Icehouse Edge - Miller Brewing Co.
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Ratings: 83 | Reviews: 34 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Clydesdale:
District of Columbia
2.53/5 rDev +2.4%
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.
04-05-2014 22:10:13 | More by Clydesdale
More User Reviews:
2.85/5 rDev +15.4%
Taste is sweet, corny. Good head and bubbly. Really reminds me of St. Ides without the harsh ending. Got a couple of these to start the weekend out before switching to higher end beer. Does the trick; it's got a punch to it and no lingering assault on the taste buds. If you're looking for a good malt liquor this is one to buy.
03-22-2013 19:56:48 | More by DirkDiggler
2.15/5 rDev -13%
A small portion poured into a juice glass for appearance and aroma. The rest consumed from the 24 oz can.
A - transparent yellow with some carbonation bubbles coming up; thin, bubbly, loose, fizzy, white head that fades fast
S - grains, warm, faintly metallic
T - very warm, sweet, and grainy, faint metallic finish
M - warm, crisp, medium bodied
If I consider the style: this was average. It was grainy, sweet and warm as expected. It was high abv and sorta drinkable from the can. I won't buy it again, but it is a very cheap buzz.
08-19-2012 01:50:28 | More by tdm168
2.15/5 rDev -13%
Appearance: Very cool can. Tattered aluminum design that tries to play to the PBR crowd.
Smell: Fresh biscuit malt. Not bad for a malt liquor
Taste/Mouthfeel: Extremely sour...extremely! Vinegar in a can. Good mouthfeel...nice carbonation.
Overall Drinkability: Pretty gross stuff overall. The flavor makes/breaks this. I feel like Miller could make big bucks marketing this stuff. It's cheap...high alcohol...and has a good design.
04-10-2013 02:15:18 | More by tjsdomer2
3.05/5 rDev +23.5%
Icehouse Edge brewed by Miller Co. This brew pours out a dark amber color with a small white head. Now this brew is 8.0 abv. The smell is sweet like male liquor. The tease is sweet as well it reminds me of a malt liquor even though it's a lager. I'm impressed on how smooth this brew goes down. There is nothing bad about this brew. I would get it again. Over all I'm giving this brew a 3 out 5.
03-18-2014 04:55:18 | More by nicholas2121
2.9/5 rDev +17.4%
Poured a clean dark yellow with a thick and sticky white head, light lacing.
The smell is sweet and corny.
The flavor is mildly sweet with a touch of corn, no hops to speak off. The 8% is hidden quite well.
Has a touch of warmth in the overall thin and watery mouthfeel.
Not good, but does a good job of masking its strength, so its accomplishing what it sets out to, a tasteless high alcohol swill for those just looking for a cheap buzz.
03-20-2013 22:50:30 | More by bashiba
2.6/5 rDev +5.3%
Poured from a 24 oz. can. Has a golden color with a 1 inch head. Smell is sweet, some green apples. Taste is not so good, alcohol is present, plastics, corn and grains, damn these 24 oz. cans.Feels light in the mouth and overall I got what I paid for, a cheap buzz.
09-25-2012 19:12:56 | More by tone77
3.08/5 rDev +24.7%
From the 24 oz. can stamped DEC3112-F07020418. Sampled on September 11, 2012.
It pours yellow with a tremendous, foamy white head that fades down after a few minutes. Carbonation galore.
The aroma explodes with grain, adjunct corn, and this odd sort of pear thing with a clean crisp, lightly hopped background.
The body is thin.
Grains are noted in the taste up front with a slight lingering alcohol bite moving in at the end. For the malt liquor style this is fairly typical although that pear thing was a slight bonus.
09-11-2012 21:27:50 | More by puboflyons
1.81/5 rDev -26.7%
I like icehouse. i do NOT like icehouse edge.
it has a corny flavor but when you take a drink the alcohol flavor overpowers everything.
the taste is horrible. i agree with the other commenters about the chemical taste.
Right after drinking it, i felt hungover.
Drinking this will get you drunk, but not a good drunk. it makes your head hurt and makes you want to get some sleep.
02-02-2014 14:51:28 | More by mro_1337
2.56/5 rDev +3.6%
Let's do a little free association here shall we?
Dusty brittle bubblegum from an old wax paper baseball card pack. Stale apple juice. Damp musty dishrag. Solventy rubber cement. All these things and more.
Crystalline gold, stray rising trails of carbonation. There's a decent head on it at first, and a few minutes later a broken skim remains after the first few sips. For a malt liquor to have a head, not to mention lace in the glass, is no small feat. Kudos MillerCoors, you should be proud.
Sweet corn, soggy cereal grains, and that dull taste after you lick a few to many envelopes after the holidays. Astringency is the problem with this one, too harsh and one dimensional, shot through with a bit too much CO2. An utterly typical malt liquor, not exactly bottom of the barrel, situated instead in the vast expanse of mediocrity instead. Still gonna reach for Hurricane over this every time. Even Steel Reserve is better.
BBD: JUN 15 13
03-23-2013 02:01:55 | More by emerge077
1.68/5 rDev -32%
Very malty/ corny.. alcohol sweet.. swill. This has one good use. Getting wasted. Simple and plain. Not a brew you wanna sip or let warm up. For its style.. they do.a decent job but as far as quality.. it should be illegal... but i must say.. these will get you drunk... if your looking for a cheap strong buzz.. just grab a few of these
01-27-2013 07:53:41 | More by acsprouse
2.65/5 rDev +7.3%
24 ounce can
Served in a pilsner glass
A - It has a golden body with thousands of bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass. It is topped by an inch of white head. It's actually a nice looking beer.
S - I get the aromas of alcohol and grain.
T - I get the pervasive taste of alcohol. The is some sweet grain taste, almost like sweet corn, that tries to combat the alcohol flavor.
M - Thin and watery
O - If I need a cheap beer I always look to malt liquors. They also have higher abv so I pick these up after work to relieve the stress of another day of hell.
01-28-2013 21:14:02 | More by buschbeer
3.4/5 rDev +37.7%
Icehouse Edge has a thick, white head and a clear, somewhat bubbly, golden appearance. There isn’t much lacing here. The aroma is of sweet, musty, wet grain, and the taste is of alcohol, corn, dank and heavy grain, a bit of hops, sugar, and other undefinable substances. Mouthfeel is medium, and Icehouse Edge finishes mostly dry, heavy, and harsh. This is a serious beer for hopeless alcoholics. Try some, if you dare.
08-21-2012 16:29:17 | More by RonaldTheriot
Icehouse Edge from Miller Brewing Co.
62 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.