Gose Beer Recipe

Gose Beer Recipe is a refreshing German-style beer that combines sour and salty flavors with herbal notes to create a perfect summer beverage.

Originating from Goslar in Germany, Gose beer is becoming increasingly popular worldwide.

Here’s a recipe for making your Gose beer at home.

Gose Beer

Originating from Goslar in Germany, the gose style comb lemony sourness, saltiness, and herbal flavours to make a deliciously refreshing summer beer.
Prep Time1 hour
Cook Time1 hour 15 minutes
To Ferment28 days
Course: Beer
Cuisine: wheat beers
Keyword: Gose Beer
Servings: 40 Pints
Calories: 112kcal
Author: Dan Smullen


  • 1 Large brew pot
  • 1 Mash tun
  • 1 Fermenting vessel (e.g. carboy or bucket)
  • 1 Airlock
  • 1 Hydrometer
  • 1 Thermometer
  • 1 Auto-siphon
  • 1 Bottling bucket
  • 1 Bottles or kegging equipment
  • 1 Capper or kegging system
  • 1 Sanitizer
  • 1 Brewing spoon or paddle
  • 1 Wort chiller (optional)


For the Mash – Liquor 10 Litres (17½ Pints) – Mash Time 1 hr – Temperature 64°c/147 °F

  • lb Pilsner Malt Quantity 2.15 kg
  • lb Wheat Malt Quantity 1.7kg
  • 9 oz Naked golden Oats Quantity 250g

For the Boil – 27 Litres (47½ Pints) – Boil Time 1 hr – 15 mins

  • oz (Hops) Hersbrucker 3.5% When to add – At start of boil (IBU 2.5)
  • 1 tsp Protofloc Other – When to add – For last 15 mins of boil
  • ½ oz Coriander seeds, lightly crushed Other – When to add – For last 10 mins of boil

To Ferment – 32°C (90°F) – Conditioning 2 weeks at 10°C (50°F)

  • 1 Omega Yeast OYL57 Hothead
  • 1 Lactobacillus When to add – At start of fermentation
  • ¾ oz Sea salt, to taste Other – When to add – After fermentation


  • Heat 10 liters (17½ pints) of water in a large brew pot to 64°C (147°F).
  • Add the Pilsner malt, Wheat malt, and Naked golden oats to the mash tun and pour the hot water over them. Stir well to ensure all the grains are submerged.
  • Let the mash sit for 1 hour to allow the enzymes in the malt to convert the starches to sugar.
  • After 1 hour, drain the wort from the mash tun into the brew pot.
  • Add the Hersbrucker hops to the brew pot and bring the wort to a boil.
  • Boil the wort for 1 hour and 15 minutes, adding Protofloc and lightly crushed coriander seeds during the last 15 minutes and last 10 minutes of the boil, respectively.
  • After the boil, cool the wort to 32°C (90°F) and add Omega Yeast OYL57 Hothead and Lactobacillus.
  • Let the wort ferment for 28 days at 32°C (90°F).
  • After fermentation, add sea salt to taste.
  • Bottle the beer and let it condition for 2 weeks at 10°C (50°F).

Makes 🍻Ready to Drink 🍺Estimated ABVBitterness RatingColor Rating
23 Litres (40 Pints)3 Weeks4.2%2.5 IBU5.8 EBC

Unique Flavors and Refreshing Taste

Gose beer is a unique style of beer that combines sourness, saltiness, and herbal flavors to create a refreshing and enjoyable drinking experience. This recipe uses traditional ingredients like Pilsner malt, Wheat malt, Naked golden oats, Hersbrucker hops, coriander seeds, and sea salt to create a flavorful beer.

Easy to Follow Recipe

Even if you are new to brewing, this recipe is easy to follow and includes step-by-step instructions. You can make your delicious Gose beer home with the right equipment and ingredients.

Perfect for Summer

Gose beer is an excellent choice for summer. This beer’se tangy and refreshing taste makes it a perfect beverage for hot summer days. With its light and crisp flavor, Gose beer pairs well withvariousf summer foods, making it a great addition to your next barbecue or picnic.

Impress Your Friends

Making your beer is impressive, and sharing your homemade Gose beer with friends is sure to impress. With this recipe, you can show off your brewing skills and treat your friends to a delicious and unique beer they won’t find anywhere else.

FAQ on Making this Gose Beer Recipe

What are the traditional ingredients used to make Gose beer?

Pilsner malt, Wheat malt, Naked golden oats, Hersbrucker hops, coriander seeds, sea salt, Omega Yeast OYL57 Hothead, and Lactobacillus.

Can fruit be added to this recipe for additional flavor?

Yes, fruit can be added to this recipe during secondary fermentation to enhance the flavor.

What equipment is needed to make this recipe?

Mash tun, brew kettle, thermometer, fermenter, airlock, and bottling equipment.

How long does the boil last in this recipe?

The boil lasts for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

How long does it take to make this recipe from start to finish?

It takes about 29 days to complete this recipe, including 1 hour for mash time and 1 and 15 minutes for boil time.

Can this recipe be scaled up or down depending on batch size?

Yes, this recipe can be scaled up or down depending on the batch size.

What is the recommended serving temperature for Gose beer?

The recommended serving temperature is between 4-8°C (40-45°F).

How long can Gose beer be stored before it goes wrong?

Gose beer can be stored for up to 6 months before it loses flavor and freshness.

What food pairings go well with Gose beer?

Gose beer pairs well with seafood, salads, spicy dishes, and light desserts.

How many pints of beer does this recipe make?

This recipe makes 40 pints of beer.

What is the estimated ABV and bitterness rating for this beer?

The estimated ABV is 4.2%, and the bitterness rating is 2.5 IBU.

Dan Smullen Beer is my life profile

Hi, I'm Dan, founder of BeerIsMyLife. I've been an avid homebrewer for over ten years, and beer is my true passion. I've traveled all over the world, visiting breweries, tasting beer, as well as making my own batches. I set up this blog to share that experience with you.