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Nanny State - BrewDog

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BA SCORE
73
okay

64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 23.87%
Wants: 14
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Low Alcohol Beer |  0.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
0.5% or 1.1% ABV

(Beer added by: mdagnew on 11-03-2009)
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craft_is_king

California

3/5  rDev -3.2%

08-25-2014 08:07:34 | More by craft_is_king
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Alex-Alkis

Sweden

2.92/5  rDev -5.8%

08-07-2014 20:33:36 | More by Alex-Alkis
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hookupsbeau

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +61.3%

07-15-2014 01:02:17 | More by hookupsbeau
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mrbigpappa

Finland

3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

07-13-2014 18:48:26 | More by mrbigpappa
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samEBC

Belgium

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

07-11-2014 19:42:33 | More by samEBC
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shigg85

Japan

4.25/5  rDev +37.1%

06-13-2014 08:08:32 | More by shigg85
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fionn13

Ireland

3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

04-07-2014 01:16:50 | More by fionn13
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innominat

Ireland

1/5  rDev -67.7%

04-03-2014 09:14:30 | More by innominat
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Arborescence

Finland

3.84/5  rDev +23.9%

Appearance: Semi-dark, typical light bronze bitter colour. Surprisingly authentic-looking one finger head, although quite airy (disappears quickly). Looks like real beer, so splendid for a low ABV.

Aroma: Full-on flowery hops, but obviously no alcohol. Fresh and a little sweet.

Taste: Hops.. hops.. and then flatness. The sharp hops on the tongue make you expect something like an American-style strong IPA, but the finish is super light and the bitterness is just left in the air. It's a bit of a strange feeling, actually. The initial flavour is good though, and the flowery hops do linger a little at the back of the tongue.

Mouthfeel: Low to moderate carbonation, some sharpness from the hops.

Overall: Excellent for a low ABV, but a little disappointing once you notice that there's no body to back up the strong hops. Still, this is a brave attempt at making a tasty low ABV brew, and certainly the first one I've ever tried that has anything close to real hop flavour. An added bonus is that the beer isn't too sweet, which is a major flaw of many low ABV beers. This will certainly be a regular low ABV beer for me, although the cost is rather high compared to some of the competition (at least in Finland).

03-29-2014 17:35:02 | More by Arborescence
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

4.5/5  rDev +45.2%

03-09-2014 16:29:18 | More by NightINgale
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jondavidsson

Sweden

3/5  rDev -3.2%

03-07-2014 10:47:11 | More by jondavidsson
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Goofster

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev +21%

02-22-2014 13:18:32 | More by Goofster
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Hultkrantz

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev +21%

02-19-2014 18:43:19 | More by Hultkrantz
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Dbr

Germany

3.75/5  rDev +21%

02-08-2014 15:16:20 | More by Dbr
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

12-02-2013 21:36:23 | More by safaricook
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gnikola

Serbia

2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

11-21-2013 05:42:19 | More by gnikola
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supermeniscus

Netherlands

2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

11-11-2013 21:43:41 | More by supermeniscus
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4.69/5  rDev +51.3%

This brew is highly underrated. It should define a new category @ 0.5% ABV and needs to be scored respective of that. Pours a solid brown with lots of chunky lacing - where it lacks is on head and liveliness but otherwise looks great. Nose is hoppy and I'd be fooled blind. Taste's great for next to no alcohol. Great brew and thanks for making this (and for opening a Brewdog pub in London).

11-10-2013 15:49:54 | More by Oakenator
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IWannaEatFood

California

3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

10-02-2013 16:21:02 | More by IWannaEatFood
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

08-07-2013 18:38:15 | More by tommyguz
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SimonTja

Sweden

2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

07-15-2013 00:52:24 | More by SimonTja
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Farnswurth

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

06-01-2013 02:20:36 | More by Farnswurth
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MrHyde1886

Italy

4/5  rDev +29%

04-24-2013 05:28:11 | More by MrHyde1886
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3/5  rDev -3.2%

02-25-2013 10:07:13 | More by Ciocanelu
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Mattias

Sweden

2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

01-26-2013 21:53:18 | More by Mattias
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Nanny State from BrewDog
73 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.