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Brewed by John Martin
Style: English Strong Ale
Genval, Belgium

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RATINGS: 359   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Who can ignore John Martin’s ale that our ancestors called "the noblest of English Pale Ales". This unique beer of 6% ABV is the fruit of truly exceptional craftsmanship, a unique technique whereby authentic Kent hop-bells are added after brewing.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Russo (2006) - Hemhofen, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2016
Clear amber colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet and and citrus, notes of malt, hops, caramel, herbal. Taste is balanced, sweet and light bitter with a kind of sour sweet finish. Medium body, soft to average carbonation, texture is oily, light bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madnorwegian (128) - FRANCE - MAY 18, 2016
Ok. Nice aromas of candied citrus and caramel. Good body but disappointing appearance and head.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gyhallmanti (209) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 16, 2016 33cl bottle at home. Pours a clear amber colour with a frothy off-white head. Arom of grapes, red fruits, caramel, toffee, yeast. Taste is medium sweet, light bitter with a sour sweet finish. Notes of caramel, malts, hoppy, citrus. Texture is oily, medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
janubio (642) - SPAIN - APR 28, 2016
Pours a copper colour, with a small head that fades soon, but leaves a good lace. Aroma of caramel, toffee, butter, red fruits. Medium to light body, thick palate. God carbonation. Taste is similar to the smell, adding notes of citrus. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
bjakk (680) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - APR 22, 2016
UPDATED: APR 22, 2016 Bronze, clear, white foam. Mild aroma of cardboard. Malt, sweet caramel. Mild bitterness in the aftertaste.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bobson (67) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2016
Sampled from bottle @ Thompson. Smell gives little to go off. Looks a bit dark but consistent. Taste gives you some yeast and malt but is quite bland overall. Overall, not a horrible beer but not great either.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Thompson (580) - - MAR 5, 2016
Bottle @ home... small off white head.. clear orange colour... smell yeasty malts. Taste is the same like any pale ale and that makes it somewhat bland...

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlueGaljoen (87) - FRANCE - FEB 28, 2016
Bière un peu trop astringente Couleur fade Difficile de vraiment apprécier Carbonatation importante

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RW80 (1860) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2016
330ml bottle. Appearance:Clear golden orange color with a nice big whit head. Aroma: SweetMalts, bread light fruity, light spicy yeast Taste: Sweet Oranges some malts and caramel with a metallic Orange finish and aftertaste Luckilly the metal goes further down the back a long the bottle. Light thin body with soft carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
nybol (1273) - DENMARK - JAN 3, 2016
En stor smag af karamel i denne øl. Den har ikke meget humle og måske lidt smag af belgisk gær .


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