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Gordon Biersch FestBier - Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

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BA SCORE
83
good

135 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 135
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 6
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TexIndy on 01-21-2009)
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Vigilante

Nevada

4/5  rDev +8.7%

09-13-2013 06:51:58 | More by Vigilante
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Proclarush

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

09-12-2013 13:02:22 | More by Proclarush
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HSGB1316

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-28-2013 17:36:19 | More by HSGB1316
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.7%

07-07-2013 22:18:25 | More by pathman
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MLFrank

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-03-2013 00:48:56 | More by MLFrank
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err122

Virginia

5/5  rDev +35.9%

06-30-2013 09:38:04 | More by err122
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

06-25-2013 18:21:12 | More by petermethot
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SmilinEric

Arizona

3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-05-2013 23:04:13 | More by SmilinEric
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cannunzi

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.7%

05-29-2013 20:10:37 | More by cannunzi
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-20-2013 02:38:11 | More by DrunkinYogi
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weerezboy

Washington

4/5  rDev +8.7%

03-06-2013 17:33:58 | More by weerezboy
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jesus808

California

4/5  rDev +8.7%

02-11-2013 09:34:34 | More by jesus808
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jjauga

Georgia

4/5  rDev +8.7%

10-26-2012 00:06:35 | More by jjauga
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TheSixthRing

California

3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a clear golden amber with a 2 finger head, decent retention, and a resulting lace that's spotty.

Smell - Aroma is primarily sweet - hints at bread and caramel, with a bitter hop note edging around the sweetness.

Taste - Starts sweet, bread, caramel and a touch of butteriness, then cut into mid-taste by a biting grass bitterness. Hops continue to build through the finish, hitting on floral notes before fading in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium body, with a soft, tingly carbonation. Finishes fairly dry.

Overall - Nothing great, but it's somewhat enjoyable. Probably wouldn't buy again, but I'd drink it if offered. Mayhap Okterberfests just aren't my thing... actually, I think I've had my fair share to say they're not. It's a decent style, but I've only had one that's ever really wowed me.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2012 04:05:04 | More by TheSixthRing
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flagmantho

Washington

3.65/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this beer on-tap at the Gordon Biersch in Seattle. Served in a half-liter Maßkrug.

Appearance: medium orange with a moderate haze and a little bit of creamy ivory head. Not bad.

Smell: light yeasty malt aroma with a hint of biscuit. Decent if not my favorite.

Taste: biscuity malt flavor with a lighter, sweeter malt finish. Some noble hop character present and a decent bitterness at the end.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a big carbonation and very good creaminess.

Overall: decent and quite drinkable. Gets a little better with each sip. Not bad at all.

Serving type: on-tap

10-17-2012 16:41:27 | More by flagmantho
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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BeerOps

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

10-13-2012 11:12:07 | More by BeerOps
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sbanacho

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

10-13-2012 02:15:32 | More by sbanacho
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maki88


3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

10-06-2012 01:45:44 | More by maki88
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jkrich

Indiana

3.38/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a 16 oz. stein: clear, deep golden to light amber with a quickly receding foamy white head.
Very fresh aromas of spicy, European hops and malt.
A solidly malty entry with a faint earthy flavor in the background; hints of bready yeast flavors with a nice hoppy finish.
The body is a little thin with zesty carbonation. The mouthfeel was slick and rather sweet with some faint hops on the palate.
This was a solid effort that complemented the German sausage and red cabbage dinner I enjoyed at the Louisville, KY Gordon Biersch restaurant.

Serving type: on-tap

09-22-2012 18:53:37 | More by jkrich
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ThePaleRider

California

3.65/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Orangey amber with a bright white head that left no lacing on the glass.

S - Sweet breads and malts.

T - Nice lager with a really inviting sweetness. A little bit of spice up front with malts picking up the rear.

M - Light body with nice carbonation.

O - Pretty nice lager that I wouldn't mind drinking again. I'm not a huge lager fan but this is a very sessionable beer.

Serving type: on-tap

09-19-2012 23:16:32 | More by ThePaleRider
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DioS

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

08-28-2012 18:22:31 | More by DioS
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jkjd


4/5  rDev +8.7%

08-23-2012 23:14:24 | More by jkjd
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DexterP236


4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

04-06-2012 21:44:50 | More by DexterP236
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gleemonger

California

4/5  rDev +8.7%

03-29-2012 01:06:04 | More by gleemonger
Gordon Biersch FestBier from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
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