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Brewed by Phillips Brewing Co.
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Victoria, Canada

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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DutchLuv (4) - Brampton, Ontario, - JUL 30, 2012
This is an interesting beer to say the least. I found it appealing when I poured and smelled it. Spicy, and plenty of ginger aroma. It was spicy on the palate and I quickly found it a difficult beer to power through. If the ginger was toned down it would have been alright. I think a small glass of it would have been enough for my liking. The label was cool.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (2348) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 19, 2015
If you like ginger, buy this beer. Pours a dark golden. Aromas are all ginger. But you can tell they used the good stuff. I like this beer. And I think you have to like ginger to appreciate a beer like this. Very warm and tingly with persisting warmth. Fresh ginger everywhere. I wouldnít buy a lot of this.. But itís a nice change of pace.. As most novelty beers are.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
northropfrye (2775) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 9, 2015
Ah, ginger beers, the perverted uncle of the beer world. This one is not the worst, the ginger is not as ridiculous as some of the other ones, but I just donít like this style...at all.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Taxee (12) - - APR 18, 2015
Not sweet, not bitter. Strong ginger taste. Not hoppy. Mildly hot. Overall quite good if you like ginger ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnDrinkwater (17) - - MAR 19, 2015
Big fan of this beer with a bite. But of course you have to like ginger. When Iím not drinking beer, I drink ginger ale, so this combo works well for me.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
simonblaine (403) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 31, 2015
Drank from bottle, arinaof ginger and beer, as you would expect. The taste is like ginger and beer, as you would expect. Has a little ginger burn finish, the best part is that it doesnít taste fake like fruit/chocolate beers can.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
sulawang (723) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 4, 2015
Visual: Pours clear copper light brown with a dissipating small fizzy head, a very thin ringed retention, several slow-steady singular streams. Nose: real ginger/sushi ginger, light toffee malts. Fragrant. (lvl-8)-pungency Attack: ginger root numbness, light fizzy Mid-palate: thin-bodied, (lvl-3)-sweetness, (MAIN) fresh ginger root, light toffee malt Finish: medium intensifying ginger burn, thin-watery mouthfeel, long dry ginger burn finish. Summary: Good real ginger flavour but thatís about it; no body, depth, texture, or complexity to back it up.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (4913) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden pour, with a fizzy white head. Strong ginger, fresh and spicy, spritzy, mild grain, and very dry. Burns the nose a little. I like ginger ale and I like this, but not terribly complex.

1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Oldschool_Mike (180) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle into pint glass. Aroma is ginger. Taste is ginger. Not much else to say about this beer. I do not like it. This is a dumper. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ljthiessen (728) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle. Slightly cloudy orange-amber pour with a small, foamy off-white head. Aroma is mostly sweet, lots of ginger and a hint of lime. Flavour is less ginger than the aroma, just a minor tingle with a slight gingery flavour, and otherwise resembles a pretty plain pale ale. Comes together OK, but certainly nothing special. Seems like itís designed to pair well, not to drink alone.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MunBro (808) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 15, 2014
The second worst ginger beer I have ever had. Flat fizzy pour with a very stale ginger taste. Bleh. Phillips is better than this. (Maybe it was stale because it was in a pre packaged 2014 Snowcase calendar, would be willing to retry).


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