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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.16   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Barrelbelly (622) - 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 (870) - 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 (982) - 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 (3564) - 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 Gordon’s. It is an easy way to get drunk if you don’t 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 (5163) - 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. It’s drinkable though, and has to be one of the best value for money alcohol buzzes I’ve bought.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
JefVerstraete (1142) - 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 (1545) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 23, 2012
Clear orange, fast fading white head. Aroma is sweet and artificial, and so is the taste. It’s strong, alcoholic, sweet. Like most cheap strong beers, it’s pretty bad, but drinkable.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Camons (5612) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2012
Can @ Christers, Pours clear yellow with a fading white head. Aroma of sweet malt, sugar, alcohol. Flavor of sweet bready malt, alcohol, sugar. Medium body, soft carbonation, burning alcohol finish. 230812

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2012
Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and alcohol. Flavor is quite sweet. Sweet finish with burning alcohol. 230812


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