Marionberry Hibiscus Gose | Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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Marionberry Hibiscus GoseMarionberry Hibiscus Gose
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Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
widmer.com

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Jason on 04-23-2012

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51
Ratings:
181
Avg:
3.34
pDev:
17.07%
 
 
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3.24/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Been looking forward to this since they announced their intent to brew it. Bottled 07MAY12

From the label: Marionberry Hibiscus Gose: Ale brewed with coriander and with marionberries and hibiscus added.

Pours a lovely dark mauve with little clarity and a solid sheet of light, pretty pink foam. The beer is very good looking, I don't usually say that, but it's a looker! The hibiscus comes out up front in the nose followed by the marionberries with a slight tart character. Coriander is evident and shouldn't be here. Flavor is nice and cultured - good use of the salt here as it simply tames the sharpness the berries bring. Some grassy, woody flavors along with a continuation of the coriander burden. There is also a remaining strength of hibiscus. The body is fairly full and carb is restrained leaving a slightly dry finish.

Overall, I'd tone down the hibiscus, and let the berries shine a little more. The salinity is spot on, but there should also be a bit of tartness. Not the best attempt, but I'm glad to see a big name getting into the style!

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Marionberry Hibiscus Gose from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
3.34 out of 5 based on 181 ratings.
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