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Icehouse Edge - Miller Brewing Co.

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91 Ratings
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Ratings: 91
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 2.4
pDev: 31.25%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: daliandragon on 07-29-2012)
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Photo of dbrauneis
2.23/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

A: Pours a crystal clear medium golden yellow in color with light to moderate amounts of active visible carbonation and hints of bright yellow highlights. The beer has a two finger tall sudsy foamy white head that reduces to a medium to large patch of mottled very thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate amount of sweet corn adjuncts with a light amount of light fruit/apple juice. Hints of alcohol booziness and something akin to vinyl/plastic.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of grainy malts with moderate sweet corn adjuncts. That is followed by a harsh strong flavor of fusel alcohol which lingers in the finish (quite unpleasant). Also, there is a light amount of booziness towards the finish as well as it warms up.

M:Light to medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Light amounts of alcohol warming.

O: Much worse than I expected and my expectations were pretty low. Much too hot and much too boozy.

dbrauneis, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of Everyday_Joe
1/5  rDev -58.3%

I didn't realize I was grabbing a malt but that is what I got. Very cheap but it tastes like cheap tangy, dry beer. If you have an acquired taste for malts, this is probably pretty good. If not, its not a good beer to drink and enjoy a movie. If you just want to get drunk...pinch your nose and guzzle it. Not for me.

Everyday_Joe, Nov 15, 2014
Photo of Retroman40
2.38/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Right off, this is a beer that must be drank as cold as possible. The color is quite pale and the smell and taste are dominated by adjuncts although when served ice cold the cold does a good job as masking the imperfections. There is no mouthfeel worth discussing.

Let's face it, no one is drinking this for the flavor or to savor the aromas. For an 8% malt liquor there is no real perception of alcohol as long as it's cold - really cold! If you're looking for something like this it is certainly worth a try. Seriously, if you don't like it you're out like what, a buck and some change?

Retroman40, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of hophugger
2.5/5  rDev +4.2%

hophugger, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of wvofficer
2/5  rDev -16.7%

wvofficer, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of Kings_Castle
2/5  rDev -16.7%

Kings_Castle, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of indigo87
1/5  rDev -58.3%

Wow this stuff is really nasty only got it cause its the only malt liquor available at the store that knows me and I lost my ID. Thankfully that is not a problem anymore I got it now but when I came to a realization that I had peed in a beer can as well as had a few with left over beer in it and I could not tell by smell or taste which one was the beer. I then realized this is some nasty shiz its like they bottled urine and I am never drinking it again. I even like 211 better than this slop.

indigo87, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of kguyty
2.25/5  rDev -6.3%

kguyty, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of harpus
2/5  rDev -16.7%

harpus, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of SteveJeremy
1.33/5  rDev -44.6%

SteveJeremy, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of TurboChief
5/5  rDev +108.3%

TurboChief, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of Pintwacky
1.5/5  rDev -37.5%

Pintwacky, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of Lordhelmit
3.26/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

It's an 8abv icehouse...no one buys these for their delectable taste! That being said, it's one of the best cheap beers with high abv. Better than steel reserve and better than EQ. Pours with a more impressive head than I would have thought, but after 90 seconds or so it's gone. Quickly receding lace. Smells sour. Like sour apple and corn. Taste is pretty much the same. It's okay honestly.

Lordhelmit, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of CraigTravor
1.5/5  rDev -37.5%

CraigTravor, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of ZombiesAteMyDog
2/5  rDev -16.7%

ZombiesAteMyDog, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of cmbeddoe7997
2/5  rDev -16.7%

cmbeddoe7997, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of MichaelProcton
2.5/5  rDev +4.2%

MichaelProcton, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of Bstrickler
2.75/5  rDev +14.6%

Bstrickler, Jun 04, 2014
Photo of Peanut2074
2.75/5  rDev +14.6%

Peanut2074, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of eelyj
2.75/5  rDev +14.6%

eelyj, Apr 17, 2014
Photo of brewlover517
3.25/5  rDev +35.4%

brewlover517, Apr 17, 2014
Photo of brandoncun
2.5/5  rDev +4.2%

brandoncun, Apr 11, 2014
Photo of Hoagie1973
2/5  rDev -16.7%

Hoagie1973, Apr 06, 2014
Photo of Clydesdale
2.53/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A: Pours a clear, deep gold color. Lots of big carbonation bubbles pop up initially, though the foamy head doesn't stick around too long, and little lacing is left on the glass.

S: Not much in the nose. Some faint graininess and sweetness, along with some sour lagery notes and alcohol.

T: Faintly grainy malt flavor up front quickly fades into adjunct sweetness. There's a bit of nondescriptly herbal hop flavor and bitterness to keep things from being too cloying, though there is a touch of sweetness again towards the finish. Fairly clean for a malt liquor.

M: Medium mouthfeel. A bit slick, with active carbonation. Some dryness in the middle yields to a lightly sticky-sweet finish. Surprisingly clean.

O: Curiosity got the best of me when I bought this. It's not good, but it is a decent malt liquor. No terrible boozy, chemical, or fusel flavors puts this above many of its competitors, for what that's worth.

Clydesdale, Apr 05, 2014
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Icehouse Edge from Miller Brewing Co.
61 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.