Strong | Green Man Brewery

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Brewed by:
Green Man Brewery
New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style: English Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer is a blend of the Whisky Bock and the Best Bitter.

Added by belgbeerdrinker on 01-02-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by lamarr04:
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3.92/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle poured into a glass mug

A: Pours a dark amber with one inch off-white head. leaves a bit of lacing down the glass.

S: sweet vanilla, oak, heat from the alcohol and some spicy hops.

T: Starts with hoppy bitterness, oak and malty sweetness in the middle. finishes with heat from the alcohol.

M: Medium body, medium to light carbonation with a lingering finish.

D: drinkable for the amount of alcohol.

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Photo of belgbeerdrinker
3.67/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a: dark amber color, medium head settles to thin layer, some carbonation can be seen
s: interesting blend of sweet malts, whiskey and hops
t: subtle roasted malts give way to sweet caramel flavor and finishing with clean shot of alcohol
m: medium body and decent carbonation, smooth alcohol finish
d: enjoyed this adventure in flavor, easy to drink, worth another try

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Photo of dgilks
3.23/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Clear amber colour with a moderate sized off-white head. Poor head retention.

Moderate, sweet, banana and vanilla aromas. Slightly spicy and reminiscent of hefeweizen.

Really, really weird. All I can taste is hefeweizen. I get a couple of toffee notes through later but the vanilla notes of the whisky and oak and the fruity British ale yeast are lending this beer a strange combination that adds up to German Wheat.

Medium body with moderate carbonation.

An interesting beer. I'm not sure if I like it but it isn't really any style so it seems okay for what it is. I certainly prefer it to the straight Whisky Bock.

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Strong from Green Man Brewery
3.61 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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