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

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RATINGS: 300   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonas (5637) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 15, 2004
Herbal nose, some paper. Golden, creamy head. Grassy hops, papery malt. Fine lawnmover beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ingevara (802) - SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2004
A fast swelling firm head that captures a smooth nice aroma. Hoppy, but surprisingly sweet. A bit malty, but nothing apparent. Lots of flavor in a well balanced mix.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 22, 2004
Amber / golden color with a thin head. Floral hops aroma. Flavor of floral hops and caramel. Sweet finish. Light to medium body, soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jeppe (2631) - Ølbutikken, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2004
Pours a nice and foamy off-white head on a clear orange golden body. Aroma is hoppy and nutty. Mostly sweet with a bitter undertone. Flavor has lots of sweet fruit and bitter hops with a slight citrus sourness. Soft and tasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
madsberg (10184) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2004
Bottled: Golden coloured. White lasting head. Yeast, some spices and malt in the aroma. Fruits, yeast, malt and sweetness in the flaovur. Is light bodied and has a short life on the palate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
haf (528) - Gijon, SPAIN - JUL 19, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2008 Una cerveza inglesa hecha en belgica, pos parece raro, no? Pero al final sabe rica y eso es lo q cuenta. Tostada

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lachesis (756) - St Idesbald, BELGIUM - JUL 14, 2004
Nice ambercolored beer that poors a large head and a very fine lace.Good malty aroma’s with tiouch of caramel,raisins and fine hops.Smooth and medium dry mouthfeeling with a nutty caracter and a touch of light sweet malts.In the afthertaste there is a light bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
emotv (351) - Izmir, TURKEY - JUL 4, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2009 Great beer.Full bodied,Nice smell,Super taste.Amber taste,Delicious just heaven. One of the best beer ever drink. ------ We i think times passed and i improve my tasting not that amazing actuallly but nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crockett (1008) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2004
I guess this is the stuff. Pours deep amber. Big soapy white head. Lots of lace. Malty and raisin, caramel, hop nose. Creamy mouthfeel. Cotton candy. Vanilla. Earthy mushroom. Sweet but round. Sweet/spicey soapy finish. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jfm (1724) - Holbæk, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2004
Deep golden color with a thick white head. The taste is wellbalanced malts with a slight hoppy palate. Very nice pale ale.


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