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Royal Jamaican Alcoholic Ginger Beer

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

bottled
common

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unknown

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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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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.1
   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.

3.5
   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

2.9
   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.

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   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.

3.1
   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.

3.9
   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.

4.7
   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!

5
   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!!!!

0.8
   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.

3.6
   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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