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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (5177) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow gold with smal frothy white head. The aroma is funk, salt, lime juice. Medium mouth, lime, funk, salt, light tartness, very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gerbeer (2222) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 2, 2015
759 ml bottle. Pours a hazy yellow gold with light head. Aromas of coriander and green grapes. Flavors of dry dough, earthy yeast and coriander. Slightly tart and salty. Okay but not worth $40.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1574) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 17, 2015
On tap at Cascade. Hazy yellow with a small pale head. Aroma is mandarin, salt, plum. Light bodied, thin mouthfeel, subtly fruity on the palate with a lightly salty finish. Taste is coriander, orange blossom.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prufrockstar (1366) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 5, 2015
Bottle shared by Nick. Hanging with friends so keeping this short. Hazy gold with white head. Metallic; coriander; citrus; tastes refreshingly salty-tart. Light body, prickly carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6317) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 10, 2015
Bouteille de 750 ml, avec bouchon de liège, partagée lors d’une dégustation Ratebeer Montréal. Arôme: Légère odeur de citron et de lactose. Apparence: La couleur est blonde voilée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de citron avec une pointe de sel et de coriandre. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement citronné. (Rating #6182)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9962) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle... Pours hazy and golden with a small, wispy, white head. Decent retention. The aroma is doughy, lightly grainy and mildly citric. Medium to full-bodied with busy carbonation. The flavor offers lightly sweet biscuits, a modest level of bitterness and faint acidity. Finishes bready with only a hint of tartness and a tiny pinch of salt. Bottle courtesy of growler. Thanks Scott!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dmac (4510) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2015
750ml c&c bottle from www.craftbeerkings.com. Poured a milky/hazy yellow body under a smaller fizzy white head. Aroma is salty, sour lemon, lime, beach sand and a touch of milk. Flavor is the same but more limey than the aroma. Bigger bodied with strong carbonation and a yummy long lasting aftertaste. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6634) - Reno, Nevada, USA - FEB 2, 2015
This ended up being a mellow but very nice example of the style. More coriander than salt, and light hay/funk. I’d think highly of it if you couldn’t get comparable beers in this style for far less $$.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sarlacc83 (1171) - Portland, 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 15’s 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 (5398) - Plymouth, 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. It’s light bodied with light-moderate carbonation. Overall, this is one of the lightest 7.5% abv beers I’ve ever had.


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