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


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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (4070) - 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 (1553) - 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 (12601) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 20, 2009
33cl, from the brewery, not complex brew, not balanced, clear, small head, nothing special

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bonfunck (149) - Waasmunster, BELGIUM - MAY 6, 2009
50 cl can. schared with Bontus, red amber beer, with small foam. taste a bit like candy sweet!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bontus (697) - Flanders, BELGIUM - MAY 6, 2009
50cl can. Shared with Bonfunck. Amber orange beer. With a sweet caramel flavour. Better than their Silver or Platinum.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pinball (11552) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2009
clear red, small thick offwhite head. strawberry eraser, faint flowery faiint fruits.not much aroma really. strong candylike flavor, caramel, faint fruts, a bit artificial.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2008
A clear dark red/amber colored beer, with a small but foamy beige head. The aroma of malts with alcohol. It’s sweet, caramel, some spices. The taste of sweet with alcohol some fruits and peppery. A little bitter. The aftertaste is also a little bitter, with sweet and a little fiery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (12650) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2008
Bottle @ Maria tasting. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, fruit, malt. Flavour is sweet, caramel, fruit, caramel, roasted. Medium body and an OK beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (15569) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2008
Bottle, thx to fonefan. A clear, amber beer with a small, beige head. Fruity-sweet nose with caramel and a tiny roasted note. Caramel, sweetness and fruits in the flavor, a little alcohol towards the bitterness, and also some bitterness. Medium, silky mouthfeel and a caramel-sweet finish with bitterness. Dangerously quaffable at 8.4% ABV. (080412)

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