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Gordon Biersch Hefeweizen - Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

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Gordon Biersch HefeweizenGordon Biersch Hefeweizen

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Ratings: 305
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 15.47%
Wants: 5
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
12 IBU

(Beer added by: Redrover on 04-27-2005)
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

12-19-2011 04:05:53 | More by EasyReader
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-08-2012 06:57:47 | More by marvmoreno
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-27-2012 21:04:01 | More by yaksurf
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

07-14-2012 22:14:21 | More by rolltide8425
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

04-24-2012 09:27:03 | More by shigg85
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

12-24-2011 05:53:17 | More by MsRif
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

02-13-2013 05:41:28 | More by dmorgan310
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had this at Reagan National Airport. No fruit in glass.

A - Pours a cloudy golden color, one finger white head receded to a thin layer on top. Minimal lacing.

S - Citrus, slight banana and even slighter clove.

T - Good wheaty taste, slight banana and clove and a little orange. Would give it a 3.75 in this category if I could.

M - Creamy and smooth, good carbonation.

O - I have quite frequently been disappointed by their beer but this is one of the better GB offerings, which is good because I like their food. Could and would drink multiples. Would give it a 3.75 in this category if I could.

Serving type: on-tap

12-12-2012 13:52:27 | More by Sludgeman
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-14-2013 02:19:17 | More by quadhog
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.53/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer poured out a golden color with a white head. The aroma had hops and some other elements, but nothing stood out. The taste had hops, but the body was weak and the finish just didn't have the feel you would expect in this style.

Serving type: on-tap

06-23-2002 17:19:15 | More by Wildman
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3.55/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Had this after a mountain bike ride. Fairly refreshing. Pours a bright gold, with a bit of yeast haze... but not as much as I like.

Aromas were faint but pleasant. A hint of banana and yeast.

Flavors followed the aromas. A bit of banana, and a bit of a yeast like quality, but the flavors are somewhat subtle. I was yearning for more.

Mouthfeel was very average for a Hefe, but the beer was certainly drinkable. I wouldn't turn one down, but I wouldn't buy another one either.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2006 01:41:59 | More by flexabull
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3.56/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a standard for the style, cloudy yellow with nice one finger head. Aroma of funky yeast and very strong banana. Taste follows with lots of banana, yeast funk, and a tad of bitterness. Not as sweet as some I have had, and I think this is actually very well done. Easy drinking and refreshing. Medium to high carbonation that gives is a nice bubbly feel for the summer days. Definitely one to try if at the restaurant.

Serving type: on-tap

10-14-2013 22:05:00 | More by BMMillsy
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North Carolina

3.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served on-tap at Gordon Biersch in Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU)

A: Pours a cloudy golden orange in color with some light hints of golden yellow and apricot highlights along with moderate to heavy amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a three finger tall dense foamy off-white head that slowly reduces to a thick film covering the majority of the surface of the beer along with a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of wheat with a hint of breadiness along with some light to moderate aromas of lemon citrus and banana + clove. Smells like what I expect for the style though maybe a slight bit flatter than some of the exceptional ones.

T: Like the smell, upfront there was a light to moderate flavor of wheat which is followed by moderate amounts of banana and clove. There are light hints of lemon citrus and just a touch of earthy/spicy yeast. Minimal amounts of bitterness.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Easy to drink and enjoyable but unfortunately (or fortunately) I have been spoiled by having many great beers in this style... this is not a bad version of the style but just a little better than middle of the road.

Serving type: on-tap

03-21-2013 20:28:44 | More by dbrauneis
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3.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This hefeweizen poured a cloudy gold -- decent color -- but thin head for the style and virtually no retention. Sweet smell -- banana esters with a faint wheat. Not much in terms of yeast or phenols in the nose, but the spice emerges on the tongue early on, fading to allow the esters and grain to flavor the finish. It's not as light or as crisp as I'd like from the style, but it's got a nice body and certainly goes down easily.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant, 1 Aloha Tower Dr, Honolulu

07-29-2007 00:39:44 | More by jbsteiny
Gordon Biersch Hefeweizen from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
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