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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

198 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 198
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.23%
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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humulusphile

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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

Washington

4/5  rDev +8.7%

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

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
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 -11.7%

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

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%
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 +1.9%

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

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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

Maryland

4/5  rDev +8.7%

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

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-30-2013 09:36:19 | More by err122
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da_beers

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-29-2013 00:54:31 | More by da_beers
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.8/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle bottled on 26 Sept. 2012 and served in a snifter.
GB Winter Bock pours a dark mahogany color with a small but attractive tan head. The head has poor retention but there's decent lacing.
Smells like a mix of caramel, medium and dark malts with some sherry/alcohol overtones. Very good malt complexity.
Taste: follows nose, but tilts towards the darker malts and shows a moderate level of bittering hops after an initial moment of overly sweet ale. Exceptional and lasting aftertaste features caramel and dark malts with good sweet/bitter balance.

Medium-full body; creamy up front but a bit harsh in the alcohol-laden finish. Proper carbonation.

O: A relatively big dopplebock, in terms of flavor. Worthy of the Bavarian references.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 02:15:13 | More by chinchill
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zimm421

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-24-2013 23:44:03 | More by zimm421
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henryhampton

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-14-2013 01:05:47 | More by henryhampton
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powdersoldier

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

02-05-2013 05:05:14 | More by powdersoldier
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Tittles

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

01-27-2013 18:50:17 | More by Tittles
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HowlingTurkey

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

01-24-2013 04:51:13 | More by HowlingTurkey
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.58/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- pours a clear dark copper color with some red hue, small white head that reduces to a thin layer on top, a bit of lace clings to the sides

S- sweet, bready and malty. Some winter spices, nutmeg, maybe some cinnamon

T- bready with a touch of sweet honey, some winter spice notes, possibly picking up some nutmeg on the taste as well. Mid palate provides some dark fruits, the finish is dry and slightly sweet

M- medium body and somewhat high carbonation, smooth and creamy mouthfeel, velvety finish

O- this one hides the alcohol quite well, but I was looking for more of a malt profile that is typical of a doppelbock. Overall pretty good though.

Serving type: on-tap

01-19-2013 04:39:00 | More by Treyliff
Gordon Biersch Winter Bock from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
83 out of 100 based on 198 ratings.