Currantly Blacked Out
Barreled Souls Brewing Company

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From:
Barreled Souls Brewing Company
 
Maine, United States
Style:
Gose
Ranked #45
ABV:
4.9%
Score:
90
Ranked #10,366
Avg:
4.08 | pDev: 6.86%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
14
Status:
Active
Rated:
Mar 04, 2022
Added:
Dec 13, 2018
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  1
SCORE
90
Outstanding
Notes: Goes with blackberry and currants
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Ratings by grahuba:
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Rated by grahuba from Connecticut

3.77/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Feb 18, 2019
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Rated: 4.25 by Hendry from Vermont

Mar 04, 2022
 
Rated: 4.4 by JMScowcroft from Vermont

Mar 04, 2022
 
Rated: 3.75 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts

Nov 08, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

Jun 21, 2021
 
Rated: 4.02 by ddoyle23 from New Hampshire

May 22, 2021
 
Rated: 4.24 by robotic_being from Florida

Jun 29, 2020
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Reviewed by AlexCameron from Massachusetts

4.76/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
This gose has an excellent color and a strong blackberry/currant taste to match. Tastes like a sour liquid jam of sorts. Very enjoyable! Will be getting another 4 pack ASAP.
May 31, 2020
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Reviewed by agreenman19 from Connecticut

4.66/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
L - pours a dark, thick, beety red. Strawberry-sauced angel food cake head. Such fluff. Looks great.

S - surprisingly sweet and buttery. Creamy lactose, and every berry in the game. Strawberries, blackberries, and currants. Smells like Creme Savers and blueberry yogurt. Hell of an aroma.

T - now the tartness slides in. Still retains those fruit-on-the-bottom yogurt flavors and is decisively rich. Tangy salt balances pungent flavors of raspberry and boysenberry. Huge lactose creaminess. Blueberry yogurt. Finishes with a nice dryness that sneaks up on you.

F - that yogurt theme continues with this thick cream. Quite a bit of floof in the carbonation with tends a hair toward "overcarbonated", but still manages to retain a reasonably thick body that backs up the flavors quite well.

O - yogurt. In case it wasn't clear. Packs in all the childhood nostalgia of Chobani, Danimals, and fruit-on-the-bottom yogurt (even though we hated that as kids). The gose saltiness adds a nice touch to keep this from getting too over the top. I'm a fan.
Jun 05, 2019
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Rated by DJinVT from Vermont

3.91/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
A treat for the eye (love the color, even in the head) as well as the palate. Very refreshing and fruity. Nice job!
Feb 22, 2019
 
Rated: 4.05 by AGust82 from Connecticut

Feb 17, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by nickfl from Florida

Feb 03, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by Fettpopps from Massachusetts

Feb 03, 2019
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Rated by Fitzy01 from Maine

4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Love the look of this....even the foam head is a pink color.....well done
Jan 31, 2019
 
Rated: 4.03 by Beersilio from Massachusetts

Jan 21, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

Jan 10, 2019
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Reviewed by SierraNevallagash from Maine

3.83/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Pint can, not dated, green dot on bottom - poured into a wine stem at abiut 48F.

Pours the most magnificent deep, opaque ruby red. Like a vile of your blood sitting in a test tube at the hospital when you're being diagnosed with a blown mind after seeing this insane looking beer. Two fingers rose petal pink foamy head sit atop, slowly reducing, but never quite going away.

Nose is a whole bag full of mixed red berries. Strawberry, blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, cherry, currant, boysenberry, poisonberry, mullberry, etc... a little bit of pale malt action underneath, a little touch of creaminess, that reminds me a lot of lactose beers, and also just also tiny whiff of salt - the way a Gose should be.

Palate greets you immediately with a fairly hefty malt bill. Very atypical of a Gose. The malt base is like that of a fluffy NEDIPA. After the malt sweetness, then the berry character comes in. Definitely interprets as blackberry, and I can see currant too. There's a big pinch of salt, and I like that very much. The hefty malt and fruity berries make sure the salt cannot become overbearing. I keep thinking I'm tasting lactose, but I think it's just the massive malt backbone. It's an odd milky flavor. The tiniest bit of tart zing sits in the mix as well. 0.5 on a sale to 10. Lingering finish of strawberries and cream.

Mouthfeel is thick, soft, and a little creamy. Wet. Not dry at all. It's very heavy for a Gose, especially at less than 5% ABV. The body is what prevents this from being exceptional for me. I want a Gose to be light, crisp, and snappy - something that can almost replace a glass of water on a hit summer day. This is not that. This feels like a big New England double IPA. It's heavy and almost chewy. Comes across like a sour IPA with lactose. In fact, it reminds me so much of HH's Don't Microwave It, Don't Boil It (Boysenberry).

Overall, this one is odd. It's a little salty, yes, but that's about the only Gose trait it has going for it. It's heavy, thick, malty, and it just has this milky off note to it that I find very distracting. I think I'd be slightly less disappointed if this were labeled something else, but it's calling itself a Gose, and therefore, I'm assessing it as such.
Dec 16, 2018
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Reviewed by fitzy84 from Massachusetts

4.02/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Bought a can at the Beer Shop in East Longmeadow, MA. Beer states is brewed with blackberries and currants. The beer pours with a beautiful dark pink appearance and a medium sized head that shrinks. Little to no lacing. Could smell a slight vanilla aroma wrapped around blackberries and even a blueberry smell. Tart with a slightly berry sweet aftertaste. Lightly creamy texture. Overall, loved the appearance and aromas.
Dec 13, 2018
Currantly Blacked Out from Barreled Souls Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 18 ratings