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Top Rated Beers

The list shows the top beers, based on our weighted average formula, which effectively rates all beers against each-other. A beer must have 150 ratings or more to qualify for this list. For more information on our rating system, please view our ratings explainer.

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Yuzukoshō

Garage Project

Sour - Gose

In Japan, during the briefest of seasonal windows, green yuzu on the cusp of ripeness is combined with crushed green chilli and salt, then fermented to… Read More

4.3% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.89)

533 Ratings

Added 06/15/17

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Beyond the Pale – Strange Ways

Garage Project

Sour - Gose

Raspberry, tomato and basil sour beer Beyond the Pale, our yearly celebration of New Zealand’s fabulous Fringe Festival and the perfect excuse to brew… Read More

4.4% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.78)

371 Ratings

Added 03/07/18

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Strung Out On Lasers - RASPBERRY & LIME

Choice Bros Brewing

Sour - Gose

Gose with Raspberry, Lime & Himalayan Pink Rock Salt

3.4% ABV

9 IBU

(3.74)

578 Ratings

Added 11/06/16

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Oyster Gose

McLeod's

Sour - Gose

Primary fermented with Kolsch yeast, then mixed fermentation of S. Baynus, B. Bruxellensis and Lacto Brevis. Seasoned with coriander seed, Matakana oysters… Read More

4.6% ABV

7 IBU

(3.74)

159 Ratings

Added 09/20/17

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Passionfruit and Hibiscus Gose

Sawmill Brewery

Sour - Gose

A tropical fruit punch of a sour beer, this tart ale is brewed with Hibiscus flowers and passionfruit puree. These Mexico-inspired additions provide a… Read More

4.5% ABV

5 IBU

(3.73)

170 Ratings

Added 06/10/17

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Become the Ocean

North End Brewing

Sour - Gose

Our interpretation of a traditional Gose combining mild lactic tartness , coriander spicing and a malt accenting salt character.

5% ABV

6 IBU

(3.72)

1,042 Ratings

Added 10/23/15

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Galactic Gose

Fork Brewing

Sour - Gose

Aussie Galaxy hops and Cook Strait seawater...

4.5% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.7)

296 Ratings

Added 03/17/17

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5% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.69)

608 Ratings

Added 08/01/14

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Dark Apricot Gose - Steam Funk Project

Deep Creek Brewing Co.

Sour - Gose

The apricot sweetness melds beautifully with the lemon lime gose tartness, with the slight salt addition bringing out the dark apricot flavours.

5% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.69)

353 Ratings

Added 07/21/17

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Culture Vulture

Panhead Custom Ales

Sour - Gose

After the setbacks of the 1987 stock market crash and the epic Sesqui fail of 1990, Wellington was at a low ebb. Ian Wells, renowned general manager of… Read More

4.8% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.68)

655 Ratings

Added 02/22/15

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McClure's Pickle Gose

Hallertau Brewery

Sour - Gose

Aromas of brine and pickle skins. Deliciously textured flavour with layers of soft malt and fresh wheat and salt. The finish is dominated by tangy lactic… Read More

4.8% ABV

6 IBU

(3.67)

227 Ratings

Added 11/01/17

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4.5% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.67)

725 Ratings

Added 03/23/17

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Black Tamarillo Gose - Steam Funk Project

Deep Creek Brewing Co.

Sour - Gose

A gose that pours black! Using darker malts for colour, without the malt flavour profile. Gose lime melds beautifully with savoury tamarillo. Read More

4.9% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.65)

318 Ratings

Added 05/31/17

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Rooty Toot Toot Gose

Whistling Sisters Beer Co

Sour - Gose

ROOTY TOOT TOOT Ginger, Turmeric, Galangal. Himalayan rock salt. Earthy. Salty. Piquant and Tangy. Like the spice girls but missing the fifth one. That's… Read More

3.9% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.65)

