Brewed by Matso’s Broome Brewery
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Broome, Australia


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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 2.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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Made to a well guarded recipe known only to a select few, Matso’s Ginger Beer is a legend among Kimberley locals and savvy visitors.
Those ’in the know’ appreciate that any trip to Broome is not complete without a pint or two of this longstanding favourite.
Now that it’s more widely available, just pout it over ice for immediate refreshment where ever you are. At 3.5% alc/vol, Matso’s Ginger Beer is perfect for long hot afternoons in good company and for those occaisons when your’e not looking for a traditional beer.
People with stronger tastes will also find it a wicked mixer with their favourite rum.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
bmeup (543) - Ormeau, - FEB 12, 2013
Ginger beer is a favorite of mine for many years and was quite excited to find this example from the WA brewer. Sadly it falls way short of the mark, pale and very acidy with little ginger and a lemon overload.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Danev76 (506) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 12, 2014
Strong ginger aroma. White yellow colour with no head. Ginger flavour sweet throughout. Light body with high carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Lappy (25) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 16, 2014
This tasted of fake ginger, possibly essence used rather than a brewed ginger. Typical RTD style product. Ridiculously expensive as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonnyguns (1093) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 26, 2014
Can from mane liquor. Fucking tasty ginger beer. One of my favs! Low alcohol and refreshing ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ALLOVATE (2503) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 9, 2013
I struggle to fault this one. Inoffensive, easy drinking and such. Just be harsh to even judge it....., but here we are.
Anxious, audibly carbonated palest straw, opaque and soda-popped. Soft, ginger bread spice off-sets a salty, cookie based nose. Delicious to taste I must say, but that is an irrational thought. The carbonation heightens it, sweeping the olfactories into a virtual sneeze upon each swig. It has spice but no heat, the ginger lagging into a commercial mess. This is all ginger yet it seems to lack ginger. I don’t get it, yet I love it; weird world! (33cL, BB 03/08/13, Dan Murphy’s Currambine)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (1007) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - FEB 3, 2013
Poured a pale yellow colour with no head. High carbonation. Aroma strongly but pleasantly of ginger. Taste initially of earthy malt which was a bit off-putting. This was followed by a biting and intense ginger taste. Light body. Long strong finish of spicy ginger – good if you like ginger.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maneliquor (3356) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 16, 2012
Bottle from Mane Liquor. This is the ultimate ginger beer, pity its a mid strength. But a dann good one at that!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19, 2012
Bottle. A very nice ginger beer. Not a big ginger hit, but very refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Davros (2106) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - APR 4, 2012
Pours cloudy pale, pale, straw, no head (or at least it faded in a split second.) Nose shows lots of sugary ginger (like crystallised ginger) with little else really. Maybe some lemon. Flavours pretty similar, ginger and lemon with an unpleasant carbonic bite later. Feels a little watery. Too much ginger!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mkel07 (3874) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 30, 2012
330ml bottle. Murky pale yellow colour with no foam at all. Looks very flat in the glass. Strong earthy ginger aroma which is okay. Harsh ginger afterburn in the mouth and throat. Flavour as you would expect is very much ginger. Middle of the road ginger beer.

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