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BrewDog Nanny State (0.5%)

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

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RATINGS: 593   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   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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2.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rodsquad (39) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2016
Bottle from Angus & Ale. Pours clear amber brown with next to no head. Weak, next to nothing aroma of citrus juice. Malty light flavour with lemon zest, brown bread and apple juice. light flavours reflected in the palate with sparkling carbonation. Overall a gentle malty beer. Incredibly easy drinking, as you may expect but a bit washy on the whole.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Korcz (1051) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 30, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
LakatosKE (257) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 30, 2016
0.33l bottle. Amber color with high white head. Aroma: citrus, resins, lemonade, yeast. Taste: malt, bread, fruity hoppy. Light body, Lively carbonated. High bitterness with dry hoppy finish.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
johnarktor (32) - FRANCE - NOV 17, 2016
Taste: resin, citrus, herbs, tannic ; Appearance: pale, golden, hazy, minimal head ; Taste: very bitter, medium sourness ; Palate: very light body, thin feel (almost watery), average carbonation, not very long finish (which is good, here). Overall this tastes like a very bitter herbal tea made with too much different hops varieties, and too little body. I might seem harsh on it, because I very much like the initiative, but when it is a fail, it is a fail...

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Banzale (113) - FRANCE - NOV 14, 2016
Acheter dranken geers oost staker ( gent ). Bouteille de 33 cl. Couleur brune fonce avec quelque reflet blond. Au nez cest houblonn ( amricain ?) En bouche , on a que le houblon , trs houblonn mais paralllement au faite quelle est peu alcoolises. Ceci cache des lacune je trouve. Manque beaucoup de choses cette bire pour tre apprci malgr le peu dalcool. Dommage

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
daigoon (174) - - NOV 2, 2016
330 ml bottle. Clear brown color with off white head and long lasting lacing. Bitter and hoppy taste. Slightly watery but good for low alcohol.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hajsman (108) - Gdask, POLAND - OCT 30, 2016
Bottle. Has aroma of american hops and there is nice medium bitterness. But generally is more like water than beer

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheCametron (2405) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 18, 2016
A few bottles at home over the course of the past few sober weeks. Its the best Nealko that Ive ever tried. Pours Amber with a White head. The aroma bursts out of the bottle and allows you to suspend for a moment the belief that youre drinking a Nealko. When you sup it, its clear that the alcohol is absent. Its thin. Like a hop tea. Very flavoursome and with a pronounced bitterness. Its not in any way a chore to drink this beer. Impressive.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
thanatosti (1536) - Culemborg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2016
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Mitra Gorinchem Hazy golden with an off-white head. Good strong hop aroma. First taste is promising: decent hopbitterness with some malts. but its gone before you know it due to the minimal malts content in the beer. Still. its decent to good for what it is: a decently hopped malt beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wixie (425) - BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2016
Clear golden liquid, average head. Strong aroma of hops. Light body, strong carbonation. Taste is bitter.


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