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Kaliber - Guinness Ltd.

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BA SCORE
60
poor

150 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 2.45
pDev: 33.47%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | 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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Newbiebeer

Connecticut

3/5  rDev +22.4%

08-09-2012 21:59:55 | More by Newbiebeer
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retreminy

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +32.7%

07-21-2012 04:04:21 | More by retreminy
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -59.2%

07-17-2012 04:00:18 | More by rolltide8425
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metter98

New York

2.3/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: The beer is clear deep yellow in color and has a high to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that has excellent retention properties and consistently left a thin head covering the surface along with a thick coating of bubbles down the sides of the glass.
S: The smell isn’t very pleasant and has aromas of wort, cracker malts and cereal.
T: The taste is very similar to the smell and also has a slight amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light-bodied (but not really watery) on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The beer looks impressive when poured but after that it’s all downhill. I wouldn’t try this again as there are other low alcohol beers that are much more palatable than this.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2012 23:06:01 | More by metter98
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AGoodStout

Kansas

2/5  rDev -18.4%

06-19-2012 02:42:22 | More by AGoodStout
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

1.25/5  rDev -49%

05-25-2012 15:54:10 | More by Gregwa
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CFHMagnet

Ohio

3.08/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A good pour yields a little over half a finger of fizzy white head. Body is a light amber color with a load of bubbles rising bottom to top. Head dissolved to a thin ring in less than half a minute.

Smells odd and malty. Perhaps a little bread or crackers? Either way, it isn't good.

Flavor is light, perhaps bordering on watery, but you get light crackery malt with a hint of pepper and fresh grassy hops. Definitely got your sweet corn adjunct flavor, but you expect that and can't really take points off for it in this style. Not too bad at all.

This is very fizzy. It almost has the body of seltzer water with how light and fizzy it is. It goes down so quickly it takes more sips than usual to get at the flavors.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2012 21:24:43 | More by CFHMagnet
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fayar

Arkansas

1.5/5  rDev -38.8%

05-22-2012 23:16:08 | More by fayar
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Happy_Camper


2/5  rDev -18.4%

04-26-2012 17:16:43 | More by Happy_Camper
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Chou

Oregon

2/5  rDev -18.4%

04-17-2012 23:01:58 | More by Chou
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avisong

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +32.7%

04-13-2012 03:16:47 | More by avisong
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Jhatwig


2.75/5  rDev +12.2%

04-03-2012 03:11:35 | More by Jhatwig
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.18/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a nice medium to dark orange amber. Thin head, but some spotty lacing. Faint aroma of malt and yeast. Taste is sweet and malty with some light grain. I like the malt flavor in this and would consider this any time I wanted a no/low alcohol beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2012 02:58:50 | More by LiquidAmber
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OldTime

Georgia

1.25/5  rDev -49%

03-11-2012 22:52:23 | More by OldTime
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Mick-e-d


1.25/5  rDev -49%

03-05-2012 22:44:48 | More by Mick-e-d
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

1.5/5  rDev -38.8%

02-19-2012 00:50:42 | More by jfcaa193
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JohnBeerRun

Georgia

1/5  rDev -59.2%

02-05-2012 18:24:13 | More by JohnBeerRun
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

1.83/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Pours straw/gold with 1 finger of white head that dissipates quickly. Excellent clarity and low carbonation.

N: Tomato soup and toasted crackers. Seriously.

T: Tastes like liquid crackers. A mix between butter and vegetable oil upfront. The toasted crackers come in mid-palate. Finishes with a sweet vegetal acidity that's akin to tomato soup along with some corn. It tastes pretty disgusting.

M: Light-medium bodied, creamy, tingly with carbonation and clean.

O: Not really sure how this compares to other NAs but it is extremely unpleasant. It's rather hard to force this swill down.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2012 20:54:28 | More by justintcoons
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Mantooth

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -18.4%

01-27-2012 16:14:36 | More by Mantooth
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bnes09

Illinois

1.85/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Light bronze and transparent. Minimal to no head. Can see some bubbles rising to the top.

Smell is odd with tart apple and Subway bread notes.

Weak bread character in the taste is overpowered by an odd sour apple flavor. No hops. No balance. Just bad.

Super light feel. Some bubbles. Slick and clean with no texture.

Not good at all. Might be ok for a non-alcoholic beer but I have not tried enough to make a good comparison. Drain pour.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2011 03:56:14 | More by bnes09
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -18.4%

12-05-2011 02:05:56 | More by JohneHoodlum
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blackened1339

New York

2/5  rDev -18.4%

11-21-2011 03:02:23 | More by blackened1339
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codynevels

California

2/5  rDev -18.4%

11-17-2011 05:06:12 | More by codynevels
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nickfl

Florida

2/5  rDev -18.4%

11-16-2011 05:52:10 | More by nickfl
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev +38.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Kaliber

Pours a clear straw yellow, half inch of soda like head. Surprising, a little bit of lace.

Aroma is sweet, like dough. A bit like unfermented wort.

Taste has a hint of green apple tartness, chalky yeast tones, and no hop flavor. Malt tastes somewhat like how wort smells, with vague suggestions of watery caramel and mild toasted qualities.

Light bodied, feels like beer. Good carbonation and crisp.

Overall, for a near beer, this rates decently. It's flavors I've never experienced in a beer before, but to style, it's on point. Tastes almost like beer. I would still drink a light lager over this though.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2011 16:55:58 | More by Stinkypuss
Kaliber from Guinness Ltd.
60 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.