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Magnum - Miller Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
51
awful

152 Ratings
THE BROS
42
awful

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Ratings: 152
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 1.97
pDev: 38.07%
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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2/5  rDev +1.5%

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1/5  rDev -49.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -23.9%

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2/5  rDev +1.5%

iCabaLLero, Jun 05, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev +26.9%

kguyty, May 31, 2013
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1/5  rDev -49.2%

Luiz0930, May 31, 2013
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2/5  rDev +1.5%

Slatetank, May 24, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -23.9%

Supergenious, May 22, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -11.2%

bobbyr5, May 21, 2013
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1/5  rDev -49.2%

smartassboiler, May 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev +52.3%

Arsenal0328, Apr 11, 2013
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2/5  rDev +1.5%

JeffSuttonTX, Mar 11, 2013
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2/5  rDev +1.5%

creal92, Mar 03, 2013
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1.88/5  rDev -4.6%

40 oz. bottle, with the best by date reading July 15, 2013. The second malt liquor beer by Miller that I am reviewing here on BeerAdvocate. The first was Olde English 800, and I'm not really expecting this one to be any better. Acquired at the local beer store for $1.79 after trudging through snowy slush to get there.

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours the typical clear yellow piss malt liquor color with a quarter inch of thin white head that fizzles away almost immediately. Looks exactly the same as how a Miller Lite or Olde English 800 or any other Miller product looks in a glass.

S - Sweet chemically treated malts and corn husks. To give it the benefit of the doubt, this beer definitely smells better than a Miller Lite at least.

T - Artificially sweet sugars and corn / grain. Moderate level of carbonation, lightly bodied. There really isn't any discernable "taste" to be had here other than a prominent taste of corn.

M - Smooth and clean, thin and light bodied. My mouth tastes like corn kernels.

Overall, this is just a plain simple alcohol delivery vehicle for people looking to get their cheap buzz on, which is exactly what I plan on doing with it considering the murk I had to hike through to get this. (In my defense, I bought some *good* beer also). Anyway, like the others have said before me, this beer isn't horrible or offensive, it's just a bland alcohol delivery vehicle. The guy two reviews below me said it best - another tick off the bottom of the barrel list with plenty more to go.

Miller Magnum ---2/5.

mfnmbvp, Feb 28, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev +14.2%

phishbone23, Jan 23, 2013
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1/5  rDev -49.2%

dertyd, Jan 18, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev +14.2%

spycow, Jan 17, 2013
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2.79/5  rDev +41.6%

24 ounce can
Served in a pilsner glass

A - It is straw colored with ample carbonation bubbles rising from the etchings on the bottom of the glass. It is topped with two inches of white head.

S - I notice some floral hops that give it a soapy smell. I also get sweet grains.

T - It tastes a lot like an adjunct lager. I get some sweet grain flavors and a slight bitterness from a small dose of hops.

M - Thin with biting carbonation

O - I'm not going to lie. I drink my fair share of malt liquor after a shitty day at work. I am used to the 8+ percent varieties. This just tastes like an adjunct lager.

buschbeer, Dec 30, 2012
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1.9/5  rDev -3.6%

A - Drank straight from the forty. The usual malt liquor gold with a small white film to cap it off.

S - Corn. Corn. Corn. Corn. Corn. Corn. Corn.

T - Lots of corn as expected from the nose, And some slight sugar in the finish.

M - Medium carbonation with a medium body.

O - Overall, not a terrible malt liquor. It does it's job at the price you'd expect to pay.

SometimesIfart, Nov 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +115.7%

mwar, Nov 27, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -23.9%

JALIEN, Nov 25, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev +14.2%

t0rin0, Nov 22, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -36.5%

tbone1384, Nov 11, 2012
Magnum from Miller Brewing Co.
51 out of 100 based on 152 ratings.