Welcome to BeerAdvocate!

Looking to talk, rate or trade beer? Join today by creating your free account.

Dismiss Notice
Curious about recent updates to the site and app? Check the Announcements forum for updates.
Dismiss Notice
Love Belgian Beer?

Join us Sep 17 in Portland, Maine for Return of the Belgian Beer Fest, featuring hundreds of authentic Belgian beers and Belgian-inspired offerings.

Tickets + more: beeradvocate.com/belgian

Strong | Green Man Brewery

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Green Man Brewery
New Zealand (Aotearoa) | website

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.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.61
pDev:
8.03%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
View: Beers | Events
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 3
Reviews by lamarr04:
Photo of lamarr04
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.

 419 characters

More User Reviews:
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

 371 characters

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.

 620 characters

Strong from Green Man Brewery
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe