Being not too familiar with the golden/blonde bock style, I 'm doing a head-to head tonight with Sierra Nevada Glissade Golden Bock and Gordon Biersch Blonde Bock.
Sierra Nevada Glissade Golden Bock, true to it's name, poured a golden, honey-yellow into the glass with light carbonation trails and a slight white head lining the edge of the glass. The nose was a bit crisper than the Gordon Biersch Blonde Bock, with a lime and roasted corn nose.
Although Sierra Nevada Glissade is a bit subdued for a Sierra Nevada brew, it had much more hop up front and a slightly cleaner start. Soft citrus turned to a core of sweet cornbread (much less pronounced than in the Blonde Bock) and faded to a slightly astringent linger.
I don't know that I could tell you where I landed on this head to head. Sierra Nevada Glissade is a crisper, more refreshing brew than Gordon Biersch Blonde Bock, but seemed slightly less committed to staying true to the variety.