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RATINGS: 219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Gose brewed with spruce needles.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
degbert (1644) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 28, 2016
OK. Let’s discuss this beer by the label. ’Spruced Traditional Gose Beer’. SPRUCED: Could hardly taste the spruce. There were earth notes, some sort of weird lactic thing like Camembert rind, and a lot of sweetness. TRADITIONAL: Not even. No carbonation. As for the rest, see below. GOSE: Checking RB’s own definition, this beer failed on "salt", "tart", and "strong wheat character". Depending on how you feel about 5%, it might fail on "low-alcohol". BEER: No carbonation. No head. No essential...beeriness. And I’ve drank a lot of funky beers in my time. This thing was as lifeless as a vampire convention. In short...utter fail. There is a fine line between "experimental" and "utter disaster". This beer crossed it, then for good measure crossed it twice and then peed on it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (15294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 27, 2016
Draught @ Bestie. Very cloudy. Yeasty nose with subtle fruitiness and a dash of pepper and limey fruits. Salty up front, mellow wheaty tartness. Nice balance, light refreshing and complex.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Japalo (1788) - DENMARK - JUL 10, 2016
Bottle@guren. One finger foam. Golden near clear. Butterscotch Herbal fruity notes. Dry slight sweet bitter. Some mouthfeel. The Spruce are well hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nazbion (285) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JUL 6, 2016
Pours hazy pale yellow with frothy white head. Aroma of pine, lemon, light grain. Taste is light sour, citric, reminds a bit a witbier. Light body, refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (6377) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JUN 30, 2016
Bottle: The aroma consists of light-moderate wheat bread, coriander, spruce, light citrus, and faint lime. It pours a cloudy dull golden-orange with a rocky off-white head that has great retention. The flavor starts with light citrus and wheat. The finish has light-moderate spruce, light coriander, and a decent amount of lime. It’s light bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
c0fein (517) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2016
500ml bottle from boxbeers.com

Orange colour with a big white head. Fruits, mild saltiness, spices, citric. Refreshing!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Svesse (7725) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2016
(Bottle) Hazy yellow colour with frothy, white head. Malty, fruity nose with notes of white bread, grass, hay, wheat-flour dough, lemon peel and a touch of spruce/pine needles. Malty, fruity taste with white bread, lemonade, lemon peel, hay, coriander, a touch of salt (emerging after a while) and a dry finish with a slight sourness and low bitterness. Medium body, quite dry. Refreshing and tasty, but quite uncomplicated. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartholos (228) - GERMANY - JUN 4, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2016 Bottle. Light yellow-golden colored and hazy with a medium white rocky head. Fruity in the nose, grapes and citrus, a note of champagne and sour drops. Taste is surprisingly light, with just low sourness and only a salty hint. However, well balanced overall, with a light sweetness in the finish and for me more drinkable than other more sour Gose. Light to medium bodied and highly carbonated makes it refreshing and crisp beer with a first sparkling later smooth mouthfeel. Grape, citrus and champagne notes are in the flavor as well and a nice lemon note comes through. There is also a light spicy floral touch. Leaves a good, light fruity dry aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
JDBaker11058 (1844) - Maryland, USA - MAY 30, 2016
appearance: cloudy gold, short fizzy white head quickly fading. aroma: crackery, light funk, saltwater, lemongrass, hint of mint from the spruce. taste: very slight tartness, some salty funk, lemon and lime, hint of pear. finish: clean and short, with lingering fruity sweetness and mint . notes: I like spruce in a gose, keeps things fresh-feeling and pairs nicely with the funk. Would have liked a tad more tartness to this one, but it was still nice. Vertical with Zoltan, including the rhubarb and quince versions. Knightly Spirits, Disney 2016.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (5488) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAY 25, 2016
Lemon-lime nose. Clear amber, thick sticky head, crusty bits on the opening of the bottle. Lemon-lime, not very tart, fairly neutral, spruce. Medium body, soft carbonation. I had a berliner weisse with rye recently that was delicious. This is similar, but less tart. I think it works better without the neutralizing salt, but this was good.

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