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RATINGS: 369   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Ritterguts Gose is a top-fermenting, sour and slightly salty tasting special beer of Leipzig. The Gose is an own, very old beer type and does not correspond to the German purity requirement. It is brewed traditionally with coriander and salt - thereby and by the additional lactic acid fermentation her quite special characteristic gets the Gose. It has certain resemblances to the Lichtenhainer beer as well as to the Belgian Geuze.
World Beer Awards London: World’s Best Gose 2013


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GRM (2918) - Aylmer, Quebec, - JAN 24, 2013
Sample, brown bottle, 0.5 l, best before 08.2012, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on October 18 2012; eye: amber, clear, no effervescence, tiny ring of off-white head, no lacing; nose: wild yeasts, malt, light caramel, light citrus; mouth: wild yeasts, malt, horse, slight caramel, light citrus, salty, acidity, light sourness, farinaceous apple, short finale in wild yeasts with presence of acidity, medium-light body, good carbonation, lightly sweet, mild sourness, a bit thin; overall: different FRANÇAIS Échantillon, bouteille brune, 0,5 l, meilleure avant 08.2012, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 18 octobre 2012; œil : ambrée, limpide, pas d’effervescence, petit anneau de mousse blanc cassé, pas de dentelle; nez : levures sauvages, malt, léger caramel, léger citron; bouche : levures sauvages, malt, cheval, très léger caramel, léger citron, salé, acidité, légère aigreur, pomme farineuse, finale courte en levures sauvages avec présence d’acidité, corps moyen-léger, bonne carbonatation, légèrement sucrée, moyennement aigre, un peu mince; en résumé : différent


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bluejacket74 (1267) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - JUL 12, 2014
500 ml bottle. Served in a mug, the beer pours a hazy dark gold color with about a half inch off-white head that didn’t stick around for too long. There’s a small amount of lacing. Aroma is nice and tart, the brew smells like tart fruit (citrus, apple), wheat, peaches, and some salty herbalness. It tastes like lemon/lemon peel, wheat, earthy herbalness, salt, tart peaches, and tart apples. Moutfheel/body is light/medium, it’s tart and refreshing with moderate carbonation. I liked this brew, good thing for me I bought 2 bottles! $5.79 a bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PriorL (1642) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle at RBSG 2014. Thx to everyone for sharing today’s bottles! APPEARANCE:clear blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: wheat? Little sour. TASTE: sour, infected? Lacto, weird taste in general.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chopper925 (112) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Hazy yellow color, medium lacing white foam. Aromas are lactic sourness with a hint of apple. Taste is nice sour, with a well balanced bitterness. Palate is fizzy, with a nice texture. Surprises with a nice malt aftertaste and a bit saltiness. Makes a round brew, nice one!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JefVerstraete (1142) - BELGIUM - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle @ RBBSG, 2014. From Secret Santa 2014. Yellow colour, some white foam. Medium carbonation. Sour aroma with salty notes. Very well balanced. Easy drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (6582) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 6, 2014
Bouteille 50cl @ RBBSG III, courtesy of Jef. Dorée trouble moyen, col blanc léger. Arôme est léger présentant un très beau bouquet minéral et salin typique de ce style accompagné de légères effluves acidulées et épicé de coriandre. Palais est léger, acidulé léger aussi, pointe amer houblonné, malt de blé rappelant une base de blanche, léger sour mash procurant une fine note acidulé en bouche, cela étant balancé avec le profil salé. Style unique, et encore une fois, proche de ce que l’on retrouve en Belgique.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (3564) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 6, 2014
500 ml. bottle sampled @ RBBSG III. Thanks to JefVerstraete! Clear golden, off-white head. Nose is this very German lactic sourness, makes me think of a Berliner Weisse, sour wheat, touch plastic, touch lemon / very sour green apple. Taste is lactic sour wheat, thinking Berliner Weiss once again, citrus, quite sour for the syle, green apple, touch sweeter grain. Lactic wheat body. feels very traditional, nice beer even if not entirely my personal preference.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Benzai (7225) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2014
Sampled @ RBBSG III. Clear light orange color, small off-white head. Smell and taste are a bit sourish like green apple peel. Dry finish. Hmm ok beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mmahut (900) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle, trade with McTapps. Body pours in cloudy, pale to hazy yellow with low to medium creamy white head. Aroma has light sourness right away with sweet malty finish, on the background citrus and peach. Taste has light milky sourness, balanced with honey sweetness. Spruce, pine after taste. Body is medium, refreshing, little bit dry with high carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidtjm (256) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle from Hopfen & Malz, Berlin. Pour into a stein, dissipating head, aroma is light sourness. Taste is sour, light saltiness, acidic finish which fades, pleasant carbonation. A speciality worth trying

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jessop (207) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 29, 2014
Drank both bottle and tap samples in Leipzig and Berlin, Pleasant refreshing sourness and easy to drink, very sessionable.


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