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Schwarzbier - Gordon Biersch

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rAvg: 4.13
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Brewed by:
Gordon Biersch
California, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BrewMaster on 07-29-2005

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.13/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served on tap at GB in Pasadena.

Appearance: Served in 0.5L Nonic glass filled just to 0.5L mark with a thick and blillowing head on top. The head is a light tan colored and is very stiff and sticky on the glass. The beer is a nice black color with slight transparency of light. The head leaves perfect lacing on the glass each time it is tipped. This a good looking beer.

Smell: Light toast scent and a sweet malt aroma. Good volume to the aroma and a touch of coffee.

Taste: Clean taste of toasted wheat bread crust, burnt almonds, and light malty crispness. The roasty/burnt flavor slides into a mild sourness that blends nicely with the other flavors. A very slight touch of hop bitterness finishes this beer. There is little aftertaste, but what it there is slgiht sour/roasty residue.

Mouthfeel: Slightly drying on the palate but it does not leave my mouth uncomfortable. The lack of aftertaste allows this beer to wash the palate slightly.

Drinkability: I had 2 glasses of this beer over dinner and was quite pleased with it. This is probably the best beer they make at GB. Clean and tasty, I would recommend folks stop in and try this. It is well done to style and tasty.

Schwarzbier from Gordon Biersch
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