Guava Gose
Collective Arts Brewing

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From:
Collective Arts Brewing
 
Ontario, Canada
Style:
Fruited Kettle Sour
Ranked #389
ABV:
4.9%
Score:
89
Ranked #11,823
Avg:
3.99 | pDev: 9.52%
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
81
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sep 30, 2022
Added:
Jun 19, 2017
Wants:
  4
Gots:
  13
SCORE
89
Very Good
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Notes: Pouring a beautiful soft cloudy pink and smelling of a tropical vacation, our Guava Gose is like a sour mashed wheat beer dosed with the largest and freshest batch of guava we could get away with. The base Gose (pronounced: Goes-ah) has a balanced lemony tartness from the presence of malted wheat, Himalayan pink sea salt and coriander with a flowery bright smoothness from guava. The end result is a perfect balance of tart, sweet, and sour, leaving you refreshed and wanting more.
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Rated: 3.45 by Mikeking99 from Florida

Sep 30, 2022
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Reviewed by BloodSoakedAleMug from New York

4.68/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Look: Pours a drabby, pinkish shade of muted orange with a billowing two finger head of dense white foam.

Aroma: Slightly tangy on the nose with big notes of guava, clementine and peach. Malt comes through in the background with a really pleasant wafer cookie note

Taste: Creamy for the style and refreshingly tart with really rich notes of malted grain and bread, almost like salted macadamia cookies or something. Immediately goes tangy with ripe flavors of guava, sour lemon and subtle hints of spicy coriander and apricot. Ends on clean flavors of sour lemon and salt.

Feel: Crisp and refreshing but still full bodied for such a light 4.9% beer. Salt and tartness levels are moderate, pairing nicely with the weight of the brew.

Overall: This was excellent. Very happy I bought this on a whim after not really knowing what I was in the mood for.
Jul 25, 2022
 
Rated: 3.92 by Isaac_L95 from Canada (ON)

Jul 17, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by psoriasaurus from Thailand

May 18, 2022
 
Rated: 3.02 by wilfonzo from Florida

Mar 19, 2022
 
Rated: 3.63 by acurtis from New Jersey

Feb 07, 2022
 
Rated: 3.2 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Dec 16, 2021
 
Rated: 3.94 by maxarvo from England

Sep 26, 2021
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Reviewed by TheSolidifiedSnake

5/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
What a very strange beer. at first I hated it but the more I drank it the more I liked it (top ten even). It was super unique it doesn't really taste like beer it tastes like sour salty juice but in a very pleasing way.
Aug 27, 2021
 
Rated: 3.84 by 22Blue from Kansas

Jul 06, 2021
 
Rated: 4.23 by Phoodcritic from Michigan

Jun 24, 2021
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Reviewed by Bruno74200 from France

4.4/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Very hazy salmon body with a beautiful white head
Very nice guava presence. Hard to get the coriander but the salt is there too.
Velvety mouthfeel with fizzy carbonation
Nice
Apr 23, 2021
 
Rated: 4.37 by gallaghercm from Canada (ON)

Apr 09, 2021
 
Rated: 4.11 by BirdsandHops from Oregon

Mar 15, 2021
 
Rated: 3.96 by Jonnybgood from Massachusetts

Feb 21, 2021
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Reviewed by Phyl21ca from Canada (QC)

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Can: Poured a bright reddish color gose with a large pink color head with OK retention and light lacing. Aroma of tart notes with fresh guava notes is quite nice. Taste is a mix of nice refreshing notes of guava and fresh lightly sweet guava notes. Body is about average for style with good carbonation. Very refreshing gose with nice fruity undertones.
Feb 11, 2021
 
Rated: 4.1 by Rukeli76 from Canada (ON)

Feb 01, 2021
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Rated by TheBigBoy from Pennsylvania

3.17/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Its your standard Gose, if you like that kind of thing.
Jan 30, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by Velivolus1 from Vermont

Dec 12, 2020
 
Rated: 2.62 by desint from Belgium

Dec 03, 2020
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Reviewed by Roguer from Connecticut

3.83/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Opaque haze bomb. Good head production and retention.

Very strong guava on the nose. It's tart and sharp, but the guava definitely dominates. Then again, if that's why you bought this beer, that's probably what you want.

