Brewed by Privatbrauerei Eichbaum
Style: Low Alcohol
Mannheim, Germany


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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.73   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.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
kevnic2008 (8355) - Baden-Baden, - OCT 3, 2012
Yellow colour with a white head. A bit sweet malty and grassy nose. Light waterish and grassy flavour .

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
robertjm (776) - Albany, California, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Nice frothy white head, about one finger, which slowly goes down. Orangy golden body. Very malty aroma. Clean malt flavor. No detectible hop character. Watery mouth feel. Clean aftertaste. Not the best alcohol free beer. But, certainly not the worst either.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Frank (2968) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2014
This is sort of worty and unfermented tasting NA beer. It is not altogether bad though. In the glass, it is gold in color with a long lasting head and lots of lace. It smells of malt syrup and is faintly skunky even though it’s in a brown bottle. It is a bit sweet and slightly heavy but not too bad, though there is a slight metallic note in the finish. It’s not the worse beer of its kind but nothing plan to drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Calisky (1028) - ALSACE, FRANCE - SEP 7, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2014 Couleur dorée, petite mousse blanche. Nez malté sucre d’orge et miel. Gout malt sucre d’orge, note de miel. Corps un peu aqueux. Mais bonne bière dans l’ensemble.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
azzie (294) - - AUG 28, 2014
Clear pale liquid. Medium bitterness. Taste of wet hay, although I haven’t tried to eat wet hay. Undrinkable and disgusting.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
HammerTroll (532) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 20, 2014
Clear golden color, minimal white head. Mildly sweet taste. Aroma is corn, cooked vegetables and vomit. This is so bad I can’t find words to describe it.
(InterSpar Ljubljana 0,5l can)

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
veceo (620) - CROATIA - AUG 16, 2014
Clear golden color, thin white head. Light body, average carbonation. Cooked vegetables aroma. Light sweet taste. Watery texture. Undrinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
BiereLuc (952) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 23, 2014
Bière blonde scintillante, limpide, coiffée d’une mousse modérée. Nez décevant de foin mouillé et de miel. En bouche, les saveurs sont présentes et moches. Elles auraient pu être absentes et sans désagrément, mais non! Ça ressemble à beaucoup trop de bières blondes génériques, allemandes, sans alcool. On dirait qu’il y a un modèle... De la drèche liquide, du jus d’herbe...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
AlainG (1323) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 21, 2014
Une bière sans alcool vendu au saucissier des halles d’Anjou. "Envoye-donc" me dis-je. C’est d’une pâleur égale à une bière de grande brasserie commerciale, avec une mousse immaculée. Le nez et le goût se forment autour du malt, du sirop de maïs et d’herbes. Rien d’étonnant, même si j’eu souhaité un petit peu plus, mais bon, comme on dit:" C’est ça qui est ça" (1037-200314)

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
Spab (2522) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 19, 2014
330 ml bottle from premiumnearbeer.com. Pours a clear golden colour with small white head. Aroma is cold vegetable broth - ugh, absolutely gross. Flavour is a skunky, vegetal mess - artificial tasting and full of corn and other vegetable notes. Definite drain pour. Disgusting.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
fhoublon (316) - Lachine, Quebec, CANADA - APR 18, 2014
Bouteille de 330 ml achetée à la Cave à bières à St-Jovite au coût de $1.99. Dégustée le 13 août 2008 (pint). Bière blonde limpide. Mousse assez lorsque versée, col moyen assez durable. Peu effervescente, bulles moyennes. Odeur de foin humide assez marquée pas très agréable. Très douce, un peu sucrée, assez amère en finale. Saveur de foin humide peu agréable, goût un peu métallique. Manque de corps.

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