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

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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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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


2.8
   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

2.9
   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!

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bontus (665) - Flanders, BELGIUM - MAY 6, 2009
50cl can. Shared with Bonfunck. Amber orange beer. With a sweet caramel flavour. Better than their Silver or Platinum.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pinball (11051) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ober (2812) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11868) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (14762) - 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)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10285) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUN 7, 2008
Botella. Red amber colour. Sweet caramellic and malty aroma, same for the flavour with a mild bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Embrouille (2831) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 27, 2008
Canned 50cl. It pours an amber beer with a nice tanned head. The nose is of peaches, caramel, coconut, apples and bubblegum. A hint of cinnamon. The flavor is of malt, caramel and coconut. Alcoholic. Some fennel and cherry showing up. Caramel in the finish. Nicely peppery. A hint of cinnamon appearing. A good beer.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Dedollewaitor (14336) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2008
Bottle. Thanks to Madsnp. Pours amber with no head. Aroma is malts, caramel & bread. Very thin palate. Cant believe this is even a Belgium beer! Alcohol burn... Wack!


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