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Royal Jamaican Alcoholic Ginger Beer

Formerly brewed at Big City Brewing Company
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Kingston, Jamaica


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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 2.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.33   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Brewed using the finest Jamaican Ginger, considered to be the finest in the world. Other ingredients include Cascade hops, Jamaican cane sugar, and Royal Jamaican new crop rum.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
LyricOriginals (1) - - JUL 7, 2014 does not count
Iím normally a dark beer drinker and a huge fan of The Left Hand Brewing Company. I had been drinking their ginger beer until I bought Royal Jamaican Ginger Beer....My left hand may never see my right hand again....for itíll be to busy pouring this Royal Jamaican in my face! GREATEST GINGER BEER EVER!!!!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
shorlin (636) - St. Johnís, Newfoundland, CANADA - JUL 3, 2014
Ugly urine looking beer. Aroma is an OK ginger, but smells nothing like beer in any fashion. Tastes awful. My first drain pour in a long time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7341) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Bottle. Earthy ginger aroma. Cloudy pale yellow with minimal head. Sugary sweet ginger and malt flavor. Burns in the finish. Tasty - very spicy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Aurelius (4062) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Earthy ginger aroma. Longneck. Canít really see the beer since I was swigging it from the bottle out on the beach. Hyper sweet, hot, one note ginger. Burns at first then you get the hang of it, but this was still 1/2 drainpour for me - entirely too sticky. ABC Betton.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
PorterPounder (5367) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Tallahassee, Fl. - ABC Fine Wine & Spirits - 12 oz bottle. Pours an un beer-like cloudy pale yellow with no head. Aroma is strong ginger and soap. Flavor is strong ginger oriented which overrides anything else that this is trying to deliver. Medicinal accents and some industrial cleaning soapy notes make their way into the back end. Mouthfeel is a bit harsh and burns the throat as it goes down. If you are seeking a ginger rush for some reason - it delivers.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Lappy (5) - - MAY 16, 2014 does not count
The best Ginger Beer around. Slightly hazy and definitely an authentically brewed ginger beer (as opposed to using essence as some do). It is well balanced with ginger that does not over power the senses. Thereís a slight sweetness to the mix which just makes the beer even more moorish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Patrickctenchi (3458) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle: 4.4% Pours fizzy, nearly clear, extra-light yellow...no head just fizzy carbonation. Wow...Immense ginger and Gold Bond Powder aroma.....really. Wow again...so much ginger it actually feels spicy hot....sugary sweet. Odd to the point of being medicinal. Not exactly pleasant.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
deyholla (6511) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours a cloudy very pale yellow with lots of carbonation that only hints a white head but dissipates quickly and completely. Aroma has a strong earthy ginger yet with a good amount of sweetness from sugar. Flavor is full of ginger that is almost hot it is so present and offset by sweet fruits and sugar.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reimer96 (1171) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 27, 2014
Pours a clear light gold color with a big white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of ginger, sugar and a light sweet rum/caramelized sugar Aroma. Taste is sweet cane sugar, ginger and a bit of rum flavor. Overall an easy to drink ginger beer thatís a bit too sweet but this style should be like this however the real ginger really shines through in this one making it better than most other ginger beers of this style.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
jiffdawg03 (16) - Ralston, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 16, 2014
Pours a hazy pale yellow. Aroma of ginger and sugar. Taste much the same and gives a cough candy remnants, specifically halls extra strong. Really not my thing. Made my stomach upset. Pour.

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