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

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RATINGS: 170   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


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
vento76_2 (56) - - DEC 29, 2013
Birra con carattere. Buona sorso dopo sorso. Gusto forte e pieno. Amara quanto basta e ben equilibrata.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nekronos (3646) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9717) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 23, 2002
red-amber colour, almost no head, prune and cinnamon, fresh, sweet and slightly tart, long candy and fruity finish
Earlier Rating: 11/21/2001 Total Score: 3.6
red-amber colour, fine head, fruity aroma, very sweet, spicy

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JonMoore (1886) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2005
Bottle, 6.6%. Clear amber colour with nice white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, and nutty. Quite a pleasant taste; malty, caramel, fruity wuth a sweet malty finish. Medium mouthfeel. A bit of an under-achiever, but pretty good nontheless.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerMM (10) - Brescia, ITALY - JUN 17, 2012
Una delle prime rosse che ho amato, non eccezionale ma una buona birra per ogni occasione

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2004
Strong apple aroma. Red, beige head, very nice lace. Sweet to very sweet, light spices, light bitter to bitter in the finish, strong apple flavor, little sticky, alcohol burning sensation in the finish. Not bad at all for a macro brewed beer.
Earlier Rating: 3/26/2002 Total Score: 3.1
Re-rate, Bottled, blind tasting session: Aroma is like strawberry champagne for kids with light hops. Red/orange color, off-white head, good lace. Very sweet, light increasing bitterness, hint of strawberry in the flavor as well, sugar, light hop bitterness, soft. March 2002, 3.3: Wine, dry barnyard aroma. Amber/red, off-white frothy head, diminishes fast, nice lacing. Wine flavor, alcohol bitterness, moderate sweet, moderate full. Short sweet finish with a little pepper and little burn.

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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10724) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2006
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Lots of hoppy flowers in aroma. Really good. Nice hoppy bitter flavor, average finish. Oily palate, strange european strong lager, but I really like this beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
oberabcbbsok (687) - Hoboken, BELGIUM - JUL 28, 2007
A very nice and tasting beer available on draft as well as from bottle. Still need to drink it ftom draft. Tastied it now on bottle

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (4463) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 13, 2013
Die Erwartungen waren gering, das Ergebnis einfach nur nett und überraschend. Haufen von wirklich fruchtigen Aromen machen nun mal eine Menge aus. Frische Ananas, dazu Trauben und Pfirsich. Erstaunlich, wie gut der heftige Alkohol kaschiert wird. Hier wurde gepunktet !


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