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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: 36   MEAN: 2.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.56   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 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
CraftyDrinker (2) - BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEP 12, 2014 does not count
Ginger, Ginger and Ginger. The Aroma is barely existent, Appearance is like a softdrink that is pale yellow with haze. The amount of burn after the first sip is overwhelming, but as it mellows it reveals a much smoother sweeter drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palidor19 (2949) - Brandon, Florida, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Like a ginger soda, it's really spicy to the tongue. Light color but it's you hard, with pepper noted and alcoholic pinch ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
nick76 (4221) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 9, 2014
The aroma is strong ginger beer and the flavor is a a match. The whole beer is strong with ginger dominating everything including the alcohol. Well made.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
stoutnick (534) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 3, 2014
Sandy cloudy. Aroma is sweet ginger. Flavour is heavenly - extremely spicy heat of ginger with a sweet finish. Continues to burn long after drinking. Brilliant if youíre a spice head like me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJester (1883) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 30, 2014
355 mL bottle. Translucent pale gold. Darker than ginger ale, but not by much. It tastes like burning.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11095) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine in Folsom, CA. Pours a light ginger color - not red - like the root skin or maybe the root. Not much head, and not for very log. It smells so ginger, and there seems a hint of rum. Med body. Boy is it ginger. It burns. Some sugar, and in this case it may be a good thing to carry the spice. Not noticing Cascade citrus. Just lots of ginger, and maybe a rum note. Damn, but its refreshing after hot yard work.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Miss_Honeybee (5) - CANADA - JUL 28, 2014 does not count
This is one zippy ginger beer! If you drink ginger ale and find yourself always wishing for a bit more of that ginger bite, this is the beer for you. With a spicy heat that lingers after each sip, I bet it would pair well with a bowl of stir-fry, or could be sipped to clear your sinuses come cold and flu season! Be aware that it does go down more like a soda than an alcoholic beverage though, the sweetness masks the fact that this is more than just a soda!

   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 (653) - 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 (7609) - 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.

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