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Brewed by Privatbrauerei Eichbaum
Style: Low Alcohol
Mannheim, Germany

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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.74   EST. CALORIES: 15   ABV: 0.5%
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Gerstel Bräu was, when launched in 1977, Germany's first non-alcoholic beer. This long experience in brewing non-alcoholic beer for the discerning drinker can be tasted at every sip.


0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
txspartan (969) - Wilrijk, BELGIUM - APR 12, 2011
Horrible beverage, tastes like cornflakes like so many low-alcohol beers do.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (7887) - Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2011
Gerstel 11.2 oz brown bottle. Brewed by Eichbaum.Best by 14. 02. 2011. I have only had BITburger Drive as far as NAs go. It pours a pale gold with carbonation bubble racing to the top and a white head that leaves a bit of lacing. It looks alright at least. THe smell is a bit skunky wiht mostly a syrupy malt note and a slight touch of hops. The taste isn’t bad, it is graham-cracker-y, with a malt forward taste and a slight hop bitterness. Judging by the horror stories surrounding NA beers and the fact that BITburger Drive was atrocious, this might be one of the best NAs out there. It was only a buck, so I guess if for some reason I need it, this is what I would grab. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 05-24-2010 20:01:30

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Wim (2884) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JAN 9, 2011
gold blond coloured body with a white head a sweet malty herby aroma a herby sweet malty wattery bitter taste with a herby bitter finish

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Yves (2357) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - DEC 29, 2010
Clear golden coloured beer with small white head and no carbonation. Malty sweet aroma. Medium bit wattery palate. Finish is herby bitter and sweet.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Christian (11276) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2010
Pale golden with a disappearing head. Grainy malt aroma with lots of hay. Sweet flavour of unfermented wort with grain and a little bitterness

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
luttonm (2425) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 12, 2010
Bottle. off-lager appearance, more rosy. Nose of sour-funk corn. Grainy and heavy lager sweet. Touch of bittering is ok but not wanting to taste this again.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2010
Pours pale yellow with a white head. Aroma is malt and light hay. Flavour is light malt, light corn and light hay.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - AUG 26, 2010
Bottle. Pours a clear and light amber beer with a white head. The aroma is weak with malt, hay and sweetness. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is dry. Overall a bad beer.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
obguthr (4076) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2010
Moderately skunked cereal grain aroma. Clear golden, headless. Cardboard and cheerios flavor, equal proportions, and fairly intense. I would normally tank the rating for such a beer and normally don’t rate to style, but considering it is a NA, it isn’t all that bad. The intensity is a welcome change for flavorless near beers. Alas, the flavor isn’t great. I’d rather have Clausthaler Amber.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2010
Bottle @ Berlin/Bavaria Tasting, Odense. Pours clear golden with a off white head. Nose is sweet corn. Herbs, maize and paper. Thin and watery . .


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