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Gordon Biersch Blonde Bock - Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

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Gordon Biersch Blonde BockGordon Biersch Blonde Bock

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BA SCORE
76
okay

269 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 269
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.82%
Wants: 4
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
23 IBU

(Beer added by: aquatonex on 11-10-2006)
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Reviews by codfeast:
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codfeast

California

3.35/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

bottle to pint.

A: nice gold color, 1/4 off white head, plenty of raising bubbles, semi sticky lacing.

S: Caramel, toffee, biscut.

T: It started sweet, not a rich malty sweetness I was expecting. A little hops leaves a dry and boozy finish.

M: Not as rich and creamy as I was expecting, medium carbination and body.

O: It's alright, looked and smelled a lot better than it tasted.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2011 19:27:06 | More by codfeast
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scripna

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.58/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a clear amber color with a one finger head of white foam. The head fades quite fast to leave only a trace of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is big and bready with lots of sweet caramel smells. Some lighter hop aromas, of a grassy and citrus nature, are mixed with these subduing the sweetness ever so slightly.

Taste – The taste begins with a moderate doughy taste mixed with lots of sweeter flavors. The sweet is a mix of fruit, caramel and honey with the caramel being the dominate taste but complemented well by some apple and pear. As the taste moves on, some hop hits the tongue with a bit of a grassy and citrus hop coming along. All the while, the doughy flavors dwindle a bit while the sweet flavors get slightly stronger. With a decent, but not obnoxious, alcohol taste coming to the tongue at the end, a rather nice sweet and lightly hopped warming taste is left to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thicker and chewier side with a carbonation level that is on the lower side. The thicker body and lower carbonation help create that creamy feel which is quite nice for the sweet, light hop and light booze flavors of the brew.

Overall –A bit sweeter and less malty then I was anticipating, but very pleasant none the less. A nice brew for the price.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 04:26:39 | More by Darkmagus82
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California

2.76/5  rDev -17.1%
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A - Hazy orange gold. Expertly performs a disappearing head trick. Lots of bubbles rising to the top.

S - Sweet bread with a bit of caramel and grassiness.

T - Somewhat sweet bread to start, end and aftertaste was pretty unpleasant sour. Tasted 'old', I don't know how to put it. Another reviewer said astringent.

M - Loads of carbonation is fun but the aftertaste lingers too long and it is an unpleasant one.

O - Not really my thing, and there are other beers in this category that can do it more justice.

Serving type: bottle

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Gordon Biersch Blonde Bock from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
76 out of 100 based on 269 ratings.