Brewed by John Martin
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Genval, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
Live the "red" experience with Gordon Red Strong. A strong beer that recalls the colours of the Highlands amid three million year old rocks… A noble and strong beer (8.4% alc.vol) brewed with the finest ingredients. Discover a touch of caramel within its truly refined flavour. Gordon Red Strong is dark amber-coloured with a purple glint. A unique beer available on draught in the best outlets as well as in 33 cl long-neck bottles

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
KyotoLefty (9295) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 29, 2010
50 cl can. Drinkable, but not very good. Way too sweet. Basically a dark double-like beer that is a little more red than brown. Possibly posing as a Scotch Ale. Not much taste except the sweetness, with a bit of caramel and alcohol, though drinks easy for 8.4%. Cheap, strong swill.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 30, 2010
Pours a deep dark gold color. Aromas of fruit, malt, a touch of hops, and apple. Flavor big strong malt, hops, and a touch of menthol like quality. Strong malt aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Abio (1859) - Waasland, BELGIUM - FEB 13, 2010
Don’t really know why they call this one "red", cause I have other toughts about that color. Looks more orange-brown in my opinion. Fruity aroma’s, a bit spicy. Same with the taste. Not my kind of beer, but drinkable. Does not taste like 8,4% alcohol, goes inside to quick and easy. A bit to much like soda.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 26, 2010
Bottle. Nice clear deep red with a small but stable beige head. Aroma of malt, fruits, caramel, some fruit candies, spicy hints and some alcohol. Sweet flavor with caramel, honey hints and light fruitiness. A bit of alcohol towards the finish. Medium-bodied. Too sweet but still OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (22055) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2009
21st February 2008. Smooth reddish beer with a long lingering toffee malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stefano (1964) - Thisted, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2009
Amber redish colour with a medium white head. Aroma has notes of apple and also malt. Flavor is fruity with malty overtones, and some carmel. Light hoppy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomer (2905) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - SEP 7, 2009
0.33L bottle, small stable long lasting head, clear light cherry red colour, aroma of hops, malt and vanila, flavours of sweet fruit and some barnyard notes. strong and a bit overpowering alcohol presence. long pleasant sour afterrtaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (4134) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - AUG 20, 2009
Bottle, bronze color bubbly with off-white head, yeasty aromas of apricot, guava and melted sugar, flavor is surprisingly nice, some malt, scotch, peach, bitter hoppy finish. Medium body, clean yet interesting flavor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
TaxiDriver (1732) - Stadland, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2009
Bottle. The aroma of liquor,malt and glue, also alcohol. The head is small, white and creamy with a short duration. The body is clear and red. The taste is light metallic, a little bit bitter. The body is medium strong, light creamy with a soft carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bhensonb (14073) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 15, 2009
Can in Brugge. Pours a dark clear amber with a frothy beige head. Light aromas of hop and spice. Somewhat sweet aroma. Medium plus body with frothy carbonation. Flavor is malt and hop. Maybe some kandi. More malt liquor than lager in my view. Also seems a bit salty. Pass.

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