Põhjala Brewery & Tap Room

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Põhjala Brewery & Tap Room
Ranked #168
Ranked #25,694
3.42 | pDev: 20.76%
Oct 03, 2023
Feb 22, 2017
Translation: The Sea. A classic gose, brewed with Himalayan rock salt and coriander seeds
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Ratings by Hayley_86:
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Rated by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

May 26, 2020
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Rated: 3.5 by Dethark from England

Oct 03, 2023
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Reviewed by Jack_14 from Italy

3.29/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
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
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Reviewed by janubio from Spain

2.5/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
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
Rated: 3.36 by Chico1985 from Massachusetts

Jun 16, 2020
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Reviewed by Nofoba

4/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
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
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Reviewed by Snowcrash000 from Germany

3.84/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
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
Rated: 3.44 by jroof1 from Massachusetts

Oct 19, 2017
Rated: 3.62 by wordemupg from Canada (AB)

Sep 26, 2017
Rated: 4.75 by hansavijaticar from Croatia (Hrvatska)

Sep 07, 2017
Rated: 3 by Mattias from Sweden

Jun 09, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by aztraz from Sweden

Jun 07, 2017
Rated: 3.49 by Silke_Neryn from Sweden

Jun 03, 2017
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Reviewed by A-B from Canada (AB)

3.57/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
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
Rated: 1 by Dutchcraftbeergeek from Netherlands

May 27, 2017
Rated: 3.54 by parpalapelix from Romania

Apr 26, 2017
Rated: 3.95 by mishi_d from Romania

Apr 19, 2017
Rated: 3.4 by leitmotif from Romania

Mar 27, 2017
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Reviewed by Ciocanelu from Romania

3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
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
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Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 19 ratings