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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.75%
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A Belgian style amber with ginger added. It is a malty and fruity beer with hints of ginger in the nose and in the flavor. Low in bitterness, dominated by the malt and flavors of the yeast. Brewed exclusively for the Ginger Man restaurant group in NYC and Connecticut.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (7244) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Sample at Ginger Man NYC. Clear amber pour with a medium thin ivory white head that dissipates steadily to an outer ring. Strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roast malt, yeast and fruit. Light-bodied with flavors of toasted malt, fruit and earthy yeast. The finish is malty with a short fruity aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boxofrane (1878) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Draft at the ginger man. Pours clear brown with minimal head. The aroma is yeasty. The taste is light sweetness.. Some banana. The finish is lightly sweet. Better for my wife than I.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (1742) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2013
A: Amber Hue, Passes Most Light, White Head Ring, Some Lacing S: Ginger, Belgian Sugar, Malty T: Belgian Sugar, Ginger, Mild Malty M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Dry, Slightly Boozy Overall, it is as advertised, a amber ginger beer...true to style but not something to go out of your way for.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bamsen78 (2413) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2013
5.2%. Draught @ The Ginger Man, NYC. Pours clear amber with small off-white head. Clear aroma of malt, hops, and, yes, real ginger. Bitter, hoppy flavour with touches of ginger and seaweed. Bitter finish. Low carbonation. OK. Quite different from all other ginger beers I have tasted, but more interesting than good in the end.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Inbreak (1526) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - SEP 13, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 19.06.2013, tap @ The Ginger Man NY:
Small shortlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet and spiced, caramel malts, ginger, grass, toffee, cloves, sugar. Taste is slightly sweet grassy, light malts, grass, hay, caramel, ginger, leafs, hints of spices and soil. Medium bitterness. Fair enough, but I’d prefer way more ginger in it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DiarmaidBHK (3165) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2013
Sample at brewery. Pours brown with a thin white head. Smells like gingerbread. Tastes like gingerbread. Very quaffable. Finishes clean with little bitterness. Should pair nicely with a variety of foods. Best thing I’ve had here so far.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brystmar (1112) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 3, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Ugly appearance: urine yellow with zero head or lace. Aroma captures my attention more than anything else. Pungent ginger, malt, and spices. Taste is ginger centric, supplemented by bland, generic "light beer filler" that I can't quite finger. Again, it's about what I expect from CL: mediocre at best, and entirely forgettable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tcane7 (1576) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Draft at the brewery. Poured a cloudy gold with some light head and lacing. Nose of spice mostly. Ginger is present as well as the Belgian yeast spiciness. Good carbonation and medium body. The lady friend loved this one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aniela (2302) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2013
Draught at the Gingerman NYC sept 2012. Clear amber beer with a small offwhite head. Spicy and hoppy aroma. Spicy sweet hoppy lovley flavour. True love :-)

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GL2814 (356) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 13, 2012
The ginger comes through in the flavor and aroma, with hints of spices as well.


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