Head to Head – Fever vs Trader Joes

I enjoy ginger – ginger ale, ginger beer, ginger brew. I tend to accumulate random bottles and things to try.  My secret backlog had Trader Joes Triple Ginger Brew and Fever Tree Ginger Ale. Does anyone else think “head-to-head taste-off”?  I certainly didn’t… who wants to mix awesome flavors.  I want to drink every incredible drop and taste every incredible ginger note.

I had chilled the Trader Joes Triple Ginger Brew for an hour.  I popped the top and poured it into the glass. I took a sip, and I didn’t take another. A simple reason caused me to reject the Brew – Honey, Lime from Concentrate.  They overpowers the Ginger.  It killed the Flavor.  I do not recommend it to drink straight, if you use it as part of a mix, it might be OK.


With the taste of the Brew in my mouth, I needed to wash away the flavor profile.  I opened the Fever Tree Ginger Ale – Delicious.  It’s a subtle ginger ale, and is nice to sip. Can you guess which ginger drink won?    As you can see below, Fever Tree won my taste palette and saved the day.

Nothing Left with the Fever Tree
Nothing Left with the Fever Tree

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