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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Our version of an unusual, yet resurgent, beer style. It pays tribute to the pleasantly sour, slightly salty wheat beers that originated in Goslar and became popular in Leipzig, Germany around the late 1800ís. A great introductory sour beer, Hibiscus Gose receives coriander and sea salt during boiling, then we steep dried hibiscus flowers at the end to create a vibrant pink hue (really, though, itís pink!). The result is a tangy, sweet and sour ale with a refreshing citrus character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4309) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Pours a nice and sharp/clean light pink with a short lived and foamy off pink head. Nose shows some acidity and an earthy funk with a touch of salinity and floral notes. Tart and acidic in the flavor with some saline notes on the finish. Light bodied and earthy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (5315) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Bottle purchased at Crafted Drafts. Clear blush in color with a medium light pink head. Aroma of funk, malt and slight tartness. Malt and funk flavor with slight florals and tartness before a creamy and tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arayaga2 (1885) - portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Almost salmon colored, with a quickly disappearing white head. Aroma is berries, though Iím sure itís hibiscus. Taste is boysenberry, with a nice tartness, and very minimal salt into the finish. Not what I was expecting/ dreading. $2.7/12oz

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
p0rkch0p (13) - Missouri, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Pours pink, no head. No beer taste, very sweet and sour. Great for a meal or qwenching thirst, not as much for a night of drinking. Nice to have some in the fridge to mix it up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2441) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle.
Pours pink with a thin ring of foam.
The aroma is a soft herbal note with fruity berries, lemon, coriander
The flavor is citrusy tart, lemon, berry, wheaty, slightly herbal
This is a refreshing and interesting beer. Nothing is overwhelming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (8183) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2015
12oz bottle, from Dutchís. Best by 01/09/16. Clear orange red amber color, kind of pinkish. A lot of hibiscus color. Thin ring of kind of bubbly white head. No lace sticks. Spicy taste, some white bread, touch of citrus (grapefruit), and little floral. Cherry. Medium body. Kind of crisp lighter carbonation. Mild slick. Mild to moderate sour taste, light to moderate sweet, light bitter. Decent gose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (3283) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 7, 2015
12oz bottle from Savor Growl. Pinkish pour with a white head. Aroma of cereal grain, floral, berry. Tastes are nice light tart, berry, salt, straw, yogurty, herbal, floral. Nice palate - lively, medium. Big fan of the style and all of the new ones coming out. Like this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2632) - Hirakata, JAPAN - APR 10, 2015
Bottle. Thin fruity nose, quite floral, cookies, and grain. Pinkish amber color. Light sweetish fruit, mild sourness, light lemon, small spice. Thin-medium body. Okay. Much fruitier than most gose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (7369) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 4, 2015
Bottle. Pink-orange, hazy, with a fine, airy head. Nose of berries, hibiscus, lemon, cream. Rather sweet flavor, lightly sour, salty, cream, vanilla, hibiscus. Too sweet and milky. Not really my thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3539) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle, shared by me, in my dining room, just now.
Pours a nice pale golden color, hazy, with a pinkish hue, a nice frothy white head and some decent lacing on the glass.

The aroma has some saltiness & floral notes, itís got a really nice lactic funk, some tart fruit and some mild spice.

The flavor is just lightly sour & nicely lemony with some yougurty lactic character. The hibiscus is mild, but well employed and certainly noticeable adding some floral flavor and bitterness. The beer has a mild sweetness but finishes fairly dry. The saltiness is maybe a little more prevalent than what I usually find in a Gose, but by no means is the beer overly salty.

Refreshing 4 damn sure.

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