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

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RATINGS: 531   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1534) - Røros, - MAR 27, 2014
Deep golden with a white head - Real good ginger aroma with some sweetness - A very good ginger flavour that is somewhat sweet - Real long ginger finish - This was good


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frode (336) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 11, 2015
Bottle 33 cl.
Clear amber, off-white head. Light caramel malt, ginger and cinnamon. Sweet and spicy. First thought was that a 33 cl. should be split three ways, not two as we did. But it grows on you, and I ended up wanting more.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StueyD (1346) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2015
A copper orange coloured beer with a weak white head. A strong gingery aroma, then a fruity hoppiness comes through that leads into a light malty element. Dry mouthfeel. A zesty ginger led taste, the fruity hoppiness enhances the spiciness. Then a syrupy malt flavour comes through that tempers the zesty spiciness. The finish is ginger led and malty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Edmis (5) - LITHUANIA - APR 10, 2015 does not count
Very lively and souersweet beer. Second best of this evening degustation. Just 8% makes you think

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fisler (120) - GERMANY - APR 8, 2015
Lustige Flasche, aber das hat die Brauerei ja fast immer :) Im Glas schonmal eine Schönheit, wunderbar dunkelrot. In der Nase tatsächlich Ingwer und Beeren, hm, fast Hustenbonbon. Setzt sich im Trunk fort, eine gewisse Schärfe, die im Abgang leicht zurückgeht, dann der Ingwer wieder und eine leichte Trockennote. Nicht der Burner, aber durchaus interessant, definitiv außer der Reihe. Würde mir aber schwer tun, das mit Essen zu kombinieren.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2251) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2015
Bottle from Yamaya, Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan. An amber/orange coloured pour with a medium off white head on top. Sweet, ginger aroma. Tastes similar, sweet, ginger, some caramel. Quite pleasant.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vighals (1678) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2015
Orangebrun noe tåkete med fingerhøyt beige skum. Lukter honning, tigerbalsam, hvit pepper og ingefær. Smaker søt karamell, pepperig ingefær kommer å tar over mot slutten, og sitter lenge.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Taboada (463) - Compostela (Galiza), - MAR 21, 2015
Tasted from the tap at the Barcelona Beer Fest (14/03/2015). Hazy amber to orange colour with a medium beige head. Aroma of fruits, bread and ginger. Taste is very sweet and not so much ginger. Aftertaste has some ginger and sweet on the mouth. Next one please!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (1242) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 10, 2015
0,33L bottle, BB 10.2015. Pours hazy amber with beige head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is sweet, ginger, malt. Flavor follows the nose. Alcohol is well covered. Overall: good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suurjuust (1530) - ESTONIA - MAR 5, 2015
Orange beer, off-white head. Malty, slightly sweet nose, lots of semi-sharp ginger. Flavor has malt, some caramel and a whole lot of ginger. Simple, but pretty nice, if you’re into ginger. Shared by martjoobolut, thanks!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gurthnar (2606) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle. Aroma lots and lots of caramel, fruity hops. Almost clear amber colour. Taste is very sweet, lots of caramel, strength showing, dried fruits, malty all the way. Hardly drinkable, cloying. Good, yet not so good.


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