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Red Horse Malt Liquor - San Miguel Brewery Inc.

Red Horse Malt LiquorRed Horse Malt Liquor

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BA SCORE
62
poor

90 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 90
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 2.5
pDev: 26.8%


Brewed by:
San Miguel Brewery Inc. visit their website
Philippines

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-25-2005)
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Reviews by Shadman:
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Shadman

Alberta (Canada)

3.15/5  rDev +26%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Malt Liquor...even the word makes some BA's shudder. I'm doing this review based on the few AML's I've tried.

A darker shade of urine yellow than I expected. Quick and fizzy with little inclination to stick around will be the head description today.

Certainly some booziness in the aroma as well as some corn. Sweet smeeling, but not overly.

Ok, I'm surprised. It tastes pretty decent. Slightly sweet and the booze bite, while present, doesn't overwelm. Maybe a bit on the watery side, it is brewed in a hot climate. Finishes slightly dry.

Carbonation bit a bit too much combined with the alcohol content.

For a malt licquor this one is a good bet

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2009 02:47:19 | More by Shadman
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Modernrickk

California

3.25/5  rDev +30%

03-16-2014 18:46:46 | More by Modernrickk
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Fatehunter

Oregon

2.61/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a thin head on a clear light straw colored body.
The aroma is soapy, alcohol and metallic. Not great.
The taste is not too bad, fairly sweet overall but retrained for a malt liquor. Not a hint of bitter.
The texture is sticky with moderate carbonation.
It is what it is.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2014 06:37:26 | More by Fatehunter
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Brenden

Ohio

2.65/5  rDev +6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

With no idea where this came from and no expectations, I've still got a little trepidation regarding this one. Nevertheless...

As expected, it's a fizzy pale yellow beer with an equally fizzy little white head that remains as a thin foam that leaves a likewise thin ring of lace at the top and very thin little spots of lacing in moderation on the glass.
Sweet & sour cereal grains and fusel alcohols along with a vague note of leaf makes the aroma pretty much what I could expect, though not as terrible as I was afraid it might be.
Corny sweet in the flavor, the cereal grains are just that but with a touch of malts, too. A lightly metallic note comes in the middle, maybe off the leaf, and it finishes sweet. It's close to being cloying, and might verge into that territory, but not as badly as some.
Thin and watery as well as fizzy in the feel, this light-bodied beer is sweet in the feel but goes extremely dry into the finish. Still, it's surprisingly clean and, when the fizziness fades, somewhat crisp before it falls off.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2013 20:33:13 | More by Brenden
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LJC3

California

2.25/5  rDev -10%

07-21-2013 22:53:38 | More by LJC3
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Florida

2.25/5  rDev -10%

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South Dakota

2.75/5  rDev +10%

03-19-2013 18:15:35 | More by Chucker17
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Minkybut

Virginia

3.85/5  rDev +54%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I also hope this is the correct beer. Mine was in a 1 liter bottle and came from the Philippines. It was labeled as Extra Strong Beer and was 8% so I'm assuming it is right. Anyway, I poured this beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer was a nice straw colored brew with a nice big white head. However that did not last very long. Lacing was decent. The beer smelled kinda yeasty, but good. The taste was good. Very fresh very un-shocking, pretty normal. Seemed to be highly carbonated and did not taste strong like the 8% would have made me think it would be. No burn, great taste. I would buy again.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2013 13:46:49 | More by Minkybut
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Fusion7777

Virginia

2.8/5  rDev +12%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

The official beer of Filipino galivanting and camaraderie, the 8% ABV makes Red Horse an excellent choice for those seeking a cheap buzz. The 1 in 6 crazy horse bottle is stuff of legend. Actually not terrible, tastes like a bunch of cereal grains processed industrially. Metallic aftertaste and bone dry going down. Quite filling, but a good time.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2013 06:03:14 | More by Fusion7777
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Ohio

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Manitoba (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev 0%

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British Columbia (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev 0%

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alva7172

Utah

1.75/5  rDev -30%

09-24-2012 00:58:00 | More by alva7172
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swimnadd

California

3/5  rDev +20%

09-08-2012 08:25:51 | More by swimnadd
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rfgetz

New Jersey

2.4/5  rDev -4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a clean and clear golden straw color, quite bubbly but no retention. When cold, scent was muted cereal grains with a splash of floral hops, but as it warms a slight but unpleasent chemical, rubbery smell comes through with industrial alcohol. Taste starts clean when cold, sweet cereal, light flowers and faint fruit water, but chemicals and alcohol come through increasingly as it warms. Bad lingering aftertaste, bubbly and very light. Less body and flavor than most malt liqours, but some unpleasant notes creap in.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2012 23:33:05 | More by rfgetz
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Antonius08

Florida

3/5  rDev +20%

04-30-2012 22:43:12 | More by Antonius08
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Jayli

Massachusetts

2.7/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Consumed 2/26
Poured in to a pint plass

A: This beer pours a hazy, deep yellow with a one finger of white head. Head recedes quickly leaving minimal lacing.

S: Nose is grain and caramel malt.

T: Not much to the taste. Grain and corn with a good deal of seet caramel malt.

M: Light body, medium carbonation, light crisp feel.

O: Goes down easy, not overly tasty, not filling, decent kick, ok representation of style. This is a so-so beer. Larger ABV but not a lot of body and flavoring to it.

Serving type: can

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Pennsylvania

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California

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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

2.48/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

12oz bottle into pilsner glass. this bottle is saying this is a 7%abv brew, but i cant be the first person to drink this. i mean i found it at a whole foods in VA. going to review it under 8% malt liquor one.

A: very clear. very gold. bubbly white head with decent retention, minimal lacing. (3.5)
S: eggy sulfur. minerally. white rice. a minor earthy, herbal hop. (3)
T: rice. metallic. a little bit of bubblegum. bone-dry. (2)
M: average/high carbonation on a light body. (4)
D: wish the body, as well as the nose, had some more grain in it. for a 7%ABV brew im surprised at such a light body. another boring rice brew from Asia in my book. (2)

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2012 00:03:48 | More by Jimmys
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Virginia

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Red Horse Malt Liquor from San Miguel Brewery Inc.
62 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.