Ginger Lemon Radler | Boulevard Brewing Co.

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3.67/5
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502 Ratings
Ginger Lemon RadlerGinger Lemon Radler
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
boulevard.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by mkf629 on 05-10-2014

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Ranking:
#34,939
Reviews:
67
Ratings:
502
pDev:
13.62%
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0
 
 
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Ratings: 502 |  Reviews: 67
Photo of AMarkle6524
4.09/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jacob17
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hickmancase
3.92/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ozzylizard
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

$ 1.79 (Including tax)/12 oz can ($ 0.149/oz) at The Lager Mill, Frankenmuth, MI
Best by 6/24/16 at 42 degrees into a Lager Mill snifter
Aroma – lemon and some ginger
Head large (Maximum 4.3 cm, aggressive pour), white, fizzy/frothy, rapidly diminishing to a two mm ring and small partial layer
Lacing – none
Body light yellow, hazy and translucent
Flavor – refreshingly lemon, ginger not apparent; no hops, no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate – light, watery, soft carbonation

It’s a radler and that speaks to its limitations. For a past date radler, however, it’s still quite refreshing and, dare I say it, good.

Appearance 4, Aroma 4, Flavor 4, Palate 4, Overall 4.

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Photo of 2GOOFY
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TimberSwanson
3.98/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Czequershuus
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours a slightly cloudy yellow with a full head. There is a solid amount of ginger in the aroma, a little lemon, and a wheat like base beer scent. The flavor offers a stronger taste of lemon juice, ginger, with some spice. It mild and very pleasant. The mouthfeel is very light and fizzy. Overall this is light, refreshing, and well done.

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Photo of MonkeyPilates
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EMV
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz can into a Lagunitas mason glass.

L: Pours a semi-opaque medium golden color. Thin white head.. no significant lacing.

S: Ginger and lemon... heavy on the ginger.

T/F: Lemonade and ginger... not a lot of 'beer' elements here. Semi-sweet and tart... not a bad sweet/sour combo. The only thing that's not working for me is the ginger. Zesty carbonation... thin in body.

O: A passable radler, that honestly would be better without the ginger. Good for a hot summer's day or after doing some yard work.... maybe good for some chill time on the beach.

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Photo of imbibehour
3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the can into a nonic pint glass.

Unfiltered opaque deep yellow body color, with a touch of haze and fine carbonation. Creamy one and a half finger bright white head, which is fairly tight in appearance settles to a very thin puck and collar.

Aroma smells like straight up ginger beer. Large amounts of ginger and a refreshing snap and bite, not unlike a good quality ginger brew. But is this a radler or a ginger brew, or beer? I am confused.

Palate gets a bit more closer to radler concept. Lemon light tartness with a mild sweet tangy flavor. First sip is light malts and a good depth, followed by a nice lemon sweetness. Ginger isn't so big on the palate compared to the nose, but follows later after subsequent sips. Light bodied but with a touch of slight prickly carbonation, but decent almost chewy mouthfeel.

A solid radler, and even a touch of beer malt character depth to go with it too.

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Photo of Josbor11
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ajm5108
3.23/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I will hand it to Boulevard in the sense that they have made a beer that has a great amount of authentic ginger aroma & taste. That makes it all the more surprising how artifical & cloying the lemon flavor presents itself. There are very few discernible beer notes, but it's ultimately a decent, inoffensive "thirst quencher" that I'll give a pass to purely because i like ginger.

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Photo of crob3888
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a pineapple-yellow color with a quickly dissipating white head. Aromas and flavors of ginger and lemon zest, plus some grapefruit-soda style sweetness which is equally refreshing. A very refreshing and enjoyable radler.

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Photo of SaisonSteffy
4.47/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Lemon forward. I wish the ginger notes were a bit more prominent. But definitely a very good beer!

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Photo of curlybird
3.94/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JerzDevl2000
3.43/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of LeftHanded666
4.14/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SkeletonBitch
4.66/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Definitely will buy again, great taste! Nice body.. the beer.
Try it!

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Photo of drbenderdo
3.95/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JRed
3.46/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Hazy yellow in body with no head. Aroma of ginger, lemon, and cleaner. Tastes of ginger, lemon zest, Apple, and yellow Gatorade. Light bodied with high carbonation. Despite lacking in looks and aroma, it's refreshing and flavorful.

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Photo of brureview
3.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a yellow-golden color with a 3 F head.
Good aroma: mostly ginger, some malt, and sweet.
Moderately carbonated.
The taste is similar to ginger ale- not much different.
There is also a certain sweetness to the taste which some craft beer drinkers may not appreciate. The ginger was overwhelming to me- the beer tasted more like ginger ale and not beer.

Overall, it's actually a well brewed beer. Lightly carbonated, sweet, heavily ginger.
It's just not my style.

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Photo of jp32
3.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is a very good tasting beverage. Lots of lemon with little zings of ginger here and there. Smells delicious too, like sweet lemonade. It reminds me of a shandy, but with even more juicy lemonade flavor. It's hard to think of this as a beer, reminds me more of a mixed drink, but boy it sure does taste good.

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Ginger Lemon Radler from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 502 ratings