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King Cobra Premium Malt Liquor - Anheuser-Busch

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King Cobra Premium Malt LiquorKing Cobra Premium Malt Liquor

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51
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399 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 399
Reviews: 164
rAvg: 2.02
pDev: 39.11%
Wants: 6
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
King Cobra is an American malt liquor with a robust and full-bodied, smooth, clean taste.

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xbrettfavrex

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev +11.4%

03-11-2014 07:50:30 | More by xbrettfavrex
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brewlover517

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev +36.1%

03-08-2014 21:09:20 | More by brewlover517
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threedaggers

Kentucky

1/5  rDev -50.5%

03-07-2014 03:10:28 | More by threedaggers
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SteveJeremy

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev +36.1%

03-07-2014 02:18:49 | More by SteveJeremy
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

2/5  rDev -1%

03-05-2014 20:25:27 | More by HRamz3
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carmike813

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +23.8%

03-05-2014 15:39:47 | More by carmike813
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MammothTarantula

Oklahoma

1/5  rDev -50.5%

03-04-2014 14:44:50 | More by MammothTarantula
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Ewhite2121

Vermont

1.5/5  rDev -25.7%

03-03-2014 01:46:57 | More by Ewhite2121
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ParkbrauFan

Iowa

1.75/5  rDev -13.4%

02-28-2014 03:24:32 | More by ParkbrauFan
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evilcatfish

Missouri

3/5  rDev +48.5%

02-23-2014 04:28:01 | More by evilcatfish
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Miles228

Ohio

1/5  rDev -50.5%

02-22-2014 23:52:29 | More by Miles228
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BogBoyJD

Ireland

1.75/5  rDev -13.4%

02-17-2014 23:38:53 | More by BogBoyJD
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BrandonOakes

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -50.5%

02-10-2014 03:25:23 | More by BrandonOakes
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jbarletto

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -50.5%

02-07-2014 21:18:43 | More by jbarletto
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

2/5  rDev -1%

01-31-2014 05:29:05 | More by ShepardCommander
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LXIXME

New Mexico

1.75/5  rDev -13.4%

01-28-2014 17:31:42 | More by LXIXME
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possumteeth

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -13.4%

01-28-2014 15:07:17 | More by possumteeth
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Retroman40

Kentucky

2.19/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Bought this in a 25 oz. "one extra ounce" can for my breweriana collection. Poured into a chilled pint glass.

A - Pours a huge loose head that is fleeting and retreats to practically no lacing - just a flat yellow liquid.

S - Adjunct city with metallic overtones.

T - Not as bad as the smell, but still cooked corn and grains with a metallic hint.

M - Surprisingly a little on the watery side.

O - This is best drank ice cold, quickly and straight from the can or bottle. Still, for what it is it really isn't all that bad.

Serving type: can

01-25-2014 11:32:09 | More by Retroman40
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mernst1030

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -25.7%

01-24-2014 05:14:30 | More by mernst1030
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Sonofalime

Virginia

2/5  rDev -1%

01-13-2014 01:24:04 | More by Sonofalime
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PopnLoads

Illinois

1/5  rDev -50.5%

01-08-2014 22:26:44 | More by PopnLoads
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mpenske

California

1.25/5  rDev -38.1%

01-07-2014 06:48:38 | More by mpenske
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homebrew311

Illinois

1.66/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

There's nothing like a swill tick on a Sunday evening...

Pours a lifeless clear pale straw color with no head or lacing. Nose is corny, grainy, musty and metallic. There are hints of stale skunky character at the end. Taste starts with water followed by an addition of slightly sweet and musty grain notes that gain in strength. The finish is metallic and stale tasting. Mouthfeel is light and fizzy. Yeah, this one is pretty bad!

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 05:14:01 | More by homebrew311
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vulgora

Oregon

1.46/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

this stuff is cheap so thats good , in my area have never found a 40 or any bottle at all of this stuff


taste is kinda gross , the busch gross , over carbonated super thin , i am not a busch fan so if you like busch or budweiser then you should dig this . Its just so carbonated and snkaky

which leads to me to the next point , smell smells kinda corny and adjunky well sure its anheiser and its malt liqour so that doesnt say much but idk it smelled like busch but to the next level.

taste well like i said like busch but since its 6% instead of 4.6 it's more of a pay off, how ever id rather buy steel reserve,old english or hurricane . hurricane is also made my Anheuser and may be harsher , its also got more of a deeper drink and is less carbonated , and best part more abv 2% .

i used to think it was ok , but last time i drank it it was a day after i drank an ice house , the ice house was only 0.5 % less but was way easier to drink .

all in all its not that good imo , look down at the 40s the OE or HGs and you'll get more abv and more to drink for the price

id rather skip the 6% buzz and go for rolling rock if i had to choose between the two .

how ever if you do try it its only a $1.80 loss...

Serving type: can

12-28-2013 23:47:32 | More by vulgora
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BAsbill

California

1.75/5  rDev -13.4%

12-26-2013 04:05:11 | More by BAsbill
King Cobra Premium Malt Liquor from Anheuser-Busch
51 out of 100 based on 399 ratings.