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Gordon Biersch Winter Bock - Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

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Gordon Biersch Winter BockGordon Biersch Winter Bock

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BA SCORE
83
good

196 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 196
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 5
Gots: 5 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 11-28-2006)
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KingFizz

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-20-2014 08:43:43 | More by KingFizz
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GratefulTech

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-18-2014 03:49:55 | More by GratefulTech
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SoCaliC8

California

4/5  rDev +9%

01-16-2014 05:07:25 | More by SoCaliC8
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Swedgin

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-10-2014 07:44:48 | More by Swedgin
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.1/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

On tap at the DC location near the Verizon Center. Pours a dark brown with plenty of light showing through and a small brownish white head. Aroma of some light roast and molasses sweetness but not much else. Flavor follows with watery sweet malts, a hint of roast, some dirty lager finish, then leaving some surprising sweet citrus on the palate. Light to medium bodied, not super crisp but goes down easy enough with adequate carbonation. Overall not exciting but not terrible.

Serving type: on-tap

12-28-2013 20:42:06 | More by BMMillsy
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Jeysun23

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-25-2013 23:16:04 | More by Jeysun23
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap in a dimple mug

Appearance- The beer is served a deep mahogany color with a one finger of tan colored head. The head has a great level of retention, very slowly fading to leave a lighter level of lace on the sides of the glass

Smell – The aroma of the brew is heaviest of a nice caramel and toffee smell infused with aromas of toasted malt and some bready smells.

Taste – The taste begins with a roasted malt taste along with some flavors of caramel and toffee. The caramel becomes more buttery in nature as the flavor advances further taking on a more toffee like nature. Along with the toffee so to comes some flavors of darker fruits. The fruits are mainly of raisin and fig, but have a little bit of an apple flavor mixed within. Toward the end the roasted flavors of the brew increase along with a very light spice flavor coming to the tongue, in the end leaving a nice blend of roasted and sweet malt y flavors to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the slightly thicker and creamier side with a carbonation level that is on the lower side. The thicker and creamier body are fantastic for the malty, roasted and sweeter flavors of the brew, allowing all the nice malty and sweet flavors to soak into the tongue.

Overall – A very enjoyable doppelbock with tons and nice smooth flavors but yet maintaining a nice easy drinking feel.

Serving type: on-tap

12-25-2013 03:01:11 | More by Darkmagus82
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Modernrickk

California

3/5  rDev -18.3%

12-24-2013 16:45:36 | More by Modernrickk
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humulusphile

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

12-16-2013 07:15:55 | More by humulusphile
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trocketsauced

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

12-16-2013 01:04:11 | More by trocketsauced
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GMUPatriot_inKansas

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-15-2013 16:02:23 | More by GMUPatriot_inKansas
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fishguyac

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

12-10-2013 02:07:28 | More by fishguyac
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KimenTshom

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-08-2013 03:30:08 | More by KimenTshom
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Asics

Washington

4/5  rDev +9%

12-04-2013 01:52:19 | More by Asics
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wollefdoogylloj

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

12-03-2013 01:07:47 | More by wollefdoogylloj
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TheMarkE

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Dark copper with a decent head and noticeable carbonation.

Smell: Caramel, bread, and spice.

Taste: Roasted caramel, brown sugar and thick bready malts.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and creamy, slightly bitter aftertaste.

The Verdict: Not bad. A decent representative of the style, it’s fairly tasty and goes down smooth. Nothing to make it stand out, but nothing to complain about.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2013 21:41:33 | More by TheMarkE
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BeerCigar

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

12-01-2013 16:09:41 | More by BeerCigar
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wking

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a beautiful dark caramel color, with a little red hue to it. Head dissipated quickly leaving little to no lacing.
Smells like sweet, sweet malt. Sweet bread and dates. If I smell really deep into this beer I can smell some alcohol but that's hidden well with the sweet caramel. I LOVE THE SMELL OF THIS BEER.
Taste is alright, almost too much going on here, and I can taste the alcohol in this. But there is a bready/cinnamon spice that I'm getting.
Overall its a good beer and being a 7.5 abv it will kick your booty if you try and session with this. This beer came in a variety pack for 10.99 that alone makes it well worth the buy. I will buy again but not because its the best tasting beer. Rather its one of the best deals out there.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 07:51:45 | More by wking
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vfgccp

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

11-09-2013 15:07:25 | More by vfgccp
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

09-18-2013 19:21:23 | More by ROGUE16
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-29-2013 17:12:37 | More by GraduatedCashew
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HollywoodNate

Maryland

4/5  rDev +9%

07-15-2013 15:05:00 | More by HollywoodNate
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Zbeetleman

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

07-08-2013 04:03:39 | More by Zbeetleman
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illidurit

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

07-05-2013 03:11:59 | More by illidurit
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err122

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-30-2013 09:36:19 | More by err122
Gordon Biersch Winter Bock from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
83 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.