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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Ibaraki, Japan

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RATINGS: 496   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A dose of fresh ginger roots added to the brewkettle creates an intriguing mix of ginger, malt-sweetness , and citruslike aromas and flavors Hoppy dryness is very subdued with ginger-sweet-spicey notes dominating throughout to the very finish.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10766) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2014
Cloudy orange small head. Aroma is slightly herbal ginger. Flavor is malts ginger quite strong ginger.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (5360) - Ohio, USA - JUL 1, 2014
12 oz bottle from Jungle Jims from backlog notes 07. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have ginger, pale malts, light caramel, spices, light citrus, hints of fruit. I am not the biggest fan of ginger so this isn’t for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (801) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2014
330ml bottle, pours amber with a small head. Aroma is sweet caramel malt with lots of ginger. Palate is thick and resiny and ends sweet with ginger and a mild bitterness. The abv is well hidden. An unusual beer worth trying, but it’s not too complex with flavours, what flavours there are, are good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
generallee08 (637) - New York, USA - JUN 23, 2014
It has a dark amber brown body with orange highlights. On top sits tall foamy off white head with very good retention and makes good lacing on the glass. The aroma has heavy hit of ginger in sweet fruity and bready malt with some funky yeast and spices. The flavor is true to its aroma. It has a solid medium body with a strong spicy ginger presence with a touch of allspice. This is layered over a sweet bready and fruity malt with a note of apple juice, citrus and a touch of funky yeast. The spice and mild alcohol presence warms the palate and the finish shows a light touch of hops. The texture is slick and lively with nice active carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13573) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2014
Bottle at KØ14. Mild ginger aroma. Cloudy red amber colour. Small white head. The flavour is caramelly with a late ginger note. Sweetish, but partly balanced by the ginger.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
SudsMcDuff (5806) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 1, 2014
i liked hitachino and love ginger so i was hoping this would be good, it wasn’t really .. . getting hardly any ginger .. muddled palate and a strange finish .. . . Morning Stormy

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20640) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle at Ølfestival 2014. Hazy orange coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and ginger with notes of spices. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and spices. Sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (3561) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle: Poured a murky burnt brown with a fluffy tan color head. Aroma is very weird with herbal and veggie. Taste is malty with more veggie and a dry zesty finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (6925) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle at CBF 2014. Low fluffy white lasting head. hazy dark brown body. Dusty malt herbal aroma and flavor with just a bit of ginger. Low carbonation. Short finish. Alcohol well hidden.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bygers (736) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle 0,33l. Pours a hazy caramel colour with low airy head and medium body. Aroma of malts, caramel and ginger. Taste of sweet pickled ginger, ginger soda and caramel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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