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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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Jfowler05

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

08-03-2012 17:47:29 | More by Jfowler05
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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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Zorro

California

3.26/5  rDev -3.8%
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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clemtiger8202

Missouri

3.3/5  rDev -2.7%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

09-13-2012 18:46:18 | More by clemtiger8202
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Wasatch

Utah

3.33/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottled On: 5/1/13

Got this one at the SLS in Cedar City

Pours a very nice clean/clear golden yellow color, very nice carbonation, with a two-finger foamy white head, with some very nice sticky lacing left behind. The nose is malty, nice little hop note. The taste is mostly malty, with some hop notes. Medium body, the finish is slightly dry and bitter. Overall a nice brew for a hot day, but would not buy again.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2013 00:16:19 | More by Wasatch
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TheMarkE

California

3.39/5  rDev 0%
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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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Gordon Biersch, Myrtle Beach

A- pours a bright golden and clear color with a foamy white head and good retention

S- faint crisp and clean hop, with some slightly toasted malt on the finish

T- clean malt follows the nose, slightly grassy with just a touch of yeast, dry and crisp finish

M- light-medium body with high carbonation, crisp mouthfeel with a foamy finish

O- easy to drink, sessionable summer beer. Nothing less and nothing more.

Serving type: on-tap

05-31-2013 01:26:07 | More by Treyliff
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lackenhauser

Maryland

3.4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clean and golden colored. Not a lot of head or carbonation. Mild malty aroma. Malty flavor with a touch of hop bitterness. Has an almost "straw" like flavor to it. The hop bitterness tends to linger in the finish. Decent body-fairly dry and quenching. An ok beer overall. My first beer from Gordon Biersch-have wanted to try a brewpub of theirs for ages. I bet it would be an improvement on draft.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2009 00:07:18 | More by lackenhauser
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arizcards

Arizona

3.4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of a mixed cased picked up at Costco last fall.

Beer poured golden with a decent white head that is hanging around. Nose is somewhat malty with no other distinguishable characteristics. Taste is pretty well balanced, biscuity malt backbone blends pretty nicely into a crisp hop finish. Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied, and fairly smooth. Drinkability is pretty good. This is a crisp clean refreshing beer that would pair well with mowing the lawn!

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2009 23:05:13 | More by arizcards
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NJpadreFan

New Jersey

3.43/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Gordon Biersch(VB)- Czech Export

A- Golden acorn brown with a moderate size foamy white head and solid lacing.
S- Earthy hops & fresh grainy malt although light and tough to pull out.
T- Sweet carmelized malt with dry earthy hops and a touch of honey.
M- Sweet grainy malt up front with a crisp dry hop body and end.

Overall- Good solid lager, clean and crisp. A good beer to start off the night with!

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

07-06-2008 14:12:53 | More by NJpadreFan
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jmalex

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Trying something new and interesting while watching the US/Mexico World Cup qualifier.

APPEARANCE: Pours into my Prima Pils glass a crystal clear light golden color. A bright white head forms at 2 fingers and does a fantastic job at maintaining a rocky cap.

SMELL: Surfury lager aroma is fairly significant, but it is cut by a formidable malt base. Hop aroma is low and it seems to combine with everything else create a tobacco aroma. Kinda weird.

TASTE: It's pretty much all pilsner malt with a little diacetyl on the back end and a restrained bitterness providing balance. The finish is a little harsh and lingering.

MOUTHFEEL: Crisp but not completely dry which seems about right. Carbonation is at average levels or just above.

DRINKABILITY: It's actually not too bad. Despite some off-tastes, it still is not tough to drink. I don't think I'd have another, but I wouldn't have a problem if there was no alternative.

Eh, not my thing I guess. The beer didn't really have any kind of hop presence. Even the slightest bit more would've made a huge difference.

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

08-12-2009 21:10:52 | More by jmalex
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.43/5  rDev +1.2%
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.

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

12-14-2012 04:55:20 | More by StonedTrippin
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Philousa

California

3.43/5  rDev +1.2%
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.

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

10-06-2012 04:23:05 | More by Philousa
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droomyster

Virginia

3.45/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear gold with a magnificent white head that stands tall and frumpy in the pilsner glass. Aromas of pilsner malt are mostly honeyish. Flavors are straightforward: honeyish pilsner malts with a leafy hoppiness that comes through on the midpalate and finish. Overall a beautiful beer to look at, whose taste is not bad at all.

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

09-05-2010 01:32:00 | More by droomyster
Gordon Biersch Czech Style Pilsner from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
78 out of 100 based on 271 ratings.