overall
66
84
style
Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino)
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 603   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dose of fresh ginger roots added to the brewkettle creates an intriguing mix of ginger, malt-sweetness , and citruslike aromas and flavors Hoppy dryness is very subdued with ginger-sweet-spicey notes dominating throughout to the very finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bosskie (838) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2016
Reddish brown clear beer wirh a weak head. Smell is caramel and not much else. Chlorine. Taste is caramel. Some maltiness, bit of double-like beer. Hint of ginger heat at the end.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quick3Beers (1088) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 18, 2016
Pours a rich brown with a tinge of red from a bottle, thick white head that stays for quite a while. Aroma is a treacly ginger, flavor is similar with a fair amount of citrus. A little cloying. Okay beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (4569) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2016
Clear amber brown colour, white head. Aroma of malts, ginger, lemonade, some spicy notes. Light sweet, light sour flavour, ginger, liquorice. Spicy finish, malts, caramel.
(from 35cL bottle @ my Cologne hideout)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FinnIckler (246) - GERMANY - SEP 22, 2016
Bottle from maruhn. Pours clear reddish brown with almost no head. Smells of citrus and toffee with a hint of spice. Taste starts with chocolate, coffee. Palate is bread, almost earthy. The ginger Hits you hard in the finish, while it is hardly present before. All in all decent. But i expected a more spicy exprience.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dermi (1173) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 22, 2016
33 cl, bottled. Pours slightly hazy red with a nice creamy white head. Aroma: Ginger, malt. Lingonberry. Taste: Sweet, malty. Gingery flavours. Salmiakki licorice. Dough. Herbal overall. Candyfloss, alcohol. Palate: Medium body, some carbonation. Salmiakki in the end. Not my favourite, herbal. Weird.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4860) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 16, 2016
Hitachino Nest real Ginger Ale 8% Clear Amber with a light beige head. Its got a fruity ginger ale aroma. The taste surprised me with fruity biscuits, syrupy sweetness and a milder than anticipated ginger flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
remALUS (295) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - AUG 31, 2016
Bottle: 330 ml, Price : 1,20 eur.
Drumsta ruda spalva, nedidelė puta, įdomus skonis.. iek tiek imbiero, saldus

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Raylite (58) - - AUG 24, 2016
Kolor ciemnobursztynowy ,przechodzący w brąz. wysoka, drobno pęcherzykowa piana. Słodowy aromat ,w ktrym wyczuwalny jest diacetyl. W smaku dużo karmelu i imbiru, jest słodko, jest też nieco zalegająca , nieprzyjemna goryczka. Generalnie piwo dosyć topornie się pije, kuleje zarwno w aromacie jak i smaku.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
weark (722) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - JUL 15, 2016
Bouteille achete Au Grain DOrge - De couleur ambre lgrement orange rouge avec une fine mousse blanche - Au nez des armes de malt caramel, biscuit, floral, fruit, fruits rouges et fruits confit, on sent le gingembre mais ca reste lger - En bouche gingembre confit, caramel, fruits rouges, floral - Corp moyen, amertume lgre, carbonation correcte, douce et sucre, final gingembre caramel et amertume - je mattendais a plus gingembre, cest bien ralis mais je ne suis pas emballer

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HonusWagner (2131) - Florida, USA - JUL 14, 2016
Too heavy a beer with not enough ginger. I wanted something reasonably light and refreshing with nice spiciness and mostly got the opposite. A disappointment given my general appreciation of this brewery. It was palatable at least.


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