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BrewDog Nanny State (0.5%)

Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Low Alcohol
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 507   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 15   ABV: 0.5%
And this time it is all about the beer, and the beer is awesome! Gone are the 200+ IBUs which brought grown men to tears! Our new Nanny State is 0.5% ABV and focuses on being a great drink as opposed to a great publicity ploy. This beer is now focussed on getting all that is good about BrewDog into a practically alcohol free format. It is a West Coast inspired pale ale with a difference!

The beer has 45 IBUS and is brewed with centennial, amarillo, columbus, cascade and simcoe and intensively dry-hopped with centennial and amarillo. The backbone is provided by 8 different types of speciality malts with only 87 kilos of malt used in a 20HL batch (our Punk IPA uses 450 kilos in 20HL).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danjo312 (47) - Hamburg, GERMANY - OCT 4, 2015
Super Alkoholfreies! (0,5%) Schmeckt deutlich besser als manche IPAs obwohl es ein Pale Ale ist. Ganz leicht malzig, toll hopfig, perfekt als isotonische Erfrischung nach dem Sport. Schön herb und süß im Abgang. Cooles Gebräu! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
maszkaron79 (10) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2015
Nieporozumienie. Piwo prawie bezalkoholowe, które zachęca aromatem amerykańskich chmieli, o wiele lepszym, niż większość lagerów. Jednakże jest to zwodnicze, ponieważ w smaku jest kompletnie bezpłciowe, bezsmakowe i wybitnie wodniste. Najsłabszy projekt Brewdoga, jaki miałem przyjemność (tu czyt. nieprzyjemność pić). Klapa totalna. Omijać z daleka.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
MMR (593) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2015
It’s a pretty decent low alcohol ale with a nice certain bitterness. However I truly miss the alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mmahut (1570) - CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 27, 2015
On tap, BrewDog Bar Brussels. Pours in dark amber body with low white head. Aroma is malty with light caramel. Taste has high earthy grassy bitterness with medium caramel sweetness. Flat body, little bit watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (6467) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 25, 2015
Bottled 330ml. -from Pivoteka Zagreb. Dark golden coloured, small to medium sized off-white head, citrusy nose. Sweetish malty, citrusy hoppy, weak notes of caramel and bitter hoppy finish. Not bad at all for n/a beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DroolYeast (515) - Aalborg, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2015
Bottle @ home. Aroma of pine and citrus hops. Brown amber colour, off-white head, lasting. Taste is moderate bitter, very thin. Watery, light body, average carb., bitter short finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HerrBierkoenig (669) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 13, 2015
From 0,33l bottle, BBD: 11/06/16 Pours clear amber to light brown liquid, medium frothy tan head, Aroma: heavily hopped, citrus, orange, lemon, lemon grass, resin, Taste: light sweet, medium bitter, light to medium sour, caramel, citrus, lemon grass, resin, watery, Palate: light watery body, slick texture, average carbonation, long citrus resin finish, Overall: not so bad, appearance and aroma is fine, the taste is at the beginning ok, than you realize the watery profile. For a nonalcoholic beer pretty good, otherwise not so.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hamirubi (346) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - SEP 3, 2015
15cl sample at the Ghent Beer Festival VI (22 VIII 2015). Bright amber, orange beer with a massive, hoppy nose. Almost unbelievable. Make this a low alcohol IPA. These fruity aromas are quite surprising and promising. Yet, the taste does not meet up with the great expectations. This is beer for diabetics, to state it bold, with no sweetness at all. Even worse: I can’t even notice clear malts or grains. A pitty. This does not really taste like beer and the watery notes are too present.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vipinvelp (2999) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2015
Quite surprised this is a low alcohol beer, will get more! Hopy aroma and quite nice bitter taste, it tastes like an IPA all over. Great discovery at ABC Beer shop. (Velp 201508)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
alomtnez (215) - SPAIN - AUG 26, 2015
Average off-white head with low retention. Reddish amber colour. Aroma is hoppy, floral and citrus. Taste is bitter and dry. Watery palate and light body. Good to be alcohol free.

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