209 Ratings

Added 01/25/18

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Wild Wheat Sourdough Ale

Hallertau Brewery

Sour - Gose

Uses sourdough starter from wild wheat bakery. Slight sour with a bit of salt

5.1% ABV

6 IBU

(3.64)

202 Ratings

Added 04/09/16

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4.8% ABV

19 IBU

(3.62)

155 Ratings

Added 10/28/16

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Celery Salt Hippy

8 Wired Brewing Co.

Sour - Gose

Refreshingly sour & dry hopped. Very fruity, almost zesty and balanced with subtle savoury notes of celery and salt

4% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.62)

252 Ratings

Added 03/07/18

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Puns N' Goses

Fork Brewing

Sour - Gose

A reinterpretation of the famous Leipzig Gose of Germany, this soured wheat beer contains Indian Coriander seeds and a good dose of Cook Strait seawater.… Read More

3.7% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.62)

381 Ratings

Added 07/20/16

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Watermelon Gose - Steam Funk Project

Deep Creek Brewing Co.

Sour - Gose

There’s nothing quite like biting into a juicy wedge of watermelon on a hot day. We hand scoop out hundreds of kilos of the sweet juicy pink flesh and… Read More

5% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.62)

370 Ratings

Added 02/13/16

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Classic Gose - Steam Funk Project

Deep Creek Brewing Co.

Sour - Gose

Double gold medal winner 2018. Pronounced “goes-uh”, the Gose style originated in Goslar, Germany, and is a slightly salted kettle sour brewed with coriander… Read More

4.5% ABV

8 IBU

(3.61)

280 Ratings

Added 09/07/17

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Robbers Dog

Te Aro Brewing Company

Sour - Gose

This is a refreshing Gose, kettle soured, with pink Himalayan salt, sour cherries plus a little hit of raspberries for colour. Very pretty and ultra quaffable. Read More

2.5% ABV

4 IBU

(3.61)

211 Ratings

Added 06/16/17

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Green and Gold Kiwifruit Tequila Gose - Steam Funk Project

Deep Creek Brewing Co.

Sour - Gose

Based on the classic German Gose style - that is traditionally tart due to the presence of lactic bacteria with a unique salt addition to add depth -… Read More

5% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.6)

412 Ratings

Added 05/04/16

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Cherry 2000

Fork Brewing

Sour - Gose

Our final release of 2016 is a super refreshing Cherry & Cinnamon Gose. Clean, tart and refreshing the subtle cinnamon works with the salty notes and… Read More

5% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.6)

299 Ratings

Added 11/23/16

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Gose Town

Funk Estate

Sour - Gose

This beer is no longer being produced by the brewery

4.4% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.6)

157 Ratings

Added 02/17/16

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Salt Water Gose

Piha Beer

Sour - Gose

Tart, refreshing and just a little salty, like licking your lips after your first mean bomb off the rocks. Our Salt Water Gose is perfect as you stretch… Read More

4.7% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.56)

331 Ratings

Added 10/11/16

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4% ABV

11 IBU

(3.55)

486 Ratings

Added 07/19/17

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Mango Chilli Gose - Steam Funk Project

Deep Creek Brewing Co.

Sour - Gose

The Gose lime juice flavours and velvety sweetness of mango come together perfectly, with a gentle chilli warmth on the finish, like the sunset at the… Read More

5% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.54)

406 Ratings

Added 01/16/17

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White Mischief

Garage Project

Sour - Gose

Salted white peach sour. Refreshingly sour ale fermented with white peaches and a touch of salt. Light, palate-cleansing yet complex.

2.9% ABV

5 IBU

(3.5)

4,287 Ratings

Added 08/06/15

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Karengose

Kereru Brewing Company

Sour - Gose

Lucious and tart, this cloudy wheat beer has a briney backbone that's perfect for summer.

4% ABV

N/A IBU

(3.43)

1,386 Ratings

Added 02/07/14

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2.8% ABV

6 IBU

(3.4)

158 Ratings

Added 08/05/17

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