Price: $5.79, Uwajimaya, 11.2 fl.oz., 8%ABV
Visual: pours cloudy copper brown with a quickly dissipating v.small head, ringed retention, a few scattered micro streams.
Nose: very faint caramel malts. (lvl-1)-pungency
Attack: crisp malty, incoming ginger dryness
Mid-palate: (lvl-5)-sweetness, (MAIN) brown sugar malts, ginger root
Finish: ginger root bitterness, gentle hoppy bitterness, brown sugar malty sweet finish.
Summary: Identifiable ginger in the brew as advertised, a decent mix of sweet malty and rooty bitter. Not terribly spicy though which would’ve made it better.