Leighton (18222) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home in CT during The Oscars. Pours clear yellow with a light, white cream head. Pale, bready malts in the nose, some cereal. Light to medium sweet flavor, doughy malts, light hay, hints of honey. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Simple, doughy malt finish, some light coriander, wheat, white bread. Easy drinking.
jtclockwork (14729) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle shared by Blipp at tasting at my house. Pours gold with white head. Nose and taste of salt, lemon, wheat malt and banana. Medium body.
Ratman197 (13106) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 1, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle poured a clear gold with a lasting white head. Aromas of straw, bread dough, salt and light coriander. Palte was light bodioed and smooth. Flavors of bread, salt, light coriander and light yeast with a smooth lingering salt bread finish.
Drake (11605) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 9, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 ounce bottle. Pours a hazy amber color with a thin fizzy white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of pale malts, mild brine and a bit of citrus. The taste is pale malts and a mild bit of salt. Medium bodied. Decently balanced but somewhat bland.
DocLock (9876) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2013
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours hazy canary with minimal white head and floaties. Nose is grainy pale malt, mild hopcitrus. Tastes of grainy malt, fairly sweet, with some notes of faint fruit and hopcitrus.
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at James’s 4k/5k/10k tasting. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Smells of grain, not much else. Grainy, nothing else going on. Mediocre.
3fourths (9108) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle. lightly hazed gold body with a thin white head and high effervescence. lemon juice, dried flowers, coriander, wheat, pale malt and musty sulfur aroma. medium-light body, frothy carbonation and medium acid give it intrigue. tart, grainy, starchy lemon cake up front with semi -sweet grains and a slick and oily film in the finish.
blipp (8030) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAY 31, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours gold with a white head. Grainy and slightly lemony, with fainy hints of salt, and I guess a little bit of wheat. Not awful.
jredmond (7408) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 19, 2013
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle at Clockwork’s 4K/5K/10K gathering. Pours a clear, golden body with white lacing. Aroma is standard pale lager and grain. Mouthfeel is light with notes of grass, grain, cereal, and some faint malts. Super plain overall and boring as all hell. A poor and misleading representation of the Gose style.
Ernest (7286) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 25, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Head is initially small, frothy/fizzy, white, mostly diminishing.
Body is medium to dark yellow.
Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly hoppy (flowers), with notes of lemon/lime zest, coriander, soap.
Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, slightly unclean.
Light to medium body, watery texture, lively/fizzy carbonation.
Simple coriander-and-lemon nose, light and watery in the mouth, and not particularly clean. Not horrible but not good.