Keypunch
Urban Artifact

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From:
Urban Artifact
 
Ohio, United States
Style:
Gose
Ranked #40
ABV:
4.3%
Score:
90
Ranked #9,292
Avg:
4.05 | pDev: 7.9%
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
54
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jun 30, 2022
Added:
Jul 07, 2015
Wants:
  4
Gots:
  12
SCORE
90
Outstanding
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Rated: 3.93 by Blazer22 from Colorado

Jun 30, 2022
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Reviewed by KT3418 from Colorado

3.88/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
This is good but there's a plethora of lime gose's out west and those ones just hit the spot better. Not a bad brew and I bet in this demographic it stands out. As far as the brewery goes I was much more interested in Bushel because an apple gose is not something you see a lot at all.

Update: had another serving of this and while I can still think of a few other great examples this one is still for sure pretty good
Apr 14, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by Mavigo from Michigan

Oct 04, 2021
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Reviewed by ScaryEd from New Hampshire

3.93/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 oz can.

Pours a cloudy golden straw color with a 2 finger sudsy white head. Almost no retention and barely any lacing, as is normal for the style.

Some dude spilled a bunch of sea salt onto a key lime pie, leading to the resulting aroma of this beer. Simple, but pleasant.

The flavor is much like the aroma, but the coriander just blasts through like the Kool-aid Man. Very well-balanced.

The feel is about right for the style. Medium-light bodied with a bit of lively carbonation. Has a nice bite to it with a subtle, lingering tartness.

Overall, this is a very good gose. The key lime plays nicely with the coriander and sea salt and makes a tasty, extremely drinkable beer.
Sep 27, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by emerge077 from Illinois

Aug 21, 2021
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Reviewed by CaptainHate from Ohio

4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Beautiful golden straw color with a fast fading head. Limes are very up front on the smell. Big salt flavor with coriander overwhelms the limes particularly as it warms up. Very thirst quenching feel. Another winner by Urban Artifact.
Aug 08, 2021
 
Rated: 3.82 by azwdz

Jul 21, 2021
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Reviewed by HopHunterCL from Ohio

4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours a hazy light straw color with a finger of fizzy white head.
Aroma of lime zest and graham cracker.
Moderately sour with big lime flavor. Slight sweetness with just the right amount of salt.
Medium body with prickly carbonation.
Overall I really enjoyed this beer and I will definitely buy again. Nicely balanced Gose with great lime flavor.
Jul 17, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by Dope from Massachusetts

Jun 05, 2021
 
Rated: 4.32 by entenduintransit from Tennessee

Jun 03, 2021
 
Rated: 4.5 by kybeerdrinker from Kentucky

May 30, 2021
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Reviewed by DrBeergood from Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
L: Mildly hazy pale straw yellow. Filtered barley with lime puree most likely.

S: I can smell the sea salt and coriander out of the can even. The lime isn't very expressive in the aroma.

T: Sour to sweet like a warhead. The lime again isn't pronounced but it works well in tandem with the sea salt. There doesn't appear to be any coconut involved. Moderate and approachable.

F: Excites the palate and is sweet on the finish.

O: Worth keeping on the shelves.
May 14, 2021
 
Rated: 4.04 by Blogjackets from Ohio

May 01, 2021
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Reviewed by jimmah120 from Minnesota

4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
12oz beer. I liked the art

Decent beer here. Great head and retention. Smells like keylime pie. Tastes kinda like keylime with the cracker and sweet lime flavor

winner here
Apr 24, 2021
 
Rated: 4.32 by DDiFran from Ohio

Jul 11, 2020
 
Rated: 3.73 by Unclevince from West Virginia

Jul 02, 2020
 
Rated: 4.36 by KensWorld from Florida

Jun 19, 2020
 
Rated: 3.84 by cmrncrzy10 from Ohio

May 30, 2020
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Reviewed by bluejacket74 from Ohio

4.22/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
12 ounce can, canned on 05/07/20. Served in a Beer Advocate Teku, the beer pours a slightly hazy gold color with not quite an inch white head. Head retention and lacing are both decent. I like the aroma a lot, the brew smells like key lime, coriander, salt and a bit of wheat/grainy malt. I think the taste is pretty much like the aroma, but there's also some lemon and a bit of vanilla flavor noticeable too. But this brew is all about the key lime! Mouthfeel/body is light, it's smooth and easy to drink. I thought this was a good enjoyable tart brew. Definitely worth trying especially if you're into Key Lime and/or tarter tasting goses! $11.99 a 6-pack.
May 17, 2020
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Reviewed by Tony210 from New Jersey

4.66/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Bought over a case of this, summer of 2019 while visiting in Kent, Ohio. Phenomenal beer, love it. Not too tart, great tangy lime flavor, hope they make it again next summer. Better than Westbrook Key Lime Gose IMO.

