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Kaliber | Guinness Ltd.

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2.48/5
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222 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Guinness Ltd.
Ireland
guinness.com

Style: Low Alcohol Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 0.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 08-07-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,798
Reviews:
109
Ratings:
222
pDev:
32.26%
Bros Score:
3.65
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
28
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 222 |  Reviews: 109
Photo of tjd112
1/5  rDev -59.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Had this at some dive in Syracuse, New York

Appearance - Pours golden straw colour with fast dissipating head, little to no lace

Smell - Corn, corn, corn

Taste - Corn, corn, corn

Mouthfeel - Light and fizzy, like seltzer water

Drinkability - Nay

Overall - if I want something fizzy and low alcohol, I will go with a soda, thank you very much

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Photo of foal
1/5  rDev -59.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Think of the worst medicine your mother made you take. This beer tastes and smells twice as bad

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1/5  rDev -59.7%

Photo of JohnBeerRun
1/5  rDev -59.7%

Photo of beerguy101
1/5  rDev -59.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Lt brown color, medium head. Sweet, near fruity taste, somewhat cider like. Some malts, no hoppyness. Mouthfeel is thin. Very little flavor, taste is thin. There is an off taste, not able to identify. Finish is slightly sweet. Aftertaste has some maltyness to it. Not much to this beer, no alcohol and NO beer taste. BAD BEER!

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Photo of rolltide8425
1/5  rDev -59.7%

Photo of atrocity
1/5  rDev -59.7%

Photo of Whitey_from_Remedy
1/5  rDev -59.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Who reads a review of Kaliber?

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Photo of Jack_OLeary
1/5  rDev -59.7%

Photo of RTJakarta
1.06/5  rDev -57.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 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.

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Photo of JDV
1.06/5  rDev -57.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Very pale clearish, orange amber color. Frothy white head that faded quickly. Oddly sweet malt smell. kind of plasticy bandaid-ish, medicinal sweetness. Tastes like a honey dipped band-aid. Strange, unnatural, and I would rather have a coke poured in a beer bottle if I wanted people to think I was drinking beer without drinking beer. Awful. I can't believe the ratings are even this high.

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Photo of Sigmund
1.09/5  rDev -56%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

330 ml green bottle, bought in Sweden. Crystal clear very pale yellow colour, big to moderate white head. Typical n/a beer aroma of over-boiled vegetables and baby maize porridge. Thin and watery mouthfeel. The flavour has notes of over-boiled vegetables and wet cardboard, hardly any bitterness. Terrible.

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Photo of rastaman
1.1/5  rDev -55.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Pretty bad, but slightly drinakble surprisingly, very thin watery texture, a bit fizzy and just not much happening in the end, sorry, its hard to write much about this one.

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Photo of BrewAskew
1.25/5  rDev -49.6%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Some one said this tasted like feet. Agree.

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Photo of Gregwa
1.25/5  rDev -49.6%

Photo of OldTime
1.25/5  rDev -49.6%

Photo of Mick-e-d
1.25/5  rDev -49.6%

Photo of davisrs
1.31/5  rDev -47.2%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1

Comparing only NA beers, not my favorite Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.

Has a nice golden amber color.
Starts off with a great 3 finger head, diminishing to a ring after a few minutes.
The aroma is that of burnt grass and marshmallows or corn in my pellet stove??!!
The taste is a combination of sweet, like marshmallow, yet very bitter, like burnt grass or grain ... not a pleasant piney/citrus bitter like ale.
The feel is light, very little apparent body, but possibly masked by the negative attributes.
Leaves a bitter burnt aftertaste in the back of the palate.
This was a very disappointing taste test compared to other NA beers and full bodied ales (Clausthaler Dry Hopped) I won't be trying this beer again unless major changes are made.

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
1.39/5  rDev -44%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

I actually bought this upon viewing the scores for comparable non-alcoholic beers. A "poor" rating actually equates to being halfway decent to me in this category, i.e. drinkable. So I picked up a 6 pack.

Appearance : The head is about two fingers, receding to a thick ring leaving lacing behind in wisps and tattoos. The body is amber colored, about 80% transparent. Looks extremely promising so far.

Aroma : Bouquet is faint, very weak. What I do smell here is some old pine sol, perhaps dried onto aged wood, and some slight strained carrot. Not incredibly lucre.

Flavor : This is like a bad mash up of blended baby food and hop leaf. Yuck. No thanks.

(Mashed carrots, and then bitter and rotten garbage hop. Those are the only two flavors here)

Mouthfeel : At this point I don't even care. It's light to medium bodied, well-carbonated...whatever.

Overall : Using the rest for target practice. This totally sucked and tasted like feet. Pass!

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Photo of dewalt
1.49/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

I had high hopes for Kaliber, since it's brewed by the makers of Guinness. Alas, I was disappointed. Kaliber boasts a strong, sickly sweet aroma of wort, kind of a hay-like barnyard smell. It tastes sweet too, with hints of corn, but mostly just like sugar water with hay in it. In a word: gross.

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Photo of acurtis
1.5/5  rDev -39.5%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
1.5/5  rDev -39.5%

Photo of Elicoleman
1.5/5  rDev -39.5%

Photo of DerekCarruth
1.5/5  rDev -39.5%

Photo of anhigdon
1.5/5  rDev -39.5%

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Kaliber from Guinness Ltd.
Beer rating: 2.48 out of 5 with 222 ratings
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