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Olde English 800 - Miller Brewing Co.

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Olde English 800Olde English 800

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BA SCORE
51
awful

775 Ratings
THE BROS
44
awful

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Ratings: 775
Reviews: 278
rAvg: 2.04
pDev: 40.2%
Wants: 6
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-11-2002)
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Kuongming

California

1.5/5  rDev -26.5%

02-16-2013 23:14:49 | More by Kuongming
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Jenessa

Ohio

1.75/5  rDev -14.2%

02-16-2013 17:04:04 | More by Jenessa
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -2%

02-14-2013 19:39:46 | More by wonothesane42
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jiffymon

New York

1.75/5  rDev -14.2%

02-13-2013 17:07:06 | More by jiffymon
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BigBarley

Texas

1/5  rDev -51%

02-11-2013 17:22:45 | More by BigBarley
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yuenglingade

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -2%

02-11-2013 17:01:11 | More by yuenglingade
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -14.2%

02-09-2013 02:49:15 | More by hockeyfighter19
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev +22.5%

02-07-2013 03:02:38 | More by randylangford
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RobinLee

Wisconsin

1/5  rDev -51%

02-06-2013 05:15:56 | More by RobinLee
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LooseMoose1978

North Carolina

1.25/5  rDev -38.7%

02-04-2013 01:18:40 | More by LooseMoose1978
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cyrushire

Florida

2.25/5  rDev +10.3%

02-01-2013 07:48:31 | More by cyrushire
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DmanGTR

Florida

1.75/5  rDev -14.2%

01-29-2013 18:18:24 | More by DmanGTR
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KillaB

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -14.2%

01-29-2013 08:20:14 | More by KillaB
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matjack85

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +22.5%

01-26-2013 18:05:04 | More by matjack85
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vicsju1991

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -51%

01-26-2013 02:11:24 | More by vicsju1991
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fivetime

Idaho

2/5  rDev -2%

01-22-2013 05:33:43 | More by fivetime
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mfndsvp


2.43/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

This malt liquor is piss. Only drank it because it was free. The beer itself is pretty flat. It tastes like a 40 oz. Looks like a 40 oz. Would rather drink a nice trippel or something. It is just not my style of preference. Damn you miller for making suck beverages.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2013 22:09:55 | More by mfndsvp
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

1.48/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

A friend just walked in the door yielding a full piss yellow 40 oz. bottle, and poured me a glass into my Boulevard tulip. Bottle reads best by May 20, 2013.

A - Semi-aggressive pour yielded about a finger and half of head that receded quicker than I would have imagined. Extremely clear yellow water appearance.

S - Smells of chemically treated malts and corn husk, with some dust. Giving off the basic standard Miller vibe.

T - This is definitely a macrobrew. Definitely a Miller product. Thicker and heavier than the usual Miller Lite, Miller Genuine Draft, etc. But no where near as carbonated, I will give it credit for that. Does it make it taste any better? Not at all. Typical malt liquor flavor. Chemically treated malts and corn husks, again.

M - Thin and watery, no real lingering flavor of any kind aside from the dusty chemical malt. I think I'm just going to say I'm glad none of the "flavors" really stick around.

In all, I can't think of a single good reason to go ahead and buy one of these, especially in a 40 oz. My friend who brought it didn't even buy it, it was given to him for free. I guess drink it if you've got it.

Miller Brewing Olde English 800---1.5/5

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2013 21:52:52 | More by mfnmbvp
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StevenH

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -2%

01-21-2013 06:58:23 | More by StevenH
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fastrodney

North Carolina

2.68/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Tall golden can poured into a weizen glass. Perhaps not review-appropriate, but served ice-cold. That temperature is standard for the style, though...

A: Straw gold. Moderately thick head dissipated slowly.

S: Cooked grain and alcohol.

T: Cooked grain and alcohol. A hint of hop bitterness lurking around somewhere in the background.

M: Thin with high carbonation.

O: Not the worst in the style, but far from my favorite. One of the primary places where it fails is its lack of the sugary sweetness that helps mask the utilitarian nature of the style.

Serving type: can

01-20-2013 22:41:44 | More by fastrodney
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dertyd

California

1/5  rDev -51%

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NovoAleMan

Nebraska

2.25/5  rDev +10.3%

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spycow

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev +10.3%

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AlexFields

Tennessee

2/5  rDev -2%

01-13-2013 22:37:01 | More by AlexFields
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sommersb

Tennessee

2.48/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Tasted On: 01-11-2013
Freshness: Best by 03-25-2013
Packaging: 24 oz. can
Glassware: Shaker pint
Purchased: Single from Daily's Market

Finally getting around to reviewing a malt liquor!

A: Pours with a tight head of 2 fingers. The beer is clear and a bright golden color. Lacing is low with a fair amount of head retention.

S: Aromas are of sweet, light malts, plus hay and some light, grassy hop notes. Overall not a lot of aroma, however.

T: Hmm, not too much in the way of taste -- some sweet, light grains is about it. No bitterness to speak of. It's not offensive, but its not flavorful either.

M: Thin body with a high carbonation content. Not really any aftertaste.

O: So this wasn't as bad as I was expecting. I've had some beers I couldn't finish, but this one wasn't horrible tasting and I could drink it. It just didn't have much taste to speak of.

Serving type: can

01-12-2013 02:13:29 | More by sommersb
Olde English 800 from Miller Brewing Co.
51 out of 100 based on 775 ratings.