Gordon Biersch Hefeweizen | Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

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Gordon Biersch HefeweizenGordon Biersch Hefeweizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
United States
gordonbiersch.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hundreds of years ago in Germany, wheat beers were considered 'breakfast' or 'after church' beers, a testament to their light refreshing flavor and a tradition of drinking them on weekend occasions. We invite you to enjoy our Hefeweizen (hay-fa-VEIT-sen) any day of the week.

12 IBU

Added by Wildman on 06-23-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
411
Reviews:
130
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
14.63%
 
 
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8
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65
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0
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

The appearance was good,as expected a semi-blonde bubbly,brew with a nice foamy head. The odor was sweet,and malty,some spice the odor was quite enticing. This was my first and last Hefeweizen,nothing against the maker. I felt like I drank a beer that someone else had drunk from a baseball game that had a big wad of gum in her mouth. Honestly..down the drain it went. Overall its my loss ...just couldnt appreciate this style of beer.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Dark yellow golden in color, with a massive, dense, and persistent white head. There is a moderate amount of suspended sediment.The lacing is thick and patchy.

Aroma: Lots of tart wheat and grapefruit rind hops, no banana notes, and only modest cloves.

Taste: Solid wheat malt from start to finish. This is not to be understated, the malt presence is remarkably solid. Cloves are present, but not to the extent expected, there is a banana note, but it is faint. Finishes with tart wheat, some very mild herbal hops, and a late wave of cloves.

Mouth feel: Smooth and solid, very, very full.

Drinkability/notes: A very good, well-crafted example.

Presentation: Packaged in a twelve-ounce brown glass long neck bottle with a pry-off crown, served in a standard Pilsener glass.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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Appearance: It has cloudy hay like body with a small but creamy white head. The lace has a nice retention to it.

Smell: It has an aroma that is on par for this style. A decent banana and clove esters.

Taste: I thought was a little light but still good. There are some lemon/orange tones with banana and mild peppery clove.

Mouthfeel: Light but silky with average carbonation.

Overall: A good American variant.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap at the GBBR at the RDU airport main terminal. They did not serve with a lemon, which I appreciated.

Pours a cloudy pale golden color with small white foam. Clings to the side. Wheaty smell, but just so-so. Strong banana taste, followed by the wheat. Very smooth, banana in the finish too. Leaves some sweetness at the end.

Very good hefe, really drinkable.

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Gordon Biersch Hefeweizen from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
3.69 out of 5 based on 411 ratings.
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