Back in September, I received a package from Gordon Biersch Brewing Company with this Bottle of beer, and cool glass to match. Gordon Biersch released this beer starting in October in a limited supply in 9 states. According to the brewery,weizenbock’s historical roots began as a mistake – a brewer at the Kulmbach Brewery in Germany accidentally left kegs of bock outside during cold days, freezing the water out of the beer, which concentrated and intensified both the flavor and alcohol content. They are releasing other limited edition bottles and another review is coming soon.
Location: Poured into a Gordon Biersch pint glass from the bottle at my home in Bloomington, IL.
Numbers: 10% ABV, 30 IBUs, ~ 230 Calories
Ingredients: Hops: Hallertau and Tettnang
Appearance & Aroma: It’s dark brown in color with a good amount of ruby highlights. The head is thick and cream colored, but fell after a few minutes to a creamy ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass. The aroma is big, bready, and caramel malty with alcohol fusals.
Taste & Feel: The body is full and the mouthfeel is smooth. The flavors up front are rich and sweet, dark… (More on Gordon Biersch Brewing Co – Braumeister Selekt Weizen Eisbock)