Kirsch Gose | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

BA SCORE
88
very good
1,066 Ratings
Kirsch GoseKirsch Gose
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States
victorybeer.com

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
A bold and bright step outside the norm, the flavors of a unique, old world German brewing process excite your senses with the sharp and sweet burst of fresh cherries. Effervescent and sublime, this session ale has an enticing cherry-fruit character. European tradition and American ingenuity come together in the truest sense as you Taste Victory in Kirsch Gose.

Pours a ruby to light red with white foam. Aroma of fresh sour cherries with flavors of tartness, intense rounded cherry character, and a refreshing salty character. Crisp carbonation and light body are both combined into a thirst quencher.

Added by jhartley on 01-31-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,066
Reviews:
197
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
8.86%
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
219
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 1,066 |  Reviews: 197
Photo of ScottP
3.73/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ThePold
4.77/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Now here we have a good cherry bomb of a gose. Bottle was undated. Not much of a head, which is fine, and dissipate to a strange almost yeast like covering of white. But the color of the head before it goes is off white pink. Beer is also distinctly pinkish. And it tastes tart like it should. Not something you'd drink in winter, but a great refreshing summer tart one.

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Photo of crob3888
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bryantan
4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BergBeer
3.77/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Casey_L
3.81/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Barleycorn
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GoGators
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.05/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DMcGirr
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Haybeerman
4.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MKrauss
3.7/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This was poured into a stange, thinking it is a true gose. The appearance was a nice looking hazy pink color with a tight little white foamy head that concaved to leave a sticky glaze of lacing wrapping all around the glass. The smell had a sweet to tart to bitter cherry blend encompassing a light lemon citrus blend. The taste takes the previously mentioned flavors to blend nicely into a wheat base and to lead to a sweet cherry to salty aftertaste and finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a very good sessionability. I could probably pound this all day. The saltiness strolls across my tongue stealthily and brings in the light wheat to dry things out a bit. Overall, I say this was a pretty good gose, everything seems to fit for the style and I dig the cherry twist. Authentic cherry flavor fulfills and rounds it all out nicely.

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Photo of Peaches13
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of horshamguy
4.26/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into a tulip.

L--light red/deep pink. Pours without much head and left no lacing.

S--Cherries are definitely there. Has an appetizing, sweet aroma.

T--Tart cherry is predominant

F--Quenching and refreshing. Fizzy.

O--Another quality offering from Victory.

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Photo of Spindelphia
4.45/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atone315
4.17/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of soccrgump
4.24/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

6-29-15
A: Pours deep pink/red, lots of carbonation, very small head, not even half finger
S: Sour cherry, very faint smells
T: Sour cherry, pink grapefruit
M: Very carbonated, like a champagne

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Photo of mrcraft
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hinemk76
3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bad_Attitude_Brews
2.29/5  rDev -42%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Tone
3.72/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy pink color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of salt, strong floral, wheat, pale malt, hint of hops, hint of spice, and citrus. Fits the style of a Gose. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. There is also a strong tartness. Tastes of salt, strong floral, wheat, pale malt, hint of hops, hint of spice, and citrus. Overall, average appearance and feel, but good aroma, body, but very tart for a Gose.

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Photo of Monkey-D-Luffy
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of heddar33
3.25/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of clm9
4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Kirsch Gose from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.95 out of 5 based on 1,066 ratings.
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