Gordon Biersch Blonde Bock | Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

Gordon Biersch Blonde BockGordon Biersch Blonde Bock
BA SCORE
3.33/5
332 Ratings
Gordon Biersch Blonde BockGordon Biersch Blonde Bock
BEER INFO

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

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A traditional "Helles" or pale bock beer, Blonde Bock is a medium hopped beer with a rich, malty flavor. Made popular in the early 1600s, bock beers were originally brewed by monks to minimize hunger pangs during fasting periods. Most bock beers are dark in color. Our Gordon Biersch Blonde Bock is golden with a creamy head.

23 IBU

Added by StevieW on 07-11-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,492
Reviews:
175
Ratings:
332
pDev:
16.52%
Bros Score:
3.67
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
31
Trade:
0
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Photo of JohnBender
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Drew03cmc
3.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not a bad beer. I haven't had a bock before, but if this is representative of the type, I will have more.

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Photo of breadwinner
3.37/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of furballkazoo
4.41/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice smell, and flavor, close to the German classics.

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Photo of AWA
2.78/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of timbocf
5/5  rDev +50.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had this on tap at Gordon Biersch in San Tan Village, Gilbert AZ. Poured a rich amber color. 2 finger head that stuck around for a minute or two. Mouthful and flavor were great. They really know how to make a good beer here. Maybe I'm a lightweight but I was definitely feeling the alcohol from 2 of these. I would definitely drink this again.

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Photo of Stainsor
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cbcrunch
3.27/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of B4PTSD
3.85/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a solid beer in my opinion. There is a balance between the bitterness and sweetness. You can not taste the 7% abv in the beer. I would get this beer over a Heineken beer if your into lagers. Overall this is a good beer smooth and refreshing. This is my first time buying any kind of Gordon Biersch beer. So far no disappointment from this company. When I'm not in my hoppy mood or dark style kind of beers I would get another six pack of this beer. My review probably doesn't give outsiders a good evaluation but I have not had too many Blonde Bocks and this one is good until proven otherwise.

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Photo of Jbowmann
2.57/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Not my favorite style but I liked it better than the first time I had it.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.45/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigBry
3.31/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Draft pint, served in a logoed glass.
One of the Brewmaster's Choices / seasonals at the San Jose location.
Dark golden color with a solid white head, thin lines of lace.
Sweet, malty aroma, minimal hop smell.
The flavor is also on the sweeter side, malty, caramel.
Smooth mouth feel, alcohol seems well hidden. Good carbonation, thin body.
Ok, but wanted a bit more flavor.

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Photo of CJNAPS
2.01/5  rDev -39.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Not a fan of this beer at all. GB has a few good beers...for me this wasn't one I them

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Photo of Volsdawg10
3.46/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of logan_0842
3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of blabaer
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Alpha309
2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

Photo of SurferEric
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of Joe_Mahma
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of sheenisgod
3.4/5  rDev +2.1%

Photo of anthony-martinez
3.24/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of zestar
3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of sansho
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of Joshuabarnardj
1.48/5  rDev -55.6%

Photo of udubdawg
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Gordon Biersch Blonde Bock from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
Beer rating: 3.33 out of 5 with 332 ratings
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