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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

893 Ratings
THE BROS
44
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Ratings: 893
Reviews: 289
rAvg: 2.03
pDev: 40.39%
Wants: 12
Gots: 75 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-11-2002

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2.98/5  rDev +46.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear 40 ounce bottle. Really hammers the 40oz point home. Printed on the label 3 times. Expiration date printed on the bottle. Drank straight from the bottle.

Light gold color. Looks better than a Coors, Budweiser, or Natural light.

Hardly any smell. Some far away bread/yeast.

Not much flavor. Mild sweet malts and corn adjuncts.

Decent. Good carbonation and clean finish.

Nothing special but alot better than a Budweiser and a hell of alot less expensive. Don't know what it would be like to throw down on alot, but good 40 beer.

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4.85/5  rDev +138.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is for drinking out of a 40-oz bottle. This is the 40 to which all other 40's are compared. $2.50 after tax, at the corner store.

Smell - It smells like roasted corn and body odor (Skunk), so in the world of 40's, that's a lovely smell.

Taste - Roasted corn blended into a gallon of water, vodka added. In other words, sweetish and somewhat toasty. Obvious alcohol.

Mouthfeel - Doesn't bubble too much. Water. Odds are you'll get a bit too buzzed to notice the actual texture.

Overall - The 40 of 40's. A 40 drinker's 40. It's one of those things where you dedicate the afternoon to it, while you do yardwork.

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1.23/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Reviewed from notes.

A. Bright translucent yet dark pee yellow in color with a brief fizzle for a head that falls apart in less than half a minute and leaves no lacing whatsoever.

S, T. Large amounts of metal, partially spoiled corn, lesser amounts of cardboard and fusel alcohols. A tiny twang of generic hops that are also partially spoiled.

M. Thin, watery, fizzy fluff. Nasty metallic aftertaste just keeps going and going like the Energizer Bunny.

Why is this malt liquor so much more ingrained in pop culture than all the other malt liquors? I tried this brew with the intention of seeking out the answer to this riddle but all I am left with is more questions. I have decided that I am content to never know the answer to these questions. Looking into the abyss only once is enough for me.

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1.1/5  rDev -45.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

About time I get my malt liquor reviews in. These may be repetitive because I am not an expert in the style.

40 oz of course

Fizzy white head. Color is a clear pale golden yellow.

Aroma: malts and alcohol. Corn. Metallic flavors. Very bland.

Taste: Pretty much the same. Bready malts and cardboard staleness. Corn. Off flavors all around.

Mouthfeel: Thin bodied, medium carbonation. Grainy and chewy. Ends bland.

Overall, not something I ever want to drink again.

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Olde English 800 from Miller Brewing Co.
51 out of 100 based on 893 ratings.