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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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456 Ratings

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Ratings: 456
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 2
pDev: 38.5%
Wants: 6
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-18-2002

King Cobra is an American malt liquor with a robust and full-bodied, smooth, clean taste.
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2/5  rDev 0%

Photo of ThomasMetal75
2.78/5  rDev +39%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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A- Looks like an American lager. It's got some head when you pour it directly down the middle of a glass. Tilting the glass does nothing. But looks like beer in general.

S- Pungent. Unidentifiable grains and cooked veggies. Sweet. Wet paper.

T- Pungent as well. Same as the smell. Grains and cooked veggies with that overall sweet character. No hop character whatsoever. Borderline OK. I think there are other malt liquors that taste better than this one.

M- Very drinkable. It's light to medium, on the light-ish side. It's not a dry as other American lagers. You can feel the sweetness slightly tingling the teeth (strangely enough). The finish has the wet grainy feel to it.

Overall I can't recommend this beer to you, but I wouldn't say this isn't something you shouldn't try. My averge for the rating is 2.8ish, which rounds to being a 3. It's okay, but to me it is a bit harsh and I would rather drink Old English 800 or Private Stock Instead.

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1/5  rDev -50%

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1/5  rDev -50%

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1.75/5  rDev -12.5%

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1/5  rDev -50%

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1.5/5  rDev -25%

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1/5  rDev -50%

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1.5/5  rDev -25%

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1/5  rDev -50%

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1/5  rDev -50%

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2/5  rDev 0%

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1/5  rDev -50%

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1/5  rDev -50%

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1.25/5  rDev -37.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -25%

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1.25/5  rDev -37.5%

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5/5  rDev +150%

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1.75/5  rDev -12.5%

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2/5  rDev 0%

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1.25/5  rDev -37.5%

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1.25/5  rDev -37.5%

Photo of oldguy1587
3.3/5  rDev +65%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Yes, this is not a truly fine brew, but it is cold, wet, carbonated, and cheap. You get what you py for, and sometimes it isn't the higher priced stuff. This stuff is not too bad when icy cold on a hot summer day. Actually, it's pretty good considering the price, although it desperately needs some hops. Sadly, adding a decent amount of hops would raise the price, defeating the point of being the cheapest beer around. I give it a 4.5 because it is good value for the money, and probably best in it's class.

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2.5/5  rDev +25%

King Cobra Premium Malt Liquor from Anheuser-Busch
50 out of 100 based on 456 ratings.