RateBeer
overall
21
47
style
Brewed by John Martin
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Genval, Belgium

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2006
Can. Amber colour with a small tan head. Light fruity aroma and a sweet fruity, light alcoholic taste. Medium body with a sweet light alcoholic finish.
Earlier Rating: 11/9/2004 Total Score: 2.7
Amber color, light sweet malty aroma, light sweet dry taste, medium body, medium dry alcoholic finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2006
Can. Clear orange coloured with an off white head. Aroma of fruits and spices. Flavour of malts, fruits, caramel and spices with notes of alcohol.
Earlier Rating: 10/30/2005 Total Score: 2.5
Bottled. Clear orange coloured with an off white head. Aroma of malts and caramel with fruity notes. Flavour of malts and caramel with notes of fruits.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sten (617) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - MAY 14, 2006
Reddish appearance with a small white head. The aroma is sweet and alcoholic. The flavour is sweet, alcoholic and a bit fruity. A very boring beer. (Bottle 33cl 6.6 alcohol % in my version)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13183) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2006
On tap at The Highlander, Antwerp. Red beer with lasting beige creamy head. Creamy sweet red fruit malt aroma. Bit too much sweet sugar candy. Finish has some dry malt, but too sweet and overall a bit daft.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dorqui (2081) - Brescia, ITALY - FEB 13, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2007 Draught at John Martin’s Restaurant (Bergamo) [ABV 8,8%].
Smooth of medium duration head. Burnt red color; enough extinguished and little fizzy one. Light ash and burned wood scent. Slightly pungent taste with overpowering bitter and alcoholic notes. Lightly top heavy and long-lasting final.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
GarethYoung (1109) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 15, 2006
[bottle from beers of europe]Aroma is malty, plums, orange peel, a little port. body is totally dead and crap, sweet finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - DEC 24, 2005
UPDATED: APR 30, 2006 It is very strong, but is not as strong in flavour as the alcohol, but is vry nice in colour and the foam is great.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (5628) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 5, 2005
Canette de 500 ml obtenue via les Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Odeur de caramel, de fruitée et une légère touche d’alcool. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée rougeâtre avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un moyen col mousseux et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel et d’alcool. La durée de l’arrière goût est moyenne. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture crémeuse. L’effervescence en bouche est moyenne. Présence d’épices en arrière goût (?). Je m’attendais à une bière ordinaire mais finalement j’ai été agréablement surpris. (Rating #367)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2005
Seems the appropriate time of year for this fellow. Aroma starts with harsh maltiness, which gives way to a good sellection of fruits. Taste is also fruity however seems flatter than what it should be, very little carbonation. Intresting character.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2005
Pale amber colour with a small off white head. Malty, grainy faintly caramel sweet aroma. Sweet caramel flavor with a boring alcohol finish.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 10 11 12  13  14 15 16


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50