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Steel Reserve 211 (High Gravity) - Steel Brewing Company

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Steel Reserve 211 (High Gravity)Steel Reserve 211 (High Gravity)

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Ratings: 1,000
Reviews: 487
rAvg: 2.35
pDev: 37.87%
Wants: 8
Gots: 65 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Steel Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in different abv. versions: 6.0%, 7.3%, 8.1%, & reports of a 8.9%

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-13-2001)
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Photo of beb86
2.25/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of RacerX5k
3.64/5  rDev +54.9%

Look. i spend enough $ on expensive, great beer. This is not a bad choice when I just want to spend a little on a good beer. And that's what this is, good. $1.35 for cold 16 oz can, can't beat that. Crisp and refreshing on the palate, smooth and satisfying aroma and taste. Lager like, hints of apple and pear. If I had to rank my malt liquors I'd go Olde English, this, Colt 45 High Gravity. There's not a damn thing wrong with any of the 3, the first 2 are more drinkable than the 45. Pour this in my 5.5 oz fancy snifter, almost looks like an expensive beer.

Photo of melza
2.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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2.75/5  rDev +17%

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2.75/5  rDev +17%

Photo of catphishsean
1/5  rDev -57.4%

Photo of ThomasMetal75
2/5  rDev -14.9%

*Straight from the 40 oz bottle*

A- Dark urine color with large collar of foam.

S- sickly sweet. Malts and musty, pungent grains. Zero hops.

T- Buttery taste. Overly sweet malts and piss poor grains. Finish was gross. Like wet cardboard with sugar on top. Alcoholic taste and feel is present.

M- heavy mouth feel. Hard to drink. Oily and thick.

Gross. It gets you feeling alcohol's affects quickly.

Photo of Maillard
2.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of arini10
1.25/5  rDev -46.8%

Photo of Hootie159
2.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of StrayteEDGE
2.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of PaleAleSean
3.25/5  rDev +38.3%

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1/5  rDev -57.4%

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1.6/5  rDev -31.9%

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3/5  rDev +27.7%

Photo of nannho
5/5  rDev +112.8%

Serious beer for serious bros. If you want to bro down and impress that babes that know how to party, drink the high gravity lager. 2 tall boys and you will be flying high. This isn't a craft. This isn't a trendy beer. This is a malt for college kids getting after it. And you rate how crazy you want your night to be, by the number of steels you put down. Every now and then I get a few to reminisce.

Photo of FippyDarkpaw
1.5/5  rDev -36.2%

Could possibly drink if there was nothing else.

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3.92/5  rDev +66.8%

Photo of malfunxion
3.75/5  rDev +59.6%

Photo of flagmantho
2.1/5  rDev -10.6%

Poured from 24oz can into a pint glass. This is the 8.1% version. It's that time again ... time to review malt liquors!

Appearance: rich golden hue with no haze and a moderate effervescence. Head is a thin finger of fizzy white foam which dissipates quickly.

Smell: sweet, with a little hint of plastic. Not great.

Taste: quite sweet indeed, with an actual malt flavor tinged with some corn. Finish has a light bitterness but mostly just has that plastic taste. This isn't great, even quite cold.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a refreshing-enough fizziness.

Overall: I am not a fan of this. It is simply not that good.

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1.5/5  rDev -36.2%

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3/5  rDev +27.7%

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3/5  rDev +27.7%

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2.75/5  rDev +17%

Steel Reserve 211 (High Gravity) from Steel Brewing Company
57 out of 100 based on 1,000 ratings.