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Beer 30 Ice - Melanie Brewing Company

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Beer 30 IceBeer 30 Ice

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36 Ratings
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Ratings: 36
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 2.09
pDev: 25.84%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Melanie Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jjanega08 on 04-13-2009)
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Photo of Dangus


1.75/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

Appearance- Poured a 3 finger head. Extremely fizzy with a constant stream of bubbles. Poured a surprisingly decent looking straw color.

Smell- I smell can, chemicals, corn and a very tiny hint of malts. This smells reallly, really BAD. There is an odd odor of stale Trix cereal as well.

Taste- What the hell!? It's sweet and tastes like grapes. Alcohol flavor comes through. The taste is basically nasty champagne. Doesn't even taste like beer to me.

Mouthfeel- Light bodied with carbonation sting. Not much to say.

Drinkability- Drinkable, hardly any aftertaste and goes down relatively easy. I could swill a couple of these back.

Serving type: can

06-04-2010 01:43:14 | More by Dangus
Photo of tone77


2.75/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a pale yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of corn and malts. Tastes like it smells, corn and malts, not paticuarily good. Feels light in the mouth and has average drinkability. Overall nothing going for this beer except the low price tag.

Serving type: can

05-17-2010 13:35:24 | More by tone77
Photo of nicholas2121


1.4/5  rDev -33%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Beer 30 Ice is a cheap cheap cheap BEER. I got this for free and it was BAD. Taste was just nasty. I will just stick to the Budweiser Busch and Natural Light. These beers are 10x better in taste and drinkability. Never buy buy this stuff it is AWFUL!!!
Death in a Can

Serving type: can

04-13-2010 17:41:22 | More by nicholas2121
Photo of SolsticeDreamer


2.13/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

I can't resist a good deal, found this beer at the dollar store (2/.99cents)! Bought a couple and couldn't help but review it. Trying to do it justices I pour two cans into a nice large Pilsner glass...

The beer poured out nice with a light straw color and formed a mild head that lingered for a couple seconds. A couple laces on the glass, other wise clear and straight to the point.

The aroma caught me off guard I almost expected an ill smell of skunk but was surprise to find a tiny aroma of malt like adjuncts with a touch of "hop".

Grainy taste with a bit of sweetness, the flavors of adjuncts dance on the tongue hinting that there is a malt in the beer. The hop flavor is hidden and very must missed by the over all sweetness of the beer.

Very clean and crisp beer, nice and smooth with a very light body. The carbonation servers the beer well with it's medium-high level to finish off.

Easy drinker, was not filling at all and not much taste. Personally I love the act of drinking and I could sit down and have a couple of these without really getting sick of it. A nice summer beer or a starter to a beer tasting. As for what it is, there are other beers in cans or yellow-fizzies that are better.

Serving type: can

03-25-2010 20:04:08 | More by SolsticeDreamer
Photo of woodychandler


1.53/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Apparently, I will drink anything in support of the CANQuest. I have had people apologize for sending this to me to review. CAN't I be curious about what is available?

The head began as a little more than a finger of bone-white foam which just evaporated before my eyes. Color was a golden yellow with NE-quality clarity. Nose had a definite, sharp grapiness along with an ammonia/HCl-acid bite. Whoa! I am guessing that this is not generally poured out of its CAN before drinking. Mouthfeel was on the thin side with a grape bubble gum flavor on the tongue. How do they achieve this? Oof. Finish was an unpleasant blend of grape-sweetness and acidity. I am already developing a headache from this. Phew.

Serving type: can

02-21-2010 07:33:08 | More by woodychandler
Photo of TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

2.17/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12oz can into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light gold color, with a short white head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is of adjuncts, light malts and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts with an adjunct and light malt sweetness that is followed by a grainy breadiness. The hops presence is very mild even for the style. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: A little crisp and a little smooth, light body, medium-to-high carbonation, finish is clean.

D: Not very flavorful, goes down easily and is not too filling since there's not much to it, mild kick, decent representation of a lackluster style, it's not completely awful, but there are several fizzy-yellow-beers that are better than this one.

