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Gordon Biersch Maibock - Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

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Gordon Biersch MaibockGordon Biersch Maibock

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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 14.66%
Wants: 1
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Dogbrick on 04-17-2006)
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4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

pchalk, Apr 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

jrcmlc, Feb 22, 2012
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4.35/5  rDev +25%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this at the tapping party and at the Weasel Boy for the NHC judging/stewards reception. Liked it better the second time. I always seem to pick up a bit of woodyness and slight woody/musty aroma when getting it form the wodden keg. Go figure! Anyways its a great tasting beer. Smooth and easy drinking. I think this one is the favorite among the brewer's choice/seasonal beers.

A: Nice darker golden color. Very clear with a nice head.

S: Nice bready, malty aroma. Didn't detect any diacetyl or hop aroma. The beer smelled inviting to me.

T: This is where the beer won me over. The grainy flavors were outstanding. Kinda bread crust taste. Hops were in balance for me. It seemed to be well balanced with no sweetness to my taste.

M: Medium carbonation. very smooth.

D: I could drink this beer all day. Well, at least until I fell on my ass drunk as a skunk!

ender796, Apr 24, 2009
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4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Chrisdslap, May 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Had this at the Va Beach Brew pub and loved it! I love having fresh brewed beer on tap. Smooth on the palate this is an extremely easy beer to drink alone or with a meal.
I'll be back for this one.

jburris64, Oct 08, 2014
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4.22/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In my glass it is a dark red brown with a creamy light brown head. Slight hop aroma-sweet malt in the initial taste-this malt sweetness stays with you until the last swallow. There is also a alcohol warmth to this beer-mouthfeel is medium, and lucious. Drinkability is good-it needs more hops to balance the malt sweetness-almost too sweet to have more than a few

bradybeer, Apr 10, 2008
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4.16/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very surprising beer for a chain microbrewery!

Copper color with nice head and very flavor fortified beer, balanced strong malt character with sweetness, low hop balance.

Roasted malt and sweet caramel up front, background spices cinnamon, anise, raisons. Very minor hop feel, just enough to know they are there. Warming balanced well with the sweet strong body of this beer.

I really enjoyed this one!

FlatRabbitRed, Apr 20, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep red, creamy head quickly fades, it wreaks of malt, red apples (caramel).

Mouth; kiss of malt, cream, candied cranberry red apple, hops see the finish, though subtle provides for a fruity sweet tart finish.

Bubbles fade quickly from this med-heavy lager. I notice this isn't necessarily a 'bloating beer'. Still best enjoyed in moderation.

allthatAles, Feb 03, 2010
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4.05/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear, burnt orange color with a decent off-white head. Head falls to nothing leaving the thinnest of lace.

Aroma is of roasted malts. No real hops noticeable. Bit earthy.

Nice, deep roasted malt taste. Sweet malts linger on the tongue along with drying alcohol. Very nice.

Medium bodied and rather smooth.

Gordon Biersch does not seem to get too much respect but I have been loving there stuff lately for session beers and this one does quite well. Very easy to drink.

dstc, Jul 15, 2010
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4.03/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sampled on tap in Washington, D.C., this strong springtime lager is dark gold with a creamy white head that leaves nice, web-like lacing. The nose is malty, yeasty, musty and fruity--bubblegum and a touch of lemon. The taste is somewhat fruity (orange, lemon) with a deep, full maltiness, yeastiness, and alcoholic warmth balanced with a crisp carbonation edge. I detected no hops in the flavor profile. The mouthfeel was full with perhaps a little too much carbonation for my tastes. Balance is there but drinkability suffers from a bit too heavy maltiness. A fresh-tasting and characterful brew.

Riggo, May 16, 2003
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

t2grogan, Oct 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

DavidGross, Apr 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

PaleAleWalt, Aug 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

silverking, Jul 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

Shineonsolar, Jun 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

nmann08, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

plickxt, Dec 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

olafphysics, Apr 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

wrightst, Jul 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

DoctorB2B, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

sh00ky, Mar 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

dowen44, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

heyabbott, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

yemenmocha, Oct 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

Asics, Apr 27, 2013
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Gordon Biersch Maibock from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
79 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.