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

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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.81   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.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dwyerpg (4508) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 2, 2004
It appears i am one of the few who enjoyed this beer. It smelled alright to me and it tasted like one of the couple of beers that I had that were aged in the bottle like 5 or 7 years, except much better.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
mutant (854) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 8, 2004
Actually pours with a decent head. Even ice cold this has a pungent alcoholic smell. Tastes repulsive, a real struggle to get it down and keep it from coming back up.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
spkldhenlvr24 (517) - Newburgh/Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 27, 2004
Not really sure about this one. I got chewed out by a couple British friends I met at a bar for trying this. Told me it was for tramps. Whatever. Not a very good taste at all. Very strong. Wouldn't recommend to many.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
leaparsons (7996) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2004
Bronze with a loose head of white foam. Aromas are sweet then...nothing. This tastes of sweet water and is quite syrupy in the mouth. The alcohol is hidden somewhere - I can't really sense it. Ah, that "Old purple tin".

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Boystout (1000) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JAN 5, 2004
Color and head looked natural. Palate was very sweet and intense. Almost undrinkable.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 29, 2003
Golden color. Malt and bread aroma. Sweet, oily, alcoholic. Strong final bitterness. A bit too cloying.

1.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
theakston (64) - arlington, Virginia, USA - DEC 8, 2003
"the old purple tin. 9% of pure heaven" watyalukknat Yiffekker ye, alkikyerreddin. wha? gizzadrnk yebstrd ahhh yrmebestpal.

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.


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