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

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RATINGS: 498   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 15   ABV: 0.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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).


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2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
worldbeertaste (1746) - West Midlands, - OCT 13, 2012
Deep brown amber with a thick creamy lasting, lacy beige head. Thick. The smell of BrewDog hops is clear right away with malt, caramel and citrus orange and peach. Soft carbonation on the medium thin body. Tastes a bit like pine, grass with caramel, some floral elements. A bit too plant like and watery but defiantly different without that much malt.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
alomtnez (202) - 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.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hopmaestro (641) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2015
Backlog from old tastenotes: Aroma is very fruity and hoppy. Taste is low malt with some citrus and grapefruit hoppiness, but it gets kind of "hollow". I guess this is the best you can do at this abv-rate? Nothing I would buy again, but if I’m somewhere and really need to drive or something, I would grab one without hesitation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jerre (3014) - Waregem, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2015
Taste this as the first beer on sat. 22.08.’15 from bottle 33 cl. @ 6edition of Gents Bier Festival. Almost clear amber-orange color, with white head. Aroma: nice exotic fruits (mango, peach..) from hops. Light tot medium body. Taste: softsweet, very fruits, good hoppy and bitter. Long bitter finish. Surprise what a taste for the low alcohol style.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
graham_murphy (448) - - AUG 22, 2015
At 0.5% ABV you’ve got to have pretty realistic expectations re taste. And they’re easily met. Yes, it’s light and watery and notably lacking sweetness and thickness from the malt. But it’s get a great nose - plenty of exotic fruit and citrus. I’m a big fan. for those times when you feel like a beer to quench the thirst but don;t need the alcohol.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Fisler (233) - Bamberg, GERMANY - AUG 14, 2015
Optisch alles dufte, rötlich braun, leichte, stabile Schaumkrone und tolle Perligkeit. Im Näschen Grapefruit - im Trunk sehr bitter, Frucht kommt zwar durch, dann aber nochmal bitter. Abgang wie bei viel Alkoholfreien kaum vorhanden. Schade schade, da ist Dead Pony die bessere Wahl.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrepintado (1976) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - AUG 10, 2015
33cl bottle from cerveteca lisboa, portugal. Color is brown, dark copper. Head is persistent and thin. Taste is light sweet, light bitter. Flavour is piney, hops, malt and water.

2.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
andriesradu (596) - ROMANIA - AUG 7, 2015
Pours clear amber with a beige head. Nice fruity, citrus, hoppy aroma. Flavor is...ohhh! Malty, sweet and bitter, dry. Quite undrinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UlkBier (13) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2015
Excellent low alcohol beer. Great fruity taste, honey palate. Your daily brew.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
elbernays (910) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours clear amber. Hops, pine nose. Flavour is sweet honey. Very light watery body, tastes like weak tea. That’s done for that style.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
AtronSeige (986) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - AUG 2, 2015
Aroma: High hops! High Piney, resiny, Medium minty. Appearance: Brilliant amber body. Small, tan head. Good retention, lacing. Flavour: High bitterness, medium-high hops, resiny, spruce, almost herbal medicine-like. Dry finish, lingering spruce. Mouthfeel: Light body. Medium carbonation, creamy. Overall: A great idea, but it tastes like you are licking a pine tree! Needs balancing. 330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Llew! 14B. American IPA


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