Gordon Biersch Schwarzbier - Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
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Ratings: 176 | Reviews: 89 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by MTNboy:
4.2/5 rDev +13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
From Kansas City Restaurant
Appearance: It was a black bodied beer with a dark brown hue. The head and lace were both a little thin and a tan color.
Smell: It smells of caramel and a little bit of coffee.
Taste: The flavor is not over powering but is still very roasted and malty. Small tones of sweetened coffee with a dry finish.
Mouthfeel: Light and a bit watery but you find that in most German Schwartz(s).
Overall: It might be my favorite from this particular visit.
Serving type: on-tap
01-27-2012 04:50:04 | More by MTNboy
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3.86/5 rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Served on tap in a pilsner glass
Appearance – The beer is served a dark brown nearly black color with a billowy cream colored head of two fingers. The head has a decent level of retention, slowly fading to leave a good level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell – The aroma of the brew is heaviest of a toasted malt smell mixed with a bit of cocoa. Along with these aromas are some sweeter smells with some caramel and a bit of a sweet vanilla smell.
Taste – The taste begins with a caramel sweetened and toasted malt flavor. As the taste advances from the start, some other sweeter flavors of a vanilla nature as well as a bit of a sweeter cocoa come to the tongue. The cocoa remain quite light throughout the taste while the roasted flavors intensity ever so slightly more toward the end. With a slight increase in the vanilla and caramel at the end, the combination of flavors that is left leaves a slightly sweeter and nicely toasted flavor to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel-The body of the beer is on the lighter and slightly thinner side with a carbonation level that is average. Both are decent for the combination of the sweet with roasted flavors of the brew and match the low abv of the beer rather well.
Overall – A decent schwarzbier. Light in abv. with a decent amount of roasted and toasted flavors. A rather good session style beer.
Serving type: on-tap
12-28-2013 02:19:14 | More by Darkmagus82
Gordon Biersch Schwarzbier from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
83 out of 100 based on 176 ratings.