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Lewis Osterweis & Sons Hard Ginger Beer



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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Lewis Osterweis Hard Ginger Beer is a wheat beer with a ginger bite. The body is lighter than a normal wheat beer, but the sweetness plays well with the tartness and spicy snap of the ginger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2548) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Sampled during RBSG. From notes. Ginger domination with hints of lemon and citrus. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csaso (1444) - Missouri, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle - fair size foamy head, pale straw color, definite good size spicy ginger aroma and flavor, balanced well with a sweet wheat backbone, a little different but good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kdm1984 (699) - Missouri, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Had at 2014 Joplin Ozarks Beerfest. Sharp ginger. Boozy. Spicy. Different; not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiercepanda (593) - Missouri, USA - OCT 3, 2014
A clear golden beer with a small white head. The aroma is toasted sweet grain, a little ginger. The flavor is very sweet with huge ginger spiciness lingering on the tongue and throat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bif (1541) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Bottle. Poirs a clear light golden color. Aro ma of ginger, fruit, and bit of malt. Taste of ginger, honey, some fruit and malt. Mild bitterness and a spicy ginger finish. Light body, quite sweet, sort of a ginger ale feel. Interesting beverage but not too keen on.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AJK9600 (18) - Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Not a beer I would recommend if others are available. Flavor was strong, a bit too strong to be refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
edgallow (2283) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 22, 2014
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of sweet malts and ginger. Taste is sweet and ginger.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AbbeyRoade (384) - Missouri, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Whew! This is quite the gingery drink. Very strong, forward, spicy ginger wallop that is unavoidable and makes this brew hard to drink quickly. Definitely a sipper with dinner and not a lone session ale. That said, it definitely fits the bill- a ginger beer through and through!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
floydslip (193) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Pale straw-colored beer with a foamy white head that has decent retention. Weak semi-sweet nose with hints of spice and yeast. Flavor starts sweet, but is then counter balanced by a bit of musky bitterness and the pleasant bite of ginger. This makes the beer seem less sweet than it is and enhances its drinkability substantially. Nice change of pace beer, especially if you like ginger, which I do.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thegreenrooster (3269) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Pour is a clear gold with a average white head. Aroma is all ginger but also a little soapy. Flavor is sweet at first then comes the ginger and a little spicy heat. Like a real ginger ale with a small amount of alcohol. I don’t know who would want this in the regular rotation.

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