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

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 544   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, - NOV 19, 2012
Poured a clear reddish brown with a small, disappearing frothy tan head. Aroma of strong ginger. Slightly weak body, flavour of understated ginger and a mildly dry finish.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisko82 (283) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 21, 2015
Piwo bursztynowe, nieklarowne. Piana obfita, drobnopęcherzykowa, lepi szkło. Aromat słodki, owoce kandyzowane, kwiaty, pewna nieoczywiśta ziołowość i oczywiście imbir. W smaku goryczka średnia, kwiatowość, ziołowość. Imbir w posmaku. Wysycenie średnie. Zaskakująco fajna wersja imbiru. Pijalne. Bardzo fajne.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike5326 (1273) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Clear golden color, full frothy white head. Light sweet aroma. Medium body with a strong malt characteristic accented well with a minor ginger fusion followed by a medium finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
varanid99 (701) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2015
Dirty brown pour with no head. Ginger, malt, dirty aroma. Taste was sweet, malty, not much ginger until the end. Very messy flavours, the whole thing was a bit ordinary

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jukkar (63) - FINLAND - AUG 8, 2015
Aroma has ginger, earthy and sweetness in it. Color is dark and amber. There is a bit too much sweetness in taste, ginger kind of disappears because of it. Full body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish. Overall drinkable but not my favorite. A little less sweetness and alcohol, and more hotness of ginger would be perfect.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
King_Alex_II (671) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 7, 2015
Muddy brown color without foam. Malty and a little gingery note. The taste is lightly acidic, malty and gingery, but I wouldn’t call it especially pleasant. The aftertaste is okay.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nordcore (1166) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Brown, hazy with minimal white head. Aroma, Ginger, malt and spices. Light sweet, light sweet with a ginger end. Alc well hidden.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
egidis (43) - LITHUANIA - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle. Light brown, cloudy with small head. Aroma of caramel dominates, sweet, medium body, spicy finish

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Garrold (2689) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle. Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. Clear, reddy bronze. Halo of white. Sweet, crystal malts. Bit of flora. Taste is syrupy sweet. Tingle of spice. Palate is thick, with more of the syrup. Finish is all of that. Ginger right on the close. Too claggy.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
k0mpsa (1806) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle from ollepood no2, pärnu. Clear copper color, small white head. Aroma has strong ginger. Taste is more balanced malty, ginger, sweet notes.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brianza_ale (188) - ITALY - MAY 14, 2015
Straight from TOKYO :D 33cl in teku. Pours a medium, creamy and dense, light beige/orange head; nice amber to ruby colour, cloudy. Smells malty, with some sort of great "candied//sweet" ginger notes, but also very floral, nuts and some orange citrus too. That’s quite complex and very parfumed, remebers "Grand Marnier" notes for some aspects. Tastes japanese ginger (like the rose coloured one you eat with tradtional sushi), caramel malts, cane sugar, spices, candied zest; medium to high sweetness, small to medium bitterness. Nice and delicate carbonation, medium bodied, slick and slight sticky. Malty, citrusy, and with that very particular japanese ginger leaves aromas and notes. You can see it as a sort of amber ale + ginger and some spiced notes, doesn’t seem 8%. Smelly, tasty, and quite like anything I’ve ever tasted before


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