Gose | Real Ale Brewing Company

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3.75/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company
Texas, United States
realalebrewing.com

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Gose is a rarely brewed regional specialty beer from Northern Germany. A slightly sour wheat beer, it's known for hints of coriander and a unique saltiness that is derived from the local water source. As a twist on the original, we add fresh lime juice to our version after fermentation. The result is a delightfully tart and refreshing beer to help you slug it out with even the hottest of Texas summers.

Added by GRG1313 on 07-11-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#25,909
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
74
pDev:
11.47%
Bros Score:
3.53
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
22
Trade:
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Photo of depechemode1983
3.16/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours out a cloudy yellow. Head is white with little retention and no lacing. Carbonation is abundant.
The nose is very lemony with hints of wheat. Mostly lemon.
Taste is lemon sour and a bit salty with faint grains. Refreshing but one dimensional.
Mouthfeel is crisp and clean with nice carbonation.

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Photo of stebbi7833
3.91/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Plumbwader
4.3/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is my favorite all time tubing central Texas rivers beer of all time. They go down so easy. You can get carried away very quickly with this one. Grab as many as you can when you see them because they are seasonal. My only complaint is this Gose makes you gassy. Dont know why but it does every time.

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Photo of NolaHopHead
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HipCzech
3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Serving: 12 oz can ("best by 09/02/17") poured into a 7 oz Libbey Gibraltar glass.

Appearance: Hazy, pale, lemon rind yellow with visible effervescence. Brief head of white bubbles and no lace.

Smell: Lime zest; light, grainy bread, and hints of coriander.

Taste: Light wheat bread with plenty of lime juice and pleasant salt - reminiscent of Vietnamese salty lemonade chanh muối or lemon-lime Gatorade.

Mouthfeel: Light body, slightly slick feel and soft but moderate carbonation.

Overall: Very lime forward, but still drinkable and refreshing. Great for a hot, humid Houston summer day, or to chase some tequila.

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Photo of BrentMcQuirk
4.06/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brentk56
3.89/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy goldenstraw with a two finger head; as th ehead fades an ocasional spot is left behind

Smell: Lime and peach tones with hints of wheat bread, coriander and salt

Taste: Peach forward with the lime, coriander and a hint salt building, throught the middle; slightly sour, in the finish

Mouthfeel: Light body with low carbonation

Overall: A refreshing beer but not in the top flight for the style; lacks the salt tones of the best

Thanks, Texasfan549, for the opportunity

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Photo of Dragginballs76
3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours clear light yellow color with thin white head that quickly dissipates.

Aroma - Just a ton of lime, it reminds me of alka seltzer. Light lemon citrus and a touch of wheat.

Taste - Nice soft tart lime flavor, pretty salty and tart.

Feel - At first it is light and crisp but the finish is soft, really odd but it works.

Overall - Not a bad beer not sure I would think it was a gose but the flavors are nice.

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Photo of MarioH
4.07/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of puck1225
4.06/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Not a gose fan, but bought some of this after an in-store taste. I like this one. It is the lime taste that sells me on this one. The saltiness is kept at a minimum. Truly refreshing summer beer. I will buy it again!

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Photo of ilikebeer03
3.87/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of guitarcec
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of archero
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of csfcmitchell
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of malfunxion
4.15/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ConradKenney
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rootscipio
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jame515
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acurtis
3.59/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tpgraham
3.92/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This a great beach or lawn mowing beer. Light wheat body with bright lime taste that comes across like a margarita. Perfect for hot summer days in Houston.

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Photo of allengarvin
4.29/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Hazy pale gold color with an airy head that dissipates quickly.
S: Tart lime aroma, a touch of pepperiness.
T: Very nice flavor, though more a lime-scented American wheat than a Gose. Low on the tart side, but acidic enough to be very refreshing. No bitterness to speak of, no coriander I can taste either, and just a very light touch of salt.
M: Light bodied, very easy drinking.
O: I admit I've drunk the heck out of this, this summer. It's become my favorite session beer, low in alcohol, light and tasty.

Also, my own gose ratings (1-5 scale of intensity, not a rating):
Sourness: 1
Saltiness: 2

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Photo of Dicers
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dface
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Phil-Fresh
3.67/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Can.

A: Lots of lime, slightly salty with a light tartness.

A: Golden color, clear with a small white head that has adequate retention with light lacing evident.

T: Lots of lime, light bitterness, mildly salty, with a light lingering tartness.

M: Light bodied with moderate carbonation.

O: Alright; easy to drink and an interesting take on a gose to use lime, but the lime is quite strong and almost overpowers the rest of the beer.

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Gose from Real Ale Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 74 ratings