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Gordon Finest Platinum

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.16   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Icedwarf (528) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2015
Helder geel bier met weinig schuim. Smaak is licht zoet en sterk, toffee en fruit, ietwat banaan en sinaasappel. Smaak blijft lang hangen. Lijkt erop dat het percentage belangrijker is dan de smaak. Niet echt bijzonder.

1.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Alusmamuts (672) - LATVIA - MAR 18, 2015
Light amber with samll white head. Malt aroma. Strong lager bitterness, unfortunately with alcohol notes. Not worth its name....

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Marduk (3318) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 31, 2015
330ml bottle. Clear amber color. Medium size, white head, stays. Sweat, hop extract, sweet, malty, alcohol in aroma. Malty, sweet, marmalade, apples in taste. Copper in aftertaste.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
FatPhil (9904) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 30, 2015
330ml bottle (Wines of Galillee, Tallinn) - shared by that ubersadist Marduk!
Even before opening, the green glass bottle gave me warning signs, no sign of beer inside it, so it’s clearly pale. -1 because of the paleness of the glass, this is not produced and packaged in order to survive storage. Even before pouring, the smell from the bottle was a horrific limey strong lager aroma. After pouring it’s a total boozy horror, and again strong-lagery corniness. Taste is tongue-driblingly disgusting. After I got this shit on my tongue, I no longer wanted my tongue in my mouth. Rough, chemical, boozy. And by boozy, I mean it’s even spirit-like, it’s actually hot. This is a truly horrific brew, I don’t think I’ve ever had a strong belgian so bad. Anyone who gave this more than 2.0 is now immediately out of my respect list - you know nothing about beer. No more than "Anthony Martin" do at any rate. Ugh, and the nasty limeyness never leaves. One of the worst lagers that wasn’t a beermix I’ve ever had. Is this a beermix of shitty lager and methanol? Cna’t tpe, goinh bl;imd

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Borup (6749) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2014
50 cl. Can. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, caramel and alcohol.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
suurjuust (1456) - ESTONIA - DEC 17, 2014
Clear orange golden, small white head that quickly dissipates. Weak nose of malts, perfume and sweetness. Flavor is metallic-perfumey notes and malt, sweetness, spice. Peppery-alcoholic finish. Alcohol, pepper and metallic notes linger. Mouthfeel is almost dense, oily to dry. Alcohol steamrolls the finish. Almost out of the hobofuel league, but not quite. "Finest Platinum" feels like trolling at this point.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boxereddy (190) - BELGIUM - DEC 13, 2014
Helder goudkleurig bier met snelzakkende schuimkraag. Neus van alcohol en oud fruit. Sterke smaak van alcohol en suiker snoep / caramel. Zoete afdronk met sterk alcoholische toets. Een echte moutlikeur!

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fashawn (301) - Montesarchio, ITALY - NOV 8, 2014
Birra selvaggia e poco rispettosa. Biondo ocra senza testa, abbastanza torbida all’aspetto. Aroma metallico, con qualche reminiscenza di zucchero caramellato e qualche mela. In bocca è dolcissima, come melassa. Beverina poiché il.corpo non è per niente rotonda, ed è quasi acquosa come consistenza. Birra per chi vuol.bere violentemente facendola scendere giù.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Calisky (1333) - ALSACE, FRANCE - NOV 1, 2014
Bu chez un ami... Couleur dorée, mousse qui disparait. Nez d’alcool et vieux fruits. Gout fort d’alcool et sucre candy/caramel. Pas si mauvais en soi, mais trop fort en alcool et sucre, une malt liquour.... pas rafraichissant, juste l’alcool.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ST247 (436) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - OCT 29, 2014
Sample from tap @Kulminator. Pours clear golden with white adhesive head. Sour, fruity aroma. Taste fruity. Light bitter.


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