Nanny State | BrewDog

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107 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BrewDog
Scotland, United Kingdom
brewdog.com

Style: Low Alcohol Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 0.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
0.5% or 1.1% ABV

Added by mdagnew on 11-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,183
Reviews:
49
Ratings:
107
pDev:
20.51%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 107 |  Reviews: 49
Photo of MrDell
2.68/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2

Photo of JTuomi
3.13/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of easy_roller
2.75/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MikeKSmith
3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Photo of desint
2.87/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of CrazyDavros
2.99/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 3

Pours pale copper with a small head.
Nose shows sweet malt, bready and toasty notes, spicy and resinous hops.
Flavours include soft sweet malt at first with a hint of roast and some grapefruit/spicy hops.
Watery body as expected.

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Photo of sengland70
2.62/5  rDev -16%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of EmperorBevis
3.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Big hop low/no alcohol beer? Nearly and a good attempt
Worth a try just for novelty
there is some hop profile here but also that distinct tinny taste to these beers overwhelming it
Better than most full strength macro lagers though

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Photo of Elleyo9
3.36/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of olradetbalder
2/5  rDev -35.9%

Photo of Daniellehto
3/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Stigh
3/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of spycow
3/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of BuddhaBrowett
3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of SVD
2.25/5  rDev -27.9%

Photo of Antiantianti
3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

Photo of Microminus
2/5  rDev -35.9%

Photo of Thehuntmaster
3.8/5  rDev +21.8%

330ml bottle 0,5% Abv.
Served chilled in a wine glass

Appearance: The beer pours far darker than I would have expected from a light IPA - it looks more like an amber ale. A rough pour yields a large off white head that lasts fantastically well and leaves thick lacing as it slowly recedes. 4.25

Smell: Nanny State is certainly the best smelling low-alcohol beer I have come across and could, in all honesty, stand up to many of the better smelling regular strength IPAs I have had recently. The nose is absolutely bursting with hoppy goodness. Notes include: Litchi, orange, pineapple, citrus peel, a touch of resin and a light floral note. 4.5

Taste: After such a great nose, the flavour is a bit of a let down. Not because of a lack of hop flavour, but rather the absence of any trace of malt backbone results in the flavour coming across as a little watery and flat in the finish. There is a solid bitterness and notes of litchi, citrus and leafiness. 3.75

Mouthfeel: Hmmm, the lack of Abv. is really apparent in this department. The body is very light and watery and the carbonation is too high and a little fizzy. The lack of body really makes this feel like carbonated water. 1.5

Overall: This is easily the best low alcohol beer I have had, I just wish the mouthfeel was a little better. 3.75

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Photo of craft_is_king
3/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Alex-Alkis
2.92/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of hookupsbeau
5/5  rDev +60.3%

Photo of mrbigpappa
3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of samEBC
3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of shigg85
4.25/5  rDev +36.2%

Photo of fionn13
3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Nanny State from BrewDog
Beer rating: 3.12 out of 5 with 107 ratings
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