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

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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.82   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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"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
Bov (9552) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 24, 2001
light amber colour, no head, peach, strong alcohol nose, syrupy, very sweet, aggressive alcohol kick - great for alcoholics !

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.

1.5
   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 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
allanbowers (93) - melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 6, 2011
do not drink this. this is alcoholics fuel only. this will give you one of the worst hangovers known to man. dont.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2011
Had this bad boy alongside Carlsberg Special Brew, both in a can. Both cans suggest "drinking responsibly" on the front, however, the 9% abv is quite prominent on the front of this can! A golden beer with a thick white head that settles down after a few minutes. Aroma is boozy with some caramel and malt notes. Alcohol up front with caramel and a dirty malt taste. Very quick finish. I’m sure it does the job but not for me, thank you! Interesting to try this though. Now on to the Carlsberg...

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
DSG (5829) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 16, 2011
Bottle at a tasting. Thanks zvikar. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma of sugar, grains and alcohol. Sweetish alcoholic flavor. Light-bodied.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
jackfrost9p (272) - California, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Not very good at all, but it is strong and grainy... But what do you expect?

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
McTapps (4142) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2013
Pours out of the can in a clear dark golden colour with low head and medium-smooth body. Nose of sweet hops and straw. Taste of dull hops, apples, straw and sweet malt. Hints of brown sugar. Not that nice to drink, rather way below average.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
OlJuntan64 (1265) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 3, 2002
Well while others are lambasting it, I have tasted worse, in fact a lot worse. Pours a medium gold clear under a small, short lasting head. Alcohol is actually quite well masked in the aroma when cold, and there is a faint hint of stone fruit and alcohol as it warms. The palate is faintly cheap vinous with a raw alcohol and bitter start moving to sweetish bitter on warming. Finish and aftertaste are like a cross between a really bad strong Belgian and an experimental cheap sweet white wine made by some of my fathers wanna-be wine making mates.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Voivod (304) - Como, ITALY - JAN 21, 2003
Very popular beer in Italy, but in my opinion it is a beer simply too much sweet. Good only for getting easily drunk.


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