Ginger Lemon Radler
Boulevard Brewing Co.

Ginger Lemon RadlerGinger Lemon Radler
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Style:
Fruit and Field Beer
Ranked #214
ABV:
4.1%
Score:
83
Ranked #38,794
Avg:
3.7 | pDev: 13.24%
Reviews:
72
Ratings:
518
From:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
 
Missouri, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  10
Gots
  120
SCORE
83
Good
Ginger Lemon RadlerGinger Lemon Radler
Notes: Ginger Lemon Radler is a zesty, refreshing take on the tradition of mixing beer with soda or lemonade to create a light, thirst-quenching beverage ideal for warm weather. Radler (literally “cyclist,”) takes its name from active German sportsmen of a hundred years ago, but our version tastes just as good even if you do nothing more strenuous than lifting it to your lips.
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schmidtmattsays from Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

Aug 06, 2014
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trebbates from Texas

3.05/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

A nice summer Radler. Not the best I've had but very nice. I drank 5 or six out of my growler while working around the house and never got buzzed. So a nice refreshing beer with out a high alcohol content.

Jul 26, 2015
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metter98 from New York

3.67/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is rather hazy light yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down, leaving a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of ginger are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of ginger along with some hints of lemon citrus.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and has some refreshing properties. With ginger in the smell and taste, this probably would make for a good pairing with some sushi.

Serving type: can

Jun 05, 2015
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LXIXME from New Mexico

2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

Aug 13, 2014
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Tbrown60 from Texas

3/5  rDev -18.9%

Aug 25, 2014
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freewill35 from Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

May 17, 2018
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McAndrew from North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Sep 13, 2014
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Huhzubendah from District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Bright yellow body, moderately hazy. Small white cap. Huge ginger aroma with lemon. Lemon drops and ginger candies. Light sweetness. Light bodied with a delicate, prickly carbonation. Quite flavorful and enjoyable. A great way to kick start a tasting session. Delicious.

Sep 27, 2014
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enelson from Illinois

4.14/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Jun 14, 2015
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Canada_Dan from Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Aug 04, 2014
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dbrauneis from North Carolina

3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a hazy pale yellow in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation and a hint of lemon + straw yellow highlights. The beer has a half finger tall fizzy foamy bright white head that quickly reduces to a large patch of thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of citrus lemon (more lemonade than just lemon) and light aromas of spicy fresh ginger.

T: Upfront there is a light flavor of grainy malts with a moderate flavor of lemon citrus/lemonade with a light amount of sweetness. That is followed by light to moderate flavors of slightly spicy fresh ginger. Minimal amounts of bitterness in the finish which fades away almost instantly.

M: Light bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Easy to drink and refreshing. Pairs really well with spicy Indian food but I could see it matching well with many different Asian dishes. Enjoyable and very nice on a warm summer evening.

Jul 13, 2015
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Kataco16 from Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

May 31, 2015
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jsh420 from Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

May 20, 2014
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Honeybourne from Scotland

3.64/5  rDev -1.6%

Aug 15, 2014
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nmann08 from Virginia

3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On draft, pours a bright straw yellow with a fluffy white head that sits on the top.

The nose is lemon zest, ginger root, candy, sugar lemonade and more citrus. The flavor is lemonade with some ginger. Very sweet, sugary. Not very acidic which is nice. No alcohol present, just spicy lemonade. Mouthfeel is a little thin.

Overall, not bad but too sweet for this style.

Sep 19, 2014
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Smarty_Pints from California

4/5  rDev +8.1%

Jun 01, 2014
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fehrminator from North Carolina

3.46/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Jul 02, 2014
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thefluker from Missouri

2.25/5  rDev -39.2%

Aug 04, 2014
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leroybrown10 from Missouri

4/5  rDev +8.1%

Aug 01, 2014
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ImperatorScab from Tennessee

3.62/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sep 21, 2015
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BeerCon5 from Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Sep 10, 2014
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DblDiamond from Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Jun 12, 2014
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bump8628 from Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

May 25, 2014
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-Andrew- from Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mar 30, 2018
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Brenden from Ohio

3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I'm ready for this beer to look like a soda, but the head actually shows a bit of substance rather than fizzing out. The color is a murky but bright pale gold. There's even a bit of spotting left behind on the glass.
Ginger doesn't bite too hard but adds plenty of character and not too much spiciness. It's all lemon underneath, though it seems there may be a kiss of grassy hops to even it out. As such, it is not even close to being too sweet, which is a good thing.
Crisp, bubbly, light and refreshing, it even feels a little like a soda with a bit more substance to it. As such, it really does the job, and it's going to be fantastic for hot weather.

May 15, 2015
Ginger Lemon Radler from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 83 out of 100 with 518 ratings