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Kona Big Island Ginger Beer


Brewed by Kona Brewing Company
Kailua Kona, Hawaii USA
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable | Ratings: 11 | Winter Seasonal | Alcohol: 6.3%
Produced from the second runnings of the barley wine, it's light brown in color with a big bouquet of ginger aroma, slightly spicy flavor and crisp, dry finish. Fresh Big Island-grown ginger root was added during the brewing and conditioning stages to achieve different flavor and aroma characteristics.

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