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

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RATINGS: 337   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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.


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2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sparkster (17) - , - AUG 11, 2008
I always have this one draught from keg, so maybe the experience differs a bit. Pours a dark bronze-orange liquid, with a big and dense fluffy head that collapses quickly. Flavour is malty and sugary, with a dry and bitter finnish that does little to hide the alcohol.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
susonagger (196) - spain, - AUG 7, 2016
Excelente cerveza rubia fuerte de tonos sedosos y generosos. Su sabor amargo es armonizado por un volumen alcohólico importante, asistido a su vez por las maltas claras, que le aportan su sabor aterciopelado, con una caricia sabrosa en su conclusión.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angel77 (2349) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 6, 2016
Botella 33 cl. Colección (r336) tomada en junio 1999. Fcpref 05..07..2000. Normal con sensación alcohólica seca. Cuerpo medio seco con 10 vol.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
labeerinthum (512) - Milano, ITALY - JUL 6, 2016
On tap. L’intensità olfattiva è elevata e la persistenza olfattiva è apprezzabile. Il cappello di schiuma compatta ha una discreta resistenza. La consistenza del liquido è limpida. La carbonazione è praticamente piatta. Il colore è giallo dorato carico. Il corpo è strutturato ma duttile. L’amaro è medio. L’intensità gustativa è elevata e la persistenza gustativa è buona. Il gusto è godereccio. Le sensazioni boccali finali inducono a bevuta compulsiva. Il finale è lungo, secco, pulito e complesso. Il retrogusto è intenso. L’aroma in bocca riporta sentori di caramello, miele, pane, cereali, resina, vaniglia, whisky, torbato e tannico.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TychoJames (1034) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2016
Burk, brygge. Gyllengul klar kulör. Plåtig doft med lite äpplemos och ljust bröd. Spritig smak med lätt örtiga toner.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KoNrRiI (1182) - Århus, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2016
0.33 can. Clear, gold color and a small, white head. Aroma of pale malts, water, and damp. Taste is also primarily marked with pale malts, sweet and a tad spicy - nonetheless mediocre. A medium body, a slick texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is medium long and relatively soft. Overall this is a subpar brew.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlueGaljoen (104) - FRANCE - MAY 14, 2016
Joli couleur jaune très franche. Sans être une mauvaise bière, elle n’amène rien de spécial. Aucune subtilité mais pas non plus de points rédhibitoires. Trop d’alcool pour ce type de bière.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nybol (1380) - DENMARK - APR 7, 2016
En øl der ikke smager af sprit, men har spark Meget frutgagtig i det, smager lidt mild og blød. Meget sødlig i eftersmagen.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 4/20
Steo75 (1) - Pinerolo, ITALY - FEB 21, 2016 does not count
10 gradi e li senti bottiglia da 33 per poter guidare subito (o quasi) dopo la bevuta

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
zacgillbanks (4395) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle from Mam and Dad’s holiday, France. A dark golden ale with a thin white head. It has a warming fruity body, toffee and vanilla flavours followed by a sweet, very warming alcoholic finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tokyo9 (250) - GERMANY - JAN 19, 2016
Thick, slightly yellowish foam
Caramel flavour
But not too sweet
Slight alcohol smell
Thick gold color and taste

Good belgiuum beer


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