The One Percent
Off Color Brewing

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Leipzig Gose
4.2 | pDev: 3.33%
Off Color Brewing
Illinois, United States
Retired (no longer brewed)
Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 10
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4.24/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

a crazy process on this one, its a cherry gose aged in boubon barrels, but then blended back with fresh gose and refermented on cherry juice, pretty epic idea, and the execution is on point, as with nearly all the off color stuff. this was an exciting treat and one of the more complex and unique gose types i have ever known, i always count on off color to deliver something unique, and they surely do here. the base beer is simple, lightly salty and cleanly tart, with a little bit of an additional pucker from the cherries, and a light lemony aspect from the souring, wheaty but tidy. the bourbon is neat in a sour like this, its not heavy but its flavor is real distinct. the vanilla note and the sweet whiskey flavor combined with the cherry almost give it an old fashioned cocktail vibe, which is cool in a beer thats so light like this. i love the rose pink color, and i somehow thought it would carry a lot more cherry. its subtle, oddly dry for being barrel aged and fruited, the salt, even though its not a driver of the beer overall, must be responsible for some of that. the cherry does add some additional tartness, sharp and even vinous right before the finish. whiskey and wood are there at the end too, and through all of it the wheat malt. smart beer, thoughtful and really unique, drinkable for what it is too, and just really impressive in every aspect again from off color. these guys are one of my favorites in the game, and it was a pleasure to hit up their chicago space again and drink through more of their stuff!

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Photo of 98green
4.35/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This was a BBA cherry wit when I had it, rating here rather than adding a new beer. Look is a ruddy orange, slight haze. Smell is woody and acid, cherry and a bit vinuous. Taste is acid forward, citric in nature, wood and more cherry wine late. Feel is crisp with nice carb. Light alcohol burn, which is fun from a 5.8% abv beer. Overall an excellent beer and a very unique offering.

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The One Percent from Off Color Brewing
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 10 ratings