Brewed by Gösser (Brau Union)
Style: Pale Lager
Leoben, Austria


on tap

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RATINGS: 540   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
This bottom fermented, light beer tickles the palates of beer-lovers around the world. Its aroma is mildly malty and its refreshingly sharp tang derives from balanced hopping.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beermatrix (1497) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2003
Color is a clear gold bordering on being pale, with a strong foamy white head thats about two fingers high with some divets and leaves patchy lace. Smell is faintly soft with a acidy tang of lemon-lime-like bittersweet hop. Taste is pretty intesting, its smooth, crisp, and clean with the hop standing out as a unusual lime peel, very bitter tang twing to it thats not strong but its there. Not like a belgian wit or hefe-weisen strength in taste. It remined me of a mild IPA with a bit more thinned out malt and hop. Its not bad, its more of a solid pilsner feel and taste, but as a pale lager its a bit short.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 11, 2003
BLAND. Pale golden, fluffy white head. A good amount of carbonation. Sweet, malty aroma. taste is still rather bland with a light bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsniclas (6338) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2003
Sour, corn smelling, international standard lager. Sweetish and oily. Some maltiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2003
Golden. Some malt in the aroma. Slightly hoppy flavor. No bitterness. Mild palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sully (1380) - Potts Point, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA - JUN 8, 2003
Typical Euro lager. Grassy hop aroma and good balance of this with malt. Still reasonable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
shorlin (721) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - JUN 5, 2003
Austria's Finest beer! Well, I am pretty excited about trying something that prestigious. Light, ordinary, no head, but a little lacing. Aroma has the faintest whiff of malt, but then is gone. Taste is exactly what you'd expect, grassy, canned lagery. Still, it's not totally awful. Just regular beer. It's watery, not much finish, but on the OK side of bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - APR 22, 2003
A real surprise - very nice. In the US, this is simply called "Gosser Beer." I expected crap but this was flavorful, suitably malty and well-hopped. I'm pleased and would buy this again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
brewboy (152) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 8, 2003
The label says "Austria's Finest Beer", but I think it should be on another can. Name sounds like Gusset, and I think this beer has been strained through one (a used one).

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
CapFlu (4963) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 26, 2003
(500ml Can) Pours a medium, foamy head and a light golden body. Sweet corn-skunk aroma. Weak taste of grass and sweet malt. Below average.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
WabashMan (1023) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - FEB 10, 2003
I'm fairly certain I'm rating the correct beer, though mine is in a bottle instead of a can (see user_experience's rating). Color is golden with a decent white head. Aroma...is a little stinky, in my opinion. Not very pleasant but, fortunately, not too strong! Flavor is fairly weak. Not too much going on here. This one isn't as good as the "dark" from Gosser. Oh well...can't win 'em all.

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