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St. Ides High Gravity Malt Liquor - Saint Ides Brewing Company

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St. Ides High Gravity Malt LiquorSt. Ides High Gravity Malt Liquor

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BA SCORE
54
awful

159 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 159
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 2.15
pDev: 36.74%
Wants: 9
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Ides Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
St. Ides Premium Malt Liquor was renamed to St. Ides High Gravity Malt Liquor.

(Beer added by: Todd on 02-04-2002)
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2/5  rDev -7%

brewlover517, Mar 08, 2014
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2/5  rDev -7%

ParkbrauFan, Feb 28, 2014
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2/5  rDev -7%

tommy5, Feb 08, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Metalmaniac915, Jan 15, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

SuperMario, Jan 04, 2014
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2/5  rDev -7%

pep, Dec 30, 2013
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1/5  rDev -53.5%

pjkelley82, Dec 13, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

xbrettfavrex, Nov 24, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev +4.7%

evergreen_machine, Nov 15, 2013
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2/5  rDev -7%

DaPan, Nov 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev +39.5%

BlkHawkFan01, Nov 09, 2013
Photo of Thornlovesbeer
2.78/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.5

I won't go into a thorough review here.. keep it cold and drink it fast and be prepared to get messed up lol.. in a league of other Malt Liquors the Ides will hold it down as they say lol.. not the worst tasting brew out there but far from good.. if your trying to get a nice buzz or kick going for the cheap and want something ok tasting for the power behind it and dollar value then it's St Ides.. Been drinking it on and off for over 10 years now.. it never fails to get me messed for the price tag and hell remember it's got a following behind it too in the celebrity world like 2 Pac, Ice Cube, Snoop Dog, Mike Tyson lol...

Thornlovesbeer, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of Darkmagus82
2.7/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured from 40 oz bottle into a pint glass (and then drunk straight from the bottle- as seems most appropriate)

Appearance – The beer pours a golden color (as could be seen from the clear bottle) with a one finger of foamy white head. The head fades over a moderate level of time, leaving a great level of streaky lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is a mix of corn sweetness and a bit of grainy smells. Along with these aromas is a very light amount of a caramel and herbal smell as well.

Taste –The taste begins with a corny and dry bready flavor. Some other light flavors of a grassy nature come to the tongue more toward the middle, with some other flavors of a more cardboard like nature coming to the tongue as well. A bit of a more paper/cardboard flavor coming to the tongue more toward the end, leaving a rather dry and corny, paper flavor on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is quite light for a 8.2 % abv beer with a carbonation that is rather average. The thinner body in conjunction with the moderate to slightly higher carbonation is perfect for the style and makes it a very fast and easy drinker even in light of its slightly off flavor.

Overall – A rather average but drinkable malt that gets the job done. Cheap it is, strong it is, and rather fast drinking it is. If this is what you want then I say go for it, but if looking for something with a bit more flavor/complexity then this may not be your choice.

Darkmagus82, Oct 15, 2013
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1/5  rDev -53.5%

Bill69, Sep 27, 2013
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2/5  rDev -7%

CreekyJarls, Sep 16, 2013
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5/5  rDev +132.6%

jeffduyedi, Sep 03, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +27.9%

Dr_Bahmbay13, Aug 28, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -30.2%

MinorThreat, Aug 17, 2013
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2/5  rDev -7%

AKuehn47, Aug 01, 2013
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1/5  rDev -53.5%

Barnsley, Jul 29, 2013
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1/5  rDev -53.5%

TTripp725, Jul 28, 2013
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1/5  rDev -53.5%

alexanf, Jul 27, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

MNPikey, Jun 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev +39.5%

dsnyder61, Jun 04, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

MikeyJ777, Jun 01, 2013
St. Ides High Gravity Malt Liquor from Saint Ides Brewing Company
54 out of 100 based on 159 ratings.