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Mickey's - Miller Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
59
awful

1,119 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 1,119
Reviews: 319
rAvg: 2.48
pDev: 31.45%
Wants: 10
Gots: 134 | 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:
Beer added by: pezoids on 07-03-2001

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Ratings: 1,119 | Reviews: 319
Reviews by zoso1967:
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2.5/5  rDev +0.8%

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Photo of mudbug
3.68/5  rDev +48.4%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

From the shaped like a WW2 Grenade into, well no glass needed here, lets face it, this is what you want when you sit on a curb drinking alcohol wrapped in a paper bag . No excuses and no aplologies wanted.
The smell you should just avoid, anyone sticking their nose in this and inhaling is either stupid or drunk beyond reason.
The taste is sweet oblivion, yes, there is enough booze in this to get the job done quick and it's not unpleasant, kind of like a soft drink passed though beezelbubs bladder. grainy and warming and... familiar
I like it, I don't give a flying fig about the score here, it only supports my belief that most scorers are worse than me. and sitting on a curb will get you the truth sometimes. F you snob beerhipsters.

Photo of shellmate
1.28/5  rDev -48.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

It's cheap and gets the job done if you want to get a buzz in the middle of the day

Photo of DetroitWhat
3.01/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Sometimes I just need a 40oz. to keep it gangster. And my 40 of choice is always Mickey's.

The key to Mickey's is to drink it really fast - it has to stay cold. If you can manage to down your entire 40oz. while it's still very cold, it almost has a Heineken skunky taste. I am not a fan of malt liquor, but a cold Mickey's really doesn't taste like a malt. If you let it get warm....prepare to pay the price. N A S T Y.

I'm finishing off a Mickey's 40 as we speak. It's just what I needed after a long day at work. The last few sips are still ice cold...and it doesn't disappoint.

Photo of fitweed
3.74/5  rDev +50.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Nice change of pace (from time-to-time) away from the IPA's and spiced-up stuff. I lived off Two Dolla' Foties of St. Ides, back in college, for f**** sake!!!! So Mickey's is like--Dom Perignone for me!!!

Photo of Simon_McShootys
5/5  rDev +101.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Photo of bigbadbootydaddy
3.63/5  rDev +46.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I don't know why Mickeys has such a low rating. I like it.

Photo of RoyalT
2.01/5  rDev -19%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Appearance – Light orange in color and very clear with a lot of carbonation and a decent head.

Smell – The familiar alcohol-laced grainy mishmash of the malt liquor family is alive and kicking in this Miller offering.

Taste – This taste like The Champagne of Beers with a shot of gin. The flavor is subtle (read, “tastes like watered-down piss") and the booze is overbearing.

Mouthfeel – It looked heavily carbonated, but this ale was flat and thin.

Sinkability – This bomber bombed.

Photo of iRaven99664
1.43/5  rDev -42.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

DAFUQ! WHY? Once the alcohol destroys your palate, it allows you to get past the chemicals used to make this atrocity. Once the alcohol hits your brain you tend not to give a shit. Low 5.6% abv? I had two 8%ers yeasterday and i didntmfeel this buzzed. Must be the impurities giving me instant hangover? I Hate You Miller!

Photo of t2grogan
1/5  rDev -59.7%

Photo of Dmann
3.1/5  rDev +25%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5

If I had to choose a cheep malt liquer to drink this would definantly be it. I was in need of some beer and I was way short on cash so I bought a Mickey's 40oz for the first time in a few years and let me tell you, it totally works in a pinch. The smell is your typical grain sweetness that you will find in other malt liquor's, but the taste is supprisingly smoothe and it goes down very well. Not the most complex flavors, but at 5.6 a 40 will do just fine. Of corse it does not hold a candle to the likes of Arrogant Bastard or Dead Guy Ale but when you are in a pinch, it works.

Photo of jonny1138
2.25/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of FadetoBock
2.25/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of TheAdamConners
5/5  rDev +101.6%

Photo of SD-Alefan
2.25/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of DaftPatrick
2/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of sponberg
2.5/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

The offical beer of Hi-Bobbers everywhere. Ever play Hi-Bob? Watch Bob Newhart show reruns and whenever someone says "Hi Bob" you slam a Mickeymalt. Another way to get hammered for the sake of getting hammered, and Mickeymalts will get you there.

A malt liquor that wears its corn afterburner proudly. Smells like cheap beer and doesn't disappoint. Corny-alcoholic flavor, usually skunked (meaning that a hop has actually seen this brew). The bottles are a novelty - but why would you want easy access to a brew like this?

Photo of TTripp725
3.25/5  rDev +31%

Photo of Doomcifer
1.5/5  rDev -39.5%

Photo of iemailjack
2/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of Jason
3/5  rDev +21%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Presentation: 40 oz green glass bottle, no freshness date. Tough looking flexing green hornet as their mascot. Under the cap is a psuedo-word of the day, “cam’-a-flu (n) Feigned illness to get out of work or a date.” I guess real winners of the world drink this stuff.

Appearance: Pale yellow, crystal clear with a thin white lace with a decent retention. Some of this sample was poured out to get a look at the head retention and true colour.

Smell: Light lager like twang, almost import lager-like. Minimal malt in the nose, quite clean.

Taste: Touch of smoothness within the crisp light bodied mouth feel. Very slim malt character, quick bite of hop bitterness that fades just as quickly as it comes in. Seltzer water feel to this brew with a pretty clean finish though a tag a long astringent flavour stays around for a bit.

Notes: Not much to the brew for flavour, quick and clean to drink. Big time college crowd 40oz brew, a step above Magnum ... the other Miller Brewing produced Malt Liquor. Not a bad web site they put out also … http://www.mickeys.com.

Photo of mattster
1.9/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I bought this more out of novelty as I've never tried it before and there was a promotion as I was looking at other beers - Yes, the Mickey's girls influenced this sale.

I drank from the 40, but poured a small bit into glass to evaluate color and smell. Color is light straw with large head/bubbles. Smell is somewhat skunky and chemical. Not offensive, but not great.

Taste was along the same lines. Nothing that I'd drink again, but I can see the appeal of this with some people. Is a bit bitter on the finish and it tends to repeat.

Not my cup of tea, but I know people enjoy this stuff.

Photo of SudsSurfer
2.25/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of ChrisHartz
2.5/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Chadster1975
2.25/5  rDev -9.3%

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Mickey's from Miller Brewing Co.
59 out of 100 based on 1,119 ratings.