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Kaliber - Guinness Ltd.

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KaliberKaliber

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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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1.5/5  rDev -38.8%

fayar, May 22, 2012
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2/5  rDev -18.4%

Happy_Camper, Apr 26, 2012
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2/5  rDev -18.4%

Chou, Apr 17, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +32.7%

avisong, Apr 13, 2012
Photo of Jhatwig
2.75/5  rDev +12.2%

Jhatwig, Apr 03, 2012
Photo of LiquidAmber
3.18/5  rDev +29.8%

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.

LiquidAmber, Mar 21, 2012
Photo of OldTime
1.25/5  rDev -49%

OldTime, Mar 11, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -49%

Mick-e-d, Mar 05, 2012
Photo of jfcaa193
1.5/5  rDev -38.8%

jfcaa193, Feb 19, 2012
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1/5  rDev -59.2%

JohnBeerRun, Feb 05, 2012
Photo of justintcoons
1.83/5  rDev -25.3%

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.

justintcoons, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of Mantooth
2/5  rDev -18.4%

Mantooth, Jan 27, 2012
Photo of bnes09
1.85/5  rDev -24.5%

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.

bnes09, Dec 24, 2011
Photo of JohneHoodlum
2/5  rDev -18.4%

JohneHoodlum, Dec 05, 2011
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2/5  rDev -18.4%

blackened1339, Nov 21, 2011
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2/5  rDev -18.4%

codynevels, Nov 17, 2011
Photo of nickfl
2/5  rDev -18.4%

nickfl, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of Stinkypuss
3.4/5  rDev +38.8%

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.

Stinkypuss, Oct 05, 2011
Photo of CaptJackHarkness
3.83/5  rDev +56.3%

A nice little near beer, crisp, light, slightly sweet, toasted English muffin tasting brew. Another decent thirst quencher for the designated decoy. (Write me if you don't know the joke!)or for when you can't afford to get buzzed out! It is surprisingly beery in flavour, sort of watered down version of Harp.

CaptJackHarkness, Sep 23, 2011
Photo of yemenmocha
2.73/5  rDev +11.4%

Pours golden with big head at first, frothy, but recedes to not much. Aroma of sugar cookies on the nose, quite prominent, with some herbal sweet tea. More sugar cookies on palate, simple grains, and light bodied. More sweetness on finish. Seems targeted at the youthful drinker.

yemenmocha, Sep 06, 2011
Photo of ForWhatAlesYou
1.93/5  rDev -21.2%

12 oz bottle into a pint glass

A: Little to no head. Pale off amber in color, light golden tones.

S: Cardboard, soy, sweetness (like teriyaki?).

T: Weird. Tastes like a lot of gluten free beers I've tried. Honey, teriyaki, apricot, copper, sour tinge, bagel.

M: High carbonation. Thin.

D: Maybe one of the better N/As out there but not for me.

ForWhatAlesYou, Jul 13, 2011
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3.8/5  rDev +55.1%

12oz bottle, unknown date. Served at 45F.

Pours clear amber with a large off white head that leaves some spots of lacing and holds a light cap.

Aroma is some sweet grain, honey, caramel, and good bread/toast. Moderate to good strength and actually rather enjoyable aroma. The bread & toast really come out as it warms.

Flavor is sweet grains, light caramel, bread, finishes with some grassy/herbal notes, a touch metallic. Moderate sweetness, mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied, good carbonation.

Ya know...this ain’t bad for a non-alcoholic beer. Certainly smells and tastes better than your typical adjunct lagers, that’s for sure.

elgiacomo, Jul 03, 2011
Photo of MoreThanWine
1.75/5  rDev -28.6%

Poured a 2" white head which dissipated completely. Clear straw yellow in color. Smell has a little hint of malt and grain but it also has a sort of soapy smell which turned the lady of the house off immediately. Taste has sour malt. The body is watery. Hey, this has much more flavor than the average non-alcoholic beer (and mind you, it does have alcohol, .5% of it) but it's no more than a shadow of real beer.

MoreThanWine, Jun 27, 2011
Photo of RTJakarta
1.05/5  rDev -57.1%

Pours (Yes, I seriously poured this.) a nice golden yellow with a frothy off-white head and an impressively surprising amount of lacing for this style. This is actually my first non-alco beer.

Sounds like corn and wheat. Both hilarious and disgusting.

Oh my God, this taste is awful. It's like dirt and stale yeast. Taste kind of like my least favorite beer (Killian's).

Light body, of course.

Terrible. Don't know why anyone would drink this.

RTJakarta, Mar 29, 2011
Photo of jmdrpi
2.23/5  rDev -9%

mystery bottle code. label says "serve ice cold". not a good sign.

appears a golden amber color with tons of bubbles and a white frothy head. not much aroma, maybe a little caramel.

sorta sweet, kinda like a crappy cream soda or semi-sweet iced tea. really no hop or malt flavor.
not much worse than a light beer.
super high carbonation, thin. sorta like soda, but not much worse than a light beer.

if for whatever reason I couldn't drink alcohol, I'd just choose another beverage. This doesn't taste like beer.

jmdrpi, Mar 25, 2011
Kaliber from Guinness Ltd.
60 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.