As cold weather approaches, it’s time to be on the lookout for winter seasonals. At Gordon Biersch, WinterBock dark lager is back on tap–but only through January, so be sure to catch it while you can!
WinterBock has an interesting history, to say the least. This strong, dark beer was used by eleventh century Bavarian monks to help sustain themselves during winter fasts. These creamy bocks ensured that the monks would fast frequently. Gordon Biersch WinterBock is a classic dark double bock featuring 4 different types of malt: Munich malt, pilsner malt, dark roasted caramel malt, and black malt (information courtesy of Gordon Biersch website).
I stopped into Gordon Biersch in Broomfield recently in order to try WinterBock for myself. I normally lean toward hoppier beers, but as the season changes I like to break routine and seek out something malty with lots of body–and this beer definitely fits the bill. Though full-bodied and with a fairly high ABV (7.5%), I found it to be very easy-
Source: Colorado Beer Girl
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