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Ginger Twin - Half Acre Beer Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

175 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 175
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 8.04%


Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
India-Style Red Ale

(Beer added by: dukedevil0 on 02-20-2010)
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Reviews by sweemzander:
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sweemzander

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz. bottle poured into a snifter. Thanks to BeerFMAndy for sharing this one!

(A)- Pours a hazy red amber color that produced a decent tan colored head that dissipated quickly. Some lacing.

(S)- a caramel-like maltiness with some good woody pine and lemon.

(T)- Very similar to the smell. An adequate woody hop presence with a twist of lemon. A good malt profile with a light caramel sweetness. Good dryness.

(M)- A good carbonation level and balance. Hop and malt are pretty even in level, but the hop gets a bit more of the spotlight. Some bitterness. Rather woody.

(D)- A solid take on the style. A bit higher hop presence, but is welcomed. Fits the bill well for a brisk day like today.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2010 18:11:47 | More by sweemzander
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OrestesMethuon

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

04-17-2014 23:56:35 | More by OrestesMethuon
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joeseppy

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep copper garnet with a creamy dense head. Great legs on the lacing.

Aroma blast of grapefruit billing. Roast malt and herbal hop.

Spicy bite to it. Moderate hop bitterness, almost grassy and pine. Malt sweetness and grainy.

Creamy and lush mouthfeel. Very satiating.

Looking at these ginger twins in their seafaring garb makes me want to put down a shot of Jameson while I go on-I dunno. Very tasty amber red that really should not be passed on. Affordable and a formidable contender.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2014 03:23:09 | More by joeseppy
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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Michigan

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

02-03-2014 12:32:01 | More by oldvines
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +0.5%

01-23-2014 22:11:34 | More by jimmy13
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

12-18-2013 11:53:03 | More by thinwhiteduke
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Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

12-02-2013 20:58:02 | More by mymasterpiece75
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-30-2013 17:22:50 | More by JackMehoff
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Washington

3.78/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle opened on 7.1.13

A - Pours a super dark orange , almost brown with a 3/4" tan foamy head with solid retention.

S - Pretty hoppy, lots of pine and citrus. Some maltiness in the background.

T - Malty and dry, not very sweet, with some bitter grass in the finish.

D - Good carbonation with a medium body.

O - Very balanced between malty and hoppy.. OK beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2013 04:33:28 | More by HuskyinPDX
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guityler83

Wisconsin

3.9/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Poured into a teku glass it built a nice tan/kahki head a half inch tall with staying power. Dark maroon color with brownish hues, and a moderate amount of haze from what I can tell.

S: Grapefruit and juicy tropical fruit flavors pop off nose. A slightly toffee, carmel like aroma can be detected also. Pine and catty hops too.. making it very complex yet distinct.

T: Firm pine bitterness with some tropical fruit (kiwi,grapefruit) but with a grassy character that stays with you till the end. A caramel, bread crust and plum like malt flavor with a tiny amount of sweetness comething through the bitterness. Clean fermentaion and a very neutral yeast from what I gather.

M: Lingering grassy bitterness leaves a drying tounge sensation. Moderate body and carbonation.

O: The grassy flavor I get in this beer (maybe from tons of dry hopping?) is killing this for me. I think if it wasn't for that I would like this beer much more.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2013 02:17:41 | More by guityler83
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Ginger Twin from Half Acre Beer Company
89 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.