Nelson Sauvin Sorachi Ace Dry Hopped Gose

Taste Results

Recipe Specifics:

Type: All Grain
SRM: 3.5
Batch Size: 5.25 gal
Boil Time: 0 min (heated to 210 and chilled)
Final Bottling Vol: 5 gal
Mash pH: 5.19


Extremely clear, looks filtered (thanks to lots of time sitting in the keezer). Very little to no head retention, not sure how to get more head in lacto beers. Aroma is slightly briney with strong grapefruit pineapple notes. The aroma also reminds me of salted tart green apples (good snack, give it a try). I enjoy the level of acidity, not overwhelming but definitely there. The salt level is about spot on, anymore might be too much with the fruity hop character, but it is coming through in the taste (mostly aftertaste, leaves you licking your lips). Really unique beer, I enjoy it a lot.

Final Numbers:

Original Gravity: 1.044
Final Gravity: N/A (Somehow forgot to measure!)
Keg or Bottle: Keg
Keg Hops: Yes
Oxygen: 30 Seconds Pure Oxygen
Final Beer pH: 3.28

Water Profile:

Gypsum (gram/gal) Epsom Salt (gram/gal) Sea Salt (gram/gal) Baking Soda (gram/gal) Calcium Chloride (gram/gal)
0.5 0 6.7 0 1.25
Calcium Magnesium Sodium Sulfate Chloride Bicarbonate Total Hardness Alkalinity RA S04/CI Ratio
121.6 0 579.8 74.7 144.8 16 304 13 -74 0.1

Mash/Grain Profile:

Mash at 158.0 F for 60 Minutes

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
6 lbs Organic 2-Row (2.0 SRM) Grain 3 65.0 %
2 lbs Malted Spelt (2.4 SRM) Grain 4 21.7 %
1 lbs Oats, Flaked (1.0 SRM) Grain 5 10.8 %
3.6 oz Acid Malt (3.0 SRM) Grain 6 2.4 %

Boil Ingredients:

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
35.00 g Sea Salt (Boil 60.0 mins) Added as Wort Heated to 210F Water Agent 7


Starter: Yes

Yeast: WLP645 and WLP672 Mixture, 4th generation 95 days old

Temperature: Ambient 77-80 F Average for 22 days.

Dry Hopping:

Added all hops to a purged kegged in a bag and racked beer on top.  Left at 78F for 7 days then put the keg in the keezer on gas leaving the hops in the keg until kicked.

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
56.00 g Sorachi Ace [12.00 %] – Dry Hop 0.0 Days Hop 8 0.0 IBUs
45.00 g Nelson Sauvin [12.00 %] – Dry Hop 0.0 Days Hop 9 0.0 IBUs

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