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Funky Buddha Founders Series 1: Veruca Snozzberry Gose

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 4.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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You may have noticed by now we have a not-so-subtle obsession with a certain classic children’s book-inspired-movie. It’s a great film that’s inspired us in many ways, including with this beer.

We’re quite fond of the Gose style, a traditional German sour beer that blends the subtle tartness of a Berliner weisse with the addition of kettle salts and coriander. We took it a step further and infused it with snozzberries... well, what we think they might taste like, anyway.

We do hope you enjoy this Founders’ Club exclusive release, and recommend that you share this good egg with friends.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarlacc83 (806) - Oregon, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle from Matt. Thanks! A: Cloudy lemon color with no head. Huge gusher - its head asplode. N: Lemon, salt, "snozzberry", agave, coriander, grapefruit rind, and a touch of wood. Something like dragonfruit. T: Sour and appreciably salty. Slight sweetness. M: Tingling carbonation, very light body. O: After Gose Gone Wild, I find its ’competitors’ have a lot of room to grow. Still, I would have this one again, provided it doesn’t commit to a reenactment of a grade school science fair volcano.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ionlyrate5s (100) - New York, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Great....sour mango, and corriander aroma. Pretty tart but real balance with its tartness and apricot jam. ZSour come back trough and fairly dry finish. Just an overall great beer all around. A+++

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3699) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle thanks to Russell and Rob. Pours a cloudy yellow orange with small white head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is a intense passionfruit and mandarin orange. Thin mouthfeel with a very tart passionfruit, light salt, coriander and tart finish. Wow, this was amazing.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SrSilliGose (3260) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 7, 2014
12 oz tap pourin @ lord hobo. Potent juicy white grapes, kiwi fruit, watermelon fruit salad. Bright yet soft lemon yogurt acidity. Pleasant musty fog. Very drinkable grapefruit kiwifruit soda rew. Exceeded expectations. Very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogfish120love (965) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Pours a pale yellow almost applebuice in color. The aroma consist of apple, vinegar and coriander. The flavor is tart and somewhat salty

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markwise (4501) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2014
Bottle shared at Pre-Hunahpu Thursday Tasting. Thanks to biggsbowler (I think) for the share. Pours a pink color with a white head. Nose is some berries, some tropical fruit, some tartness, and some salt. Flavor is similar with some light salt, some tart tropical fruit, and some berries. Interesting beer overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12723) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 4, 2014
Cloudy yellow with no head. Generic berry nose, very tart, a little saline...the berry tastes like underripe salmonberries...actually is passion fruit but fun.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9225) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Hazy yellowish pour. Thanks to whomever shared this in Tampa. I get a lot of passionfruit and guava. Reminds me of another floridaweisse beer that I love. Reminds me a lot of it. A little less sour and less fruit. Plus the addition of salt. Very glad to have tried this.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonusWagner (1423) - Florida, USA - MAR 25, 2014
This is a pretty darn good fruit berliner or Gose or whatever the duck you want to classify it as. Fruity and sour and a touch salty though not briny enough for the style. Good beer.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ernesto987 (3768) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 23, 2014
sample at extreme beer fest, tons of amazing flavors, tart, light, and deep intense berry flavors, these guys really nail the fruit berliners!


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