Asahi Ginger Draft - Asahi Breweries Ltd

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Asahi Ginger DraftAsahi Ginger Draft

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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 2.88
pDev: n/a
Wants: 3
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Japan

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: SargeC on 11-08-2008

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Ratings: 4 | Reviews: 4
Photo of Flashsp2
2.97/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a deep straw blonde with a three finger, white, medium-coarse head. Head lingers a few minutes, then dissipates to a thin ring. Lacing is very delicate. Aroma is strange, ginger, delicate grains, floral hops. Taste is essentially a ginger ale, sweet, slightly viscous, and the medium carbonation puts a nice touch on the beer. It's very interesting indeed, taste is very much like a ginger soda, and almost no beer flavor exists. This could be a nice primer for an evening of beer tasting, or an in-between for heavier beers, but probably not something that could be drank continuously. Still, a very tasty beer. Would definitely try again.

Photo of jpBeerGuy
2.96/5  rDev n/a
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I had to try this one just because I love ginger ale.

Appearance - More or less has the characeristics of gingerale. Produces a tall head that's not frothy and dissipates very quickly and almost vanishes right down to the beer line.

Smell - Ahhh... I love ginger. Probably a bias but hey, it's a good point!

Taste - Pretty good when you take the first sip and then a couple gulps. After a while though, it gets a little bitey.

Mouthfeel - A little dissapointing how the ginger overpowers the feel of beer with this one. After one can, you don't feel much like having another (especially if it was a 500ml can).

Drinkability - It gets worse and worse the more you put this one down. The ginger just starts to nag at you and make you want to say "Why do I keep drinking this??".

It's interesting at first but not one you want to finish.

Photo of Sammy
3.2/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thank you Radek, and to your friend for bringing back from Japan. The aroma is ginger ale. Bubby head though quite light. A ginger taste, decent and not ginger ale. a medium or a tad below mouthfeel. Suitable carbonated.Not much hops, though it is a beer.

Photo of SargeC
2.4/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Appearance: Pale, clear gold brew with a fizzy white head.

Smell: Very clean brew with no standout malt or hop character. A touch of ginger is apparent.

Taste: Void of any real flavor. A brief aftertaste resembling ginger pokes its way in.

Mouthfeel: Very light body with a dry finish.

Drinkablity: Only resembles beer in its appearance. Very cheap, but not something worth spending too much time on.

Asahi Ginger Draft from Asahi Breweries Ltd
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