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Kaliber - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
60
poor

168 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 2.45
pDev: 33.06%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | 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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2.75/5  rDev +12.2%

afsdan, May 21, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +12.2%

tdm168, May 02, 2014
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1/5  rDev -59.2%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +83.7%

drinkAK, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of Dope
2.33/5  rDev -4.9%

No bottling date.

A: Pours a crystal clear red/amber. Tall, frothy white head. Head fades slowly with heavy lacing and great retention.

S: My first thought upon sniffing it was green tea, oddly enough. I'm not sure why. There is a bready sweetness to this as well.

T: Huh. Some malty sweetness but again with the tea. Some ...steamed vegetables in the finish and aftertaste. Bleagh.

M: Pretty thin as you'd imagine. Higher carbonation leaves it prickly.

O: I poured this one out pretty fast. Lots of tea and vegetables. And neither in a good way. Whew. One of the worst I've ever had.

Dope, Apr 03, 2014
Photo of mikebraun1225
4.66/5  rDev +90.2%

Best tasting NA beer I have had so far. way better than O dools and St pauls. my dad who likes Guinness tried it and like it. I would recommend this to anyone. it is a Good malt beer highly recommended they need to make more NA malt beers like this this is an amazing beer.

mikebraun1225, Mar 30, 2014
Photo of threedaggers
3/5  rDev +22.4%

threedaggers, Mar 07, 2014
Photo of jazzyjeff13
2.68/5  rDev +9.4%

A 330ml bottle with a BB of Feb 2014. The label claims less than 0.05% ABV. Picked up a little while back from a discount store.

Poured into a straight pint glass. A clear pale-gold colour with faint floating sediment and plentiful carbonation. Forms a large head of creamy white foam that persists for a few minutes before reducing to a thick surface layer. Some lacing. Aroma of sweet stewed grain and little else; perhaps a touch of cooked veg/leaves. Unimpressive.

Tastes of steamed grain with a mild finish. Notes of grain, unfermented malt, faint caramel, overcooked veggies and a hint of stewed leaves. Slightly sweet, with a very weak bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is light and tingly, with spritzy carbonation and a thin, watery body. Aftertaste of cooked grain.

Not very wonderful. I know alcohol-free beer is there to meet a specific need, but this is just gross. Looks decent - this is the best thing about it. The aroma and flavour consist primarily of sweetish stewed-grain and a hint of cabbage water. Watery body. Lacking in substance and character - if I needed to avoid alcohol I don't think I would choose this. Give it a miss.

jazzyjeff13, Feb 28, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +2%

Lane_in_ID, Feb 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev +22.4%

chefdave37, Feb 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev +22.4%

drummermattie02, Feb 04, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -38.8%

acurtis, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of mralphabet
2.95/5  rDev +20.4%

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass

A: Nice amber color with a big fluffy white head that settles to nothing with no lacing.

S: I'm getting sweet grainy malt.... No hops at all, good news is I'm not getting corn in the sweetness.

T: No bad, matches the smell.... Sweet malt, hanging on the caramel side.... Really much more flavor than I was expecting from a NA brew. Clean finish.

M: Light bodied with lots of carbonation, has a nice clean aftertaste.

D: It is a NA beer but is really not too bad. So if you are looking for NA, this one is worth a look.

(From Notes)

mralphabet, Jan 20, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -38.8%

anhigdon, Jan 17, 2014
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1/5  rDev -59.2%

ygtbsm94, Dec 26, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev +2%

BillRoth, Nov 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev +22.4%

digitalflood, Nov 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +42.9%

MinorThreat, Sep 09, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -28.6%

dfhhead25, Sep 09, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev +2%

tommy5, Sep 04, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -38.8%

djrn2, Aug 31, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -8.2%

AngusOg, Aug 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +63.3%

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....

RobeerCop, Jul 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev +22.4%

ejimhof, Jul 24, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -28.6%

kingmaker, Jun 23, 2013
Kaliber from Guinness Ltd.
60 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.