It smells like fruit juice, and I don't mean a fruity beer, but literal fruit juice – it smells amazing, and tastes like fizzy fruit juice, but with a hint of beer.

Lightspeed is BrewDog's offering to the low calorie market. Typically, the low anything drinks of any variety taste weak. The low or no alcohol beers tend to taste like piss, and the low calorie beers aren't that different in my (limited) experience.

This is different in that it's not trying too hard to taste like a beer of typical alcohol or calorie content. It's celebrating what makes it ever-so-slightly healthier. It tastes pretty damn good, and at 4% ABV & 95 calories, can be enjoyed pretty much guilt free.

While the existence of low calorie beers can be argued either way, I can't find anything bad to say about this one. I like it.

Beer as a Writing Prompt
It’s no secret to my friends and family that I love beer. If anyone is ever at aloose end on what to get me as a gift, beer is a pretty safe bet. I’m generallyquite difficult to buy for, so it’s not got to the point where it’s a familyjoke; not whether to get me beer, but what to get that I may h…
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