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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

307 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 307
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.09%
Wants: 4
Gots: 18 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

ac22rush, Mar 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

weerezboy, Mar 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

cliff1066, Mar 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

Adkins1203, Feb 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

bdoggboston, Feb 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

ThomWade, Feb 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

jesus808, Feb 14, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

powdersoldier, Feb 05, 2013
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3.05/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz brown bottle with pry off cap poured in a miscellaneous glass in our rented condo at Turtle Bay, Oaho, Hawaii. Purchased at Foodland on the North Shore.

Clear, pale golden yellow. Bright white head is 1/2 inch on the pour. Sporadic lines of lace here and there.

Aroma of noble hops. Herbal and floral. A little biscuit In the background.

Light grainy sweetness with some herbal hops off the start transforms into a floral/herbal hop bitter finish. Pretty straight forward and un-complex.

Light bodied. A little harsh mouthfeel. Lots of carbonation.

This is ok, but nothing special. Pretty average. Not soft enough in the mouthfeel or crisp enough.

Noxious26, Feb 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

HowlingTurkey, Jan 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

sansho, Jan 16, 2013
Photo of Mojo
3.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle -> World Market Flute

This beer pours up a light gold with a small head which has more staying power than the average porn star. Lacing is present. I really don't get much from the nose, maybe some grasses. Taste is mild but decent. It has a smooth lemony giving way to a mild bitterness on the finish. Mouthfeel is nice with adequate carbonation. Not too shabby. Not world class, but very enjoyable!!!

Mojo, Jan 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

LoFiDave, Dec 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Happyhopper, Dec 16, 2012
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3.43/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

"this is our most hoppy beer" hahaha. okay. whatever. it isnt hoppy at all, but it tastes pretty good. the pour is clear and golden to yellow, with a gorgeous white head more than three inches high, foamy and lasting. more lacing and retention than usually seen from such a light beer. the nose is crisp as anything. sure to be satisfying in both winters coldest months and summers hottest. there is a lot of light pils malt, but its very fresh and seedy, from the field. the flavor is balanced, with some sort of goldings hops on the back end, but it isnt bitter, just sort of tames the sweetness of otherwise doughy malts. finish is super fast, dryer than it should be, but very very drinkable. the body is light, but not watery, and the carbonation is near spot on. bubbly enough but not laughably upbeat. this is much much much much better than i expected it to be when it was given to me by the head brewer of the syracus facility, who is a legend by the way. overall a nice americanized version of a central european classic. ill drink this again.

StonedTrippin, Dec 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

bumchilly25, Dec 04, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

SocalKicks, Nov 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

marvmoreno, Nov 08, 2012
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2/5  rDev -40.8%

mmilyko, Nov 06, 2012
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2/5  rDev -40.8%

SavvyStudent, Oct 31, 2012
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, Oct 16, 2012
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3.43/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear light copper color with a thin head that slips from the glass to the drink with each sip. Very crisp, clean aroma. Peanut and almond mix with cracked barley. Yeast is present as well, coming across pungent but light. The pungent, slightly sour yeast starts and ends things in the taste department. It mellows out in the middle with wheat bread flavor and brazil, walnut, and almond nuttiness. Turns flowery/nectary then bitter, but bitterness is gentle. The yeast sits at the back of the tongue, reminding you to have another sip. Feel is thin, finish is slightly sweet.

This is a solid, tasty Pils. I would look for a stronger nuttiness and a little more malt in the flavor in an ideal world, but I could drink this all day.

Philousa, Oct 06, 2012
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3.63/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A small white head settles into a thin lacing above a clear golden copper colored beer with decent carbonation.

Light caramel malts, with light spices, some very light apple cider, with a slight hops aroma.

Light spices, some floral hops with light caramel malt taste that seems very well balanced between those and other hints of tastes trying to come through.

A lighter dryish aftertaste that seems to stick around a while on this light bodied beer.

With it's taste that seems to be well balanced with nothing really taking over, I kind of enjoyed this beer that is well outside my dark beers and IPA's taste.

LXIXME, Oct 03, 2012
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3.7/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Gordon Biersch restaurant at Reagan Airport. Served in a Hefeweizen-style glass.

Appearance: Golden yellow, thin white head, some strands and islands of lacing noted.

Smell: Crisp, herbal, floral, apple, German noble hops.

Taste: Clean malt, crisp, hint of apple, German noble hops at the end. Simple, nothing special.

Mouthfeel: Spicy on the tongue, good carbonation, but it stuck to the teeth a bit.

Overall / Drinkability: Went well with a meal (crab cake sandwich) and drinkable enough I could see myself having another. Not a bad - not amazing, but not bad. Not the most flavorful pilsner, but much more flavor than others I've had.

damndirtyape, Oct 02, 2012
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3.3/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Myrtle Beach location. Served in a pils glass. Was honey colored with a small white head. Smelled of pine and flowers and toast. Saaz hops are obvious when you take a sip. Bitter, spicey, maybe somewhere in there is some sweetness from malt, but I don't really detect any, just hops. Finishes very crisp and dry. Not a huge fan of czech pils, maybe is the saaz hops, but not a totally bad beer.

clemtiger8202, Sep 13, 2012
Gordon Biersch Czech Style Pilsner from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
78 out of 100 based on 307 ratings.