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RATINGS: 351   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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, its hard to make.

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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (1210) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 7, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy dark gold with a tiny white head. Aromas of wheat, bread, spice, light lemon citrus. Flavor is toasted grain, yeast, tart lemon, light citrus, and spice. Light bodied, crisp dry finish with a lingering citrus.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 31, 2016
Hazy pale yellow with fleeting foam. Salty wheat cracker, bready, coriander aromas. Smooth medium body. Salty, tart wheat, mild lactic, fruity coriander flavors____good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PanMarek (335) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 19, 2016
Cloudy, murky, dark yellow pour with little foam. Distinct lacto tartness in the nose with some spice, white grape, a little lemon and some brine. Light to medium body, crisp fizz and slightly slick finish. The nose suggests a sour beer of some kind, but the taste delivers a smooth, spicy (coriander) wheat beer experience, which tends to persist to the finish. As it warms up a little earthy, wet hay aspect starts to emerge. A good sour beer / wheat beer hybrid, very good for summer. A pleasant surprise.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
baraciisch (3027) - California, USA - NOV 16, 2016
Clear yellow orange in color... Aroma of salt, wheat, lemon zest... Flavor is salt, lemon, lots of coriander... Very light and sessionable... Very muted, not much tartness or saltiness in general... Okay at best ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LilBeerDoctor (3820) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear light orange with a very thin white head. Aroma of light fruits, sour wheat malt, apple, light spices. Flavor of wheat malt, light fruits with a faint sour prickliness, coriander. Lots of wheat malt, not really sour, kind of bland. An ok beer, not very similar to other goses that Ive had. 6/4/6/4/13 (3.3/5)

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
muzzlehatch (4901) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 16, 2016
12 ounce bottle from the House of Bottles in Marengo, IL, served in a Zywiec glass a little below cellar temp. A big, stable, lasting snowy head tops a lightly bubbly, faintly cloudy pale gold body....coriander, lime, light yeasty (sourdough) manifest in a pleasant if rather light nose...body offers a very light citric sweetness, like a touch of tart lemonade, just a touch of saltiness which grows somewhat towards the finish along with an increasing tartness...finish is quite tart, just a touch sweet, juicy, long, with the bare hint of pepper as well, after the mouth has been cleared...body is full, just a touch syrupy, moderately carbonated. This is really beautifully done and just insanely drinkable, I had to really resist chugging this sucker; it could perhaps be just a little more tart/sour, and I think a little more carbonation wouldnt hurt, though with the low alcohol it never comes close to feeling sticky. When I took my several-year sabbatical from this site, this style wasnt even on my radar (or most peoples) and Id only had one traditional German example - now its everywhere and Ive had half a dozen without even really trying to find them. This is the first "new" example that Ive really enjoyed though, and its got me excited to find some more like it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scooterbub (1047) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - JUL 31, 2016
12 ounce bottle. Pours a hazy yellow with a one inch white head that lasts. Taste is of malt, wheat, coriander, citrus and some sour fruit. Wheat aroma. Has a lighter, refreshing body. Very drinkable and quite enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mmahut (1854) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 27, 2016
Bottle, thank you mifo. Pours in clear yellow body, light hazy, almost like lime juice, medium creamy white head. Aroma has lactic acid upfront with herbal background, light coriander. I get the salt on the nose as well. Taste has very gentle light salt upfront with refreshing wheat malty notes. Citrusy, lemon like. No bitterness. Tart. Body is medium, high carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Troupis (227) - - MAY 29, 2016
Tart and salty in a beer?!? It's really drinkable and yet super complex. Really intrigued. Perfect for the summer and perfect even after an evening of IPAs because of its uniqueness. Worth trying and worth buying. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HuskerTan (1844) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Bottle. A- Plastic, funky. A- Yellow color, clear liquid, minimal head. T- Funky, tart, slightly sour, slightly salty, subtle lemon. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, slightly funky finish. O- They cal it a wheat with coriander aka witbier on the front and a gose on the back. Definitely leans towards the gose. Not much coriander but plenty of funky sour salty goodness. Nothing super special but refreshing for sure.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
S_Side_Smitty (741) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2016
Pours pale gold in color with a thick white head. Aroma is fermenting grains, fermenting apples & sourness. Taste is sweet muted apples followed by tangy quality. The finish is mild toasty grains that kinda sneak in like theyre not sure, but are really pleasant when they finally do. It doesnt have the salty slickness Ive experienced in other goses (just exactly how do you spell gose plurally?), but it is not bad.


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