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RATINGS: 289   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Most brewers spend a lot of time and effort keeping lactobacillus out of their breweries; it was the first thing we brought in (it still has to stay in the corner though). We blend together two different beers to make Troublesome. The first is a somewhat uninteresting wheat beer and the second is an overly acidic & funky beer fermented solely with lactobacillus. We blend the two beers together with coriander and salt at the tail end of fermentation to create a mild, lemony tartness and a fuller sensation of mouthfeel. And yes, itís hard to make.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (3076) - Michigan, USA - FEB 8, 2015
12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Pours slightly hazy golden straw color with a 1-2 finger dense and fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of big tart lemon, lime, green apple, white grape, coriander, sea salt, wheat, cracker, bread, herbal, straw, grass, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, salt/spice, and pale malt notes; with good strength. Taste of lightly tart lemon, lime, green apple, white grape, coriander, sea salt, wheat, cracker, bread, herbal, straw, grass, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Slight fruity tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, lime, green apple, white grape, coriander, sea salt, wheat, cracker, bread, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, salt/spice, and pale malt flavors; with a good malt/tartness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly saline/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 4.3%. Overall this is a very good Gose style. All around good robustness, balance, and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, salt/spice, and pale malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. It was not as tart as I was hoping for, but the flavors were very well balanced. A nicely enjoyable offering.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
48FanInCali (783) - California, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle to tulip. Very light opaque pour with some light white head. Nose has some good funk kick. Almost saison like with barnyard notes like wet hay and sheep. Taste carries the funkiness but surprisingly light on the sour notes. Light and airy on the palate. A very good lawnmower beer for sure. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6576) - Georgia, USA - FEB 1, 2015
1/31/15. 12oz bottle from Happyís, Cedar Falls. Hazy pale yellow pour with a small white head that fades away, minimal lacing. Hmmm, I was hoping for more of a sour Gose here, but it is definitely more of a spiced witbier type thing. That sort of "chicken soup" coriander aspect hits my nose very strongly, some citrus, almost no tartness. Spiced flavor as well, wheat, citrus, basically no tartness. Disappointed, but itís not bad if you donít go into it expecting sour/tart.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
boozedude (2162) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle shared with Dallas at brian crib in chicago. .clear yellow pour with white head ...sour goid

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ccex (1000) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 21, 2015
12 oz. bottle pours a cloudy pale yellow with white head and not much lacing. Aroma is mostly wheat, grass, and lemon. Taste is tart and sour, but just on the bitter side and not an assault on the tongue. Body is light to medium with average carbonation and a crisp mouthfeel. This one is refreshing, and not as weird as I thought it might be.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
uckelman (344) - Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2015
Poured hazy pale banana yellow. Bright, fruity aroma, slightly fermented/funky. Medium sweet. Salty on the finish. Refreshingly different.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hershiser2 (1289) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 16, 2015
$2.95 bottle from Wine Warehouse, CHO. Pours clear golden with an inch of white head. Smells of wheat, grass, fresh leaves. Taste is sweet wheat, cereal, grains... maybe what I imagine dry cat food to taste like (OK, OK, Iíve tried it, this is what it tastes like).

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
artmcd8 (1999) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Bottle shared thanks to lithy. Pours a very pale lightly cloudy yellow with a white head. Aromas of light lemon, grape juice, grain. Taste isnít very sour. Lightly salty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerman6686 (4980) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 12, 2015
This poured a light, very light yellow with a white head. Aroma was of pale grain, light lemony wheat. Flavor was similar, very dry, not really lactic or salty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (673) - USA - JAN 11, 2015
Rated based on notes taken on 24 Aug 2014 -- Had while in New Orleans, Very nice Gose. Top 10 for sure. Off Colorís bottle art is awesome as well.


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