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RATINGS: 270   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Our Golden Gate Gose is a special draft-only beer inspired by the classic wheat beer hailing from Leipzig, Germany. Traditionally brewed with salt and coriander, our tart California-inspried version is brewed with San Francisco Bay sea salt, lemon verbena and coriander grown especially for us by Dirty Girl Produce in Santa Cruz, California. Fermented with our house saison yeast, this delicate and tart beer is a perfect summer refresher. Pair with fresh seafood and sunshine.

oRos' rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oRos (1402) - sacramento, California, USA - OCT 21, 2013
On tap at the olde depot. Pours lemon yellow. Cloudy. Taste was slight funk and salty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldGrowth (2982) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - OCT 4, 2015
bottle, from Molly Malones Sausalito. Good aroma, sweet, lemon, coriander. pale golden orange color, good head that faded quick, spotty lace. Sweet flavor, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, sweet finish. caught me a little off gaurd by itís sweetness, but nice brew. flavor best part. nice lemon/salt mix.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5170) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 30, 2015
22oz shared by Ryan. Sour wheat lemon tones. A touch of underlying off tones, but still nice and tasty. Solid offering overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8659) - Ursel, BELGIUM - SEP 26, 2015
Towering, if not very stable, dense & fine yellowish head over very carbonated clear golden beer. Outspoken spiced & herbal nose, fresh malt and old cloth. Again spices, malt and lemon (verbena), lactic acid. Donít get the mineral/salt touch - hence very refreshing. Light body. A nice twist on teh Gose; maybe due to the verbena, more akin to Berliner Weisse, IMO.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmoreau (3054) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Shared bomber poured to snifters, showing a fairly clear, golden hue, with a modest, and quickly reducing layer of white head foam, and a light, web-like look to the lacing. The nose was spice as coriander, maybe a little clove, light banana, apple & pear. Light bodied and dry, with some vinous character, and light tartness, but no noticeable saltiness, unless you take into account the mild seltzery nature of the carbonation. More as an unfinished wine than a Gose, imo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
theOptimator (340) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 12, 2015
Aroma is like a wit, wheat corriander and citrus. Appearance is golden clear with tiny head. Taste is salty wheat, corriander and citrus are kinda there but overtaken by the salt. Palate is dry and crisp. Overall Iím not impressed. Fairly lifeless with no yeast flavors. A boring wit with some salt in it . Not bad, just way overpriced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scarletfire65 (1150) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2015
Tap at First Draft in Chicago. The aroma is rubbery yeast. Light bodied, notes of cucumber, cooked vegetables, white pepper, white strawberries, gooseberries, with a sour - ish finish. I prefer my gose a bit saltier, but this is pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erasmus_ro (2018) - Alabama, USA - SEP 10, 2015
Tap @ Beer Temple, Amsterdam. Pours a golden yellow with a large white head. Aroma is berries. Taste is berries, light sour, some apple. Not especially tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (3086) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 8, 2015
Draft at beertemple. Golden pour. Aroma of salt and fruit. Fresh taste of citrus, tart, grapefruit and a nice salty finish. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FlacoAlto (4011) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - SEP 4, 2015
Sampled June 2014
A steady pour into my teku glass produces a fat-two-finger thick, pale, off-white colored head. The beer is a lightly hazed, honey-gold hue when held up to the light, and shows a darker honey color otherwise. The aroma smells earthy, haylike, slightly tart, definitely like coriander, a little bit musty, and with just a touch of lemon zest like fruitiness.

Tart, effervescent and carbonic up front the beer picks up a fruity / herbal character towards the middle and finish where there is a bit of astringency; this last lingers on the palate with a tea like mouth coating character (though just a bit and not overwhelmingly so). There is a bit of green apple flavor here, and some lemon zest notes (these linger in the finish noticeably at times) that helps to balance a soft coriander flavor (that lingers quite strongly into the finish), a grassy herbal note, and something that is very slightly evocative of cinnamon. The pale malt / grain character contributes a hay like flavor, perhaps a touch of unsalted saltine crackers, and there is even a hint of saltiness to the finish.

This is a light, refreshing, slightly tart, and well balanced Gose. It is clean, and the coriander isnít so much that it dirties the experience.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12440) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 1, 2015
Draft. Small off-white head atop lightly hazed amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, salt, some lemon. Taste is medium sweet, lemon/lemonade, light salt. Light-medium body, light acidity.

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