RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Schmetterling Gose is a modern interpretation of an ancient top fermented saline sour ale native to Saxony. Local Option Bierwerker took the task of reviving this unique style that disappeared during the early part of the 20th century. True to its antecedent, Schmetterling Gose is brewed with equal parts malted wheat and barley; seasoned with black lava salt, coriander, and hops; and fermented with yeast and lactobacillus. Light bodied, highly carbonated, pale in color, with a subtle aroma of spice and citrus and a dry, crisp, refreshing finish, Schmetterling Gose is ideal in summer months but appreciable year round.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
rubbishystuff (2506) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2012
At Fork. Light and a bit watery. But would be a good summer beer. Coriander and salt come through. Very little hop character. Interesting. Serving: Tap

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2014
(draft @ Local Option - Chicago, IL) Hazy orange pour with a thick white head. Tart and very dry aroma with some mild spice. Flavor is tart and mildly salty with a nice spice middle and a dry and tart but fruity finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (11678) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 18, 2014
"A very pleasing aroma and flavors of light fruits, dry yeast and a hint of funk, coriander, salt. Very refreshing brew, yet complex. Mouthfeel a little on the watery side, but really doesnt do anything bad. Nice, unique brew."

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
oeltroll (19) - USA - FEB 27, 2014
Consumed in large quantities at Green Street Smoked Meats. Bready, lively carbonation, lemon zest, slightly grassy. Conservative spicing added to the high drinkability of this beer. Pairs particularly well with BBQ where sour qualities cut the fatiness of meat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewBoxer (2630) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Draft at colicchio and sons. Pours a amber brown color with no head. Sita like a whiskey but taste is tart a fruity. A little blnd for a gose/ expected it to be more tart ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (14257) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2014
Keg at Cask Pub & Kitchen. It pours clear gold with a medium white head. The nose is sweet lemon, biscuit, wheat, grain, herb and barnyard. The taste is biscuit, cheesecake, herbal, lemon peel, dough and just a touch of sourness with a dry finish. Light-medium body and fine carbonation. Not sour enough for a man like myself and bit too much cheesecake.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
garthicus (2924) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 14, 2014
On tap at Cask Pub & Kitchen. Appearance: cloudy yellow, tiny white head. Aroma: sour with a good dash of yeast, lime and pepper, a hint of coriander. Flavour: milder than expected from the aroma, fresh limes, yeast, a little pepper, quite a dry mouthfeel, fairly quickly dissipating lemon and yeast finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 5, 2014
Draft @Sernes lbar. Pours an unclear yellow, under a low white top. Yellow fruits, fresh yeast, herbs and mild spices on the nose. Taste is light lemon-fruity with spice and yeast notes. A refreshing note of salt shines through. Dry, tart-ish fruit ending. Very refreshing and moreish. [22.07.13]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (5275) - NORTHERN IRELAND - FEB 2, 2014
[email protected], Pimlico
Hazy pale straw blonde foamy white head. Tart nose with tropical fruit notes. Fairly full bodied, slightly sour, salty tang, lactic dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niko100 (2857) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Tap; Hazy straw/gold color; Medium body; Aroma of wheat, citrus, & some spice; Flavor of slight sweet malt/wheat, yeast, citrus, and mineral/salt notes; Finish is dry and fairly tart/sour; Interesting brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (6150) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Draft at local option, bartender talked me into it. Usually don't like the style. Good beer. Yellow orange color with small white head. Aroma is sour fruit. Sour, but not too much, taste. Dry. Lemon or line peel taste. Enjoyable and light

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