Leipziger Gose | Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof

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988 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof
Germany
bayerischer-bahnhof.de

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This original Leipzig beer specialty lends us the name for our brewery. Gose is a regional beer specialty that was brought to Saxony-Anhalt in the year 1738. Originally Gose comes from Goslar, a small town in Lower Saxony, and the river “Gose” in this town. This beer specialty has a refreshing, slightly sour taste and is ideal for quenching your thirst. Gose is brewed with the additional ingredients lactic acid, cilantro, and salt. Gose is a top-fermented beer with 4.5% ABV and 10.8% wort. You can enjoy it in different variations.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-26-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
988
Reviews:
471
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
11.54%
 
 
Wants:
84
Gots:
84
For Trade:
2
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Photo of PEBKAC
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

11.2oz bottle, no date stamp that I could find, but it had slept in my fridge for the last 3 months.

A quarter inch of wispy white head rises then retreats over a genuinely straw-colored brew. Just a tiny touch of haze. Erratic, large, & violent carbonation rises & shoots to the top. It looks very refreshing.

It honestly smells just like an everyday kolsh to me, just with more fruitiness to it. The malt gives my nose a granular sugar sweetness, but it doesn't seem caramelized.

So tasty, yet so clean. A sugary, lemon-lime soda-ish fizz hits first, followed by a funnel of salt, sugar, & zest, that lays into some dry grain, & ends in a fruity/sour dry finish. A little warmer, & the coriander comes through, but I personally like it colder.

Mouthfeel is amazing. Plentiful, but soft carbonation, with just about no weight to the actual beer.

I want to give this a 5 for drinkability, but this beer is just so ridiculously expensive & hard to come by.

A great beer.

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Photo of MadCat
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Nice golden yellow, good white head, leaves good lacing

Smell: Wheat, bread, lots of light citrus fruit

Taste: Again, some wheat and bread up front, but immediately you get to some very refreshing citrusy flavors. Finishes with a touch of salt and a slightly sour taste

Mouthfeel: Light body, good carbonation

Overall: Fantastic beer, a style that I usually get when I find it because it is so hard to find! Enjoyed it immensely.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured form the bottle into a tall stange. This is my first gose, obtained as a current beer of the month offering from Healthy Spirits in San Francisco.

Body is a hazy gold, topped by a white creamy head with moderate retention. Leaves no lacing.

Smells fresh, with light malt, some sugar, and lemony citrus.

This tastes very good, with a nice malt sweetness that is balanced with a mild sourness, mainly citrus. There is a little funk from the yeast in the background. In the finish, there is a bit of spice, tasting like coriander as in a witbier and some ginger and light salt.

Body is light, and the carbonation is lively. This has a a spritziness on the tongue and a very refreshing mouthfeel. Tasting good at 4.6% ABV, this is an eminently drinkable beer.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Leipziger Gose from Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof
3.9 out of 5 based on 988 ratings.
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