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

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RATINGS: 492   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.


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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mpersinger (347) - , California, USA - MAR 2, 2014
3rd Noble Beer Sangha: From bottle, thanks to Kat & Eric. Pour cloudy beige without head. Flavor dominated by maltiness as in under-attenuated new beer and some hints of ginger noted in bursts or in alternating sips. Troubling fusel alcohol notes in finish. Unfocused and/or travel weary.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Albertsen (70) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2014
Smell is great. Like ginger. Colour is powerfull and dark. Suprising taste. No sweetness but really, really nice bitterness. Citrus. Abrupt finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (4327) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2014
Appearance: Fine tan head on top of a lovely unclear amberish brownish liquid. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Malty, fruity and ginger.
Palate: Medium + body. Tad sweet and a fresh bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Malty, fruity, bready, ginger and fine hoppy.
Overall impression: A match made in heaven together with sushi. Go Nippon.
Personal stats: Bottle from Vinmonopolet Vika in Oslo, Norway

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theis (13286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle at DØE BeerFest 2014. Cloudy brown - white head. Sweetness, tea, herbal, brunkager, spicy, ginger notes, soil, biterness, rather sweet, honey.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
angel77 (788) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 8, 2014
Botella de 33 cl en Cimmeria 14-06-2014. Con fecha de cons pref para 02-2015. color cerezo con poca espuma beige, solo pequeña corona, aromas y sabores con predominio de jengibre no muy intenso, además de ciertos toques cítricos y maltosos ligeramente dulces. No tan empalagosa como otras de jengibre se deja beber bien, dándole sus 8 vol una buena intensidad. No esta mal, original.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alpha10 (314) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 4, 2014
2014/07/04 - Pours a cloudy, burnt orange/amber colour with foamy, off white head thy quickly reduces to a lingering surface film. Aroma is lots of ginger, mild caramel and light citrus notes. Taste is similar to nose; lots of ginger, sweet caramel malts and a hint of citrus fruit. Herbal ginger flavors nicely balance with the sweet malts. Mouthfeel is medium and oily with fizzy carbonation and a mildly warming, herbal finish. Interesting brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (10406) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Ginger not very present. Moderate bitter slightly spicey flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10723) - 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 (5329) - 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 (759) - 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 (596) - 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.


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