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Icehouse Edge - Miller Brewing Co.

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77 Ratings
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 2.46
pDev: 27.64%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | 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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eelyj

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev +11.8%

04-17-2014 15:44:44 | More by eelyj
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1.5/5  rDev -39%

07-20-2014 06:03:43 | More by CraigTravor
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

2/5  rDev -18.7%

07-17-2014 20:15:16 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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cmbeddoe7997

Texas

2/5  rDev -18.7%

07-03-2014 04:03:07 | More by cmbeddoe7997
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MichaelProcton

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

06-09-2014 05:43:15 | More by MichaelProcton
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Bstrickler

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev +11.8%

06-04-2014 02:51:11 | More by Bstrickler
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Peanut2074

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev +11.8%

04-27-2014 05:54:43 | More by Peanut2074
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brewlover517

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +32.1%

04-17-2014 00:01:30 | More by brewlover517
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brandoncun

New Mexico

2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

04-11-2014 20:39:57 | More by brandoncun
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Hoagie1973

New York

2/5  rDev -18.7%

04-05-2014 23:17:59 | More by Hoagie1973
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Clydesdale

District of Columbia

2.53/5  rDev +2.8%
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.

Serving type: can

04-05-2014 22:10:13 | More by Clydesdale
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MarkSmith86

Wisconsin

3.31/5  rDev +34.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

to me for a higher abv icehouse this is a pretty good bang for your buck.. I purchased a 24 ounce can for 1.10 after tax.. It pours your typical american adjunct lager color.. yellow fizzy water id say.. the smell is of musky corn.. the taste is actually nothing but a regular icehouse with a little more punch but the alcohol is not noticable.. So overall i say it is a okay beer, i cant complain ive had worse.. I give it a thumbs up !

Serving type: can

04-02-2014 07:28:17 | More by MarkSmith86
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streetcommander

Virginia

3.15/5  rDev +28%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewing against the malt liquor category, not the lager. To call it a lager is grossly negligent and clearly a macro swill pipe dream.

Pours a beautiful amber caramel with a nice off-white head, half inch, hung around until I began drinking it. Clarity is impeccable.

Nose gives away its pedigree. Macro, adjutant, and lacking any real hop character. Again, when compared against malt liquors, it is period and proper. A nice ML nose.

Taste is well balanced and pleasant. Corn and rice dominate, with perhaps a hint of real barley noted in the first 10-12 ounces. Mild sweetness. Bitterness on the finish. Caramel and wheatbread on the belch.

Supremely quaffable. Not the best ML, but a damn good variation.

Price is icing on the cake.

Serving type: can

03-30-2014 23:42:18 | More by streetcommander
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Haybeerman

Colorado

3/5  rDev +22%

03-26-2014 16:17:45 | More by Haybeerman
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nicholas2121

Ohio

3.05/5  rDev +24%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: can

03-18-2014 04:55:18 | More by nicholas2121
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dertyd

California

1.75/5  rDev -28.9%

03-17-2014 06:41:58 | More by dertyd
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TheBeerMadeMeDoIt

Kentucky

1.81/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Me and 2 friends went on a beer run one of them points out these 24oz cans that are $1.75 ea. and says there like a step below Natural Ice which is what we get when we want a cheap buzz so at 8% alcohol I got us 2 a piece. Back at the pad we pour it into mugs and its a dark yellow golden color with a nice head looks good so I smell it and yuck its a putrid rotten dirty dish water chemical kind of smell thats when I hesitated but took a sip. I for sure was not impressed one bit. You can taste massive amounts of corn and there is that dirty dish water and chemical taste. Kinda sweet you can taste the alcohol but they do pretty good at covering it up. Bubbly mouthfeel which I dont complain about with good tasting beers but the texture makes it just more worse. Gave me the shits after drinking 2 and a head ache the next day which never happens I never get hang overs and I drank plenty of water with it. It got me pretty tipsy thats about all its good for.

Serving type: can

03-04-2014 02:40:26 | More by TheBeerMadeMeDoIt
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vulgora

Oregon

2.58/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

got this for $2 at a closing albertson's and i didn't know what to expect , i like ice house and have been drinking some malt liquors lately so that may have something to do with my i like this ,

its not a great beer but i found it to me quite smooth and refreshing for a high gravity malt liquor .
sure it has the corn smell but it didn't seem as strong as others , it was also lite and fizzy but not overly carbonated like a Busch .

personally i think it's better than Natty Daddy but not night and day better just a step above.

to me it tasted like a stronger icehouse , not just a rip off bottom of the barrel swill ( stack , camo) thats the real bad stuff .

in my opinion if you like icehouse you may like this , but you probably have to have to be a little used to the strongness of high gravity lagers .

its worth a purchase. frankly i think its the best high gravity next to shlitz vsl

Serving type: can

02-12-2014 19:02:16 | More by vulgora
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mro_1337

Wisconsin

1.81/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

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.

Serving type: can

02-02-2014 14:51:28 | More by mro_1337
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alcoholinside

Iowa

1.75/5  rDev -28.9%

01-26-2014 05:01:44 | More by alcoholinside
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clm9

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -18.7%

01-15-2014 16:50:08 | More by clm9
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mernst1030

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

12-29-2013 19:12:42 | More by mernst1030
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beerlover1990

Florida

2.89/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Meh. It's not the best beer I've ever drank, but, not the worst. It kinda burns going down. It has a strong taste that I can't really get myself to enjoy. I drank the whole can because I hate wasting things. But, this isn't something I'll purchase again. I've never tried regular Icehouse, and after this, I don't know if I want to.

Serving type: can

12-26-2013 02:12:27 | More by beerlover1990
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Beerdanza

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

12-19-2013 02:13:41 | More by Beerdanza
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Rod_J

Kentucky

1.5/5  rDev -39%

12-07-2013 03:02:02 | More by Rod_J
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Icehouse Edge from Miller Brewing Co.
62 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.