Põhjala Brewery

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Põhjala Brewery
Sour - Gose
Ranked #218
Ranked #26,749
3.42 | pDev: 21.35%
May 22, 2021
Feb 22, 2017
Notes: Translation: The Sea. A classic gose, brewed with Himalayan rock salt and coriander seeds
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Photo of Jack_14
3.29/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
by Jack_14 from Italy

On the nose notes of coriander, light citrus.
Reddish color, an amber rosé.
Lively but evanescent foam.
In the mouth classic drinkability typical of the style.
Predominant taste of coriander embellished with a delicious salty note.
Barely perceptible lactic note.

May 22, 2021
Photo of janubio
2.5/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
by janubio from Spain

Bottle at Las Buenas Pulgas, served in a flute glass. Dark yellow color, small head with short retention. No lacing. Aroma of oranges and maybe some coriander. Medium body, creamy texture, flat carbonation. A bit rare finish. Taste isa bit salty, oranges, and coriander. Too simply, and not as salty as a Gose is supposed to be.

Oct 15, 2020
3.36 by Chico1985 from Massachusetts on Jun 16, 2020
3.5 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands on May 26, 2020
Photo of Nofoba
4/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Nofoba

It pours a somewhat cloudy, copper body, with a tiny amount of visible carbonation and floaties. Small white head with some lacing.

It has an aroma of apricot, citrus and orange.

The taste is mostly dominated by citrus and salt, with notes of minerals. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, dry, crisp and slightly sour, with medium carbonation and little bitterness. The aftertaste is wheaty.

A refreshing gose.

Nov 08, 2019
Photo of Snowcrash000
3.84/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by Snowcrash000 from Germany

Pours a slightly cloudy, deep, dark amber coloration with a medium, quickly dissipating, frothy head and some particulates on final pour. Smells of red berries and some mild and lightly sweet biscuity malt. Taste is quite tart, mildly acidic and rather salty, with notes of red berries, citrus fruit and just a hint of biscuity malt and coriander as well. Finishes tart and briny, with some red berries lingering in the aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel with a medium body and carbonation.

A very nice, understated Gose, but not all that classic in my opinion because both the maltiness and saltiness are higher than what you would expect from a classic Leipzig Gose. I've certainly never seen this amount of particulates in a Gose ever either.

Jan 14, 2019
3.44 by jroof1 from Massachusetts on Oct 19, 2017
3.62 by wordemupg from Canada (AB) on Sep 26, 2017
4.75 by hansavijaticar from Croatia (Hrvatska) on Sep 07, 2017
3 by Mattias from Sweden on Jun 09, 2017
3.75 by aztraz from Sweden on Jun 07, 2017
3.49 by Silke_Neryn from Sweden on Jun 03, 2017
Photo of A-B
3.57/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by A-B from Canada (AB)

330mL bottle I got from a rep. Poured into a tulip glass at approx. 16-18°C (Little warm for a sour, I know, but I prefer my beers a little warmer so as not to miss flavors)

Look: Surprisingly dark for a gose, hazy amber in colour, loose head that dissipated fairly quickly and left no lacing. Fine carbonation.

Smell: Definitely some rich toffee notes underneath citrusy acid a bit of tropical fruit. Different from many gose's I've had. Interesting and a nice departure.

Taste: Quite a bit of salt present, making biscuit and toffee flavors stand out strongly against the bright tartness and lemon. Again, different but pleasant.

Feel: Thicker than your average gose. Higher alcohol content and darker malt profile gives it a bit more substance. Pleasant briny tingling along the sides of the tongue and cheeks.

Overall: Good variation of my favourite sour style. Love the amount of salt. 3.5/5

May 31, 2017
1 by Dutchcraftbeergeek from Netherlands on May 27, 2017
3.54 by parpalapelix from Romania on Apr 26, 2017
3.95 by mishi_d from Romania on Apr 19, 2017
3.4 by leitmotif from Romania on Mar 27, 2017
Photo of Ciocanelu
3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Ciocanelu from Romania

Slightly hazy dark golden color with a bit of white head. Aroma is somehow salty sweet with some nice caramel malt and generic fruitiness. Taste follows salty, like a briney salad dressing, tart but not too intense. Light body, low carbonation. Overall it's a decent gose but a bit too briney for my taste.

Feb 26, 2017
Meri from Põhjala Brewery
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 18 ratings