Gose
Angry Chair Brewing

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Style:
Sour - Gose
Ranked #90
ABV:
5.4%
Score:
91
Ranked #8,450
Avg:
4.11 | pDev: 5.84%
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
40
From:
Angry Chair Brewing
 
Florida, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  1
Gots
  2
SCORE
91
Outstanding
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Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 40 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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macrosmatic from Florida

4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Poured from a 32 oz. swing-top growler into a Cigar City goblet.

A: Very light gold, mildly hazy. Forms a big two-finger white head though it dissipates quickly. Good visible carbonation.

S: Lemony citric tart, mild wheat grist under the lightest cracker malt. Not a huge amount of aroma, but what's there is pretty nice.

T: Tart lemons and citric acid. Nice wheat aspect to the otherwise pale cracker malt bill - and the grainy character that is so pervasive to the style is happily absent. The salinity shows up a hair as a touch of savoriness just before the swallow, and lasts for a beat afterwards its the lingering citric tartness.

A: Light body, minimal alcohol. The carbonation sensation is maybe a touch lower than expected, though I would keep in mind that this was a growler pour.

O: A good, standard example of style. Nothing overtly special to make it stand out, but I find it difficult to find much fault in it either.

Aug 01, 2016
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GreesyFizeek from New York

4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Mermaid Tavern in Tampa, FL.

This pours a clear straw yellow, with a small fizzy head, and not much lacing.

Smells like clean Gose sourness, some lemon, a very mild funk, and some salt.

This is as straightforward as a Gose gets, and it nails the style for sure. It's very clean and well balanced in the sour and citrusy department. It's got a pretty pronounced level of salinity, which works for me.

This is light bodied, with a very crisp and clean mouthfeel. It's very drinkable.

A spot on stab at the style here.

Mar 16, 2016
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maximum12 from Minnesota

3.88/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to markwise for this growler, 32 ounces of gose. That sounds like a good eight minutes to me. Split with my lovely (but stout-craving) wife.

The pour is light, see-through yellow. The nose pops with sea salt & lightly acidic. Simple. Appealing.

Angry Chair Gose is like drinking tasty water off the beaches of Carlsbad. The salinity is perfectly balanced: enough to satisfy my sodium intake for the day, but not enough to send me to the hospital for Morton poisoning. Mid-palate brings wheat, tart lemon spritzer. There’s a dried up pond near my house that’s much moister than this. Crushable.

This is like the first single-celled organism that crawled out of the primordial muck. Simple, direct, & probably the initial meal of the first two-celled organism. So easy & so very good.

Jan 30, 2016
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clayrock81 from Florida

3.95/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a light, gold colored body with minimal head and lace.
Aroma is sour and citrusy for most part, possibly could be described as acidic, with hints of yeast/wheat and spices.
Light bodied, the wheat helps keep it smooth, mostly a sour, at times puckering taste profile of citric fruits and finishes dry and crisp.
Not most flavorful gose but it hit the spot.

Dec 29, 2014
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floridadrift from Florida

4.2/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nice like fresh linen with a beautiful girl underneath all of it. Salty, sweet and super drinkable, over and over and over again. The body is good, a nice inch head for a couple moments before it dissipates as you drink it. Some tartness going with little bits of salt throughout.

Dec 22, 2014
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howiebear from Florida

4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice body, nice tartness, cloudy, golden straw color, very little head, no more than a halo. Some of the spices, coriander, I think, where perhaps slightly heavy, but none the less a very satisfying beer.

Dec 19, 2014
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Kurmaraja from California

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Great flavor. A bit of a creamed corn nose (didn't pinpoint the aroma until someone noted it ... merely identified it as a spoiled grain smell) but the coriander, salinity, tartness come into good balance. Very grainy finish.

Dec 04, 2014
Gose from Angry Chair Brewing
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 40 ratings