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Kaliber - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
60
poor

155 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 2.46
pDev: 32.93%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd. visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Low Alcohol Beer |  0.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-07-2002)
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anhigdon

Kentucky

1.5/5  rDev -39%

01-17-2014 18:51:17 | More by anhigdon
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

1/5  rDev -59.3%

12-26-2013 03:57:02 | More by ygtbsm94
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BillRoth

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

11-29-2013 21:59:01 | More by BillRoth
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digitalflood

New York

3/5  rDev +22%

11-12-2013 01:16:51 | More by digitalflood
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev +42.3%

09-09-2013 19:29:24 | More by MinorThreat
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -28.9%

09-09-2013 14:12:42 | More by dfhhead25
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tommy5

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-04-2013 17:30:31 | More by tommy5
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djrn2

New Jersey

1.5/5  rDev -39%

08-31-2013 22:19:58 | More by djrn2
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AngusOg

North Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -8.5%

08-02-2013 03:47:02 | More by AngusOg
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RobeerCop

Michigan

4/5  rDev +62.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

There is no one size fits all when it comes to beer. On an average workday, I prefer to avoid alcohol. Personal preference. I tend to save it for the weekends when I am not working. Come home from work, and what is in the fridge? Kaliber. Thank the beer gods. I enjoy NA beer. It gets a bad rep, but it is evolved. Beer has evolved over the centuries. Maybe NA beer is the next step?... maybe only the whispers of time will tell. I am probably a damned heretic for saying so, but this stuff is much needed. I wish they took high quality beer and removed the alcohol. Yes, Kaliber is not high quality beer. But it is refreshing and super-drinkable.

I'mma gonna have another now....

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2013 03:03:27 | More by RobeerCop
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +22%

07-24-2013 01:19:54 | More by ejimhof
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kingmaker

Louisiana

1.75/5  rDev -28.9%

06-23-2013 17:05:35 | More by kingmaker
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

1.5/5  rDev -39%

06-14-2013 00:04:06 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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civicm87

New York

2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

04-21-2013 02:52:32 | More by civicm87
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kojevergas

Texas

2.53/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

It was only out of my devout faith in Guinness that I picked this up. .50% ABV confirmed. "Malt Beverage." "Serve Ice Cold." 71 Calories. 10.3g Carbohydrates. 0g Fat. 1.4g Protein. "Imported by Diageo Guinness USA, Norwalk, Connecticut." "Product of UK." "Bottled by Diageo Great Britain, Ltd., Runcorn, UK under license from Diageo Ireland." In other words, this isn't from the Canadian Guinness producer. 12 fl oz bown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into a Uinta pilsner glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live. Expectations are average.

Served cold, straight from the fridge. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

A: Pours a two finger beige colour head of bad cream, decent thickness, and above average (~3 minute) retention. Body colour is a clear translucent pale copper of average vibrance. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show. Pretty standard looking, but not pale and weak like most low alcohol beers. I'm excited to try it.

Sm: Very festbier-esque. Caramalt, heavy grainy character, corn adjunct, mild floral hops, and a bit of pale malt. Malted barley. Clean and generally appealing, but boring and bland. No yeast character or alcohol is detectable. Somewhat artificial and treated. A mild strength aroma.

T: Graininess is dominant. Some corn/grain adjunct rounds it out. Mild floral hops. Light grass. Malted barley. Caramalt. It definitely comes off artificial and constructed, but it's still not awful. Balance is okay. Build is okay. I wouldn't quite say I like it, but there's nothing overtly horrendous about it. Decent all around, if bland and boring.

Mf: Smooth and wet. Overcarbonated. A bit thin. Definitely weak. Horrid presence on the palate. Doesn't really suit the flavour profile all that well.

Dr: Drinkable but forgettable. A rather pedestrian beer. That said, if you're looking purely at low alcohol beers, it's rather flavourful. I might get it again in some fictional scenario in which I have to have a non-alcoholic beer, but otherwise I won't be revisiting this one. I love a lot of Guinness products, but this is not one of them.

Low C-

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2013 06:48:04 | More by kojevergas
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BGsWo22

New York

2.25/5  rDev -8.5%

03-20-2013 22:53:14 | More by BGsWo22
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Nick_Foltz

Kentucky

2/5  rDev -18.7%

03-12-2013 09:29:18 | More by Nick_Foltz
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DmanGTR

Florida

1.5/5  rDev -39%

01-29-2013 04:32:32 | More by DmanGTR
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phishbone23

New York

4.75/5  rDev +93.1%

01-23-2013 19:03:45 | More by phishbone23
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Spikester

Oregon

2.89/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear amber gold with one finger of snow white head and modest lacing.
Smell is lightly floral.
Taste is sweet and malty with a kiss of euro hops.
Mouthfeel is fine for the style and lingering carbonation.
Overall a bit too sweet for my tastes. Has some apple juice like character.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2013 06:12:51 | More by Spikester
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Kelmit


4/5  rDev +62.6%

12-31-2012 21:31:14 | More by Kelmit
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Lukass

Ohio

3/5  rDev +22%

12-29-2012 19:24:41 | More by Lukass
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zrbeer1579

Illinois

2/5  rDev -18.7%

12-05-2012 00:10:03 | More by zrbeer1579
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SLeffler27

New York

3.08/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Clear golden in a pilsner glass with a thin, foamy white head that is short lived and leaves no lacing. Carbonation streams from within.

The aroma is reminiscent of caramel candy and caramelized sugar, but little else.

Heavily leaning toward a malt flavor profile, only a touch of bitterness can be discerned. There is no real finish in this “beer soda”, however, lots of toasted grain can be found.

The body is thin and fizzy with obviously no alcohol.

Given what this is, it seems a good example of “non-alcoholic” beer. However, it lacks most of what I personally seek from the experience of drinking beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2012 21:32:29 | More by SLeffler27
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mmilyko

Nevada

2/5  rDev -18.7%

11-06-2012 17:14:31 | More by mmilyko
Kaliber from Guinness Ltd.
60 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.