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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Salt of the Earth is our play on a gose. Not to be confused with a gueze, the gose style originated in Leipzig, Germany. It is a wheat beer traditionally brewed with salt and coriander as well as lactic bacteria. Clearly not following the Reinheitsgebot, we figured we’d knock it up a level by using an addition of truffle salt in our gose, adding an earthy and funky element to the aroma and flavor certain to tantalize all of the foodies out there.

alpar's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alpar (160) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 30, 2012
People hate on this brew and I went into skeptical based on reviews but I enjoyed my pour. I did detect some salt but it wasn’t as if I was drinking deer lick... Nice attempt at the unorthodox style. Somewhat sour, but it has a nice clean bite at the end, I appreciate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6511) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2016
750 ml, via trade, after bike crawl with Rich, golden yellow with big billowy foam, lots of salty nose and truffle, truffle / spoiled milk flavor was. Not my favorite . Well constructed .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Klimaet (1980) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2016
Bottle shared by someone at Himmeriget. Pours light hazy yellow with a medium offwhite head. Yeasty, bready, seaweed, lactic, lemon zesty, coriander. Not very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rouhlas (2843) - GREECE - MAY 17, 2016
At Himmeriget, Copenhagen. Light hazy yellow color with off white head. Malty and yeasty aroma, caramel, bready, fruity too, light spicy. Sweet, light bitter and light acidic taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GenDV138 (6102) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle at the DC Expanded Sour Tasting. Hazy yellow with off-white head. Aromas of caramel, butterscotch. Tastes of salt, caramel, citrus. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (6257) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - MAY 31, 2015
From a 75 cl bottle shared at Travlr’s sour beer tasting. Pours a cloudy gold with a thick white head. Butterscotch nose. Flavors of caramel and some tart cherry with a dash of salt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (21666) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy yellow, huge white head. Aroma of bitter pepper. Taste is sour straw and chalk. Odd.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (10526) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow orange with thick frothy off white head that lasts leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is strong coriander and truffle salt. Medium mouthfeel with coriander and citrus with lingering salty finish. Very good gose.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
baraciisch (2906) - California, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Hazy yellow gold in color... Aroma of vinegar, salt, funk... Flavor is salty and thin, lagery with rotten fruit finish... Just rated my first bruery beer under 3.0... pathetic excuse for a gose. First bruery beer I ever poured down the drain, They should not have released it and protected their reputation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
merc7186 (2953) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 9, 2013
A: Mildly Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Most Light, White Head, Some Lacing S: Sea Salt, Mild Hay T: Mild Salt M: Decent Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Salty Overall, this beer was literally flavorless other than the salt taste...worse gose I have ever had.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Haslinger (909) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2013
750 mL bottle that kegbear gave me instead of pouring down the drain. aroma is the beach and the taste kind of is what you get up your nose after you have been summersaulted around by a gigantic wave at the seashore. Leaves an odd salty after taste in ones mouth. Not good

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