Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Grodziskie/Gose/Lichtenhainer
Huddersfield, England


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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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A collaboration brew with Kissmeyer Beer. A traditional German style Gose, flavoured with Gooseberries, Sea Buckthorn and Sea Salt. Tart, lightly sour, fruity and refreshing with a defined saltiness, excellent accompaniment to food.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2014

Draught @ BrewDog Edinburgh, 143 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1JS.

[ As Magic Rock Salty Kiss ].
Unclear matt medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, wheat, pale malt, moderate hoppy, citrus, lime, light to moderate yeasty, soured milk notes. Flavour is moderate sweet, light acidic and bitter with a long duration, citrus - lime tart, light salty. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140316]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (1397) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Keg @ Euston Tap, Euston, London. Yellow gold, small white head with decent lacing. Muted aroma of citrus and oatmeal. The taste is where this beer’s at: a hard citrus sour is followed by a pronounced bitterness attacking the front of the mouth, while further sourness settles in the back. The margarita saltiness kicks in with the finish and aftertaste. An impressive rendition of a rare style, and it excels on its own merit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (7670) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 26, 2014
Draft - Pale malt and very light citrus grain. Clear gold with a thin white head. Sweet tart berry, salt is light and a clean finish. A little soap, but overall refreshing and nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
apickles (263) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2014
Keg at the Pivni in York. Cloudy with wheaty notes on the nose. Good frothy head. Tastes sour and salty, nice for a one off.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gegwilson (2104) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2014
Keg in Pivni, York. Pours hazy blond with a white head. Shocklingly sour and salty at first. Lots of gooseberry flavour. This is a full flavoured beer, but it just wasn’t pleasant to drink. Just too salty for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Keg Euston Tap London 18/03/14. A hazy olive/diarrhoea coloured beer with a white head and lace. Sour and quenching. The nose is a bit thin. Sour and salty in the mouth. Funky fruit. Doesn’t have the drinkability of the lime version but it’s OK in small measures.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (13234) - Orange County, California, USA - MAR 12, 2014
On tap @ Beachwood Brewing. Hazed orange colored beer with a small white head. Nose is nice and tangy. Slightly salty, tropical, citric aroma. Lemon zest, unripe berries, and a bit of a briny funk. A good tartness/twang to the palate. Lemon and lime acidity along with some unripe berry and sour melon. Light saltiness, green olive brine, and a subtle bready sweetness. Pretty decent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (5804) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAR 9, 2014
Tap at Brewdog Birmingham. Poured a hazy medium amber with a frothy white head and lots of gassy bubbles. The aroma is light yeast, light citrus. The flavour is light sour with a tart gooseberry citrus, slightly watery palate. Medium to light bodied with fizzy carbonation. An interesting experiment. Very refreshing and nothing dominates on the plus side but on the downside it is lacking flavour. It’s just a watery light sour and not much else. Would I buy another? Probably not, but mainly because there are better examples out there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (2275) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2014
Keg Sheffield tap. Cloudy golden colour halo white head. Aroma is salty citrus. Taste is salty sour slight citrus and malts. Medium body prickly carbonated. Really good tasting beer first of this style for me like a salty lambic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiddleBrau (1023) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Tap at Iron Abbey. Hazy golden thin white head. Minimal nose. Light and crisp. Lemony and citrus notes. Pretty nice starter brew or on a hot day.

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