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Gentleman Jim's Real Ginger Ale - Phillips Brewing Company

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Gentleman Jim's Real Ginger AleGentleman Jim's Real Ginger Ale

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4 Ratings
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 5.19%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Phillips Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BDTyre on 09-18-2009)
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IllNate

British Columbia (Canada)

3.43/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Pours a slightly cloudy orange. A bit of fizzy head that goes away real quick.

S - Smells of ginger obviously. Citrus hops, bit of caramel malt.

T - Strong ginger component. Hop bitterness, pale malt base.

M - Mouthfeel is really fizzy, and besides that kinda watery. Kinda like beer pop. Not sure if that's what he's going for or not, it kinda works in a funny sort of way.

D - Not bad

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2010 00:54:52 | More by IllNate
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BreWolf

British Columbia (Canada)

3.68/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Gentleman Jim's real Ginger Ale... hmmmm, being someone who's made more than a few batches of home brew ginger beer, I just had to give this a try.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20bgDJ-O6SY

Anyways, it's nothing like my home-made stuff, but then again that might not be strictly counted as beer. The phillip's version is like a nice pale ale with a bunch of ginger in it.

It came in a 650ml bottle with a picture of Jim himself on the label. Apparently he was a boxer from way back. The beer is a slightly dark redish color. The smell is strong of ginger. The taste not quite so strong. The mouth feel is interesting, the ginger compliments the bubbly-ness well. The after taste is pleasant. Makes for a pretty easy drinking beer. Not bad, but not one of Phillips best.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2009 23:47:11 | More by BreWolf
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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

3.2/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Not the best seasonal form Matt as I found the beer to be a little average in the taste department. There is a fair amount of Ginger here but the ale base is just uninspiring. The Granville Island version had a much fresher and balanced version. This beer needs to be stepped up

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2009 10:53:13 | More by canucklehead
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BDTyre

British Columbia (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Decent ginger beer from Phillips. Nice amber body with a fairly thick slightly off-white head. Malts, citrusy hops and a surprisingly tame ginger profile.

Ginger predominates in the mouth, but it as not as in your face as I would have expected. Somewhat of a "safe" offering as opposed to what I've come to expect from Phillips. Good, strong ginger in the aftertaste.

Still a nice beer to drink, but a little sweet. Almost a desert beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2009 04:48:46 | More by BDTyre
Gentleman Jim's Real Ginger Ale from Phillips Brewing Company
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