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Gordon Biersch IPA
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Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 79   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This classic copper colored ale has a pronounced hop aroma to match its assertive bitterness, creating a fragrant and well balanced masterpiece.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ADfan (615) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Poured on tap from the Vegas restaurant. It had a golden copper color with a medium hood. Aroma of hops and pine. The taste had some citrus, hops and a touch of hops on the finish. So so beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2014
Cask gravity @ GBBF 2014. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy floral aroma. Sweetish hoppy bitter citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy floral finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (11824) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2014
Draft at the Great British Beer Festival 2014, Day 1 - London. Pours clear gold with a foamy white head. Moderately sweet with some white sugar, tangerine, faint alcohol and pine needles. Light bodied with fine carbonation; pretty good condition. Sugary finish with basic white bread and some juicy citrus. OK.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11421) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Clear pale golden beer with a decent head. Fruity hop aroma, citrus, grapes, caramel, oranges. Hoppy pine apple flavor, mango, citrus, pine, hay, floral notes. Really good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (16088) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
12th August 2014
GBBF Day 1. Cask. As ’Sommer IPA’. Almost clear gold beer, small white head. Palate is smooth with just moderate carbonation. Sweetish malts, trace of honey. Sweet floralness. Light touches of tangerine and lemon. Light finish. Really quite floral. Interesting!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9912) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2014
Gravity dispense at GBBF ’14, day 1, 12/08/14 as GB ’Sommer’ IPA. Lightly hazed golden with moderate off white spotting. Nose is floral, faint citric peel, mango pulp, perfumed effect. Taste comprises mandarin, sweet licks, perfumed tones, light pine. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close with a little hop bitterness. Average IPA but drinkable stuff if a little sweet and floral in places.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (5094) - Utah, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Cask at GBBF
Clear golden, no head or lacing. Mild aroma of malts and grains. Taste is grainy, citrus and lemon
Ok

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8908) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF. Clear pale yellow color, virtually no head. Smell and taste lightly malts, tropical fruits, mandarin and peach, fruity hops. Really nice. Decent body and carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (14104) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
At gbbf 2014. As sommer ipa 6.5% clear gold lasting white head. light fruity ipa bit of soap. Lemon flavour. Some bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (4958) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 17, 2014
Cask - Lemon and a bit of grass. Light yellow gold with no head. Lemon and some orange pith. Long bitterness.


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