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Gordon Biersch Strong Stout - Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

Gordon Biersch Strong Stout
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.27%


Brewed by:
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: fountainofyouth on 03-10-2012)
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District of Columbia

4.73/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled in a 4 oz. glass at RFD in Washington. The bartenders tell me this was a limited brew for a dark ale tasting. It's being served in 10 oz. glasses, so I think it's safe to assume it falls under Double Stout rather than American Stout.

Appearance: Even in my sampler glass, dark as night. Solid lacing from the khaki head.

Smell: Fairly strong hints of chocolate and roasted grain. No apparent hops. Smoky.

Taste: Fantastic! A wonderfully rich but not overpowering blend of smoke, chocolate, and barley and a tiny hint of earthy hops slides in perfectly at the end. This was really superb.

Mouthfeel: Fairly thick, medium-bodied with light carbonation.

Overall: What a wonderful way for Gordon Biersch to try a non-German style of beer! I doubt I'll ever get to try this again, but I really hope I do!

Serving type: on-tap

03-10-2012 03:31:11 | More by fountainofyouth
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