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Gordon Biersch Hefeweizen - Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

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Gordon Biersch HefeweizenGordon Biersch Hefeweizen

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BA SCORE
82
good

304 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 304
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 15.47%
Wants: 5
Gots: 13 | 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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aminobutyricacid

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-05-2013 18:22:00 | More by aminobutyricacid
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

03-02-2013 04:58:25 | More by cliff1066
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HeyYoMar

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

02-27-2013 00:58:09 | More by HeyYoMar
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Gordon Biersch in Burbank, CA.

Pours a murky honey orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, wheat, yeast, spices, and a slight soapy aroma. Taste is much the same with spice and earthy flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer that seems somewhat unrefined in the aromas and flavors.

Serving type: on-tap

02-16-2013 23:01:04 | More by UCLABrewN84
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bsopko

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

02-16-2013 17:36:44 | More by bsopko
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

02-13-2013 05:41:28 | More by dmorgan310
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mbs11

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -24%

02-07-2013 00:41:27 | More by mbs11
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Beerswag

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

02-06-2013 21:37:40 | More by Beerswag
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powdersoldier

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -24%

02-05-2013 05:03:49 | More by powdersoldier
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Rotorhead

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

01-26-2013 23:39:20 | More by Rotorhead
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HowlingTurkey

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

01-24-2013 04:49:42 | More by HowlingTurkey
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ninaturner

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

01-06-2013 00:47:52 | More by ninaturner
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pirmannt1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

12-27-2012 20:12:05 | More by pirmannt1
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acelin

Kansas

3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a twelve ounce weizen glass from the bottle.

Color is clear straw gold, meaning they have partially filtered this beer. More of a kristalweizen. Small white head.

Smell: Not that impressive. Not the same level of bananas, but clove, fresh wheat, sugar. It passes as a hefe, but barely.

Taste: Much better. Has a smooth, creamy taste, with a small amount of banana, some clove, minimal citrus, and a good portion of wheat malt. The yeast is filtered out of this brew, so realistically it would and could be far better with that left in.

Mouthfeel: Not nearly as creamy as German hefes. Possibly due to the filtration. Without the filtration, this beer would earn far higher marks - to be honest, it's actually a Kristalweizen.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2012 04:38:54 | More by acelin
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cbnz

British Columbia (Canada)

3/5  rDev -17.1%

12-19-2012 14:42:30 | More by cbnz
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muskie4817

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

12-13-2012 01:02:27 | More by muskie4817
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

12-12-2012 23:21:21 | More by Dave_Treat
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

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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darren8221

Taiwan

4/5  rDev +10.5%

12-01-2012 17:43:39 | More by darren8221
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shick1

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-26-2012 16:10:00 | More by shick1
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eggmaggi

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-19-2012 22:37:30 | More by eggmaggi
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-19-2012 02:57:20 | More by t0rin0
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soonerlight

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -17.1%

11-18-2012 02:19:52 | More by soonerlight
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marvmoreno

Philippines

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-08-2012 06:57:47 | More by marvmoreno
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WonderWaffles

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

10-18-2012 00:20:31 | More by WonderWaffles
Gordon Biersch Hefeweizen from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
82 out of 100 based on 304 ratings.