Quite tart up front, before the guava takes over. Despite the pungent fruit, it's not particularly sweet. A touch watery and very quenchable. Salty finish.
Nov 29, 2020
 
Rated: 4.84 by CXBrad from Canada (ON)

Nov 13, 2020
 
Rated: 4.1 by chrishiker1409 from New York

Oct 23, 2020
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Reviewed by swim from Canada (ON)

3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
L: Cloudy opaque orange/pink, little foam and some lacing. Looks like grapefruit juice.
S: Fruity guava and a hint of coriander. Smells tasty.
T: The fruitiness is not overpowering and pairs nicely with the malt. The coriander and salt flavours are subtle. It's pleasantly sour.
F: Smooth, light and fluffy.
O: Refreshing and an interesting change from typical beers. I'm a bit tired of it after one though, it's not really my style.
Sep 28, 2020
 
Rated: 4.31 by Satsuma from Florida

Sep 22, 2020
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Reviewed by mikeinportc from New York

4.39/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Cloudy yellowish pink, with two fingers of white head, that leaves sheets of short-lived lacing. Looks like a mix of pink & yellow grapefruit juice, with a head.

Smell is mostly guava, with some sourness, then hints of lemon,lime,grapefruit, and fresh biscuit (malt) as the head settles down.

Taste is guava, lime , white grapefruit, lactic sourness, with a bit of spice (coriander) on the back end. Moderately bitter. The fruit flavors are less sweet than the aroma. The guava is less prominent than in the nose. (50%? vs 90%? of the smell.) Not noticeably salty. If I let some linger on my lips I get a slight saltiness after about 15 seconds.

Feel is light , almost-juicy, not watery, with ample soft carbonation , that is initially lightly creamy, but giving a finely sharp bite at the end.

Overall, easy-drinking, refreshing, and completely enjoyable. It's a gose; it's mostly guava ; it's good. Exactly as promised. Give it a try, if you like sour beers. :)
Aug 22, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by Silke_Neryn from Sweden

Aug 10, 2020
 
Rated: 4.21 by GregSemenza from Connecticut

Aug 02, 2020
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Reviewed by SpeedwayJim from New York

4.33/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
12oz. can into a Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze teku.

Solid looking beer. Nose is Sprite soda and guava. Fresh and very clean. Beer opens heavy guava. Puree and flesh with almost a minty freshness. Tart but not aggressively so. Nice balance. This one's pretty one dimensional but it is exactly how it describes itself. Body is light with ample carbonation. Prickly and lively on the palate and goes down sparkling, crisp, refreshing and super drinkable.

A super drinkable beer. This is exactly what I want a beer of this style to be.
Jul 15, 2020
 
Rated: 3.82 by FrancisM12 from New Jersey

Jul 11, 2020
 
Rated: 4.17 by sakumoOD from New York

Jul 10, 2020
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Reviewed by VoxRationis from New York

4.32/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Decanted from a 12 oz (355 ml) can into a conical pint glass; canned 04/15/20.
A: Pours an opaque, yellow-orange color with explosive head formation (surprising for a gose) leaving a 2 finger, white head, solid retention, but spotty lacing.
S: Aromas of guava (front and center), white grapefruit, unripened fruit (especially nectarine and green apple), cracker/bread crust, and sea-salt. I can imagine a coriander note.
T: Semisweet, more or less, and sour. Again, strong guava, white grapefruit, and seas salt taste, beyond a replacement fluid, but unripe fruit and a subtle coriander note,
M: Medium bodied with light to moderate effervescence once it settles. Leaves the acidic tingling of a citrus drink on the palate.
O: I am not sure whether this serves best as a breakfast drink or a replacement fluid, but displays the best qualities of both. Delicious.
Jun 30, 2020
 
Rated: 3.79 by groleau from Canada (QC)

Jun 19, 2020
 
Rated: 3.99 by robotic_being from Florida

Jun 18, 2020
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
12oz can at share. Golden pour, hazy, small frothy head. Tropical fruits dominate the aroma with evidence of the tartness to follow. More fruity tart sweetness in the taste, with a pinch of salt. Nice.
Jun 14, 2020
 
Rated: 3.72 by kelvarnsen from Canada (ON)

Jun 08, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by bigred89 from Maryland

Jun 07, 2020
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Reviewed by octortus from Canada (ON)

3.89/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
473 mL Can. ABV 4.9%.
Appearance: pale peach/apricot, one and a half fingers of off-white creamy and fluffy head, good retention, spotty lacing,
Aroma: lots of guava, sweet & sour citrus (orange, lime, grapefruit, lemon), pear, lacto sour, slight coriander, slight funk, slight stone fruit.
Mouthfeel: medium body, smooth, slightly sticky, slightly silky, low carbonation,
Flavour: guava, slightly tart citrus (lime, orange, lemon), funk (straw), slight spice, lacto sour,
Overall:
Jun 03, 2020
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Rated by Philipm1978

4.22/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Sharp, tart and well balanced.
May 23, 2020
 
Rated: 4.06 by Handz from Rhode Island

Apr 15, 2020
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