Clausthaler Alcohol-free Grapefruit
I tried Clausthaler’s lemon beer last year and was pleased by its refreshing and tart flavours so when I came across Clausthaler’s alcohol-free grapefruit drink I knew I had to try it.
As a reminder to those who didn’t read my last review, Clausthaler is one of the world’s oldest producers of alcohol-free and malt beverages (going back almost 50 years) and has built up quite a reputation for producing tasty drinks.
To produce this drink they use a mix of 50% Clausthaler Original and blend it with 50% grapefruit drink to create this unique concoction.
So, the question is, is this another hit for Clausthaler or a grape too far? You’ll just need to read my review below to find out.
Is Clausthaler grapefruit any good?
Although I am not the biggest fan of grapefruit (just find it too tart and sour) actually this drink really works. I was unexpecting the grapefruit flavours to overpower the lager but in fact, they balance out well with a nice combo of sweet malt and bitter grapefruit. It isn’t too carbonated so having more than one is no big ordeal. This really is a refreshing drink and one I would happily sip under the sun.
Aroma & Appearance
You certainly pick out citrus vibes when popping open the bottle and in the glass, it pours with an orangy/pink colour.
This beer is vegan-friendly but not suitable for gluten-free drinkers as it contains barley. Thankfully Clausthaler has done a good job of ensuring their drinks can be enjoyed around the world and it isn’t particularly hard to track down their products.
Buy Clausthaler Grapefruit
At the time of writing, you can buy this alcohol-free beverage from the retailers below.
The Dry Drinker is a great allrounder when it comes to alcohol-free drinks with a great range of wines, beers and spirits.
COST (at time of publication) – £15 x 8 bottles
Proof No More is a great new alcohol-free retailer that brings all the latest and greatest beers, spirits and more to your door. Check out their extensive collection of non-alcoholic drinks.
COST (at time of publication) – $2.99
– per 100ml
Type – Grapefruit beverage
Brewery – Clausthaler
Country – Germany
Alcohol content – <0.5%
Calories – 29
Ingredients – Non-Alcoholic Beer (Water, Barley Malt, Hop Extract, Fermentation Carbon Dioxide), Grapefruit Drink (Water, Grapefruit Juice from Concentrate, Sugar, Lemon Juice from Concentrate, Orange Juice from Concentrate, Carbon Dioxide, Lemon and Orange Extract, Acid (Citric Acid, Ascorbic Acid), Natural Grapefruit Flavor, Colouring: Beta-Carotene, Stabiliser: Carob Bean Gum)
Vegan friendly? – yes
Gluten-free? – no
Availability UK/ EU – medium
Availability US/ CAN – medium
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