Buckler Non-Alcoholic Brew | Heineken Nederland B.V.

BA SCORE
66
poor
141 Ratings
THE BROS
57
awful
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Buckler Non-Alcoholic BrewBuckler Non-Alcoholic Brew
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Heineken Nederland B.V.
Netherlands
heineken.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 08-23-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
141
Reviews:
75
Avg:
2.56
pDev:
29.69%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
22
For Trade:
0
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1.75/5  rDev -31.6%

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1/5  rDev -60.9%

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2/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of dbrauneis
2.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.25/5  rDev +27%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Buckler has a thick, frothy, off-white head, a clear, somewhat bubbly, yellow-gold appearance, and pretty heavy lacing left behind. The aroma is of pungent, sweet, biscuit, and some grass, and the flavor is of sweet grain, biscuit, and grassy bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium and a touch slick, and Buckler finishes fairly crisp, tasty, and easy drinking. Yes, it does have a bit of that "something missing" aspect that one gets from non-alcohol brews, but this one tastes more like beer than any I’ve tried, so far. I like it!

RJT

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Photo of sebaastionb
3/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of atrocity
1.25/5  rDev -51.2%

Photo of Stinkypuss
2.29/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Clear golden liquid with some bubbles, little head nor lacing. No aroma to be had. In the taste, sweet euro pale malts and perhaps corn and other adjuncts. Has a light beery flavor and a bit of hop bitters. Tastes like an under fermented euro pale lager, which is what this is. Sweet wort and some hop, light watery body. If you like euro style lagers and can't have more than 0.5% abv, this is ok

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Photo of Lane_in_ID
3/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of MattTastrophee
2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of tdm168
2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of tobelerone
2.25/5  rDev -12.1%

Photo of djrn2
1.5/5  rDev -41.4%

Photo of MTNboy
2.82/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

The deployment N/A beer for the Army for years. I have had servings in cans and bottles. Overall it is not horrible when you are in T-Total country. It has good appearance of a regular beer. It pours golden with decent head but not much for lace. It smells like a pasture with tones of hay. There is sort of a stagnant bland flavor. It has a thin body with quite a bit of carbonation.

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Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
2.25/5  rDev -12.1%

Photo of Luiz0930
2.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of paulys55
2.25/5  rDev -12.1%

Photo of Slatetank
3/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of civicm87
2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

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3/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of phishbone23
1.25/5  rDev -51.2%

Photo of harrymel
1.99/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Best by: unk

Golden raisin with a strewn top layer of central and perimeter whites. Smells like skunked hops, some metal and maybe wheat chex backwash. Not impressed by the nose here. Taste is grain, corn, a bit of herbal hops, some sugar, metal. Again, not very good. Thin body with light carb and an off dry finish.

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Photo of Spikester
3.26/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Clear pale gold with a half inch head and a few lacings.
Smell is the best feature. Floral, herbal, woody.
Taste is very similar to regular Heineken but without the alcohol bite.
Mouthfeel is a bit thin and lightly carbonated.
Overall average with a slightly dry bitter finish. A little less sweet than most.

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3.75/5  rDev +46.5%

Photo of jsisko01
3.65/5  rDev +42.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is the second N/A beer I've ever tried. Lets see how it goes..

Appearance - Pours a clear straw color with an inch thick, creamy white head that lingers for a minute. Leaves behind a very nice lacing.

Smell - Very malty, has a subtle sweetness, with bread and grains.

Taste - I'd say this tastes exactly as described in the aroma. The malts taste very weird with no alcohol present..

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Overall - This stuff is pretty decent. It's definitely easy to drink on.

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Buckler Non-Alcoholic Brew from Heineken Nederland B.V.
2.56 out of 5 based on 141 ratings.
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