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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.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (12593) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 9, 2012
(33cl bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, grass, mustiness, pear, and caramel. Flavor of caramel, pear, and earth.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (12571) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2011
Clear red / dark amber color white head. Smell a little spicy, not very nice to me. Average taste with a low body.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (12543) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 8, 2007
A golden ale with a thick creamy white head. Sweet caramel aroma, with light notes of oxydation. In mouthm sweet malt with notes of honey, no hops left whatsoever, still, no too bad. Bieropholie import, BB 20/05/06.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11930) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2007
Bottle @ Kelly’s Pub, Antwerp. Pours a nice bubbly copper with a small creamy, staying and a little dirty white head. Aroma has caramel and a spicy hoppy edge to it. Flavour begins of very caramelly sweet before turning quite dry and flowery hoppy. Good brew!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (11829) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 13, 2009
orange, thick fluffy white head. aroma is flowery, faint, fruity. flavor is very fruity, red orange, spicy, ends bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (11689) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 19, 2000
honey colour, nice foam, bitter aroma

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
madsberg (11283) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (11246) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 14, 2007
Bottle. This version is 5.8% ABV. Nice hoppy aroma, a bit fruity. Malt and lots of hops in the flavor as well as some caramel. Slightly hoppy bitter, with some more of the bitterness towards the finish. Medium-bodied. Very enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (10966) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle. Dark coloured with some fruit aroma. Lasting fully roasted malt finish.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (10834) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2006
330ml bottle (bb.04.04.2006). Amber colour. Small white head. Very light fruity aroma. Medium mouthful with taste of sweet honey. A touch of bitterness in a short ending.


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