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Gordon Biersch Imperial Pilsner - Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

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Gordon Biersch Imperial Pilsner
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13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: spointon on 02-13-2010)
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3/5  rDev -18%

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I had this one on tap at the G-B in Bolingbrook today (2/12/2010).

A= This beer poured a super clear deep golden color with a 1/2" creamy white head. The head dropped fairly quickly and left some spotty lace behind.

S= Lots of malty sweetness and a big hop aroma. The hops didn't smell like European/noble hops to me because there was a slight fruitiness to the aroma that wasn't from esters but rather from the hops. Interesting...

T= Very clean and simple yet somehow flavorful and interesting. The malt was more sweet than I expected but it was very tasty and rich. Sort of a sweet cracker note. The hops are big and lightly fruity. Not nearly as light and grassy as noble European hops can be. The hops and malt battled all the way through but midway the hops started to win and things dried out considerably. Finished pretty dry, with lots of hop flavor and a kiss of alcohol.

MF= Medium bodied with a crisp carbonation level.

D= Dangerously easy to drink. I don't know what the ABV is but it is significant. Not the best Imperial IPA I have ever had but a damn tasty one! Its fresh, its local, and I'll be back for more.

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Gordon Biersch Imperial Pilsner from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
83 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.