Honey Ginger | Ardent Craft Ales

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ardent Craft Ales
Virginia, United States
ardentcraftales.com

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Honey Ginger is a deep gold-colored ale. The medium- to high-carbonation level enhances the fresh ginger in the aroma. The malt backbone supports the sweetness of the locally-sourced honey and the spiciness of the ginger. A strong, yet refreshing and deceptively smooth summer ale.

Added by VeganUndead on 06-19-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
41
Reviews:
5
Avg:
3.15
pDev:
24.13%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
13
For Trade:
1
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4.15/5  rDev +31.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.02/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4.5/5  rDev +42.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev +27%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Dark orange, iridescent. Minimal head. Aroma is odd - the richness of honey but almost congress across as buttery. Ginger is not apparent. Flavor also has a hint of buttery thickness with no ginger. Not unpleasant but odd.

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1.79/5  rDev -43.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

First impression on the smell was latrine :-) combination of dirty bathroom and disinfectant. I couldn't shake that image as I drank it. It's unique and both the ginger and the honey are well-balanced, but I just couldn't shake that first impression.

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3/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of aapike86
3.74/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of McBraniel
3.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.34/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of uvachief
3.99/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black paper series bomber into a pint glass. Pours a orange brown with a red hue. Head dissipated quickly. Smells sweet like honey with a hint of ginger. Hops are present too but overly strong. Taste is light, fragrant and sweet. Interesting beer. Could swallow a few of these but not really my style. Not bitter at all but had a hop presence. Good solid beer that's unique.

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4.7/5  rDev +49.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great summer beer. Smooth and subtle. Not too much ginger, just a hint.

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3.88/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

If you like the taste of ginger, this is your beer. Tingly feel on the tongue. Sort of sweet thanks to the honey. Nice amber color- looks like bourbon.

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4.15/5  rDev +31.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +58.7%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +34.9%

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4/5  rDev +27%

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3.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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Honey Ginger from Ardent Craft Ales
3.15 out of 5 based on 41 ratings.
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