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


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RATINGS: 379   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   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).

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
raymondwave (931) - - OCT 30, 2010
Bottle 0,33 from System Bolaget. Dark amber, white laceing head. Nose is pretty non-existent (cold beer). Flavor is pretty mild too, not as hopped as expected. Pine needles, soap. Nothing to back the hops, some malty roastiness. Pretty refreshing, but not exactly a winner. Looks better than tastes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KM (328) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle. Pale amber body, nice medium sized head. Clear fresh hoppy aroma. Darker malt character in the flavour. A little thin and watery towards the end. But one of the very best low alcohol beers. (At home, 26.07.2014)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (1401) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2014
Pours a dark golden brown clear beer with a good white head. Smells fruity, pines and tropical. Tastes bit roasty, fruity and quite bitter and very flat. Average carbo, thin body and a dry watery texture. Not bad at all. Bit too watery but hey. 0,5%

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koning_Daan (116) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle. Nice floral hop aroma. Pours dark golden with thin head. Very nice hops and malts, tastes great. A bit watery. Surprisingly great for a low alcoholic beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (13516) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle, 0.5%. Roasted malty aroma. Clear chestnut colour. Small frothy off-white head. The flavour is roasted and malty with a good faintly rough bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
crlnts (213) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 19, 2014
For a low alcohol beer, this is great. More of an infusion than a beer. All about the hops. Some hints of smoked tea in there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
martin00sr (506) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2014
Clear amber, airy offwhite head. Aroma has hops, a little earthy perhaps. Good bitterness, otherwise pretty watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
beer_est_deus (605) - örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2014
Klar, orange-brun med ett stort orange skum. Doft: Påminner mig om hur det luktar av öl i köket dagen efter en fest då folk delvis haft med sig egen öl + humle. Smak: Ojäst öl och rengöringsmedel + humle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
VictorStr (1233) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2014
Bra för att vara 0,5, tyckte 1,1 var avsevärt bättre dock. Beska, bitterhet. Nästa lite kaffe toner?!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maraxor (4) - FINLAND - JUL 16, 2014 does not count
A splendid low alcohol beer. Although the taste is a bit watery, the hops are quite delicious!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sdmmb (721) - USA - JUL 13, 2014
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Enjoyable bitter hoppy alcoholic free beer. Slightly watery but very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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