Gordon Biersch Brewing Company announced today that its WinterBock, a seasonal favorite in the Bay Area since the opening of the original Gordon Biersch restaurant in 1988, is in stores now.

WINTERBOCK:

WinterbockBock is a German beer style originally developed by eleventh century Bavarian monks as a form of sustenance during Lenten fasts. In keeping with the ages old tradition, Gordon Biersch WinterBock is hearty and creamy. The classic dark, full-bodied double bock features five different types of malt: Munich malt, pilsner malt, black malt and two different caramel malts. ABV: 7.5%; IBU: 26

Like all Gordon Biersch products, WinterBock is brewed in adherence to the “Reinheitsgebot,” the German purity law of 1516 which stipulates the use of only four ingredients – water, malt, hops and yeast. 

WinterBock will be available through January wherever Gordon Biersch products are sold. Six packs range in price between $8.99 and $9.99.

“We take pride in continuing the ‘meal in a glass’ tradition that the monastery breweries began ten centuries ago when they figured out that a strong dark beer would fulfill their bread and water diet requirement – one of the greatest loopholes of all time. It’s easy to see how fasting on a 7.5% ABV beer would take your mind off of the hunger pangs.”

For more information on Gordon Biersch Brewing Co, the brewery, and WinterBock, visit www.gordonbiersch.com/brewery

About Gordon Biersch Brewing Company

Dan Gordon and Dean Biersch co-founded Gordon Biersch Brewing Company in 1988 with the goal of producing the most authentic German-style lagers outside of Germany and opened a state-of-the-art brewing and bottling facility On in San Jose, California to begin bottling and distributing its famed German-style lagers. Dan was the first American in 40 years to attain a brewing engineering degree from the prestigious Technical University of Munich, Weihenstephan. Today, Gordon Biersch Brewing Company is a brewery industry leader with over 25 years of experience. Gordon Biersch Brewing Company has doubled its annual production, increasing the capacity to 4 million gallons of beer, and making Gordon Biersch Brewing Company the largest craft brewery in the San Francisco Bay Area.


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