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Mickey's - Miller Brewing Co.

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Mickey'sMickey's

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BA SCORE
60
poor

1,050 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 1,050
Reviews: 301
rAvg: 2.49
pDev: 31.33%
Wants: 8
Gots: 74 | FT: 1
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: pezoids on 07-03-2001)
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Photo of CowsCanBark
4.13/5  rDev +65.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 24 oz. can into a standard pint glass. Note that I am reviewing this beer based on its style, not based on every beer overall.

Appearance: Poured a nice pure golden hue with a two-finger head, albeit a bit soapy looking. The head quickly faded and surprisingly left a decent amount of lacing on the glass as I drank.

Smell: Surprising. It's really not bad; there are malts a plenty, with an almost citrusy smell. There is also just a touch of metallic smell.

Taste: Probably the best malt liquor I've had. A nice malty taste followed by corn and an almost citrus character and an immediate bitterness, with just a tad of metallic taste. The alcohol taste is non-existent.

Mouthfeel: Good mouthfeel. High carbonation and medium body with a nice, crisp finish.

Overall: Probably the best malt liquor available. If you're looking to get messed up cheap, buy this. It also isn't half bad just to drink!

CowsCanBark, Nov 09, 2011
Photo of Keegan
4/5  rDev +60.6%

Keegan, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of Nage37
4/5  rDev +60.6%

Nage37, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of papawu76
4/5  rDev +60.6%

papawu76, Dec 02, 2011
Photo of JohnEricaLawson
4/5  rDev +60.6%

JohnEricaLawson, Sep 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +60.6%

jeffduyedi, Sep 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +60.6%

Sbjeff, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of White
4/5  rDev +60.6%

White, Jan 02, 2013
Photo of wolfinthemirror
4/5  rDev +60.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

beautiful presentation in this big green 40 oz bottle with the classic label. I'm not pouring this one into a glass, I didn't buy it to look at it.

Smells of sweet, sweet malt liquor goodness. corn, funk, and alcohol.

Tastes great while it's ice cold...sweet malts up front, corn in the middle, slight hops in end mixed with rice crispies. One of the best malt liquors for sure. Hard to describe the taste

Very smooth, carbonation is modeate. kind of a weird after taste and it leaves my spit feeling slimey, but other than that, YUM.

Considering I drink this in 40oz bottles, I'd say it's pretty damn drinkable.

A classic right here. Drink Malt Liquor.

wolfinthemirror, Jul 10, 2010
Photo of dylntbrown
4/5  rDev +60.6%

dylntbrown, Dec 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +60.6%

twbeecher, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of Demian
4/5  rDev +60.6%

Demian, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of Jcarter1221
4/5  rDev +60.6%

Jcarter1221, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of Gerson
4/5  rDev +60.6%

Gerson, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of bakers1978
4/5  rDev +60.6%

bakers1978, Apr 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +60.6%

januhh, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of MrHurmateeowish
3.95/5  rDev +58.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

12oz green short bottle from Hannaford. Pours a light yellow crystal clear body with a half inch of short-lived white head. Smells like cereal grains, a touch of butter and hints of floral hops. Slightly sweet cereal grain, hints of caramel. Finishes very clean, as expected. Very light in body with ample effervescent carbonation. Super drinkable and really nothing objectionable about it - not even skunked despite the green bottle. One of the better malt liquors I have tried

MrHurmateeowish, Jan 13, 2009
Photo of gomezc310
3.92/5  rDev +57.4%

gomezc310, Oct 02, 2014
Photo of PBRstreetgang
3.9/5  rDev +56.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear staw hue with a frothy soap bubble head two fingers high. Good retention and a few specs of lacing. Mild Pils malt and corn aroma, with a hint of DMS scent. Sweet Pils and pale malt taste with some corny adjunct in the background. Mild apple ester in the aftertaste along with some mellow graininess, but the beer is fairy dry and the mouthfeel is mostly clean once these flavors fade. Medium-light in body, with high carbonation, and somewhat lighter than most malt liquors and much smoother. This was surprisingly good, but probably only because it fits somewhere between Malt liquor and american macro.

PBRstreetgang, Sep 25, 2007
Photo of icefisherman
3.9/5  rDev +56.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

this stuff brings me back like all the way to thanksgiving last year. I think this is some of the best malt liquir on the market. it tastes a little sweet and unlike some others it dosenot taste like flavored beer. and its way cheaper than "Smirnof Ice" its under $9 for a 12 pack of those really cool midget green bottles with the recloseable top.

icefisherman, Sep 02, 2004
Photo of cptnjck101
3.88/5  rDev +55.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Mickey's is a classic, I love this stuff. Get's you feeling right & doesn't break the bank doing so. Smooth as silk & cheap as dirt. It's no Westy 12, but for a buck twenty, it can't be beat. The boys at Miller may not always come up with winners, but they sure as shit did here.

cptnjck101, Mar 03, 2005
Photo of Brad007
3.88/5  rDev +55.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a pale golden color with a one finger head that quickly fades to nearly nothing.

Aroma is strong with corn/bready malt in the nose. Nothing special here and to be expected.

Taste is strong and sweet with corn, baked bread and a touch of alcohol in the middle.

Mouthfeel is full of the same flavors as above (corn, baked bread) except that they linger. Not harsh or anything. Seems average.

Not bad. I was expecting worse but this really isn't a bad example. It's drinkable for what it is.

Brad007, Mar 20, 2009
Photo of cooch69
3.88/5  rDev +55.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got a 40 oz. of this cause I have'nt tried Malt Liquor in about 6 or 7 years and had no recolection of what they actually tasted like.

Pours a clear as day light yellow with a tall foamy two-three finger head after an agressive pour.

Nose is primarily rubbing alcohol and sweet, bready pale malts.

Taste comes off as just an American Lager bumped up in alcohol. It does have that rubbing alcohol taste to it as well. With such a light beer I don't see it as much of an issue that the alcohol shines through so well.

Overall I think this tastes better than a lot of premium American Lagers I'd probably choose this for a hot muggy night on the deck.

cooch69, May 18, 2011
Photo of Lacesoutcody
3.85/5  rDev +54.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

drank from a mickey's grenade wide mouth bottle, bought in a six pack.

A: not poured, I don't believe in pouring malt liquor into a glass. I'm guessing thin yellow, with minimal head.

S: a sweet blast of sugars, and malt, a slight hint of alcohol on the back end.

T: same as the smell, simple sugars, a little alcohol, and thin supply of malts to finish it off.

M: fairly thin, but thicker than some malt liquors on the market.

D: As always, poundable, completely enjoyable, and will get you buzzed for the right price, as for something to savor, find something else. Pansy.

Lacesoutcody, Jul 10, 2010
Photo of Spikester
3.83/5  rDev +53.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pale gold from the 24 ounce can, good amount of white head. Modest retention but a good amount of fine lace.
Aroma is all malts. I am sure they must use some corn but I couldn't smell any. Light amount of grassy hops.
Taste is malty goodness with just a hint of hop bitterness in the finish.
Mouthfeel is light to medium. Just the right amount of carbonation.
Overall an excellent brew for the style almost too good to be a malt liquor. Just think of this as a malt forward AAL.
I first had this about 1970. It had an aluminum flat cap with a pull tab on the green grenade bottle. I had to bump the rating especially for the appearance. The lacing is very impressive.

Spikester, Mar 16, 2014
Mickey's from Miller Brewing Co.
60 out of 100 based on 1,050 ratings.