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

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RATINGS: 253   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Can & bottle.
"Strong Lager"

Note:
Following the acquisistion of the Tennents brands from AB InBev by C & C Group, this beer was immediately licensed back, so effectively remains an AB InBev brand.
The current brewing location is unknown - unfortunately, AB InBev doesnt seem to consider it important to provide consumers with full information on all their brands, or their provenance.

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2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
allmyvinyl (10285) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 12, 2016
440ml can from Scotmid. 8%. Pours clear golden with a thin white head. Aromas of sugar, malt, cooked vegetables, something metallic. Taste is sweet. Nothing much else going on. Builds to a pretty rank climax though. Something suggesting poor drainage or immense gastric distress. And after all that, still not as bad as I was expecting!

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Maria (10213) - Thisted, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2008
This strong beer has a golden color and a moderate head. The aroma has notes of malt and hops. The flavour is sweetish, malty with notes of caramel and the finish has a light bitterness. The alcohol flavour is too dominant - and its a plain and boring beer.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
DuffMan (10072) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 31, 2006
This was definitely among the top 5 worst beers I have yet tried! Deep gold, no head, wet-dishrag aroma. Sticky sweet palate followed by incredibly harsh medicinal alcohol finish. Truly undrinkable!

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
deanso (9926) - Doncaster, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2016
50cl can. Thick creamy white head. Clear golden pour. Nasty chemical aftertaste. Dreadful

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ManVsBeer (9760) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2013
Can. Golden with a very small head. Has a deep and heavy lager aroma, but expected at this strength, as is the heavy taste.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2006
1. Can 25/08/2001 Amber coloured and very strong in alcohol. Slight hop finish. 2. Can 28/02/2003 Amber golden and sltrong. Slightly malty warming finish. 3. Can 21/03/2003 Amber golden strong and malty. Slightly dry finish. 4. Can 31/12/2003 Golden strong slightly hoppy with a malt finish. 5. Can 09/04/2005 Golden and very strong with a warming slight malt finish. 6. Can 10/04/2005 Very strong with a slightly dry lasting malt finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
daniele (8846) - ITALY - SEP 28, 2008
chiara schiuma media persistenza disreta il naso non ampio malto etilico in bocca piuttosto frizzante malto molto etilico finale leggermente amaro

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2006
Canned. An orange gold coloured lager which pours with a large whitish head, but diminishes to a pool of tan bubbles. The aroma is sweet and a little industrial with perfumed notes. The taste is also sweet and features strong alcohol tastes. There is lots of orange fruit flavours in the background like other European Malt Liquors. Obviously strong and it goes straight to the head, but nowhere near as bad as some others have remarked or as I was expecting.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hansen (8545) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2010
Light golden colour and clear. Has a white head, moderate lasting. Light hoppy aroma, Moderate bitter finish. Lightly watery texture.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
The_Osprey (7731) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2015
500ml can, from an off licence. Golden orange, clear, slightly sparkling, huge foamy white head, full lacing. Aroma is musty fireplace, plug hole. Body is medium, high carbonation, pretty foamy in the mouth. Taste is alcoholic, dry, soft bready malts, no bitterness. OK, a bit harsh and boozy. Above average for the (generally poor) style.


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