07 May Day 26 (#30Beers30Days)
We just can’t stay away! Back on the Midway Pub patio for day 26 (or so) of
#30Beers30Days. Just found a herb/spiced beer to try! I had no idea that herb/spice beer was a category but it is. I’ve found one by Kiuchi – my new fave Japanese brewery.
Today’s pick is the Hitachino Nest Real Ginger brew (7% ABV). The ginger is giving it up. Full on the nose and on the tongue. Super sweet and a bit heavy with a thick mouthfeel. Unfortunately, the beer was poured at the bar, so I have no clue of what the head is like. It’s a beautiful caramel-reddish-brown hue. Its a decent beer but way too sweet for my taste, so I added a lemon wedge which helped to balance it out.
Not sure if I’d get this Hitachino Nest Ginger Brew again. It’s pretty average. A C at best. Happy Cinco!