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Gordon Biersch Pilsner | Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

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BEER INFO

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

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by StevieW on 06-04-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,664
Reviews:
68
Ratings:
119
pDev:
15.45%
Bros Score:
3.66
 
 
Wants:
1
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12
Trade:
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Ratings: 119 |  Reviews: 68
Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.54/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of joekoz007
1.58/5  rDev -52.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Had on draft at Atlanta airport GB.
Appearance is clear straw color with minimal white head and minimal lacing.
Aroma of apple cider and something that I couldn't identify.
Tasted of buttery diacetyl and yeast.
Moderately carbonated for a medium mouthfeel.
Overall, I think I got a pour from a bad batch. Am sure that they don't brew this here at the airport and airport restaurants aren't known for their quality but this was just bad. Had a sample of this in a flight at a different location that wasn't nearly this bad....but it was a while ago.

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Photo of spoony
3.56/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shawnspl
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigAl18
3.49/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.36/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Phil-Fresh
3.46/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Light Pils malt, with moderate flowery and slightly spicy noble hops.

A: Copper clear, totally clear with a small white head of microbubbles. There is adequate retention and light lacing in the glass.

T: Moderately low, though well attenuated maltiness with a slight sweetness. Light hop flavor with moderate hop bitterness. The beer is crisp with medium-dry finish.

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: Pretty solid; Gordon Biersch has always made a pretty straight forward solid German Pils. The malts and hops could be a little stronger, but the beer is crisp and the malts are well attenuated.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
2.98/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Golden color with solid clarity, thin white head 1/6". Aroma was neutral, maybe some bready aspect.

Taste even had that lager amount of diacetyl, nothing real bothersome, will fade with another week or tow. Carbonation very high. Its just one of those beers that pairs well with garlic fries, other than that, it doesn't do much for me. Almost a heavier malt bill than it should.

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Photo of scottfrie
4.78/5  rDev +44.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Nonic pint on tap at THG.

A: Pours a crystal clear light golden straw color with a finger of white fuzzy foam. A fuzzy collar lasted the whole glass through and left wispy lace left down the glass.
S: Nose has a "snappy" crisp quality that only comes from a super fresh and clean lager. Bready malt backbone with hints of spicy/earthy nobel hops
T: Super fresh and super crisp flavors of clean malt and lager yeast. Very crisp. Light honey sweetness, light crackery. Noble hop is lightly spicy in the finish with just a kiss of earthy bitterness. Flavors are incredibly crisp and clean. No flaws or subtle off flavors. Light spice and bready quality lingers in the aftertaste.
M: Light body, ultra crisp and clean, sparkling carbonation.
O: Best American pilsner I've had in a long time, if not ever. Super fresh (keg hand delivered by Dan yesterday), and flawless.

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Photo of crob3888
3.75/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BEER88
3.25/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bogieboydan
3.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
3/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jason
3.66/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12oz brown bottle, sample from the brewery.

Dense rocky head after a proper pils pour, not as clear as I expected ... odd to seem some residual sediment here. Fresh herbal hop aroma; grassy, soft resin, and earthy. Even bitterness if not slightly aggressive to start, grainy but clean ... very clean. Good amount of herbal hop flavor even into the finish. Much better on tap at the brewpubs but the bottle will do just fine.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.65/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CJNAPS
2.34/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Not a lot of flavor, not for me.

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of yemenmocha
3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of zestar
3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.8/5  rDev +15.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of homerbunker
3/5  rDev -9.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

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Gordon Biersch Pilsner from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
Beer rating: 3.3 out of 5 with 119 ratings
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