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Gordon Biersch Blonde Bock - Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

Gordon Biersch Blonde BockGordon Biersch Blonde Bock

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258 Ratings
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Ratings: 258
Reviews: 164
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 16.87%


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 kiya:
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kiya

California

2.68/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

i had a 20oz glass of this at the gordon biersch in palo alto, ca...
i was excited to see the head on this beer.. what a pour...
everything from the substantial lace to the color was great..
but that's where the greatness ends.

sharp smells of citrus are instantly noticeable... i was expecting a deeper flavor profile, especially considering the 7%ABV and color of this beer...
i was sorely disappointed in every aspect.. the mouthfeel was over carbonated, and astringent, and the flavor left nothing pleasant in my mouth. no be honest, the beer didn't really leave any flavor in my mouth once i swallowed.

for me this was an almost non-existent beer.

Serving type: on-tap

06-23-2004 03:58:41 | More by kiya
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Gordon Biersch Blonde Bock from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
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