Serving type: can

02-04-2010 02:00:07 | More by TheManiacalOne
Photo of brewerburgundy


2.55/5  rDev +22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

We've had 6 cans of this in the fridge since a party last semester and while playing the first game of beer pong tonight, realized I have not reviewed a 12oz can of this AAL/ADD poured into the Dixie cups and then from a Dixie cup to a pilsener.

Looks like the Busch I reviewed last weekend. Maybe even lighter in a cheap sparkling wine way. Not inappropriate, as it tastes quite white grape like. The clean white head seems to last longer than most American Adjunct Lagers with a minimal, very minimal, lace.

Almost a savory frozen corn, slightly vegetal. When colder, the grapes make their appearance.

Taste culminates in the rear of the mouth. Light grape soda, or rather white grape juice mixed with seltzer. The corn and fresh from the fridge a hop bitterness gives a little bit.

Slightly less watery in the mouth than Busch I had next.

The first time I had this, I hated it. Now it is no worse than any other common beer pong beer at the most.

Serving type: can

01-16-2010 17:06:26 | More by brewerburgundy
Photo of PorterPatrol

North Carolina

1.73/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Served and consumed straight from the 12oz can, given away free to all musicians/sponsors at a local music festival. This beer ranks among the most difficult to swallow, unless it is superbly chilled. Although free beer is usually my favorite type of beer, I soon regretted my decision and upgraded to an IPA to mask the finish. Not bad in price and in consumption speed, Beer 30 is a typical American fast food beer style, offering poor quality and a low price using inexpensive ingredients, leaving the drinker with a thin, stale aftertaste and a chill down the spine.

A sure hangover when consumed in quantity.

Serving type: can

06-19-2009 01:28:56 | More by PorterPatrol
Photo of Clydesdale

District of Columbia

1.55/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

A: A clear, pale golden-yellow with some active carbonation. The white head is somewhat short and foamy, with poor retention and lackluster lacing.

S: Corn, corn, and more corn. Not even good corn - nasty, canned creamed corn. Some sugary sweetness and boozy alcohol.

T: More of the same. Sweet, corny, with a flash of tartness appearing at irregular intervals. Alcohol is prominent again.

M: Medium bodied. Carbonation is somewhat lively. A coating, sugary, soda-like character.

D: I saw this during a trip home to Cleveland, and my morbid curiosity got the best of me. This is without question one of the worst beers I've ever tasted. This is bad even by bargain malt liquor standards. Avoid, unless you need a beer that helps you re-appreciate literally every other brew on the planet.

Serving type: can

05-30-2009 00:25:43 | More by Clydesdale
Photo of porterwoobie

North Carolina

1.75/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Served out of a 24 oz can into a standard pint glass.

A: medium yellow color, translucent

S: kinda smells like high school parties. in other words, no malt, no hops, just smell the alcohol in the beer

T: lots of carbonation present, not much taste. pretty bland, no personality

MF: just the right amount of carbonation, smooth going down. and my mouth feels like hops.

Drinkability: i've had worse. this will be the last can i consume. can't imagine drinking many of these unless you really like drinking to get drunk

Serving type: can

05-07-2009 22:09:58 | More by porterwoobie
Photo of jjanega08


1.78/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.5

Found this gem at the MGM in Winona. Poured from a 24 oz can into a pint glass.
A= looks like ginger ale almost. Maybe a little lighter. An orangish yellowy color with a tiny head coming out falling into nothing but bubbles floating on top.
S= Nothin really but a small amount of booze. Some corn is there too.
T= Ah the big moment. Really really weird. At first it almost tasted like an apple cider at the tip of my tongue. Falls into a carbonated water taste...
M= Very light but very coating is the best way to describe it. Its light for sure but the feeling of a very dirty unbrushed teeth mouth kinda thing is going on.
D= I'll only be able to finish this can I think there might be a lot of alcohol in it and it's not very good.

Serving type: can

04-13-2009 01:50:29 | More by jjanega08
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Beer 30 Ice from Melanie Brewing Company
58 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.