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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

270 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 270
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 15%
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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ksaxon

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

02-22-2014 23:21:14 | More by ksaxon
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Zorro

California

3.26/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear golden colored beer with a middle sized puffy white colored head.

Smells malty with a flowery hop aroma. Soda cracker malt with noble hops somewhat grassy it also smells a little sweet.

Starts out mildly sweet and a little bitter. Slightly grassy this has a sharper hop bite than expected. and that is about it, sort of boring.

Mouthfeel is OK.

Overall an OK beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2014 04:54:03 | More by Zorro
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Plissken

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-07-2014 18:26:30 | More by Plissken
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Burtonfree77

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.8%

02-07-2014 17:47:28 | More by Burtonfree77
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GratefulEdd

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

01-27-2014 20:34:02 | More by GratefulEdd
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zbooks

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

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

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

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

Kansas

3/5  rDev -11.8%

01-20-2014 08:41:18 | More by KingFizz
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.8%

01-19-2014 07:14:10 | More by Lehighace06
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pin

Australia

2/5  rDev -41.2%

01-15-2014 02:01:29 | More by pin
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ajdemma

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

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

Maryland

4.38/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From GB Rockville.

Rich golden color, very nice clarity. Poured a moderate white head with little retention, but could have been my wimpy pour from the growler.

Very clean hop aroma with some pepper notes, and maybe a slight malty sweetness.

Wonderful malt presentation up front just before the hops begin to take hold. Always enjoy a pilsner that shows some malt. Wonderful spicy, almost peppery flavor from the hops. Hops take it to the bitter side of balanced, but the bitterness isn't overpowering. Finish is gently bitter and clean. Beer appears to have been well lagered.

Medium body and moderately high carbonation. No harshness to the beer - very easy drinking.

Nice to see what fresh, well made pilsner tastes like. Hop character is top notch, and it is a clean, easy drinking beer with no rough edges.

Serving type: growler

01-04-2014 20:32:58 | More by mpyle
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DerwinWentworth

Utah

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

12-28-2013 17:34:17 | More by DerwinWentworth
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Jeysun23

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

12-25-2013 23:16:47 | More by Jeysun23
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Modernrickk

California

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

12-24-2013 16:46:05 | More by Modernrickk
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trocketsauced

New York

3/5  rDev -11.8%

12-16-2013 01:03:56 | More by trocketsauced
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

12-05-2013 20:34:26 | More by NonicPanic
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TheMarkE

California

3.39/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Bright gold with a quickly disappearing head and a touch of carbonation.

Smell: Indistinct malts and hops. Basically, it smells like beer.

Taste: Hops and cereal malts.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a slight hop bitterness in the aftertaste.

The Verdict: Not bad. My descriptions may not sound exciting, but this is pretty much what a pils should be. Nothing above and beyond, but nothing to fuss about either. Just a good solid beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2013 21:35:24 | More by TheMarkE
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BeerCigar

California

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

12-01-2013 16:09:14 | More by BeerCigar
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.8%

11-30-2013 17:17:29 | More by FrankShirley
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

11-23-2013 19:30:51 | More by jaydoc
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SteadySippin

Arizona

3.14/5  rDev -7.6%
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

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

California

3.58/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Look-This beer poured a brilliant gold. It had a fat head of at least 3 fingers, the lacing was not as expected kind of light.
Smell-Grassy, sweet, pine is what I got.
Taste- The pils malts are really good. Hits up front and on the lips for a long time afterwards. But its cut through with a good hoppy taste. It reminds me of a caramel apple for some reason. It leaves a sour taste to me.
Mouthfeel- It is SUPER drinkable. Carbonation is great, hard to improve on that aspect of the beer. I could drink a bunch of these and not get tired of them.
Overall- Great session beer, not tops in terms of pushing any limits on brewing. Staying classic while breaching new frontiers is a hard act to balance but Gordon Biersch is doing exactly that!

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2013 09:08:59 | More by wking
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rojocorsa

California

4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

11-16-2013 08:38:23 | More by rojocorsa
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

11-10-2013 01:40:22 | More by Kegatron
Gordon Biersch Czech Style Pilsner from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
78 out of 100 based on 270 ratings.