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


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RATINGS: 176   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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stef73 (295) - - JAN 29, 2013
pris dans un pub , la canette oui le seveur est arrive avec ca. une est tres agreable a regarder felicitations pour cela. en versant elle une rouge rubis et on sens un le malt carameliser et en bouche on n aun gout malte et suivi de cette touche cameeliser j ai ete suirpris bonne petite biere (rate 41

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (5002) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - AUG 13, 2013
Pours out in a light unclear dark red-brown colour with low head and medium to smooth body. Nose of fruits and malt. Taste of summer fruits, berries, apples, malt, barley and hay. Surprisingly easy and nice to drink, quite quaffable as well. Nice surprise.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikske79 (1274) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - SEP 3, 2014
De geur is echt niet goed maar de smaak valt heel goed mee. Een aanrader om eens te proberen

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fashawn (306) - Montesarchio, ITALY - OCT 2, 2014
Buona birra, rossa carica e con un cappello di schiuma enorme. Bell’odore di frutti rossi e alchool, oltre che di caramello. Lo stesso in bocca, con una buona persistenza del finale. Secco, asciutto e lievemente citrico. Buona birra.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jerohen (2049) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2003
Red-amber coloured, ok head. Quite sweet, alcohol reasonably well hidden. Not really my thing but ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10983) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2004
Bottled at The Kulminator, Antwerpen. Red brown beer with huge white head. This was on a promo for Halloween so we took the opportunity, slightly soulless lost beer with a strange mix of flavours, mostly a bowl of fruit but then a stabbing hop or an acidic malt. A cauldron full of oddities, which combine to a fairly bland finish. Ok but nothing ghoulish about it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 24, 2005
Dark red, hints of brown on color. Medium yellow head.Thin aroma: mildly sweet, chocolate and some skunkiness with mild alcohol. Flavor is better with sweetness, chocolate and caramel, ends with medium alcohol and licorice in aftertaste. Medium bodied.
Earlier Rating: 5/18/2005 Total Score: 2.2
Light brown color, little beige head. Skunky, sweet, mild caramel, chocolate and alcohol in aroma, still not very good aroma. Medium bodied. Overly sweet, caramelly flavor with hints of chocolate and strong alcohol in aftertaste. Some skunkiness in aftertaste too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dorqui (2125) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MiP (13990) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2007
can, 8.4%. Clear chestnut colour, stable light brown head. The aromais perfumy and has estery yeast notes and pepper. Flavour is spicy, perfumy, sweet and peppery, strangely sugary. The mouthfeel is a bit thin for its ABV.
Earlier Rating: 11/4/2005 Total Score: 2.6
Bottle. Fresh, malty aroma. Like a breath of fresh air. Dark copper colour. No head. Slightly thin mouthfeel. OK maltiness. Tanninlike, roasted aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TorbenH (908) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2014
amber, clear, tan foam, rotten eggs, skunky, earthy, medium body, sticky, average carbonation, medium sweetness, medium bitterness,

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