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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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BA SCORE
57
awful

932 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 932
Reviews: 476
rAvg: 2.36
pDev: 36.86%
Wants: 7
Gots: 44 | 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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Nelliott1


2/5  rDev -15.3%

09-20-2012 03:49:07 | More by Nelliott1
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everyhumanist

Oregon

2.25/5  rDev -4.7%

09-15-2012 02:10:39 | More by everyhumanist
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mgironta

New Jersey

1.75/5  rDev -25.8%

09-13-2012 18:55:27 | More by mgironta
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scottfrie

California

3.78/5  rDev +60.2%

24oz cans are a wonderful thing. Reviewed to style.

Pours a super pale piss yellow with a foamy bright white head. Nose is full of grains and adjuncts along with a lot of volatile alcohol. Slightly sweet smelling. Taste follows the nose, but flavors are very light. Slight notes of adjuncts and a malty sweetness come through alongside toasted grains. Alcohol is boozy but doesn't take away from the drinkability. Full bodied, semi-thick mouth, bubbly but smooth carbonation. Not all that bad actually. Maybe a bit rough around the edges but not undrinkable.

Protip: A leftover half-finished can of SR makes some great fluffy pancake batter the next morning.

09-13-2012 18:14:25 | More by scottfrie
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RobinLee

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev -4.7%

09-12-2012 05:24:36 | More by RobinLee
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Beermunster

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +48.3%

09-11-2012 05:05:15 | More by Beermunster
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kylehay2004

Florida

2.5/5  rDev +5.9%

09-08-2012 02:45:53 | More by kylehay2004
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sethmcconkey

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +5.9%

09-07-2012 03:24:16 | More by sethmcconkey
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jslice99

New York

3.28/5  rDev +39%

A-Poured into a big mug. Looks a clear, pale yellow with lots of bubbles and a head that quickly dissapears.

S-Sweet corn and grain. Not much else.

T-Surprisingly not too bad for a high gravity malt liquor. Tastes more like a lager, pretty refreshing.

M-Decently carbonated and light, was expecting it to be more harsh. Tastes more like a lager to me.

O-Not bad at all, expecially for its price, i paid $1.50 for a 24. It does what its meant to do, it gives a cheap buzz.

09-06-2012 03:52:17 | More by jslice99
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iceburger97

Massachusetts

3.08/5  rDev +30.5%

i sometimes drink a 24 oz can of this when i dont have much money. Its okay. Tastes like fishing sinkers and as if stale bourbon was added.Smells similar to the taste but add to the smell a musty burnt corn smell. The look of the beer as well as the mouthfeel and carbonation is good. For the price it is the way to go sometimes, some occasions call for steel reserve

08-30-2012 21:27:31 | More by iceburger97
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SLUGLIFE

Ohio

1/5  rDev -57.6%

08-28-2012 00:10:31 | More by SLUGLIFE
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beerpadawan

California

2/5  rDev -15.3%

08-27-2012 16:27:21 | More by beerpadawan
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Punkrckr281

Wisconsin

1.5/5  rDev -36.4%

08-24-2012 03:51:32 | More by Punkrckr281
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JimmytheSaintPSU

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -57.6%

08-21-2012 21:38:33 | More by JimmytheSaintPSU
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jeddis1

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +37.7%

08-17-2012 01:11:07 | More by jeddis1
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blubaja


3/5  rDev +27.1%

08-03-2012 02:03:44 | More by blubaja
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SlaughteredWolf

Virginia

2/5  rDev -15.3%

07-31-2012 16:59:27 | More by SlaughteredWolf
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +58.9%

07-30-2012 17:22:24 | More by DrunkinYogi
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klipper

Michigan

1/5  rDev -57.6%

07-28-2012 20:42:30 | More by klipper
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carteravebrew

Colorado

1/5  rDev -57.6%

07-25-2012 16:41:57 | More by carteravebrew
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bushwack

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +58.9%

07-22-2012 21:25:53 | More by bushwack
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bonz696


3/5  rDev +27.1%

07-22-2012 20:06:12 | More by bonz696
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ZachRusk

Ohio

2/5  rDev -15.3%

07-22-2012 17:46:22 | More by ZachRusk
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netrioter

Texas

3.53/5  rDev +49.6%

6.0% version sold here in Durham NC...only the 211 Triple Export is 8.1% here and thats for another review

12 pack of 12oz cans = $6.50

drank from shotgun as well as 4 x 12oz cans from my 52 oz Coors Light pitcher

This is FAR better than the 8.1% version...its more like a regular lager with some bite...definitely worth a try if you see it.

Its not the "kick you in the junk and like it" taste like the 8.1% delivers...the 6.0 dont really qualify as a high gravity lager. Its my new "on the reg" regular beer now instead of Natty Ice because it tastes a hell of a lot better and its cheap.. less than 7 a 12 pack.

Its actually very smooth...its kinda funky if you let it warm up as expected.

there is a 3.2% version sold in Oklahoma...its hilarious actually...tastes like Carling Black Label or "BEER" (falstaff swill)

07-20-2012 09:07:31 | More by netrioter
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Dizzy242

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -57.6%

07-08-2012 19:57:16 | More by Dizzy242
Steel Reserve 211 (High Gravity) from Steel Brewing Company
57 out of 100 based on 932 ratings.