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Brewed by InBev UK
Style: Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
Luton, England

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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.8   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Can.
"Strong Lager"
Following the acquisistion of the Tennents brands from A-B InBev by C & C Group, this beer was immediately licensed back, so effectively remains an A-B InBev brand. The current brewing location is unknown.


1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 18, 2003
Draught @ Murphy's, Ascoli Piceno, Italy: Light amber, malt liquor hue. Alcohol nose. Syrupy body, nothing bt gross metallic alcohol here. Im not impressed...ick.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Sully (1377) - Potts Point, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA - NOV 4, 2003
Gaaaaaak. When ever you see the words 'malt liquor', run. Thick and sweet, but very vegetative, something like the state you would be in if this was your beer of choice. what

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2003
Looks OK i s'pose, decent creamy head with a fair bit of lace happening. Colour was a very dull gold, quite pale. Supersweet, with heaps of alcohol showing, stewed fruit, boiled veggies, and just too much alcohol and metal in there. Quite sticky aswell, and a thin, harsh mouthfeel.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
motelpogo (6130) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 17, 2003
i'd been avoiding this beer for quite some time but some time but desperation to try a new beer got the better of me. no worse than i expected, harsh metalic metho flavours and pretty nasty afterburn

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
eczematic (1307) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 7, 2003
tastes of stewed apples, metho, and puke. currently have nasty headache which i blame entirely on half a can of this delicious nectar. so much suffering has gone into that crown beside my name...

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bluevegie (3042) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 18, 2003
This is one of the lowest ratings I have given. It has got bugger all flavour and not much aroma the only thing it has got going for it is it's alcohol strength.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
andy609 (143) - Auburndale, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 24, 2003
I am surprised that this beer is rated so low. As I sampled it, I would call it an imperial pilsner. I am surprised it is not listed as a European Strong Lager because I found it to be very similar to the Czech Republic's Extra Boom. Aroma of cheap malts. Golden body with a decent head. Hoppy upfront with a big malt finish that mostly covers up the alcohol. I found this to be an enjoyable brew.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rauchbier (3559) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2003
Can. Golden colour, poor head and low condition. Low sweet malt and hop aroma, fairly smooth and clean in the mouth with a hint of alcohol and a bitterness into the finish. Not as foul as I feared.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nagash (207) - Paris, FRANCE - MAY 17, 2003
Not so bad for a strong lager, i'm used to worst :) Quite sweet witout a too agressive alcohol taste.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
CEZ (396) - Milano, ITALY - MAY 12, 2003
[draught] I used to remember it was just too sweet for me, but the other night I decided to give it another try... and, well, I almost liked it. I admit it was a hot and sultry night, and a drink (any drink!) was definitely appreciated, but fact is that it was sweet but not cloying; the alcohol was strong but not overpowering. Smooth mouthfeel.


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