Döllnitzer Ritterguts Gose | Brauhaus Hartmannsdorf GmbH

Döllnitzer Ritterguts GoseDöllnitzer Ritterguts Gose
BA SCORE
84.4%
Liked This Beer
4 w/ 482 ratings
Döllnitzer Ritterguts GoseDöllnitzer Ritterguts Gose
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauhaus Hartmannsdorf GmbH
Germany
braha.de

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 07-12-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,904
Reviews:
109
Ratings:
482
Liked:
407
Avg:
4/5
pDev:
9.5%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
49
Gots:
44
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 482 |  Reviews: 109
Reviews by macrosmatic:
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4.32/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 16.9 oz. bottle into a Cigar City pint glass.

A: Medium gold - darker than most goses - and moderately hazy, with a finger's worth of white fluffy head and medium visible carbonation.

S: Tart citric, mildly funky, with wheat and cracker malts that have minimal grainy character.

T: Tart lemon citric; cracker, wheat and husky pilsner malts, mild salinity, and a bit of barnyard. Finishes dry with lemon citric tartness.

M: Light body, medium carbonation sensation, and essentially no alcohol presence.

O: This is very tasty – an excellent gose, and an examplar of a style that's catching on at long last. Recommended for sure.

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Photo of BEERchitect
4.2/5  rDev +5%

Americans seem confused. They seem to think that the traditional salt beer of northern Germany are sour, as brewers attach themselves to full-blown berlinerweiss instead. But with is soft tangy acidity and saline fullness, they should sit back and let Dollnitzer brewers show them how it's done.

Its cloudy translucence and canary hues layer into the glass with both a bready and champagne-like layering. As a cottony-white head constructs, the nose is greeted with bread, cookie dough and candied lemon drop. With its playful tartness and sprite acidity looming, the initial taste is creamy, fully wheated and medium-sweet.

Upon the middle, the bready texture and candied sweetness pull apart, paving the way for the tartness of green apple, under-ripened berry, white grape, lemon and lime to tether through the quickly dissolving malt character. The fullness that only salt can provide follow closely behind and offer its delicate brine with no residually mineral character to interfere.

Piquant acidity wisps away quickly while ensuring a high rate of refreshment and drinkability while its soft saltiness lingers to highlight echoes of bread dough in aftertaste. Otherwise a light bodied ale, the taste of brine that clings on tightly to the mouth gives the ale an impression of fullness that has a bit more staying power on the palate than expected.

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Photo of suckaj
2.69/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Disgusting, not the Gose style I'm used to, tastes like dirty socks

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Photo of oberon
3.61/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I have had only a few examples of the style so I figured today would be a good day to revisit it while getting the grill out for the first time this year.Pours into a cylinder a hazed orange tinged light golden with a nice looking white head atop.Toasted grain and slightly metallic in the nose along with some lemon zest.A healthy dose of lemon/lactic brings some sourness to the palate,with me not being a fan of anything very sour it kinda turned me off a little,toasted grain and the hint of salt/brine in the finish.I know the gose is becoming a fashionable style right now but it's not my thing,this is a good example though and I tried to rate accordingly.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of tbryan5
3.94/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SanFranJake
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of SD-Alefan
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Afroman
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of mverity
3.52/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from Proof. Pours a clear straw with bubbly white head that faded pretty quickly to nothing. No wisps, collar, anything. Aroma is grassy and dry yeast tartness. Taste is tart throughout, slightl pear fruitiness, and slightly metallic. Light body and low carbonation. Very drinkable though.

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4.12/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Jason
4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Torey
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of olradetbalder
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of alienlifeforcecube
4.3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wattoclone
4.54/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Bottle that was a Father's Day gift from my daughter who knows what I like to drink. Medium-strong sour with a pleasant salty-sweet finish. Reminds me of eating Granny Smith apples or Macintosh apples with salt. A refreshing, light sour with low ABV that I will not hesitate to drink again.

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Photo of Mangbus
3.81/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ty_Collins
4.2/5  rDev +5%

Photo of far333
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Hazy yellow grassy color with a thin white head that recedes quickly. Aroma of buttery corn and yeast. Flavor is initially yeasty, but not overpowering. Flavor evolves to corny malt and finishes crisp with zesty lemon and some spice, sorta peppery. Some spicy lemon lingers. Relatively low drinkability due to the yeast/lemon combo that was a bit much for my pallete.

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4.72/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of chinchill
3.42/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From a bottle.

Aroma: tart and neutral (appeal)

Flavor: about average (for style) levels of sour and salt. Hints of lemon and lemongrass.

O: Not extreme in any way yet distinct.

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3/5  rDev -25%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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Döllnitzer Ritterguts Gose from Brauhaus Hartmannsdorf GmbH
Beer rating: 84.4% out of 100 with 482 ratings
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