26 April 2017

So the Story Goes – The Story of Gose, Part II

Tremendously popular over many centuries, this beer was invented in the city of Goslar a millennium ago and was subsequently portrayed by writer Wilhelm Blumenhagen, who traveled the region in the early 19th century, as the “Freudenwein der Harzer” (“wine of the Harz mountain folk that brings joy”). It would be difficult to find a more glowing endorsement than that. Blumenhagen described this gose as cloudy and yellow like beeswax with a thick head of foam.

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