Triple-Goddess Ginger Kombucha Beer | Unity Vibration

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Triple-Goddess Ginger Kombucha BeerTriple-Goddess Ginger Kombucha Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Unity Vibration
Michigan, United States
unityvibrationkombucha.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by MarcatGSB on 01-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
93
Reviews:
26
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
15.59%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
15
For Trade:
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Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

It smells like a mild ginger kombucha with tart funky fruit in the bakcground. It tastes tart and funky, and lightly sweet. The ginger comes through nicely providing both flavor and a mild ginger heat. Lemon and orange mix with the ginger to tone down the kombucha character slightly. The alcohol is barely noticeable. It is light and highly effervescent. While on the edges of beer territory, it is light, refreshing and easy to drink. This will especially appeal to those who like kombucha, are looking for gluten free beer or want something vegan.

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Photo of Maillard
3.35/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LAp
4.27/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a faintly hazy/mostly clear tea-yellow with no head but slight visible carbonation. Nose is grassy green-tea alongside vinegar and lemon. The palate is outstanding earthy sour with tons of unexpected vinegar. It's like they made a white Flanders Red. The ginger is subtle, but present, and it's that subdued nature, one that lets the hops, vinegar, and lemon and green tea elements come to the fore that makes this beer. I'm genuinely impressed. Will absolutely stop by this brewery the next time I'm in the Ann Arbor area.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.32/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of
3.35/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Packs a punch at 8%. Floral and a bit spicy from the ginger. With sour and spicy notes it's an interesting blend and break from the usual.

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Photo of AuntBea
4.38/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brauseboof
3.94/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ramblinwreck101
3.87/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Angerhaus
3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fargrow
3.17/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of McHenry
3.38/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mush
3.84/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ETill
4.08/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This is an interesting combination. Fizzy, herbal, and with a mildly unpleasant nose. The taste, though, works quite well. It is not a traditional beer or ale, though, so if you're judging it by those standards you might be disappointed. I would say a prerequisite is liking kombucha in general. It is listed at 8%, but doesn't taste or feel like something that storing. Also, the flavor difference between the the ginger, bourbon peach, and raspberry is very subtle, with the kombucha taste dominating all. I suggest avoiding their KPA, which is downright unpleasant. Lastly, these are more of a "one and done" beverages, not so much because of the alcohol but because of the herbal, nearly medicinal feel of it. Overall, I love them as an alternative to typical beers.

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Photo of retry4z
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Have a nice strong vinegar kombucha flavor, but it is too sweet to be drinkable.

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Photo of Emersonio
4.44/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of km02600
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jeffgee10
2.6/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of algee77
2.18/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

Photo of BrZadLey
4.26/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had this last week at Bill's Beer Garden (really my favorite kind of garden) in A2 and I really had no idea what to expect.

Wow! It was really interesting, and hard to describe- you really taste the ginger, which is great, but then there all these side notes- citrusy hops, yeasty tang, a little bit of crisp bitterness, but also balanced with some floral notes and sweetness- I have a feeling that each bottle/batch is a little bit different, so it might make for some interesting explorations.

A lot of folks have said there isn't a lot of head, which I found to be true, but I was raised on English bitters, and "real ale", which usually haven't much head anyway, so it bothered me not at all.

The mouth feel reminded me of a cross twixt a hefe-weizen and a pale ale, with a little more density/body than I'd have liked, but was quite pleasant.

My only (minor) complaint would be that there was perhaps a little too much residual sugar , which (as noted) gave it a heavier feel and sweeter taste (albeit with a fairly clean and dry finish, considering) than I prefer.

This probably not a session ale, but maybe a good end-of-the-nighter or one to have on Sunday after cutting the lawn...

On the whole, I would definitely say this brew rocked it pretty heavily, and I would definitely look forward to the next one!

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Photo of Immortale25
3.56/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Stella Artois mini-chalice. No freshness date.

A- Pours a hazy gumdrop yellow color with a white head that immediately dissipates to nothing. Minimal lacing.

S- Bright ginger and lactic acid with a touch of gaseous funk.

T- Tastes like organic ginger ale with a mild vinegary tartness and trace amounts of malt. The alcohol is masked very well underneath the unusual flavors.

M- Sharp and acidic with medium carbonation and a light body.

O- Not something I would drink normally but the ginger complements the kombucha flavors quite well. Would like a little more body personally but I know that this is the way kombucha is supposed to be. Not as good as Bourbon Barrel Peach but definitely better than the raspberry abomination.

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Photo of MikeDL
4.76/5  rDev +28%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

very different and sweet taste

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Photo of Kerrie
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BTA
3.31/5  rDev -11%
look: 1 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of derkfromwi
3.58/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Goatdavemac
3.91/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I would have no idea that this beer is 8% unless I was looking at the label

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