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

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RATINGS: 356   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.


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2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
avw1982 (99) - Giessenburg, - MAY 13, 2013
33cl bottle @ home. Amber coloured beer. Not a very special taste. Taste hints of malt and bread.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
janubio (608) - 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 (669) - 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 (58) - 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 (573) - - 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 (67) - 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 (1789) - 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 (1064) - DENMARK - JAN 3, 2016
En stor smag af karamel i denne øl. Den har ikke meget humle og måske lidt smag af belgisk gær .

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DrNosha (1352) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - DEC 26, 2015
33clcFlasche. Hellbraunes Bier, flacher Schaum. Malziges herbes Aroma. Etwas metallisch und flach im Geschmack.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Milter (668) - Nyborg, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2015
En noget ordinær og kedelig english strong ale. Fin sødme i smagen. Pæn farve.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nazzty (1182) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2015
Nice ale with a medium body and a hint of a sweet malty taste. Finishing off with a touch of crispy hops.


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