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Brewed by John Martin
Style: Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
Genval, Belgium

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RATINGS: 299   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle and can.
Ingredients: Water, Malt, Sugar, Hops.
In 1992, Gordon launches Finest Gold, a strong and refined beer with a typically Scottish character, combining the forces of charm and persuasion. Its origins and its strength (10% degrees of alcohol) give it its smooth taste and explosive nature. The taste of this incomparable beer is nevertheless entirely suited to the new demand of its many enthusiasts. Gordon Finest Gold is today available in 33 cl and 50 cl cans.


2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerhunter111 (8393) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 21, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig süß, leicht alkoholisch. Geschmack süß malzig, getreidig, leicht alkoholisch.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thompson (357) - - APR 15, 2014
Sampled from bottle @ Cafe Buitenlust, Oirschot. Yelloow golden colour...pretty strong alcohol...sweet-bitter...malts...ok beer.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
nailatem (10) - SPAIN - APR 8, 2014
¡Por fin! Una cerveza belga que me van a tener que regalar para que la vuelva a probar. Lo único destacable son los 10º que tiene que, desafortunadamente, no consiguen ocultarse tras el amargor de la cerveza. Esta cerveza me parece un autentico despropósito. Carece de objetivo. Parece una cerveza de mala taberna a la que le han echado más alcohol de la cuenta. No sirve para comer porque ya el primer trago te hace fruncir el ceño. No sirve para disfrutarla porque no tiene historia que contar. Es como el feo que va al gimnasio y se pone hasta arriba de anabolizantes para tener un cuerpo 10 (oportuna analogía en referencia a la graduación): algo mejora, pero sigue siendo igual de feo. Como he dicho antes, solo si me invitan... y a lo mejor ni eso.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Momodorian (22) - - MAR 17, 2014
Birra bionda dal colore oro carico e dalla schiuma ricca e persistente. Al primo sorso risulta dolce e piacevole.Proseguendo con la bevuta la gradazione alcolica si fa sentire e risulta stucchevole e fastidiosa. Una gradazione alcolica inferiore l’avrebbe resa sicuramente più bevibile!

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kerenmk (2595) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle. BBD 29.11.13, drank 15.2.14. Clear gold with white film. Lager aroma - a little oxidized, some grain and minerals.Bitter, then a sweet kick and booziness. Medium-bodied, smooth, sweetish finish. Could’ve been worse.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
davidtjm (575) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 14, 2014
Blonde pour with a disappearing head, malt aroma with an unfortunate nail varnish note. Taste is very sweet, again nail varnish with an unpleasant bitter chemical finish

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JaKeAFC (604) - ITALY - MAR 9, 2014
33 cl bottle, 10%. Dark gold color, thick white head. Alcoholic and syrupy nose. Aroma is malty, syrupy with brandy and solvents (kinda whiteboard marker). Taste is sweetish with an alcoholic bitterness afterwards. Full bodied, creamy texture, thick, sticky, low carbonation. Chemical esters and fuel notes.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jonas (5847) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JAN 29, 2014
Bottle. Boozy honey herbal hop aroma Dark golden, low head. Light smoked maltyness, a hint honey, traces of grassy hops. Carefully balanced to be inoffensive Light honey booze aftertaste Meh, boring boozer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
ectuohy27 (628) - ESTONIA - JAN 27, 2014
Higher than usual b/c it’s enjoyable on a cold day; it’s basically a malt liquor or high-gravity lager with better-quality ingredients than it is a BSA. But still holds its 10% well, even if there’s not much Belgian about it.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bonkiedeaap (315) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle from Bert’s Bierhuis. The beer has a golden color and small white head, CO2 is a little low. In the aroma tones of honey, grass, caramel and a little alcohol. The taste is very sweet with a lot of alcohol taste. The finish is very bitter, which is a little annoying. I don’t know what a else to say about this beer, because I really don’t like this. It’s just as bad as the most Imperial Pilsners in Holland.


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