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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

156 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 156
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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Metalmaniac915

Maryland

2.25/5  rDev +4.7%

01-15-2014 01:00:35 | More by Metalmaniac915
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SuperMario

California

1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

01-04-2014 07:27:03 | More by SuperMario
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pep

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -7%

12-30-2013 02:40:40 | More by pep
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pjkelley82

New York

1/5  rDev -53.5%

12-13-2013 15:46:38 | More by pjkelley82
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xbrettfavrex

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

11-24-2013 09:50:16 | More by xbrettfavrex
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evergreen_machine

Ohio

2.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-15-2013 01:19:06 | More by evergreen_machine
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -7%

11-10-2013 03:23:02 | More by DaPan
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BlkHawkFan01

Illinois

3/5  rDev +39.5%

11-09-2013 23:36:27 | More by BlkHawkFan01
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Thornlovesbeer

New Jersey

2.78/5  rDev +29.3%

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...

10-30-2013 04:14:07 | More by Thornlovesbeer
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

2.7/5  rDev +25.6%

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.

10-15-2013 01:08:05 | More by Darkmagus82
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Bill69

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -53.5%

09-27-2013 18:50:35 | More by Bill69
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CreekyJarls

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -7%

09-16-2013 13:33:20 | More by CreekyJarls
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jeffduyedi

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +132.6%

09-03-2013 01:35:20 | More by jeffduyedi
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Dr_Bahmbay13

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev +27.9%

08-28-2013 03:43:08 | More by Dr_Bahmbay13
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

1.5/5  rDev -30.2%

08-17-2013 19:53:24 | More by MinorThreat
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AKuehn47

Illinois

2/5  rDev -7%

08-01-2013 20:14:42 | More by AKuehn47
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Barnsley

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -53.5%

07-28-2013 23:40:53 | More by Barnsley
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -53.5%

07-28-2013 20:55:12 | More by TTripp725
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alexanf

Mississippi

1/5  rDev -53.5%

07-27-2013 16:43:19 | More by alexanf
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MNPikey

Minnesota

1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

06-07-2013 21:38:38 | More by MNPikey
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dsnyder61

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +39.5%

06-04-2013 22:52:30 | More by dsnyder61
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MikeyJ777

New York

1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

06-01-2013 01:59:39 | More by MikeyJ777
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

1.75/5  rDev -18.6%

05-31-2013 00:53:50 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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c014572

Illinois

2.55/5  rDev +18.6%

My second favorite AML behind Steel reserve. Heavy corn adjunct smell and taste, yet very palatable for a cheap high gravity malt liquor as long as you don't let it get too warm. Actually a nice hops balance and not overly sweet. Did a 40 hands with this and forgot what planet i was on, all for less that $5.

05-19-2013 04:31:10 | More by c014572
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longbongsilver

Missouri

3/5  rDev +39.5%

05-09-2013 07:18:05 | More by longbongsilver
St. Ides High Gravity Malt Liquor from Saint Ides Brewing Company
54 out of 100 based on 156 ratings.