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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

300 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 300
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 3
Gots: 14 | 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  rDev -11.5%

Dyerseve, Jul 17, 2012
Photo of dontpanic5
3.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

I had this at the brewpub in Tysons Corner with some delicious brunch in the early afternoon. It pours golden with a white head. The smell is malty and clear. It's a crisp brew, with some amount of hops, and a dry taste. I wasn't a fan of the mouthfeel, too dry.

dontpanic5, Jul 16, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

rolltide8425, Jul 14, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

theempire, Jul 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Beermazter310, Jun 28, 2012
Photo of Hardcore
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Hardcore, Jun 25, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

carteravebrew, Jun 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

zaptone, Jun 14, 2012
Photo of TheSixthRing
3.95/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a semi-clear golden yellow with a white 2 finger head. Decent retention, but the resulting lace is spotty though everpresent.

Smell - Picking up faint aromas of caramel, grain and some floral or grassy hops.

Taste - Starts with some light bread and caramel malts, then a little grain and some floral hops come into play. Aftertaste turns to a grassy bitterness which fades steadily.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium body. goes down like silky butter. Carbonation is a tad lacking, but the buttery smoothness more than makes up for it.

Overall - For a pilsner, this is damn good. Light enough to drink on a hot summer day, but full and flavorful enough to satisfy an ale aficionado such as myself.

TheSixthRing, Jun 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

herring556, May 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

yaksurf, May 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

BrianSA, May 26, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

dorf, May 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Shineonsolar, May 24, 2012
Photo of HopHead84
4.08/5  rDev +20.4%
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.

HopHead84, May 04, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.5%
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.

CraftBeerTastic, Apr 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18%

DexterP236, Apr 06, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

pchalk, Apr 04, 2012
Photo of jdense
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.

jdense, Mar 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18%

gleemonger, Mar 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
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.

canucklehead, Mar 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

sh00ky, Mar 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Hanzo, Mar 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Rocketman8911, Feb 29, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

codynevels, Feb 27, 2012
Gordon Biersch Czech Style Pilsner from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
78 out of 100 based on 300 ratings.