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RATINGS: 844   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Ingredients: Water; Malted barley; Ginger root; Hops; Yeast.
Our beer is basically a pale ale brewed from a relative low gravity, with some of the hops which would normally be used in the beer replaced by freshly ground ginger root. The beer is light in body, lower in alcohol, has a distinct ginger aroma, and has a very crisp finish. It was initially brewed as a refreshing alternative to the plethora of wheat beers which are popular in the summertime. Popular demand turned it into a year round beer.


l1br4r14n's rating

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
l1br4r14n (451) - Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA - AUG 29, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with a white head. Aroma of ginger, pepper and grassy hops. Flavor - well, it’s just a light ale with a touch of ginger in the finish. Kind of disappointing after the nice aroma. light body.


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (2123) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2016
Bottle from Beer52. Golden-amber, no head, prickly fizz. Smells of ginger powder and plastic. Tastes better than it smells- more dry ginger powder, a little lemon. Sweetish, maybe a little watery and lager-y though. Grew on me as I drank more, but maybe not enough.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (10152) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 28, 2016
a little on the weaker side - watery body. Fruit and ginger on the nose and especially the flavor where there’s not a whole lot else going on. OK.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Itzjerm (2296) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - AUG 24, 2016
Lots of ginger on nose and on the tongue. A nice spice beer. Clean crisp and very herbal. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
furthur (903) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - AUG 21, 2016
Bottle from LaBodega, clear Amber beer, nice white head. Aroma is ginger. apples, malt. Taste is lemon, malt, ginger, grapefruit. Palate is light, carbonation moderate. This is good, but kinda watery.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Michael27 (816) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 8, 2016
Frisch vom Hahn im Hopfenreich. Es ist wirklich gingerbetont. Ansonsten wenig aufregend.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
johnnnniee (3797) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 26, 2016
Tap at whole Foods Bedford Deep golden bordering on amber. Huge ginger on the nose with some faint sweet bready caramel maltiness underneath. Very herbal and a bit distracting imho. Reminds me of a cough drop, not a fan.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bulk_Carrier (3751) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - JUL 26, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2016 This was poured into a nonic. The appearance was a glossy to hazy burnt off orange to bent amber color. Some transparency. Light carbonation could be seen rising at a moderate pace. Filmy little bit of a white head. The smell had the spicy ginger root up front. Sly little bit of citrus hops. Nicely "carrying" sweet caramel to toffee malt backing up to rye aroma nicely. The flavor takes all of the aromas to blend at a nice pace. Rides all together on into the aftertaste and a semi-quick finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body. Fairly decent sessionability about it. Overall, as a "ginger" beer, I see nothing wrong with it. Me, I’d definitely come back to this. Great stuff

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
closey22 (1667) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUL 24, 2016
Dark Amber thin rimming white head; aroma is ginger sine sweet malty notes ; flava is ginger with malt graininess; feels light slight fizz; finishes dry malty with notes of ginger throughout.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
biirusaikou (2566) - - JUL 21, 2016
Draught at DC Gotanda. Very light ginger notes, minimal sweet malt base, fairly watery on the palate... Unnecessary import really...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
StefanSD (2376) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - JUL 11, 2016
Bottle. Pours a beautiful looking translucent bronze color with a small white head that soon fades to a fine ring. The aroma features dried ginger, as opposed to fresh ginger, and there is a touch of musty earthiness. The taste featured the same dried ginger as detected in the nose, and there is a touch of cooked vegetables. The malt base was thin and weak, The finish short and dry. Overall: meh


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