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Ginga Kogen Weizen - Ginga Kogen Beer

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BA SCORE
84
good

56 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ginga Kogen Beer visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 01-03-2003)
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Photo of JoeAmerican77
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Bought single can from Max Value, Yomitan, Okinawa...

A - Pours a dark hazy orange with one finger of white head that quickly disappears.
S - Smells of citrus, blood orange, Flintstones vitamins, and sweet syrup.
T - Sweet and light citrus right up front followed by nothing else. A very basic flavor, which would go very well with an orange slice.
M - Mouthfeel is light medium bodied with firm small bubble carbonation.

Overall a delicious Hefeweizen, that is simple and could be easily enjoyed by a first time beer drinker as well as an old salt dog. Recommend.

JoeAmerican77, Today at 09:12 AM
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

knot, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

stomioka, Aug 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Brabander, Jul 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

mrjez, Jul 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

kuishinbo_tantei, Jul 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

djrn2, Jun 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

coobstar, Jun 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

amano_h, Jun 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Latarnik, May 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

johnh7, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

weeare138, Nov 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

ironchefkook, Nov 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Soto, Oct 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

apasternak, Oct 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

Oakenator, Oct 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Poupae, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of dar482
3.16/5  rDev -14.8%

The beer comes in a hazy golden yellow color.

The aroma has a bit of funky grain and fruit, but generally wheat, banana, a bit of lemon, and pepper.

The flavor follows with a bit of that funky/skunky off banana, citrus, lemon flavor. There's a bit of sweet wheat to clean it up, but with a bit more of off flavors on the finish.

dar482, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of TokyoCO
3.93/5  rDev +5.9%

Can bought in Japan, poured into a goblet.

A: Light hazy color, almost a dark orange. Large foamy head that left great lacing.

S: Banana, cloves, peach, citrus, orange.

T:Hints of banana, and peach. Yeast is also present. Kind of bready in the middle and finish. Finishes with malts and bread along with a citrus bite.

M: Creamy but quite carbonated.

O: The smell is excellent and the taste is good but doesn't quite match the smell. Still a good hef that hits the spot!

TokyoCO, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of chanokokoro
4.14/5  rDev +11.6%

Poured from a 300 ml bottle into a weizen glass

Pours a cloudy light gold capped with a two and half finger clean white fluffy head. Above average retention and plenty of splotchy lacing. Bready yeast, banana, clove, and light lemongrass accent. Opens with banana tinged yeast, clove and perhaps a hint of coriander. Finishes with lightly sweet white bread, perhaps even some angel cake and more banana hints. Abundant, bubbly carbonation, very pleasantly creamy. The heavier side of light bodied to very light medium bodied. An excellent hefeweizen. I'm hopeful that the local Japanese supermarket will keep this stocked through the summer.

chanokokoro, Apr 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

lannylighthill, Apr 17, 2013
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3.63/5  rDev -2.2%

Unique 300 ml blue bottle distributed to U.S.A. picked up at a Mitsuwa Market.

A: Pours a hazy/murky yellowish with a thin white head which fades slowly leaving a few spots of lace.

N: Basic hefe style with wheaty grain, yeast notes and typical clove spices and some banana fruit esters.

T: Mildly tart and lemony. Wheat grains, yeasty with faint malt.

M: Light body and carbonation. Clean and refreshing finish.

O: Fairly traditional for style. O.K., and easy drinking. Note: probably same as other hefeweizen entry listed.

wethorseblanket, Mar 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

TrickkyGangsta, Jan 18, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

cyrushire, Jan 13, 2013
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Ginga Kogen Weizen from Ginga Kogen Beer
84 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.