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Bavaria NA - Bavaria Brouwerij N.V.

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Bavaria NABavaria NA

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8 Ratings
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 2.48
pDev: 18.95%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bavaria Brouwerij N.V. visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Low Alcohol Beer |  0.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 04-15-2003)
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Photo of Pegasus
2.53/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Clear dark golden color; moderately carbonated with a small white head that soon fades to a paper-thin layer. The lacing is only fair.

Aroma: The usual sweet caramel aroma of unfermented wort. Actually, this one is on the verge of caramel corn.

Taste: Begins with a touch of carbonation, very sweet caramel notes follow. Some sharply bitter metallic hops bring the taste to a close and linger long after. The finish is mildly dry.

Mouth feel: Not unpleasant, but just average.

Drinkability/notes: This is not that bad, as NAs go, but if you must drink a NA, O'Doul's is far better.

Presentation: A short neck twelve-ounce brown glass bottle, otherwise identical to the green glass Bavaria version.

More User Reviews:
Photo of NeroFiddled
3.13/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bavaria NA displays a clear straw-gold body beneath a short head of bright white that holds fairly well and leaves tiny spots of lace about the glass.

The aroma is malty, as might be expected, with herbal and grassy hops.

The flavor follows suit, and the only addition the its character is a little bit of a tea-like quality which is probably coming from a combination of the residual malts and the herbal and grassy hops.

Often, these beers can be too malty, but they've kept it pretty well balanced. And although it does have that residual malt and hop flavor/bitterness that lingers, there's not so much there that it becomes distracting. In fact, once you've accepted the maltiness a few sips in, you hardly notice it as it's already coated your palate. Nicely done.

Photo of WoodBrew
2.15/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

The non-alcohol Bavaria looks like a good pilsner beer should - a nice light gold color with a pure white head that reached 2.5 fingers and died down with some lacing after a couple minutes. Smell malty with some sweetness. Taste is not bad, some malt and sweetness. For a NA, the mouthfeel wasn't bad. Much like most light american beers.

Photo of mrmanning
1.5/5  rDev -39.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Bottle at Pita-Pita middle-eastern restaurant., in London, ON- A very pale yellow pour, with a fizzy and quickly diminishing white cap. Nose is all grains and some malts, wet hay, not much else really. Tastes sweet, of an artificial grainy flavour, a bit grassy, a bit bitter. It is ok for what it is. Went well with my Falafell.

Photo of BucBasil
2.63/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Picked this one up at a local store in my small town in Bulgaria. Labeled as "Bavaria 0.0%," I guess to skip over the language barrier.

Poured from the 330mL green glass bottle into a pilsner glass.

A: Looks like a good pilsner beer should - a nice light gold color with a pure white head that reached 2.5 fingers and died down with some lacing after a couple minutes.

S: Largely malty with bready notes being the most prominent. A light sweetness and some toast in there as well. Musty on the back end. This almost smells like an English bitter.

T: Pretty impressive actually, with some good bready notes throughout, and an actual backbone. Musty again, but in a good way. No hops really to be found in here. This is a good imitation of a Czech pilsner, but all in all stops at just that - an imitation. A fake sort of sweetness creeps in, almost like aspartame. OK though overall.

This was a good surprise for a non alcoholic beer, though I probably wouldn't have picked it up if I had other options. One of the good/bad things about living in a beer desert is that it forces you to try things that you normally wouldn't. I like reviewing beers, and so this was a good experience for me. I don't think I'd really recommend this to someone looking for a good high quality "beery beer" however. It's a very good imitation of a beer, though.

Photo of Latarnik
2.5/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of kbub6f
2.42/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A decent, two-finger, cream-colored, dense, foamy head piles on top of the clear, darkish gold beer. There is some sticky lacing. Sweet corn syrup dominates the nose. Some ink. Nice enough, though. Big sweet corn syrup throughout, with some hops making an attempt at bittering the finish. I'd put this middle-of-the-pack for NAs. A little too corny sweet.

Photo of smoelwerkje
2.98/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Yes finaly a beer brewery gets the taste that a malt should have.
one of the best imitation beers
good for alcoholfree workdays
bavaria sets a mark of what a alcohol free beer shut tast like.
It's widely avaliable in supermarkets, so try one for yourself.

Bavaria NA from Bavaria Brouwerij N.V.
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.