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


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RATINGS: 512   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13836) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
SudsMcDuff (6051) - .....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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (21730) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (3703) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7308) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bygers (878) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Arnesen (33) - Tromso, NORWAY - MAY 23, 2014
Pours caramel in colour with a thick delicious head that lasts long. Aroma of ginger hits straight away in a smooth subtile way, some licorice, lime and soy-sauce in the notes behind the ginger. Taste is a littlebit sweet in the beginning but is taken over by a good bitterness quickly, and has a dry ending. Really good and interesting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (4739) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAY 20, 2014
An interesting one with a bit of that special something in. Some sweetish moments combined with spices and even that promoted ginger. Enjoyed that special bit of pepper in the back. Good one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
morri (224) - NORWAY - MAY 17, 2014
330ml bottle from Vinmonopolet. Small creamy tan head. Hazy amber/brown body with quite a bit of sediments. Aroma is mostly malt, slightly sweet, but the ginger is also present. Herbs on the tongue. Citrus and wood. Some alcohol. Soy sauce.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brewdork (228) - Sanford, Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2014
330 ml bottle possibly packaged in Oct. 2013 (G.13.10 code on label)poured into shaker. Deep reddish-orange hue with a short-lived fizzy off-white head and lots of ginger pulp in suspension. Aromas of sweet malt, cereal and ginger. Sweet, bock-like flavor with a slightly spicy ginger finish. Warming quality, but this could either be from the ginger or the alcohol. This was good, but frankly I could’ve used some more ginger.

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