Blind tasting review

Family Pale Lager Style Non-alcoholic
Country USA (MO) ABV 0.5%
Producer Anheuser-Busch
Price $ Packaging 12oz/355ml bottle; 12oz/355ml can
Characteristics Refreshing

Overview Nonalcoholic beer has never taken off in the US and Canada in the way it has in Europe, but Anheuser-Busch’s O’Douls still seems to be going strong. There’s also an amber version.

Flavors and aromas O’Douls is clearly in the mode of a light American lager, but it’s not a bad one at that, and none of our tasters guessed that it was non-alcoholic. Faint hops and malt behind mild skunkiness lead into a typically thin, dry palate. Lightly bready, crisp and dry, with faint floral notes, this finishes with a touch of astringency, but it’s basically a clean, refreshing, light lager.
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