Brewed by Holsten-Brauerei (Carlsberg)
Style: Low Alcohol
Hamburg, Germany


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A refreshing alternative to lager Holsten Alcohol-free gives a genuine full-bodied premium lager taste but without the alcohol.
Holsten non-alcoholic was the only Gold Medal winner at the prestigious 2005 International Beer Competition in the Non-alcoholic and low alcohol beers category.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
KeefOz (1801) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAR 24, 2016
BB 04.08.16. Poured a crystal clear pale golden colour with a two-finger bright white frothy head that retained very well and laced OK. Carbonation very high and coarse. Aroma strongly of sweet malt and wet cardboard; no obvious hops. Tastes matly and grainy with no real bitterness and lacks the metallic after-taste of other low alcohol beers (eg Hahn Super Dry 3.5 and Asahi Soukai); has a hint of being a lager. Light body and watery. Crisp and smooth and with a malty finish when cold but cardboard if warm.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
t3dder (1) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 4, 2016 does not count
Tasting Notes: With a white frothy head and a clear golden body, this German-made lager strikes a balance between sweet and bitter with notes of bread crust and herbs. Food Pairing: The bread crust-like malt flavour will match the sweet nuttiness of falafels (just go easy on the hot sauce) and the bubbly, hoppy finish will cut through its hummus and garlic sauce. Also welcome alongside most salads and white fish. The Verdict: A refreshing, crisp lager. Especially recommended for Heineken and Grolsch lovers. Find other Non-Alcoholic Beer Reviews at: www.PremiumNearBeer.com

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jaghana (5924) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - NOV 29, 2015
Bottle 33cl found @NOZ. A clear clear yellow beer with low head. Nose is on toasted grain, nutty, barley sugar touch. Aroma is on grassy hops, watery, lesss malty, barley sugar touch. Very thin, peppery hops at the finish and on duration.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
anstei (2128) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - APR 29, 2015
330ml bottle from Dubai Mall. Pours clear golden with a medium head that settles quickly. Strong malty odour, not my thing. Crisp and slightly citric taste, some bitterness, but I cant taste any malt or hops besides that. Not entirely off-putting. Probably about the best that non-alcoholic can do?

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rosslew (320) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 12, 2014
The key here is to treat beer on its merits. This is a no alcohol beer. It isn't going to be big. But had worse from mid-strengths. It has a bit of smell. There is a lager taste there. It might get you by on hot day if you can't have high alcohol. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Erzengel (8512) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2014
33cl can bought in Kuwait. Brewed by Brasserie Kronenbourg in France. The beer starts neutral-malty, no real aroma. Cornflakes, wet cardboard. Slightly malty aftertaste, not even refreshing...

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
andrepintado (3260) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - MAR 21, 2014
33cl bottle from el corte ingles, lisbon. Color is gold. Head is thin. Medium bitterness. Low sweetness. Aroma is water, vegetables, citric and metal.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Japalo (1874) - DENMARK - AUG 4, 2013
[email protected] minimature Wunderland. Small head. Golden. Faint cereal notes. Taste like water. So its better than the pilsener !!!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Lore (2615) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 14, 2013
Pale golden colour, foamy head; aroma of cornflakes, taste of sweetcorn - and nothing else, just corn. Horrible.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
Metalchopz (3339) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - APR 4, 2012
Originally rated April 2005. Sampled from a green 330ml bottle with a best before date 09-2005. Pours a light golden colour with hardly any carbonation. The white head is quite descent though, and the lacing left is very nice. The aroma is grassy and metallic with hints of sweet malt. The taste is slightly bitter with a mildly sweet aftertaste. Not much punch, but still some taste to it. Very smooth mouthfeel. An o.k. pilsner-style lager for when driving, but you might want to stick to cola.

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