Hors Serié Gose – Les Trois Mousquetaires (Brossard, QC, Canada)

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Hors Serié Gose – Les Trois Mousquetaires, 3.8% ABV, 375 ml., (Brossard, Quebec, Canada)


on the back label:

“This unusual style is brewed with sour mash technique, with a slightly salted water and aromatised with coriander seeds.”

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  • Style: Gose
  • Taste: Medium sour puckery tart light lemon curd coriander dry
  • Where I got it : Bottle Jockey / N.Burnaby
  • How much: $4.50 CAD (7.5% off) – 375ml., September 2015
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: 50/50

Visual: Pours almost clear pale orange (SRM=8), smallish 2mm dissipating micro head, spread out steady large bubble streams.

Nose: lemon curd, lemon perfume. (lvl-3)-pungency

Attack: crisp-incoming tart

Mid-palate: puckery-tart, lemon curd, (lvl-4-sweetness), light sweet wheat malt, a touch salty

Finish: tingly soft sour subdued mild funk, coriander dry finish.

Summary: Quite a bit of character for such a low ABV beer. Good balanced sour mouthfeel, decent tingly body.