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

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RATINGS: 254   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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1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
faroeviking (10742) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 6, 2007
Can. Golden colour, sweet alcoholic grainy aroma, which appears well in the flavour along with some maltiness. Sweet dryish bit uncomfortable finish. Oh man, those Scots.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Wim (3904) - Weelde, BELGIUM - SEP 15, 2007
yellow coloured body with a medium white head a malty aroma a alcoholic malty taste and a malty metallic alcoholic finich

1.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
REDBOSOX (80) - Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 31, 2008
The best thing about this beer is that it’s 9% ABV. You need to be drunk to enjoy this stuff. The flavor, in my opinion, is something you might get if you stick some metal in your mouth while you’re chewing some black licorice. Drink it very cold otherwise you will not be able to finish it. To me, it’s a sacrilege to dump beer. I’ve dumped this stuff before. Drink it if it’s free. Don’t bother paying for it.

1.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Dragonblaze99 (353) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2009
500ml can. No aroma I can detect. Dark amber with strong head. Overcarbonated. Very yeasty light malty aroma, not much hops. Watery and overly alcoholic. Very short warm finish. Not worth my while.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
teorn88 (7647) - Rimini, ITALY - SEP 27, 2010
33cl bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Aroma is hops and alcohol. Sweet malty flavor with decise bitterness and hints of alcohol. Per me, questa birra non ha ragione di esistere.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Bov (12637) - 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 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JUN 20, 2007
Can at home. Golden apple colour. Sugary, grassy smell. Strong alcohol taste, way too strong. Sugary taste. Not really drinkable. Pass.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
JFURYCAT (1078) - East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2007
It has a spewy fruity harshness with some grainy content to try to balance the formaldehide-like flavor out. Alcohol is not well hidden so its good for a buzz.


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