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Lime Zest Gose

October 29, 2015

UPDATE:  In order not to confuse you, the consumer into mistaking this for an award winning Bohemian Pilsner, we have been asked by another brewery to no longer use this name in commerce.  Feel free to chime in and choose our new name:

A) Lime Zest Gose – this way we can avoid any and all confusion

B) Dusche Bier – you know… to celebrate the rich history of the German Lime Zest Gose

C) Other – Email your ideas to us at [email protected]


We talk a lot about a sense of place in our beer.  Using Connecticut grown malted barley, hops from our farm, locally grown fruits and herbs.  This beer too comes from a sense of place, just one thats a bit more tongue in cheek.  Everyone (should) love a good shower beer.  And this is our favorite style for it.

Back in July we were the featured brewery at the 2nd Beers at the Beach Festival in Norwalk, CT and for the small but dedicated crowd that purchased VIP tickets we brewed a one off keg of Shower Beer, a 4.6% abv lime zest gose.  Now, as Fall has officially begun and September draws to a close, we’re doing all we can to keep the summer going.

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This beer was no small challenge.  Reconfiguring packaging plans (again), zesting and juicing 400 limes by hand (thank you Jeff) among them.  But we are extremely excited about the end result.  Snappy sourness up front, a super smooth run of fresh lime and a mouthwateringly salty finish that will leave you thirsting for more.

We’ll be selling the bottles (along with Table 2) at the Kent and New Milford Farmer’s Markets this weekend as it hits the shelves across the state.  Look for the “We Grow Beer” sign.  Ta

Kent – Friday, 3-7 pm (east side of Rt 7, north of town)

New Milford – Saturday, 9-12 (New Milford Green)

Otherwise, here is the list of accounts that will be carrying the bottles:

Amity Wine & Spirits, New Haven

Ancona Wines, Ridgefield

Bantam Market, Bantam

Bottle Stop, Torrington

Bottle Stop, Newtown

Capital Spirits, Hartford

Caraluzzis Nutmeg Discount Liquors, Bethel

Coastal Wine & Spirit, Branford

County Wine and Spirits, New Preston

Craft Beer Cellar, West Hartford

CT Beverage Mart, Wallingford

CT Beverage Mart, New Britain

Greenwich Wine & Spirit, Greenwich

Harry’s Wine and Liquor, Fairfield

Harvest Country Store, West Hartford

Harvest Wine and Spirits, West Hartford

Kent Wine and Spirits, Kent

Lake Wine and Spirits, Southbury

Ledgebrook Spirit Shop, Winsted

Maximum Beverage, West Hartford

Mo’s Wine and Spirits, Fairfield

New Milford Spirit Shoppe, New Milford

Nejaimes Fine Wine and Spirits, Watertown

Nejaimes Wine and Spirits, New Milford

Ninety 9 Bottles, Norwalk

Ninety 9 Bottles, Trumbull

Ninety 9 Bottles, Westport

Nutmeg Fine Wine & Spirits, Waterbury

Putnam Plaza Super Liquors, East Hartford

The Wine Thief, New Haven (Whitney Ave and Crown St)

The Wise Old Dog, West Hartford

Vines Distinctive Wines, North Haven

Willowbrook Spirit Shoppe,

Warehouse Wines & Liquors, Danbury

Warehouse Wines & Liquors, Southbury

Yankee Wine & Spirits, Newtown

And as always, be careful taking beer into the shower.