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

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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.17   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Countbeer (4375) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2013
Can: Served in an Ikea taster (?): Yellow pour. Medium sized, lively and quickly changing (into a thin small island lacing) off white foamy head on top of a clear yellow colored beer. Aromas of grains, corn, malts, liquor, dust, pee, cardboard, honey and clay. Flavours of grains, sharp, iron, spicy, some bitters, hay, warmth, light floral (cause of the hay tones), liquor... Malt liquor! Aftertaste is warm, grains, corn, spices, lesser sharp and some liquor again... Low carbo, soft creamy mouthfeel at first than itís really spicy (alcohol wise), medium to full body (because of the spiced up tone because of the alcohol) and a creamy texture. What the fuck, unbalanced, nasty, too strong and noticeable and just boring with too much grains and alcohol burn... One can is way too much!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rugamu (103) - SPAIN - JUL 14, 2013
Cerveza excesivamente alcohůlica y se nota. No termina de aportar realmente nada, pero no es tan horrible como sugiere la gente en los comentarios. No creo q repita.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Barrelbelly (633) - BELGIUM - JUL 6, 2013
Surprising beer... In the wrong sense. Very high alcohol and price for a caramel flavoured pilsner type of beer. Quite disappointing.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
thanatosti (902) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 15, 2013
50 cl. can @ home, bought somewhere in Belgium. Old yellow with a thin white head. Sweet aroma. Supersweet taste due to the alcohol with a metallic sidetaste. Really bad.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
gEUS (1023) - Linden, BELGIUM - MAY 3, 2013
750 ml bottle at home - taken from notes. Freaking hell... so low in taste but so high in alcohol. Nooooo, this is beer hell. Very metallic taste, no aroma at all, palate is very stringent. Probably one of the baddest beers ever. (Tasted July 2010). Even a 3 year old lambic is cheaper than this. F*ck.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
77ships (3683) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - APR 1, 2013
Just did a 50 cl. can of this outside with my team manager, straight for, the can chilled. This is what I see the bums drink when they have some extra cash. Taste is a grainy, industrial strength BE pilsner with light windex citrus and over rubbing alcohol, raw and upsets the stomach easily like the other swill Gordonís. It is an easy way to get drunk if you donít mind being nauseous. Quite light and clean in an industrial rubbing alcohol way. XXXstrength according to the can.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
SilkTork (5188) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2013
500ml can from Carrefour, Namur, Belgium. Lovely shimmering gold colour. I struggle a little with drinking the beer, even though I do love a strong lager. This is crude - very sweet and plastic, and with that horrid false whiskey flavour intruding everywhere. Itís drinkable though, and has to be one of the best value for money alcohol buzzes Iíve bought.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
JefVerstraete (1253) - BELGIUM - NOV 13, 2012
Again a very bad beer from this serie. Very sweet and burning alcohol. No hops, no malt, nothing but sugar, sweeteners and alcohol.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Keeper (252) - Milano, ITALY - OCT 18, 2012
Pours a clear golden color with a white head that fades away and leaves a headless beer. Alcol in aroma.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MaartenRF10 (1584) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 23, 2012
Clear orange, fast fading white head. Aroma is sweet and artificial, and so is the taste. Itís strong, alcoholic, sweet. Like most cheap strong beers, itís pretty bad, but drinkable.


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