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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

312 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 312
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.09%
Wants: 4
Gots: 21 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.08/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

4/30/2012

Draft at Gordon Biersch San Diego.

A: Burnished yellow gold with perfect clarity and a mountain of soapy white foam. Retention is outstanding and lacing is everywhere as the head slowly recedes. Impressive.

S: Spicy Saaz notes are prominent, blending with floral aromatics. The nose is herbal and grassy and clean. Light biscuit with doughy malt.

T: Grassy and lightly spicy with pervasive herbal notes. There's a firm upper moderate bitterness blending with doughy malt. The finish is crisp, dry, and clean.

M: Light body with high carbonation. Mouthfeel is dry and sticky.

Overall: A nice Bohemian Pilsner. Best beer I've had here.

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3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Ba Review #154
Served On: 04/13/2012
Glassware: Rolling Rock Pilsner Glass
Labeled ABV: -
Date/ Code: 2/12/12

This was in the 2012 spring mixed 12 pack from Evergreen Liquors in Frederick ($14.99).

look: Poured a very clear and effervescent pale yellow. Head was 1/2 finger of white foam. The head reduced down to a thin coating within seconds.

Smell: The nose was a bland malty note with some faint aroma hops. That was about it.

Taste: First was the bland malts. Then a quick burst of citrus. Finish was fairly clean with a nice bitterness.

Overall this is probably one of the better Pilsners I’ve had. It's nothing real exciting, but that’s to be expected with the style.

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Photo of jdense
3.18/5  rDev -5.9%
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.

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of canucklehead
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of the mixed winter 12 pack. I enjoyed this Pils, it had the right amount of dryness to the finish combined with a hoppy nose and solid mouthfeel. Better than the lagers available in Maui (Kona,Maui Brewing)as it had more complexity. I can get this in BC and probably will pick some up for the Summer.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of Rocketman8911
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of codynevels
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of allstar255
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of jtd335
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of MTNboy
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From Kansas City Restaurant

Appearance: It has a light and transparent gold body with small carbonation bubbles throughout the body. A thin ring of head and not a whole lot of lace.

Smell: Sweet and crisp with some grassy undertones.

Taste: A little bit malt but finishes up with a refreshing little hops bite that I found to be true to this style. There also a bit pasture like quality in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Thin with a little bit of fizziness.

Overall: I would say a good summer day beer.

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -26%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of tdm168
3.7/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Gordon Biersch in the RDU airport.

Pours a yellowish gold with a small, soft white head that has good retention. The nose is wheaty and faintly grassy. The flavor is straw-like and grassy up front with a rather intense, earthy hop bitterness. The mouthfeel is smooth and crisp. There is a moderate amount of carbonation and an overall light body.

This is a rather average pilsner. Nothing to really set it apart from the crowd. Highly drinkable and unoffensive.

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Gordon Biersch Czech Style Pilsner from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
78 out of 100 based on 312 ratings.