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Goseator | Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aged in Tequilla barrels for six months.

Added by UCLABrewN84 on 10-07-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
72
pDev:
22.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
4
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 72 |  Reviews: 24
Reviews by kscaldef:
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2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

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Photo of DavidHume
1.57/5  rDev -51.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Possibly the worst beer that I've ever had. If you like vomit, rancid grapefruit, and cheap tequila, this beer is for you!

Pours pale gold, with a bright white head. Aromas of rotting grapefruit, cheap tequila, vomit, and rubbing alcohol abound. The flavor starts off with a nice wave of sourness, followed by vomit, wood, cheap tequila, and artificial citrus. It honestly made me gag.

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Photo of kylehay2004
4.2/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: no head really on a hazy golden orange body.

S: the tequila is very evident in this one. Lime notes or maybe I just can't smell tequila without thinking lime. Lots of toasted/burnt aromas, almost like a campfire. Woody

T: after a few sips the sour base beer is better appreciated which is actually really good. Tropical fruits, mostly lemon and lime with the tequila represented in just the right amount, especially towards the finish.

M: light to medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall:talk about unique. Very complex. This one grows on you as you drink it and its actually pretty damn good. Got to try this one.

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Photo of braugon
3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of tectactoe
2.25/5  rDev -30.8%

Photo of tigg924
3.89/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not much of a smell, but the taste is that of a barrel aged tequila with a touch of lime and toasted malt. Not much gose to speak of but for a faint bit of salt. Really not much dopplebock either. I do like the taste. This one makes for a nice summer sipper, but I am not sure if I would get it again with the high price point.

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Photo of olradetbalder
1.5/5  rDev -53.8%

Photo of Loveyourbeer
3/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hophugger
3.27/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Beautiful orange-gold color with extra nice white fizzy head. Aroma is earthy with hints of agave. The aging in tequila barrels really comes through in this one. Nice Gose, just a touch to grassy for me...

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Photo of GRG1313
2.65/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of emerge077
3.94/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Draft at Laschet's.
Strange gose/doppelbock hybrid, aged in tequila barrels. More of a strong sour ale.
Murky dark brown, lasting foam and surface coverage miraculously. No lace but that's to be expected.

Intense honey aroma, not far off from Polish mead.

Taste is a little jarring, maybe too complex for it's own good. Barrel is noticeable, sweet agave honey segues into toasted dry oak, tart lemon, finish is a little slick from the agave. Full bodied and boozy. Low to medium carbonation. Overall an unusual, inharmonious beer that can be still be appreciated with an open mind.

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Photo of KentMills
4.13/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This is the strangest beer I've had in a long time. The sourness of the gose combines with the tequila barrel in such a bizarre way I could swear I tasted something sweet like vanilla or light chocolate. Maybe it's from the oak. I didn't detect and alcohol burn. I wouldn't drink this one all night, but it was definitely fun to try! Give it a go, if you come across it.

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Photo of Phyl21ca
3.57/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: Poured a cloudy dirty beige color Gose with a huge off-white head with excellent retention and some good lacing. Aroma of salt and light coriander notes with light Tequila and agave notes with a light citrusy finish. Taste is way saltier then I had anticipated with less Tequila notes then I was expecting. Coriander is quite subtle with a finish that brings out the lime and agave notes. Body is quite full with strong carbonation and no apparent alcohol. I must admit that this beer is a unique experience that I enjoyed somewhat but don’t necessarily need to repeat on a regular basis.

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Photo of JohnGalt1
1.89/5  rDev -41.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

An unfortunate/expensive choice from Bittercreek (Draft from the '15 FunkFest)... I knew better.. Why did I bite? Tickers gone tick. :-)

Fairly clear amber brew... Nose is agave and perfumy oak... Stewed fruit... Terrible. Flavor is the same but with an unexpected hot garbage wretch in the middle.. thick apricot and caramel malt with agave and bad tequila.. Thick with little carbonation triggers my gag reflex just thinking about it..

No redeeming qualities.

3.25/2.25/1.5/2/1.75

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Photo of Gator_Chomp
3.4/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeenTired
3.3/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of metter98
3.88/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is hazy dark yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short off white head that died down but consistently left a thin head covering the surface.
S: The aroma is slightly musty and has light to moderate aromas of oak, tequila and salt. If you close your eyes it almost smells like a margarita, except for the oak.
T: Like the smell, the taste has lots of flavors of oak along with notes of tequila and hints of salt. The tequila gets a bit stronger as the beer warms up.
M: It feels nearly medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I found this beer to be quite enjoyable because it blended all of the flavors well together. It also hides the alcohol rather well, which is surprising since a gose is usually a light-bodied beer.

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Photo of montrealbcr89
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.1/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rrski198
3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of DrMindbender
3.58/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timmy13T
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of aasher
3.56/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of safaricook
3.84/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I found this at the Bierkoning in Amsterdam. It is the first Gose that I ever found there. With my newly found love of gose, I had to buy this. I liked the refreshing salty and sour taste of the same breweries original gose. Of course from this here is to expect something completely different. I am well aware that the "ator" ending is used for rather strong malty beers in Germany. Furthermore, Tequila barrel aging, wtf! I do not think I will like it, but let's bring it on.
Poured this in my current favourite Brasserie Thiriez tall tulip.

Nice offwhite fine bubbled foam of a few fingers that reduces to a delicate thin layer and then vanishes leaving only a slightly murky orangebrown body with some fine bubbles.

Smell is mainly Tequila and oak, slightly salty and some malts pushing through.

Taste is pleasantly sour, way milder than an oude geuze and even a flemish red. Sourness starts out citrussy and moves to salty sourness in the aftertaste that has more of a lactic acid flavor. Oak is defintely there and some malt as well but the latter rather faintly.

Feel is a bit thin, foaming carbonation as you swallow and creamy foam saves the day here.

I am really surprised that I like this. It is not an easy one but it is very different and rather brave and I appreciate that a lot. Again as with the regular Gose, saltiness is not overpowering but you rather have to go looking for it. The Tequila and oak flavor is nothing I would have invited into this beer, but it works somehow. For me this beer is very well balanced against all odds of letting tequila, salt and oak particpate. To sum it up: Interesting!

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Photo of tikk
4/5  rDev +23.1%

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Goseator from Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof
Beer rating: 3.25 out of 5 with 72 ratings
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