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


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RATINGS: 403   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 15   ABV: 0.5%
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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).

Philym's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Philym (1004) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, - FEB 22, 2014
Appearance: Clear amber/ruby with 3 finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Lychee, mango, apricot, grapefruit and musky. Taste: Very bitter, low sweet and sour. Palate: Smooth slightly grainy texture, light body, average carbonation, very dry, very bitter, tastes chemically. Comments: A touch disappointed but there was a glass lace. Too chemical.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cenzura (39) - Warsaw, POLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Aroma: Very nice american hops. Taste: Little bit of fruits. Almost no malty, but really hoppy. Medium, but nice bitterness on aftertaste. Average head, good lacing and average carbonation. Price [Warsaw, Poland] 13PLN.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
AlabastorJones (805) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Clear golden amber color, light lacey white head, hop nose like you’re smelling a bag of pellets before brewing, sort of tastes like that too, presumably because there’s not really any malt to back em up, crisp bitters, interesting beer, I actually tried brewing something like this a few years ago and was not as success though this has some of the same characteristics that I didn’t like ie very thin palate and hop bitters is like drinking cold carbonated hop tea.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Wim (2773) - Weelde, BELGIUM - SEP 19, 2014
with yves at his home dark amber coloured body with an off white head and a spicy hop aroma a spicy bitter hop wattery taste with a bitter finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kalervo (698) - FINLAND - SEP 17, 2014
Mökillä. Really pleasant low alcohol beer! Body is a bit thin, still well balanced and enjoyably hopped.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mauritsio (424) - FINLAND - SEP 10, 2014
Bottle from S-market. Pale with medium head. Fruity and floral aroma. Bitterness. Dry finnish. Can't believe there's no alcohol. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BobyFischer (3) - FRANCE - SEP 10, 2014 does not count
Grosse amertume qui ne se trouve ni équilibrée par un maltage, ni par un levurage, ni par un taux d’alcool conséquent.Amer donc, et aromatique-amer. L’amarillo fait son petit effet, comme à son habitude. Sans nul doute la meilleure bière sans alcool.Ne faîtes pas trop les difficiles, l’abstinence a du bon ! Une vraie réussite, dans sa catégorie.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Marstonlad (428) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 9, 2014
Pours cloudy copper with a frothy, medium-sized white head. The aroma displays the various elements of the hop cavalcade in this beer: it offers plenty of citrus fruitiness and piney notes. Taste is a bit of a let-down considering the impressive aroma. The hops are prominent but the malt background is very thin and the palate watery. Hop bitterness is medium in strength. Some fruitiness and pine appear in the taste but fade away fairly quickly. Very fresh to drink and even interesting at first because of the hoppiness, but in the end too much is missing. Best low alcohol beer I have had, though.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
panzerwolf (41) - - SEP 7, 2014
Prominent taste of hops and malt that leaves an earthen taste upon your tongue. A pleasant enough a beer with a rich taste if you like your beer just a little bit bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Yves (2247) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2014
At my home with wim. Light brown colored beer with large diminishing white head and no carbonation. Hopped floral aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is hopped.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hohops (285) - Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2014
Appearance- pretty clear, bubbles at the bottom of the glass, dark amber, ruby tinge, small fizzy white head. Aroma- malty, hint of milky chocolate, choc covered raisins, fruity, toffee. Taste- a bit chocolatey, hop bitterness, some malt in the background, a bit of dark fruit and bitter orange, medium to thin mouthfeel, short finish which leaves a bit of bitterness. Interesting.

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