2/29/20
12 oz can
4.75 rating
Mar 01, 2020
 
Rated: 4.25 by wvsabbath from West Virginia

Sep 23, 2019
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Reviewed by yuenglingfan101 from Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Wonderful beer it was like drinking a key lime pie so irresistible and the sea salt added the right amount of flavor to this particular beer went down smooth
Aug 10, 2019
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Reviewed by Buck89 from Tennessee

3.81/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured into a pint glass. A slightly hazy yellow-amber color with a modest white head that settled rather quickly. The aroma was Fresh squeezed limes with faint wheat. Quite tart on the palate. The flavor was predominantly lemon and lime, with a faint saltiness and faint wheat. Medium bodied with a fairly clean finish. Overall, an enjoyable beer that was true to style. There was nothing that was outstanding in my mind, but it was well-made in all aspects.
Jul 13, 2019
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Reviewed by ChrisMon02 from Ohio

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Really nice flavor and smell to this one. Not artificial and really refreshing. Tart but not acidic or too sour. Nicely crafted and delicious. Recommended.
Jun 13, 2019
 
Rated: 3.62 by szmnnl99 from Michigan

May 27, 2019
 
Rated: 3.88 by lic217 from Connecticut

May 19, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by Eziel from Ohio

Jan 11, 2019
 
Rated: 4.15 by SDRedDevil from California

Sep 13, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Sep 10, 2018
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Reviewed by buschbeer from Ohio

3.96/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
12 FL OZ can
Served in a wine glass

This beer pours a hazy amber with golden highlights. It is topped with less than an inch of head that disappears quickly.

The smell is tart key limes.

The taste begins tart. The lime comes through the middle and really comes through in the finish and aftertaste. It is slightly dry in the finish as well.

Dry mouthfeel. Medium bodied.

This is a refreshing beer to cool off a hot temper. I was livid when I started this beer. Now I am calming down and plotting revenge. It is great for key lime lovers.
Aug 11, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

Aug 06, 2018
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Reviewed by brentk56 from North Carolina

3.31/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Appearance: Pours honey colored with just a touch of chill haze; the head is quite impressive, building to three fingers and than splashing some lace around

Smell: Hints of key lime and graham cracker but an aggressive salinity overwhelms

Taste: As in the aroma, the key lime and graham cracker make an appearance, up front, but the salinity overwhelms through the middle and the finish

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate to high carbonation

Overall: I feel like a took a swallow of salt water along with my beer

Thanks, Stefko, for the opportunity
Jul 15, 2018
 
Rated: 3.73 by Logandrinkslots from Ohio

Jul 13, 2018
 
Rated: 3.77 by BeerBucks from New York

Jul 07, 2018
 
Rated: 3.88 by mattreitz49 from Florida

Jul 06, 2018
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Reviewed by Weisenbeer from Ohio

4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Not my style, but pretty darn good...flavor punch with a nice aroma... This is a great brewer by most measurements and this one does not disappoint...find it and enjoy
Jun 25, 2018
 
Rated: 4.18 by Zonian1 from Ohio

May 24, 2018
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Rated by Jangoon24 from Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Wow. They nailed the key lime pie flavor - sweet limes and graham crackers all throughout. Incredible!
May 14, 2018
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Reviewed by BEERchitect from Kentucky

4.47/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
You'd think that if you pushed a beer too far toward the dessert end of taste that you'd loose the character that makes beer beer. Well, it seems that the Urban Artifact brewers have evaded such defenses and done what was though to be impossible.

Striking an eerily similar character to key lime pie, Keypunch pours a hazy straw character, never letting the eye in on the citrusy, savory and lush flavors within. Its wisping white froth carries like sea foam. But it tangy aroma of lime, graham cracker and whipped cream take the senses by storm. Pastry sweet early, the natural malts share a taste of pulled candy, sourdough and lifesaver.

As the beer splashes the middle palate, the more savory taste of graham cracker comes with hints of vanilla, coconut and honey. Key limes though stem from the natural sourness of white grape, gooseberry, lemon and crabapple and chase the thirst into a sour but savory finish with burlap and cream.

Light bodied despite its savory graham cracker character, the beer is highly crushable as its carbonated value pops for ultimate refreshment, crispness and cleanliness. A brief aftertaste of vanilla and sourdough return with a quick exit from the palate like sherbet and whipped cream.
May 11, 2018
 
Rated: 4.35 by maxbarto from Ohio

Apr 25, 2018
Keypunch from Urban Artifact
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 79 ratings