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Gordon Finest Copper | John Martin's (John Martin SA)

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Brewed by:
John Martin's (John Martin SA)
Belgium | website

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by benfons on 08-17-2011

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 7
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Photo of deebo
2.8/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Picked up a can of this on a recent trip to Belgium.

A-Looks like an American pils-crystal clear and straw yellow with a white sticky head.

S-Not much beyond your normal American lager, just a hint of ale yeast.

T-A little bit of fruity yeast esters, gets stronger as the beer warms. Otherwise not that far off from PBR.

M-Thin, highly carbonated, alcohol warming finish.

D-ok

O-Nothing outstanding here, a cheap beer for mass consumption. Weak malt backbone, just a hint of Belgian yeast to give this any character.

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Photo of wewantbeer
3/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.5/5  rDev +14%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 77black_ships
3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

50 cl. picked up from the nightshop. Drank straight from the can. Smell is sweet rye, caramel, black bread & raw booze, less bad than expected. Thaste is a mix of very bitter leaves, bark & forest upfront followed by brown sugar, rye, dark bread, hersb & raw unfiltered booze. Pretty okay to drink but feels heavier than 6.6 % ABV. Okay by Gordon standards.

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Photo of Rumlibeers
4.25/5  rDev +38.4%

Photo of YvesB
2.71/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of benfons
3.18/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: clear straw-blonde colour, decant head, quite a lot of carbonation

S: not much there, some hops, a hint of lemon, some alcohol

T: tastes a bit like a sweeter and hoppier pilsner with a lot of alcohol. There is also a corn and metallic taste that isn't really pleasant but doesn't completely wreck it.

M: rather thin, but okay; i would want less but stronger carbonation, too much alcohol

O: is this a bad beer not really, but it's good as a strong Belgian blond beer. It belongs to the stronger pilsner-like beers like Jupiler Tauro. You won't seek this out unless you want a stronger but not a particularly good beer.

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Gordon Finest Copper from John Martin's (John Martin SA)
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