly enough, not being a big Nelson fan, I found the Nelson hops complimented this beer exceptionally well. Lastly, while I usually enjoy my sours and wilds at close to room temperature or thereabouts, with this one, for some reason I preferred it closer to refrigerator temperature! Best damn Hose I've ever had! Other things - beautiful look - nice gold / hay color with a white head, some of which remained throughout, and nice lacing. And a nicely delicate mouthfeel - very dry. Not overly sour or tart either. I got the Orange peel, but couldn't get any Coriander, nor much of the aforementioned Sea Salt - fine by me. Near a spot on version of a Leipzig Gose, based on the description in BA - well done de Garde, thanks and cheers!

Sep 02, 2018
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trxxpaxxs from New York

4.52/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Jan 07, 2015
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IrishColonial from Texas

4.44/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Apr 28, 2015
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mdaschaf from Indiana

4.49/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

May 21, 2015
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linnymtu from Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Oct 04, 2015
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rudzud from Massachusetts

4.62/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Shared with JLindros and Kyle and Ricky.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a crystal clear golden hue with a thin white head with a thin white head.

S - Aromas of loads of Nelson hops, coriander, great fresh hops, bright citrus and oranges, nice oak barrels, really bright.

T - Taste is similar to the nose, super bright Nelson hops, great oranges, light coriander. Very faint salt, really bright hops with great citrus.

M - Mouthfeel is brightly carbonated, sharp, crisp.

O - Overall this beer was really excellent, great bright citrus with awesome Nelson with loads of flavorful coriander, just awesome. Favorite beer from them yet.

Serving type: bottle

Apr 24, 2015
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arniepnminne from Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Nov 29, 2015
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kscaldef from Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Oct 25, 2014
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kjkinsey from Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

May 29, 2018
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tdm168 from Pennsylvania

4.11/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Jul 07, 2018
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ShanePB from Pennsylvania

4.27/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dec 29, 2014
Nelson Hose from de Garde Brewing
Beer rating: 96 out of 100 with 190 ratings