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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: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mzaar (2705) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2016
Flaska. En av de absolut mest svårbedömda öl jag stött på. Ingefäran är dominant, framför allt i smaken där den i eftersmaken hettar till ordentligt. Och jag gillar det. Problemet är att det knappast går att dricka upp ens en flaska på 33 cl alldeles själv, så mycket ingefärshetta är det. Å andra sidan kan jag tänka mig att till rätt mat så skulle den göra sig alldeles förträffligt. Men som sagt, gillar man inte hetta i ölen och gillar man inte ingefära, så bör man avstå detta. Då blir det helt odrickbart.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (9989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2016
Bottle at craig’s. Pours hazy greyish, nose is ginger, soapy, taste is sugary, ginger, quiet fiery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GlasgowTAD (1309) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2016
Pours cloudy white with no head. Aroma is ginger and sugar. Taste is sugar sweet, ginger spice, chilli heat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (9248) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2016
Bottle at Craigs. Pours hazy pale yellow with no head. Aromas of ginger. Taste is hot, sweet. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (20713) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2016
bottle at home ... hazy yellow ... thin white lacing ... zezty ginger ... big ginger nose ... soft zezty ginger .. zezty fruit ... big ginger ,, light fiery ginger

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wlajwl (5549) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 2, 2016
Aroma is ginger and very strong mouthwash. The flavor is ginger, spices and a pervading heat in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
a_sully (437) - - MAR 10, 2016
Milky white yellow colour. Strong ginger aroma and taste. Quite sweet body. Smooth and refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfearnley (1664) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 24, 2016
Bottle to pint glass Consummation: Ginger and beer...well ginger anyway. Adjunct: Surely, this does not taste like a beer. LOTS of sugar, lots of ginger. I don’t think I taste the rum or the cascade.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (5108) - Nueva York, New York, USA - NOV 19, 2015
New Beer Distributors, NYC bottle: Pours hazy whitish yellow with barely a head. Smells like high quality ginger beer. Booze is barely detectable in the nose or taste. Taste is powerful ginger beer taste with the bitterness and bit being there. Not for people who do not lover ginger beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hawthorne00 (3418) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 27, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy greenish yellow, no head. Aroma of youngish ginger, loads of sugar, some lemon. Everything says soft drink until the texture turns out to be a _little_ bit beery: it’s just got a bit of body and the ginger and sugar make it seem shandy like. The ginger is terrific - spicy and with a quick burst of heat. That and a little bit of bitterness stop the sweetness from hanging around too long, but it’s still mostly sugar water. OK.

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