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Gordon Biersch Gose


Formerly brewed at Gordon Biersch Brewing Company
San Jose, California USA
Style: Grodziskie/Gose/Lichtenhainer | Ratings: 4 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 4%
An ancient, sour and saline tasting ale, made from more than half malted wheat, and the rest malted barley. This brew is fermented with both yeast and lactic bacteria, and is spiced with both coriander and hops. It is also brewed with slightly salted water. This peculiar beer style is now more closely associated with Leipzig, the capital of the German state of Saxony.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

Malt
caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

Hops
resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

Other
alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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