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Re: C2 H5 OH

#21 Post by Cacophonix » Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:57 am

Coke is undrinkable and positively bad for one as are pretty much all soda pops, too much sugar at best and full of aspartame, and worse, at worst. Let's face it, beer is a great social drink (he says ruefully).

No alcohol beers such as Nanny State or even lager like abberations like Beck's Blue offer some hope.


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Re: C2 H5 OH

#22 Post by probes » Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:58 am

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Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:31 am
... about how I can't find a really nice tasting zero alc. beer.
the only one that tastes like beer - in my mind - https://eng.baltika.ru/products/baltika ... olic-beer/

bottle or can, whatever.
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#23 Post by Capetonian » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:54 am

I've found the best of the 0% alcohol beers to be Warsteiner, which is not easily found, followed by Becks Blue. As for the rest, I'd rather drink water.
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Re: C2 H5 OH

#24 Post by probes » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:17 am

With all due respect, Cape, I'd disagree (on Warsteiner). Haven't had Becks, though.

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#25 Post by Wodrick » Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:26 pm

Aldi's own brand is drinkable, so is Beck's Blue. Some is aweful, if I am offered San Miguel 0,0 I opt for water.

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Re: C2 H5 OH

#26 Post by ExSp33db1rd » Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:35 am

Probes, Baltica ? Thanks, coincidentally our local S/market has just started to stock it, and had a demo. price available last week. Not bad, but a but sweet to my taste.

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Re: C2 H5 OH

#27 Post by llondel » Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:06 am

Water or proper tea (not so easy to get in the US where it's mostly Lipton's) is what I tend to drink. Tea without milk, too.

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#28 Post by Smeagol » Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:45 pm

Try Bavaria, for a non-alcoholic beer it is streets ahead of most and does not have the odd (and not too pleasant) aftertaste of Becks Blue. Never seen Baltica in UK.

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Re: C2 H5 OH

#29 Post by OFSO » Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:13 am

Weissbier. Tastes great, is satisfying, and good for kidneys and bladder.

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Re: C2 H5 OH

#30 Post by Rwy in Sight » Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:26 am

Most alcohol free beers are quite good as long as they are ice cold. Once they warm up they get a sweet after taste which renders me rather un-tasty.

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Re: C2 H5 OH

#31 Post by probes » Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:58 pm

ExSp33db1rd wrote:
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Probes, Baltica ? Not bad, but a but sweet to my taste.
Possibly - but it does not have that 'aftertaste' or perfume... or whatever, that most others do. I'll try to find others mentioned above. Actually I also like very IPA beers, must be an abnormality. No Weissbeer, though, somehow.

Of the yes-alcohol ones I like the märzen-type (red or reddish). Pink Paulaner, for one. Latvian Mežpils (dark) is extra good - even though slightly sweet and a bit too strong for 'just drinking' (http://mezpilsalus.lv/en/beer/)

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