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Magnum - Miller Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
51
awful

144 Ratings
THE BROS
42
awful

(view ratings)
Ratings: 144
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 1.98
pDev: 38.38%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-18-2002)
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Reviews by tesguino:
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tesguino

Mexico

3.35/5  rDev +69.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A great bottle for a little beer is not so good , under king cobra and mickeys, but i drink at last;

It has that piss color to it and that great sugar taste. like the common of the american malt liquors; not like the german malt liquors, are little more fine than those;

i try with a pipe tobacco smoking, both things last the same time

69% recommended.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2007 21:19:55 | More by tesguino
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From a 40! Stamped MAY0514-CO5110027. Sampled on January 12, 2014.

One needs to look at this based on the style rather than on the reputation of American malt liquors...which among craft brew fans is about the lowest it can be.

Malt liquors are supposed to look pale yellow with a big fizzy white head. This does.

malt liquors normally smell of rancid corn, rice, grain, and other adjuncts. This one does not. Yes, those characters are there but they are far more muted. Quite frankly this smells a lot like a standard American pale lager.

Malt liquor bodies are often thin and watery. This one is smooth and about medium.

Malt liquors can make you wince with the metallic taste and overly rambunctious corn and grain characters. There is a bit of that here but this is not cloying or rancid. It is really smooth. If more malt liquors were like this one I'd be drinking a lot of them. Sorry previous raters and BA members, I have to score it much higher than you did.

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Magnum from Miller Brewing Co.
51 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.