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Gordon Biersch Czech Style Pilsner - Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

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Gordon Biersch Czech Style PilsnerGordon Biersch Czech Style Pilsner

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BA SCORE
78
okay

271 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 271
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
36 IBU

(Beer added by: Troyone on 02-28-2009)
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markgugs

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-20-2014 17:52:38 | More by markgugs
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DrJay

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

05-10-2013 02:19:30 | More by DrJay
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tsailor


3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

07-26-2012 03:34:23 | More by tsailor
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ajdemma

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

01-14-2014 02:44:02 | More by ajdemma
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

07-14-2012 22:13:12 | More by rolltide8425
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JohnF51

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

06-16-2014 01:39:05 | More by JohnF51
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Yabev15

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

11-26-2011 21:51:57 | More by Yabev15
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theempire

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

07-03-2012 00:53:46 | More by theempire
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Jpg5130


3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

07-26-2014 01:58:37 | More by Jpg5130
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Aewachiw

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

01-22-2014 00:10:05 | More by Aewachiw
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

08-29-2013 17:14:01 | More by GraduatedCashew
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zbooks

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

01-22-2014 19:06:39 | More by zbooks
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champ103

Texas

3.23/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a clear golden/orange color. A two finger white head forms with decent retention. Light lace.
S: Spicy and floral hops up front. A light fruity aroma. Grainy malt lingers.
T: Grainy malt take over. The fruity and spicy hops are all but gone.
M/D: A thin body and high carbonation. Not hard to drink if I wanted to put a few away.

Same old song. The nose had a little more going, but overall another bland attempt.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant, 200 Poydras St, New Orleans

05-11-2010 03:56:00 | More by champ103
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hangh

Alabama

3.23/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Very pale yellow clear colored beer. It has a pretty clumpy head with some decent lacing. Very few carbonation bubbles after about 1 minute past opening. It has a clear bready smell. It is very mild though and hard to pick up unless you are almost touching it. Taste is like most pilseners. Some more eccentric hops at work here, not just traditional pils hops. I'm having trouble picking it out. It's medium bodied with medium carbonation. I'd say it's a decent beer, but not the beer I'd order if I wanted a pils

Serving type: bottle
@ Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant, 200 Poydras St, New Orleans

12-20-2010 02:22:49 | More by hangh
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ferrari29

Illinois

3.23/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Beer poured from bottle into a tall Pilsener shaped glass

A - Beer pours with a clear golden colored body; well-carbonated; forms a nice one finger sized white head, but doesn't seem to hold very well; would get more style points, but kind of looks very thin, even for a Pilsener

S - Grain and corn; basic malt scents of toast; touch of rose, almost floral, nose to it; some sweet sugary notes to it also; lager airiness

T - Straight lager airiness; flat with slight bitter taste; not much bite; corn and some other grains; touch of sweetness at the start of the sip

M - Crisp and refreshing; slight hop bitter aftertaste, but lingers much longer and becomes more profound as time passes

D - Overall I'm not very crazy about this beer; I would pass if I had another stab at this; probably not something to brag about, but wouldn't hurt to have if you invite guests over who aren't that familiar with craft brews

Serving type: bottle
@ Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant, 200 Poydras St, New Orleans

09-04-2011 04:11:47 | More by ferrari29
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Bookseeb

Washington

3.2/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance is light golden in color with a fluffy crisp head and loose lace. smell has has a loose Czech style with fairly clean grain and honey notes. Taste has a light honey sweet spicey graininess that finishes in a light bitter aftertaste. Mouthfeel is a medium with good carbonation. Overall not to bad, just maybe a little rough around the edges.

Serving type: bottle
@ Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant, 200 Poydras St, New Orleans

09-11-2010 23:49:10 | More by Bookseeb
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jdense

Oregon

3.18/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at Gordon Biersch Washington DC 2.19.12.

Deep gold mostly clear a bit of chill haze. Clean malt bill in the nose, floral hops. Taste mirrors nose, pretty clean but a bit sweet. Mouthfeel well on light side of medium, dry finish. OK but pretty sweet for the style.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant, 200 Poydras St, New Orleans

03-31-2012 18:15:22 | More by jdense
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Inflames

California

3.15/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I've had this a few times before, always felt it was drinkable but not worth getting excited about. Since my first experience with Czech pils I've had other true Czechs and some American attemps.
6 weeks old from the bottle
Pours clear-straw color, with little to no head. Has the scent of old file drawers and early mouring mash-ins. Taste is a doughy, post saaz induced spicyness. This beer is dry and partially tart,(makes it hard to stop drinking)
If it weren't for the the lingering malty flavor I would skip this brew. I find this interpritation to be similar to the true style but not enough to make me a full time GBCSP drinker.

