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Ginger-Lemon Radler - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Ginger-Lemon RadlerGinger-Lemon Radler

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BA SCORE
83
good

163 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 163
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.85%
Wants: 2
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mkf629 on 05-10-2014)
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Enjoyed on tap at Houlihan's restaurant as I waited for my to go order to be prepared. The advantage to a beer like this is that if my food is ready faster than expected, I can put it down pretty quickly. Served in a standard 16 oz tumbler.

Appearance - Pours a cloudy sunglow yellow, with just hints of hues on the orange-ish side of the yellow color spectrum, like apricot skin or peach flesh. Atop the body sits a creamy half finger of yellow-twinged white head that hangs out longer than I'm willing to wait to begin drinking it. As I drink it down, it leaves nice even rings of lace along the sides of the glass, with speckles of suds in between each ring. A permafilm of foam remains on the surface of the liquid until I'm almost finished with the beer.

Smell - Pretty standard for what you'd expect from a radler--the lemon and, in this case, ginger overpower any of the wheat base that makes up the beer half of this drink. To this beer's credit, the lemon and ginger spice are balanced quite nicely, in a way where neither outshines the other. The definition of synergy.

Taste - Continuing from the smell, this tastes exactly like lemonade that has been cut with beer, but the ginger provides a level of spicy interest-piquing flavor that kicks this up a notch from a "plain" radler. Thankfully, the sweetness is not overpowering either. There is just enough to keep the tartness of the lemon in check and not turn this into a pseudo-sour beer.

Mouthfeel - Light-bodied and moderate carbonation, with a sort of round feel from the wheat as well as a tiny twinge from the lemon tartness.

Overall, a fantastic radler. If this was available every summer or in stand-alone sixers, I can easily see myself buying some each summer. Even more so if it came in cans so that it could be taken to lakes and ballparks alike. This is Boulevard's second round of mixed 12-packs that have offerings from the tasting room, and for a second straight time, they've produced one that deserves it's own six pack. Keep up the good work.

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Ginger-Lemon Radler from Boulevard Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 163 ratings.