Gordon Biersch SommerBrau | Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

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118 Ratings
Gordon Biersch SommerBrauGordon Biersch SommerBrau
BEER INFO

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

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
SommerBrau is a Kölsch-style beer. Kölsch literally means the beer of Cologne, Germany. This beer style is a light bodied beer fermented using a special top fermenting yeast strain which we import specially from Germany to brew it true to style. The pinpoint bitterness of the German Tettnang hops and crisp finish make this beer perfect for summertime enjoyment. Prost!

Added by cjgator3 on 05-28-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
118
Reviews:
41
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
13.03%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.68/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.34/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.28/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.2/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

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3.07/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.29/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Fantastic summer sessional, and one of their best bees in general.

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3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.84/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.53/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.4/5  rDev -3.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

Soft fruity nose - lemon. Soft noble hop aroma as well.

Golden color, brilliant. Fairly large white head, creamy and long lasting.

Slight fruitiness from aroma evident in flavor. Surprisingly hoppy/spicy and bitter in the finish. Hoppier than would expect for style. Like a fruity pilsner.

Medium body and medium high carbonation. No astringency or warming.

A nice crisp beer. Still think could be reduced in hop flavor a bit to let fruity esters have a bit more voice.

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2/5  rDev -43.3%

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3.53 out of 5 based on 118 ratings.
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