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Good Juju (Ginger Ale) | Left Hand Brewing Company

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1,312 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
lefthandbrewing.com

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,489
Reviews:
429
Ratings:
1,312
pDev:
16.72%
Bros Score:
3.81
 
 
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48
Gots:
253
Trade:
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Ratings: 1,312 |  Reviews: 429
Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
2.85/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours the delightful color of Ginger Ale with...almost no head :-( a slight puffy ring develops but it's not much in the way of substance.

Aromas of fresh ginger, cinnamon, and some garbage.

Mostly flavorless, with slight hints of ginger and vinegar, some slight spice rack action going on.

Feel magically disappears as soon as it hits the palate. Almost like it fizzles and evaporates.

Overall, Good JuJu is a big boo-boo. The club soda flavors mixed with hints of unfavorable tastes results in a poor experience.

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Photo of brentblackwell
3.89/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of Marraybay
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A gifted beer that I wasn't overly enthralled about trying, but that I actually found mildly interesting. Pale yellow and translucent, the nose finds a mild spiciness from the ginger. Taste is light and somewhat fizzy, with a mild note of ginger ale on the palate. Neither particularly sweet or bitter, the overwhelming recollection I had was a bottle of Corona with the obligatory lime wedge jammed into the neck. Not that it tasted exactly like that, but there was something vaguely familiar / representative of that combo: I.e. a thin-low ABV beer with an additional note on top.

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Photo of dudd
2.4/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of crow
3.64/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scootercrabb
3.28/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MonkeyPilates
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Edie
1.67/5  rDev -51%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of mattyrubes
3.76/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vinicole
3.28/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Clear amber. Thin head. Effervescent.
Unsurprising aroma of ginger. Malt and hops detectable (just).
Taste reflects the aroma. Sweet at first but finishes with a rather nasty sour bitterness.
Quite soft. Under carbonated.

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Photo of Bogdawg
3.31/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jmidway1017
2.43/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Walnut
4/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PDGreenB
4.11/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Not hoppy like many lighter ales, but malty. The ginger in this beer is pronounced, but not at all overwhelming. Slightly sweet, slightly bitter, very light on the tongue. The ginger on the nose is really refreshing.

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Photo of duvel1979
2.5/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of HermitDan
2.96/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
1.93/5  rDev -43.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Pours dark yellow like a standard lager. Aroma is ginger and grain. Everything seems ok so far.

Ultimately, ginger dominates the flavor profile so hard that you end up questioning whether this is truly a beer. Its so spice rack/herbal that things like malt and hops are just afterthoughts. I literally couldn't drink this, which puts it in a very unique category.

Look I don't like ginger, maybe you do, but if you don't, then you won't like this, it brings the ginger and it brings it so hard that its pretty much all I can taste.

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Photo of edthehead
3.44/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Erik-P
3.46/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of evanwoertz
4.18/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
2.75/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of CreekyJarls
3.7/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MammothTarantula
3.22/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of runeatdrink
3.6/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of unclekeith
3.85/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Good Juju (Ginger Ale) from Left Hand Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.41 out of 5 with 1,312 ratings
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