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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
This beer is an ancient German recipe that traces its origin to Leipzig, the capital of the German State of Saxony. It is a partial sour wheat beer brewed with coriander and Salt.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
LiteWait (266) - New Hampshire, USA - JUL 24, 2011
Drank at brewery on 7/18/11. Color was cloudy like lemonade. Thin bubbly head in a flute glass. Medium amounts of carbonation. No aroma when it’s cold. As it warms its of sea salt. Taste is of orange peel, wheat and little salt. Reminds me of a flat citrus fresca with a dry finish. Very refreshing on a hot summers day. Loved it!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (10872) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 18, 2011
Cloudy gold pour. Wheat aroma, tart, lemons, light saline. Flavor is such a cool mix of saltiness, wheat, lemons. Love it!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
merc7186 (2931) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2013
A: Orangish Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Some Lacing S: Pineapple, Pears, Apples, Yeast T: Pineapple, Apples, Pears, Yeast M: Decent Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Lightly Sweet, Mild Yeasty Overall, a really nice Gose...add some spice and it could be a saison. Worth Trying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Goodgrief (1994) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - JUN 9, 2010
The buzz in beer circles is that a beer has to be over the top to be truly appreciated. Nay, I say! I really liked this! The pour was oddly opague...like water dirtied by light colored sand. The aroma...I hate to say it, but it really did smell somewhat like vomit. But the taste, I say, was delicious! Subtle wheat flavors accentuated by a light fruity flavor with a distinctly sour finish. Yes, it was salty, too. A wonderfully unique experience...not the least disappointed that I forewent some more assertive selections for this!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21446) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Draft at the source. Murky yellow color, small white head, solid lacing. Aroma of black pepper and lemon bubblegum, very nice. Taste is also peppery bubblegum.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogfish120love (1144) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 24, 2010
Pours a murky, cloudy, medium to light hazy straw yellow, with relatively little lacing. The aroma is sweet with the smell of malt and lemons. Some esters and undoubtedly some funk and feet. The flavor is somewhat sweet with a tinge of bitterness. Some lemons and some hefe/belgian funkiness are present. The palate is somewhat dry with a great body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 7, 2010
GABF 2010. Had one after the other with the Gordon Biersch and Golden City, and all 3 were great- hard to tell which was the best. This poured a light hazed greenish gold with a nice head. Aroma is fresh doughy bready malts, pilsner, wheat, light coriander citrus spice, hint of seasalt. Flavor is a bit more salty, not as tart- low acid, good wheat, crisp clean malts, and light spices, smooth, clean and easy drinking- fresh. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (8181) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUN 11, 2011
Bottle at RBSG Grand Tasting. Pours hazy gold with a white head. Wheaty and citric aroma with hops and a hint of tartness. The flavor has wheat, citrus, pale malty notes, and some light hops. Awesome easy drinking stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHopster (1045) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - JUL 28, 2011
On draft at the brewery with a fine dinner of mussels during our stay in Portsmouth; New England vacation 2011. Unfiltered complexion. Lemon and subtle malt flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (8159) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 19, 2011
Pours hazy murky dark sort of grapefruit juice with no head. The aroma has some fruit notes like dull apricot, coy apple-ness and faint yeasty notes. The taste is smooth with wheat notes, hay, meadows, a touch of salt, smooth yeasty like spices and subdued light skinned fruitiness. It ends with salt on the edge of the palate. Cool brew.

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