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Mickey's Ice - Miller Brewing Co.

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Mickey's IceMickey's Ice

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BA SCORE
61
poor

86 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 2.45
pDev: 31.02%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-14-2002)
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JaredGolia

Washington

2/5  rDev -18.4%

08-31-2014 22:25:00 | More by JaredGolia
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Jonathan_Philadelphia


1.2/5  rDev -51%

08-17-2014 00:40:22 | More by Jonathan_Philadelphia
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codyb1991

Washington

2/5  rDev -18.4%

08-08-2014 21:48:18 | More by codyb1991
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HelpMeBloody

Rhode Island

2/5  rDev -18.4%

08-03-2014 13:58:45 | More by HelpMeBloody
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PvtSnowball

Florida

2.5/5  rDev +2%

16 ounce can purchased at one of the local quick marts.

A: Clear orange golden with moderate head that dissipates quickly.

S: Grain and malt. Very little hop notes.

T: Mild. More malt than hop. Typical cheap flavor.

M: Smooth and not overly watery. Decent carbonation.

O: Not awful for an ice beer. Don't care for the smell but it goes down smooth.

07-01-2014 21:41:19 | More by PvtSnowball
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -18.4%

04-29-2014 18:06:27 | More by ramrod666
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clager

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev +2%

04-04-2014 00:14:34 | More by clager
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ParkbrauFan

Iowa

1.25/5  rDev -49%

03-28-2014 03:38:51 | More by ParkbrauFan
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Spikester

Oregon

3.59/5  rDev +46.5%

Clear pale gold with a good 2 plus fingers of dense long lasting white head. Very impressive lacing.
Smell is grasses some apple peel and a slight corn aroma.
Taste is mostly biscuit malts with a pinch of corn. Slight amount of hops toward the end of the sip. Very light alcohol presence.
Mouthfeel is light to medium with average carbonation and a lightly dry somewhat sweet finish.
Overall a fine Ice beer . Much more pleasant than regular strength AAl types due to bigger flavors in almost every way. The flavor was still pretty decent after it had warmed up some.
Note: This beer still has a thin coat of white head after close to 20 minutes!
Originally reviewed in 03-15-2008. Completely rewrote my review.
Alcohol is 5.8% by volume.

03-25-2014 05:40:21 | More by Spikester
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +42.9%

03-21-2014 00:50:23 | More by JamieDuncan
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archyquaffer

Montana

3.36/5  rDev +37.1%

Poured from a 24 ounce tallboy into a shaker pint glass. A moderate pour produces about an inch of frothy head which has a bit of staying power, coating the sides of the glass nicely. The color is a pale straw with moderate carbonation.

As with regular Mickey's, there is nothing in the aroma or flavor that screams "malt liquor". It just has a typical and rather smooth AAL profile- light malt flavors and just a kiss of hops (if that). Corny flavors and metal are subdued while the beverage is cold.

Mickey's is a good beer to walk around the streets with in my town- Butte, Montana, where St. Paddy's Day is quite an affair. (Open containers on the street- not in the car- are legal until bar closing time).

03-09-2014 05:15:11 | More by archyquaffer
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MarkSmith86

Wisconsin

3.38/5  rDev +38%

I have to give this props, for a cheap and i do mean cheap ice beer, it is pretty good if you can find it in your area. We all know mickeys fine malt liquor but this is a different breed of beer. I have only had this one time in a 40 oz bottle that I found on a roadtrip in Minnesota. Its reasonably prices at $1.49 a 40 oz. It looks and smells like a american adjunct lager but its got a little punch behind it! Love it love it! Now i pray miller/coors dont take it off the market! i give it 2 thumbs up for the average everyday drinker!

12-24-2013 09:15:47 | More by MarkSmith86
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xbrettfavrex

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -8.2%

12-08-2013 08:13:31 | More by xbrettfavrex
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harpus

Alabama

2.25/5  rDev -8.2%

10-15-2013 20:14:11 | More by harpus
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tommy5

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev +2%

09-04-2013 01:36:25 | More by tommy5
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jeffduyedi

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +93.9%

09-03-2013 01:41:18 | More by jeffduyedi
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ianmatth

New Jersey

2.25/5  rDev -8.2%

08-22-2013 07:36:28 | More by ianmatth
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

2/5  rDev -18.4%

08-17-2013 19:46:13 | More by MinorThreat
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Beermazter310

Nevada

3/5  rDev +22.4%

08-03-2013 01:04:16 | More by Beermazter310
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dsnyder61

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +22.4%

06-04-2013 22:48:21 | More by dsnyder61
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Luiz0930

California

1/5  rDev -59.2%

05-31-2013 09:25:16 | More by Luiz0930
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NickThePyro

Washington

2.5/5  rDev +2%

05-10-2013 05:57:17 | More by NickThePyro
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jesus808

California

2.5/5  rDev +2%

04-29-2013 07:39:12 | More by jesus808
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev +12.2%

02-23-2013 03:30:59 | More by JohnnieNepal
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flagmantho

Washington

2.56/5  rDev +4.5%

Poured from 24oz tall can into a pint glass. The hornet on the can indicates to me that Mickey's Ice has got the same sting as original Mickey's!

Appearance: light yellow hue with a haze-free body and a robust effervescence. Head pours two thick fingers and actually displays a little bit of retention! In addition to that, a pretty thick lace is left on the glass! For the style, it's actually not bad. A little surprise from ol' Mickey!

Smell: overly sweet aroma with equal parts malt and plastic. Not the best thing in the world; certainly not the worst. This is back inside the realm of expectation.

Taste: malty, grainy and sweet. A bit sticky and not particularly to my taste, but at least this seems natural and not particularly chemical-y. Not great but could be a lot worse.

Mouthfeel: light body with a somewhat light carbonation. A little bit bubbly and refreshing, but not enough substance here to be really creamy.

Overall: while this beer is actually quite flavorful for the style, it doesn't display the best the style has to offer. It is, however, better than you might think from the label, and offers a reasonable beer experience within its market.

01-21-2013 05:52:25 | More by flagmantho
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Mickey's Ice from Miller Brewing Co.
61 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.