Troublesome | Off Color Brewing

very good
1,028 Ratings

Brewed by:
Off Color Brewing
Illinois, United States

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Most brewers spend a lot of time and effort keeping lactobacillus out of their breweries; it was the first thing we brought in (it still has to stay in the corner though). We blend together two different beers to make Troublesome. The first is a somewhat uninteresting wheat beer and the second is an overly acidic & funky beer fermented solely with lactobacillus. We blend the two beers together with coriander and salt at the tail end of fermentation to create a mild, lemony tartness and a fuller sensation of mouthfeel. And yes, it's hard to make.

10 IBU

Added by MasterSki on 06-17-2013

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Poured a light gold body with some minor head and lace patches.
Aroma is a mix of wheat notes and citric along with some sour and tart notes and hints of spice.
Light and crisp body, sharp, there's a floral spicy edge to the beer and the wheat gives it a fuller body and some sweetness that I wasn't expecting.
Good balance as the above characteristics are plentiful but the main profile is a citric sourness/tartness that makes this a "sour beer".
Finishes dry and sour, almost a puckering tartness at times, but is a unique beer that has a little bit of everything and is pretty good.

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Troublesome from Off Color Brewing
3.82 out of 5 based on 1,028 ratings.
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