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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This NW style sour ale is a re-creation of a historic German beer style, spiced with coriander and sea salt to replicate the water in the town of Goslar where the beer originated.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sarlacc83 (1017) - Oregon, USA - JAN 13, 2015
On tap at the barrel house. A: Cloudy yellow, foamy white head, no lacing. N: Green apple, salt, pear, lactic acid, sweet-tart, orange peel, grapefruit. T: Salty, sour, sweet-tart. (Shocker) M: Light body, tingling carbonation, a bit slick. O: Decent Gose. Not in the same ballpark as Gose Gone Wild or even Block 15ís spontaneous version. Basically a saltwater Cascade sour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (5210) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Courtesy of 5000 via trade

Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate-heavy lemon, citrus, sweet tarts, and a touch of minerals (but nothing I would distinguish as salt). It pours mostly transparent gold with just a touch of haze. It has a small white head that quickly fades to a minimal film outlined by a thin head. The flavor starts with a quick dose of citrus, sweet tarts, and a hint of cotton candy. The finish has moderate sour lemon with a touch of mineral salt. Itís light bodied with light-moderate carbonation. Overall, this is one of the lightest 7.5% abv beers Iíve ever had.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (2519) - Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle: 2012 Project. Thanks, Kevin. Cloudy, translucent golden body with a foamy, soapy white head that fades quickly to a collar. Aroma of tart lemon, soured wheat, sweet-tart candies, mineral water, lime, & stone fruit. Flavor is nice, tart, & light. Sour lemon-line, mineral water, dry & tart wheat, a slight hint of lacto & yogurt (mild), some faint acidic, though tame compared to most Cascade offerings. Dry finish of sour wheat, lemon candies, & a very small touch of salt. Not as much salt or coriander as a traditional "gose" but this is still a really tasty beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6868) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle from Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours cloudy yellow with an attractive white head and an herbal aroma. There is a slightly sour light fruit flavor with plenty of salt and coriander in the finish. Very drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10336) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 27, 2014
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a cloudy yellow with a lingering ring of off white foam. Aromas of wheat, coriander, citrus and light salt. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth dry lightly tart finish. Flavors of wheat, salt, coriander and citrus with a smooth dry light tart lingering salty citrus finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11685) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 25, 2014
750 c&c from Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours light translucent gold with a white head. Aroma of light herb and perhaps a hint of salt. Med body at least. Thereís a sour tang, supported by a little salt. There is a little herb or perhaps something like lime. Although the individual flavors, except sour, arenít strong, the whole may be greater than the sum of the parts.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (637) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a mostly clear pale yellow color with a fizzy white head. Aroma a light citrusy tart character with a touch of saltiness. Flavor is mildly tart, but not overbearing, salt is a little more hidden than a typical gose. More on the cascade sour character. Light in body with a lingering dry tartness and a touch of saltiness. Very tasty!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (9270) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2014
750ml, caged and corked bottle. Poured a golden color with a smaller sized white head. Citrus, wheat, some yeatiness, spice and a salty finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
UDBeernut (1902) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - NOV 11, 2014
had on tap at the barrel house. pours light gold, translucent. nose has corriander. light tartness, salt, nice corriander level. light bodhi. this bottle will not make tge flight ho,e but thats ok got time thursday to grab another.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jesterdeal (1984) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle shared by Bruce. Aroma of lemonade mix, citrus peel, and slight sour grape. Pours hazy blonde with nice bubbles and a small head. Taste is pleasant with lemon peel, apricot, white wine, and salt. Very light and easy to drink, nothing too sour or intense going on. Was expecting different from Cascade but was happy nonetheless.


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