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

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
psilosophy (660) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - SEP 18, 2010
Bouteille de 33cl. Couleur ambrée tirant sur le rouge, mousse faible, ne tient pas. Bière très sucrée avec des arômes de caramel, de bonbon et de whisky, Hormis qu’elle soit trop sucrée, elle n’est pas non plus des plus agréable en bouche car la texture est plutôt syrupeuse et manque de carbonation. Pour autant, ne soyons pas trop sévère car la bière se boit sans devenir écoeurante (tient bien le réchauffement) et la sensation d’alcool est assez bien masquée (8,4% pourtant). Trouvée à Vanuxeem - Ploegstaert.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
birrabona (221) - ITALY - SEP 10, 2010
Rosso profondo. Profuma di caramello. Super alcolica. Morbidissima. Zuccheri e lieviti tipici del Belgio. Corposa. Fruttata e dolce. Red deep. Flavor of caramel. Super alcoholic. Very soft. Sugar and yeast tipical from Belgiaum. Full Body. Lively carbonation. Finish dry. Fruit and sweet.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jaghana (5447) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUL 31, 2010
Bottle 33cl. An amber ale with low carbonation and low head. Smell is on caramel and spices / agrumes notes. Aroma is medium sweet, on toasted malt, caramel and some spicy and herb notes such as juniper. Not too alcoholic, but complexity is low.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KnutAlbert (6675) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 30, 2010
On tap in Italy. Sweet caramel and red berries. A little dryness in the finish, but not very pleasant.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zita (6109) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2010
malty aroma and alchol,golden amber, clear, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, salty, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish,

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (8390) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2010
Brown with a red note, clear. Has a white head, mostly diminishing. Aroma is sweet, malty, faint caramel. Flavor is moderate sweet, light bitter finish. Creamy texture.
Earlier Rating: 8/20/2006 Total Score: 3.4
Brown, clear beer. Fine, lasting head. Has a nice floral aroma, swwet. Flavor is mainly sweet, not much hop.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fugitive (1895) - Athens, GREECE - JUL 14, 2010
Bottle 330ml.Color red with small head. Aroma caramel, sweet. Taste caramel, alcohol, sugar, fruits.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
DuffMan (9501) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 1, 2010
Supercan. Pours a clear golden with an average white head. Sweet grainy aroma, candyish even. Sweet grainy flavours, odd glue flavour, cloying. Harsh mild burn in the finish. PISS!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
YK23 (465) - Haifa, ISRAEL - JUN 3, 2010
Bottle: some malt, some caramel, sugary sweet, bubblegum, mainly alcohol, kind of harsh, like a cheap malt liquer, quite bad.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Eructoblaster (3805) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 17, 2010
Can - 500ml. Limpid amber body with average carbonation and a thin off-white foamy head. Well balanced malty/hoppy aroma with spicy hints. Taste carries some fruity notes. It is rather bland and leaves a bad alcohol aftertaste.


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