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Magnum - Miller Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
51
awful

147 Ratings
THE BROS
42
awful

(view ratings)
Ratings: 147
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 1.97
pDev: 38.58%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | 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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DOCRW

Washington

1/5  rDev -49.2%

01-24-2014 20:38:46 | More by DOCRW
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.58/5  rDev +81.7%

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.

01-12-2014 21:42:47 | More by puboflyons
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mpenske

California

1.25/5  rDev -36.5%

01-05-2014 16:15:29 | More by mpenske
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SuperMario

California

2/5  rDev +1.5%

01-04-2014 07:27:18 | More by SuperMario
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mernst1030

Illinois

2/5  rDev +1.5%

12-29-2013 19:13:57 | More by mernst1030
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aqualung23

Pennsylvania

1.25/5  rDev -36.5%

12-24-2013 19:11:12 | More by aqualung23
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caverog

California

1/5  rDev -49.2%

11-30-2013 01:07:41 | More by caverog
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evergreen_machine

Ohio

2/5  rDev +1.5%

11-15-2013 01:19:23 | More by evergreen_machine
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jaydoc

Kansas

1.75/5  rDev -11.2%

11-03-2013 14:56:00 | More by jaydoc
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harpus

Alabama

2/5  rDev +1.5%

10-15-2013 19:30:43 | More by harpus
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MRHviolin16

Ohio

2.88/5  rDev +46.2%

The true budget malt liquor for the budget minded consumer who wants the most bang for his buck but wont settle on Steel Reserve. It is just as a malt liquor should be; cheap, adjunct to hell and with just enough hops to provide a level of bitterness and contrast to the beer that its noticeable but definitely not enough to break the brewers bank. The overall result is a very sweet and enjoyable malt liquor that really finishes clean and has an enjoyable taste but really is nothing special for the price but will definitely quench your thirst and give you the budget buzz you were looking for. Wish I could rate it higher but Country Club XXX and King Cobra had more going on then this malt liquor. Would recommend if you cant afford Old E 800 or if your store doesn't have Genesee at the very least, but not bad for the price and much better then Hurricane or Steel Reserve!

10-02-2013 04:48:13 | More by MRHviolin16
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

1.5/5  rDev -23.9%

08-17-2013 19:47:36 | More by MinorThreat
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mpayne5

Indiana

2/5  rDev +1.5%

08-08-2013 00:16:15 | More by mpayne5
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Daffron24

Colorado

1/5  rDev -49.2%

08-03-2013 04:46:41 | More by Daffron24
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AKuehn47

Illinois

2/5  rDev +1.5%

08-01-2013 18:56:24 | More by AKuehn47
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Golfrocket

Illinois

3/5  rDev +52.3%

07-30-2013 03:59:20 | More by Golfrocket
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FreshButterbeer

West Virginia

2/5  rDev +1.5%

07-29-2013 18:22:41 | More by FreshButterbeer
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alexanf

Mississippi

1/5  rDev -49.2%

07-27-2013 16:43:33 | More by alexanf
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Jackal

West Virginia

1.25/5  rDev -36.5%

07-26-2013 05:10:27 | More by Jackal
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Andrew526

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -23.9%

07-23-2013 13:51:51 | More by Andrew526
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E_Cox

Texas

2/5  rDev +1.5%

07-21-2013 07:34:08 | More by E_Cox
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GibbonsTheBeerGuy

Texas

1/5  rDev -49.2%

07-19-2013 00:46:54 | More by GibbonsTheBeerGuy
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Beermazter310

Nevada

3/5  rDev +52.3%

07-10-2013 17:02:45 | More by Beermazter310
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

1/5  rDev -49.2%

07-08-2013 23:25:51 | More by WOLFGANG
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Brew33

Ohio

1.5/5  rDev -23.9%

06-12-2013 16:58:22 | More by Brew33
Magnum from Miller Brewing Co.
51 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.