Gordon Xmas Ale

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alc./vol:
8.8%

Proof:
17.6°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Crown cap


Gordon Christmas brew is a high fermentation Scotch ale. It’s made by John Martin at their Timmermans brewery in Itterbeek, Belgium where the British brewer settled in 1909. Some say it’s the original Christmas ale as the brew sparked something of a trend when it was first produced in the 1930s.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 24/12/2014

Appearance

(sample best before 10-Sep-16) Deep bronze brown with off-white head and light lacing.

Aroma

Bread crust, blackened fruit cake, burnt currants and dark chocolate. Faint note of raspberry ripple ice-cream.

Taste

Slightly sweet with strong spirity alcohol, blackened fruit cake.

Aftertaste

Peppery alcohol, burnt toast and burnt currants.

Further product information

Barcode UPC: 5400 4016

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