Clausthaler Premium (Non-Alcoholic/Alkoholfrei) | Binding-Brauerei AG

Clausthaler Premium (Non-Alcoholic/Alkoholfrei)Clausthaler Premium (Non-Alcoholic/Alkoholfrei)
BA SCORE
8%
Liked This Beer
2.84 w/ 125 ratings
Clausthaler Premium (Non-Alcoholic/Alkoholfrei)Clausthaler Premium (Non-Alcoholic/Alkoholfrei)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Binding-Brauerei AG
Germany
binding.de

Style: Low Alcohol Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 0.45%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 11-01-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,377
Reviews:
74
Ratings:
125
Liked:
10
Avg:
2.84/5
pDev:
25.35%
Alströms:
2.69
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
18
Trade:
0
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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
2.23/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

Time for a "premium" N/A Beer.

Appearance : Pours a massive fake-looking head about three fingers tall, looking like river foam at this point. It eventually recedes and leaves an appreciable amount of lacing on the walls of the pilsner glass. A small ring of head is left floating on top. The body is golden to almost light-amber colored. 80% transparent.

Aroma : Practically a dead ringer for Corona. It has a strong corn and straw grass presence, and spicy hop trailing behind. It's also loaded with cleanly cooked and strained vegetables. This is a serious Mexican beer on the nose. No joke. Even though it's from Germany...how weird.

Taste : Crisp. Miles better than Kaliber, but that's not saying much at all. That nasty trademark rotten garbage hop mixed with thrown out vegetables comes in and destroys whatever crispness there was. The whole palate is just dirty. Corn, hulls of sugar snap peas, bitter plant and green leaf plucked from the tree...carrots dug from the garden with the dirt still on them.

It's a mouthful of garbage and that's about it. Even with all of this its better than Kaliber.

Feel : At this point I don't really care. It's crisp, slightly creamy, and clean FEELING (not tasting).

Overall : Pass. Give me an O'Doul's for an NA beer.

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Photo of Duffman79
2.59/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of dertyd
2.3/5  rDev -19%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of josanguapo
3/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From Carrefour Camas. Shared with my wife while launching rice with meat. Passable for a low alcohol beer, but doesnt deserve the fame of being the best low alcohol beer of 2013 that ts label brags about

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Photo of jakemn91
3/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Silke_Neryn
2.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of gshak
2.69/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

More toasty than I preferred. No hops to speak of. Except for those two aspects, I think this was a pretty good thirst-quencher that hit the spot on a sunny afternoon.
If they could reduce the toastiness and add a bit of floral dry hopping...oh this would be a great NA beer of choice.

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Photo of MNBeerGeek
2.83/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of toppoop
2.6/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BeerZombies1
2.5/5  rDev -12%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of SeattleBoB76
1.5/5  rDev -47.2%

Photo of olradetbalder
2/5  rDev -29.6%

Photo of spycow
2.5/5  rDev -12%

Photo of beb86
2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of Auraan
1.5/5  rDev -47.2%

Poured a clear golden body with two fingers of fluffy white head. The best part of the beer. Scents of skunk, apple juice and a bit of spicy Noble hops, honey and Pilsner malt. Overall impression is of a typical Euro Pale Lager aroma that is a bit lacking in complexity and brought down a touch by the skunk. Pleasant, but simple. Flavor begins with flavors of grainy malt, sweet Pilsner malt and honey. This moves into a skunky flavor of grain, grain husk, a bit of bitter, hop extract flavors, a chemical off-flavor, and a touch of honey. Finish is medium-dry with notes of grain, a chemical off-flavor, grainy husk and hop extract with medium bitterness. Aftertaste is grain, hop extract and a touch of honey. Overall impression is of a very grainy lager with a touch of hops and an off flavor that drags the entire thing down. It is not pleasant. Mouthfeel is light bodied with high carbonation and a smooth feel. Overall impression is of a nice lager, the best part of the beer. Overall it is a pretty bad lager. The aroma is okay, but the flavor is terrible and the mouthfeel is standard. Not worth having, honestly if you want a low ABV beer drink a Lindeman's.

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Photo of Alex-Alkis
2.68/5  rDev -5.6%

Photo of KristijanG
2.5/5  rDev -12%

Photo of JTomczak
2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of thufflife
1/5  rDev -64.8%

Photo of Jack_Frost79
2.5/5  rDev -12%

Photo of LuckyJohn
2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of Bruning
2.25/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of Florya
2.5/5  rDev -12%

Photo of patre_tim
3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -12%

Clausthaler Premium (Non-Alcoholic/Alkoholfrei) from Binding-Brauerei AG
Beer rating: 8% out of 100 with 125 ratings
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