Serving type: bottle
@ Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant, 200 Poydras St, New Orleans

05-14-2011 05:31:55 | More by Inflames
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SteadySippin

Arizona

3.14/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Pours a light golden/copper color with finger thick head. Not much lacing.

S - Hop and malt scent. Pretty pungent.

T - Light hop bitterness with malt on the finish, also hints of citrus. Slightly bitter aftertaste.

M - Feels light in the mouth. Not too much carbonation, goes down easy.

O - Not a big pilsner drinker but I didn't mind this one. I don't have much to compare it to, but I wouldn't mind drinking it again. I probably wouldn't pick up a six pack of it, though. If you try it don't expect a world class beer, but its nothing bad.

Serving type: bottle
@ Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant, 200 Poydras St, New Orleans

11-22-2013 00:48:43 | More by SteadySippin
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Redrover

Illinois

3.13/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I was in New Orleans this week and had time to stop by GB for some beers and dinner. According to the bartender, this is a new offering.

Served in a tall pint, the beer is bright gold with small but dense white head. Good lacing.

Light spice-pepper nose with some sweet malt.

The taste is a bit light but still a bit crisp. It is slightly sweet and grassy with a touch of bitterness. Everything is good, but it is a bit underpowered.

The mouth is a solid 3. The drinkabilty is decent. May be better on a very hot day. Not a bad cross-over beer.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant, 200 Poydras St, New Orleans

12-01-2006 18:42:42 | More by Redrover
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jackorain

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On Tap at the Broomfield Colorado outpost of GB.

A-Crystal clear, golden dark straw color. Decent retention of the stark white head. As it receded it left a little lacing.

S-not much here. Clean husk aroma, gariny and lager yeast.

T-Sweet biscuit malt, lager yeast and an earthy hop bitterness that builds as the beverage warms up. A touch too sweet on the finish.

M-light body and light carbonation.

D-I moved on after one.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Gordon Biersch, 1 Flatiron Cir, Broomfield

12-10-2007 17:57:10 | More by jackorain
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spointon

Illinois

3.1/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I had this one on tap at the G-B in Bolingbrook, IL on 1/9/2009.

A= This beer poured a clear, medium yellow/gold color with a dense, 1/2" snow white head. The head quicklt dropped to a thin film and left just a few spots of lace.

S= Very mild and clean aroma consisting of sulfur, noble hops, and an extremely faint crackery malt character.

T= As in the smell, there was a big sulfury flavor up front alongside a very mild sweetness. From about halfway through each swallow this beer dried out immensely. I mean it was bone-dry. Moderate but un-relenting hop bitterness through the middle and finish.

MF= Lighter side of medium body with a crip carbonation feel.

D= An ok beer that suffers from being a bit too dry. Not terible though and certainly paired well with food.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Gordon Biersch, 1 Flatiron Cir, Broomfield

01-11-2009 08:12:04 | More by spointon
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mdfb79

New York

3.1/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From 10/22/11 notes. Had on tap at the DC location.

a - Pours a hazy pale yellow color with one inch of white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of grain, bready malts, floral notes, and wheat. Pretty bland and not much going on here.

t - Tastes of grain and bready malts. Lightly musty notes as well. Again, pretty average and bland.

m - Light to medium and low carbonation.

o - Overall an average pilsener. Not much in the nose or the taste at all, but pretty easy to drink. Wouldn't seek it out again.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Gordon Biersch, 1 Flatiron Cir, Broomfield

10-24-2011 18:54:49 | More by mdfb79
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clayrock81

Virginia

3.08/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A seethru, pale gold body with some nice head. Like any pilsner, its taste relies on its hops and this beer is alright (think Pils Urquell basically). The hops are there with no real balance or mixing. A slick passing over the tongue with some hop backbite is how I would describe this beer, and not really seperated from other pils.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant, 4561 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach

03-18-2008 20:06:51 | More by clayrock81
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jeffjeff1

California

3.05/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This came in the winter pack from Costco.

Appearance- pale yellow color, good head but dissipates quickly

Smell- malt, corny aroma

Taste- sweet in the beginning, malts

Mouthfeel- light to medium bodied

Drinkability- ok I would drink it if there's nothing else but I won't seek it out.

Serving type: bottle
@ Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant, 4561 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach

11-10-2009 21:27:55 | More by jeffjeff1
Gordon Biersch Czech Style Pilsner from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
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