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Gordon Biersch Strong Stout | Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by fountainofyouth on 03-10-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
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Ratings:
4
Avg:
4.51
pDev:
14.63%
 
 
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4.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled in a 4 oz. glass at RFD in Washington. The bartenders tell me this was a limited brew for a dark ale tasting. It's being served in 10 oz. glasses, so I think it's safe to assume it falls under Double Stout rather than American Stout.

Appearance: Even in my sampler glass, dark as night. Solid lacing from the khaki head.

Smell: Fairly strong hints of chocolate and roasted grain. No apparent hops. Smoky.

Taste: Fantastic! A wonderfully rich but not overpowering blend of smoke, chocolate, and barley and a tiny hint of earthy hops slides in perfectly at the end. This was really superb.

Mouthfeel: Fairly thick, medium-bodied with light carbonation.

Overall: What a wonderful way for Gordon Biersch to try a non-German style of beer! I doubt I'll ever get to try this again, but I really hope I do!

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Gordon Biersch Strong Stout from Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
4.51 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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