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Gordon Biersch Weizeneisbock

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Gordon Biersch Weizeneisbock

Gordon Biersch "Weizeneisbock"

Part of Gordon Biersch's Braumeister Selekt limited release series, the German Weizenbock and Eisbock styles are merged to create a new style, the Weizeneisbock. Co-founder Dan Gordon postulates that his brewery may be the first brewery in the world to brew this unique style. This bock, made primarily from malted wheat, is transformed through a process of freezing the water molecules and then removing the frozen portion, resulting in a concentration of alcohol and flavor. At 10 per cent ABV, the alcohol strength is definitely noticeable, and rich dark roasted malt flavors and notes of black licorice are rounded out with banana and clove, compliments of the top-fermenting Bavarian Hefeweizen yeast strain. Production is limited to only 3,500 cases, and this unfiltered ale is packaged in a 750 ml. bottle with a classic German swing-top closure.

Price: $8.99 (750 ml)

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