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Kirsch Gose | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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3.95/5
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1,075 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#5,116
Reviews:
199
Ratings:
1,075
pDev:
8.86%
Bros Score:
3.77
 
 
Wants:
67
Gots:
223
Trade:
3
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 1,075 |  Reviews: 199
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.98/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Bottle dated July 2017. Poured into ale glass.

L: Beer is a mostly clear light garnet. 2F+ head, good retention, leaves lots of lacing and a cap and ring.

S: Sour cherries, kirsch yeast, sea air.

T: Basically follows nose. Light wheat malt in between cherries and brine.

F: Light bodied, well-carbonated. Crisp and refreshing and only slightly tart. Good balance and construction.

Nice little Gose variation and a great summer drink.

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3.72/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.56/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.71/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Slightly hazy pink colored ale with a small pinkish-white head.

Smells of toasted grain and scorched sugars and most strongly of cherries. Lesser scents of berry and tartness. Faint whiff of tropical fruit, mainly passion fruit.

Starts out salty and sweet and tart. Taste of sour cherry. Little bit of a passion fruit flavor.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall a tart refreshing beer for a hot day.

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

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

A great and refreshing beer for these hot summer days. Its also a good beer to drink in between the heavy NE style IPAS.

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4.37/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.73/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Kirsch Gose from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 1,075 ratings
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