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


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RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.61   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Swaroga (1660) - Brussels, - MAY 16, 2013
33cl bottle. Pours golden with small white head that quickly disappears. Nose : booze, caramel malts, butter bread toast. Sip : oily and smooth. Decent carbonation. Sweet and cloying. Very malty and seams they forgot to hop it more generously for more balance. The beer is more for the booze and I must admit, I feel already somehow tipsy after couple of sips. That would be, I hope, the last time I drink it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Franksv6 (450) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2015
Bright blond beer with a white head, little carbonation. Taste is sweet, fruity, bitter, honey and wheat. Sweet alcohol aftertaste, very tasty strong beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
huineman (252) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 11, 2015
Intense golden hue. White head, swiftly disappearing. Aroma is porridge, iron, honey and wheat flour. Powerful sweet start. Full body. Bitter ending. Long sweet aftertaste with hints of honey. Very interesting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
waiake (361) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 22, 2015
UPDATED: APR 24, 2015 500ml can poured gold & frothy which lasted all the way through the aroma is mild caramel malty the taste is similar a bit sweet & there is a slick syrupy alcohol mouth feel but overall still tastes pretty good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luklaer (144) - BELGIUM - APR 4, 2015
It looks great but the tastes disappoints a lot. In and of itself not bad, but it could be better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saintjulien (185) - - APR 4, 2015
resin, hay, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, full body, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11257) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 2, 2015
Bottle. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate. Slightly alcoholic but nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
rayaron (579) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle sample. Clear light golden with small white head. Aroma of vinegar with notes of green apple and some maltiness. Very sweet flavor, sugary, notes of apple, very boozy. Lively carbonation, light to medium-bodied. Hard to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Borup (7135) - Albertslund, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2015
33 cl. can. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, bitterness, alcohol and some sweetness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
joergen (22872) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2015
Can at Borup. Clear amber colored with a medium sized white head. Sweet and malty aroma of caramel and alcohol with notes of alcohol. Sweet and fruity flavor of alcohol and dried fruits. Burning alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Marduk (3592) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 31, 2015
330ml bottle. Clear yellow color. Medium size, white head, stays. Malty, alcohol, farty, sour notes in aroma. Sweet, alcohol, malty taste. Not good. Never again!

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