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RATINGS: 594   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ritterguts Gose is a top-fermented, sourish and slightly salty-tasting ale that was first brewed in 1824. It is the beer specialty of Leipzig and the oldest still existing Gose brand in the world. Gose is an own, ancient style of beer that does not correspond to the German purity law. Even today, it is still brewed with an admixture of coriander and salt in the traditional way with the special historic Gose yeast in open fermentation. Its particular character our Gose gets thereby and by the additional lactate fermentation.
World Beer Awards London: Worlds Best Gose 2013, Europes Best Gose 2014, World Beer Idol 2016: Gose Gold, World Beer Cup 2016: Bronze Medal
Brewed by Hartmannsdorf until 2014 (until 2007 @3.9%), brewed by Reichenbrand in Chemnitz from 2015.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3487) - Montreal, Quebec, - OCT 14, 2012
Cloudy golden pour with a thick white head. Solid aroma of salt, sourness, wheat, mild citrus. Very good flavor of sourness, wheat, salt and citrus. The body is medium to full with an oily texture and soft carbonation. This is very interesting.


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
therose (10) - Rome, ITALY - JAN 14, 2017
Salty beer, also yogurt, lactic, tart, lemon juice... I didnt like it at all!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lello4ever (793) - ITALY - DEC 15, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2016 Bionda con sottile schiuma bianca. Aroma molto piacevole con nota erbacea, al palato ottimao equilibrio del salato, sentore acidulo. Beverina.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (3607) - Hirakata, JAPAN - DEC 7, 2016
Bottle from local Seijo Ishii store. Nose of light citrus, lactic in sinuses, with minerals, and some funk. Light tangy fruit, rhubarb, sour and chewy, wheat, light salt, and a bit of spice. Thin and gently astringent. A decent gose, Hits the basic marks. Very drinkable (but rather pricey in Japan).

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jashiu (637) - Gdask, POLAND - DEC 5, 2016
500ml bottle Biererei Berlin

Aroma: See breeze, wheaty coriander scents and some lemon

Looks: clear gold with medium white head

Taste: a bit sour, wheaty with some coriander and bananas and a nicely salty finish

Feel: medium body, medium carbonation.

Overall:very nice classic gose

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Clareeses (49) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 4, 2016
Mild sour apple aroma, cloudy yellow appearance. Very lightly carbonated with savory and spicy palate, highly fermented. Not bad for a gose, just not my favorite style - it almost tastes like a savory cider.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjogro (3183) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2016
Shared bottle at kermis courtesy of Floris. Hazy golden with thin white head. Sweet malts, barley, elderflower, grapes, dank cellar. Light sweet moderate salty. Under medium body and mineral like. Fruity finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (9717) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2016
50cl bottle shared with kermis on his 40th. No head. Very hazy light amber pour. A little sour.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (12007) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2016
Bottle shared. Very hazy golden orange with barely any head. Aroma of lemon, lactic notes, mineral, light herbal. Flavour is above light sweet, sour and heavy salty. Light to medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tjeerd (397) - GERMANY - NOV 21, 2016
It is that gose is not really my thing, but I do like the smell and taste of this one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubbleflubber (2194) - Swannanoa, North Carolina, USA - NOV 13, 2016
Very true to artistic style! This pours a hazy straw into the glass, with an initially soapy head that quickly diminishes to no lace of which to speak. The nose is is of kiwi and lime; lots of tropical fruits. Flavors are similar, sour and tart fruit, of limes, grapefruit, lemons and completely unripened apples and cherries. The finish continues the sour notes, accompanied by a nice lick of saltiness with an ever-so-slight coriander effervescence. The light body and active mouthfeel is extremely quaffable and juicy to the palate. A grand demonstration of the Gose style, this is a superb offering and one that has stood the test of time.


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