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BrewDog Nanny State (1.1%)

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Low Alcohol
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 33   ABV: 1.1%
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Nanny State is mild imperial ale containing more hops per barrel than any other beer ever brewed in the UK. It is an extraordinary little ale jammed full of all the brewer’s favourite hops giving it as much body and mouthy feel as possible, ensuring that low strength does not translate into reduced flavour. Nanny State, takes the low ABV hop-bomb concept to the next level and is so low in alcohol it is below the legal classification of beer and not strong enough to be subject to beer duty. We believe we have created a new beer category - The Imperial Mild - with Nanny State and How to Disappear Completely.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnstone (2134) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 20, 2011
Pours a nice brown with slight off-white head. Nice strong malty, hoppy aromas. Strong maltiness with nice hop balance; like an extra pale ale remincent of sierra nevada pale and arrogant bastard (without the arrogance)...a very flavorful/aromaful beer that just lacks a bit of the body...and alcohol.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Koelschtrinker (9998) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 1, 2011
Sehr bitterer Anntrunk, der im Mittelteil penetrant wird, so stark, dass es kaum auszuahlten ist. Etwas Hopfen ist vorhanden, wird aber weitestgehend von der Bitterkeit geschluckt. Ganz wneig malzig. Bitter, bitter, BITTER!! 11/5/0/7/5

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Meilby (7280) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 28, 2011
Bottle 330ml @ Zoney
Pours clear brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and grassy hops. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Odland (137) - NORWAY - MAR 27, 2011
Bottle from Brewdog Online Store. Pours dark golden with a good white head. Very hoppy both on the nose and palate. A little watery. Nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
POLK (2160) - Hørning, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2011
Clear dark amber with a good head. Aroma heavy citrus hoppy Flavor light sweet and watery with a ton of hops in the after taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (10698) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2011
Clear dark amber with a white head. Aroma is malt, caramel and very hoppy - pine and grapefruit. Flavor is light sweet and extremely bitter. Finish is dry and very bitter. Thin bodied and watery. Obviously lacks some balancing sweetness. This is without doubt the best low alcohol beer I’ve had so far. 151210

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grima (2083) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - DEC 13, 2010
330ml bottle! The bottle is typically designed for a BrewDog, looks pretty good. In the glass is a very deep brown beer, which barely lets light through. The crown is fine, flat and durable. The smell appears very much hoppy, like an IPA. The beer starts very bitter-dry. Very hoppy, but unfortunately, with a slightly musty taste, you get used to the first needs. The beer weakened to finish far down, very impressive. From the intoxicating smell I would have a better taste presented, but when you consider that the beer has just 1.1% alc, it’s just very succeeded!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
stouby (3700) - Holbæk, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2010
Bottle at home. Clear dark amber with a small off-white head leaving laces. Aroma moderate to heavy hoppy (citrusy), light malty(caramel). Flavor light sweet, heavy bitter. Thin body, watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kappldav123 (4738) - GERMANY - OCT 28, 2010
The bottle looks simple, but good. The beer in the glass very dark, nice head. Starts surprisingly intense with bitter-dry notes, intense hoppy, earthy-scratchy. Dominating bitter notes also in the finish, doesnt get washy. The taste at all is not my favourite but I’m impressed how complex a 1,1% ABV beer can taste. Great!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Camons (5666) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2010
Bottle@Home. Light golden, white head. Aroma with lots of hobs, pine,grapefruit, orange and pineapple. Taste is highly bitter with pine, grapefruit and not much else. Pretty good for a beer with such low ABV, but lacks some balance to really work well

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