Icehouse
Miller Brewing Co.

IcehouseIcehouse
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From:
Miller Brewing Co.
 
Wisconsin, United States
Style:
American Adjunct Lager
Ranked #304
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
52
Ranked #28,658
Avg:
2.09 | pDev: 35.89%
Reviews:
426
Ratings:
1,370
Status:
Active
Rated:
Oct 02, 2023
Added:
Aug 19, 2001
Wants:
  18
Gots:
  235
America's first domestic ice beer, Icehouse is traditionally brewed, fermented and, just before aging, its temperature is lowered to below freezing. This process imparts the beer's smoothness and an alcohol content that's slightly higher (5.5% by volume) than other regular premium beer brands. Icehouse was introduced in 1993 and has reinforced its position as the ultimate beer for wind-up and pre-game occasions. Blending humor and high-energy excitement, Icehouse marketing encourages its target consumers to take occasions to the next level with a great-tasting beer.
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Rated: 2.18 by AndyGG from California

Oct 02, 2023
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Reviewed by industrialswill from Washington

1.97/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5
I try to see the "good" in every beer.
I think it's amazing that this can of slightly fizzy and tasteless water stands at 5.5% ABV.
I just chugged a 24 oz can and feel very cheated...lol.
Live and learn.
The promise of "BOLDER TASTE" makes me wonder how dishonest the people are who have marketed this extremely tasteless beer.
Sep 02, 2023
 
Rated: 2.82 by SharPei19 from Ohio

Aug 19, 2023
 
Rated: 2.7 by Rhettroactive from Virginia

Aug 13, 2023
 
Rated: 4 by Zachboyd3334 from Indiana

Jul 28, 2023
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Reviewed by Dayhut

4/5  rDev +91.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
It's a budget beer...no surprises.
I'm not a beer snob and just wanted an inexpensive beer.
No fancy verbiage or hoity toity reviews..."feel?" "Notes of oak and.."
No! Get outta here with that stuff.
Serious?
It's beer. Tastes like beer and it went fine with the food I ate.
Plus, it led me to investigate what "ice beer" is, so I also learned something.
Again...bargain beer that really ain't bad.
That's a 4 for me.

Will purchase again
Jul 06, 2023
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Reviewed by Death_Adder from South Carolina

3/5  rDev +43.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
The taste is a bit offensive, but still drinkable. Let’s be honest here, if you are buying an ice beer, you are buying it to get as drunk as possible while spending as little money as possible, and there is nothing wrong with that.

Style: Ice Lager | Tap/Can/Bottle: Can | Abv: 5.5% | Rating: 3
May 24, 2023
 
Rated: 2.74 by jaxon53 from Connecticut

May 07, 2023
 
Rated: 3.15 by Lucnifter from California

May 04, 2023
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Rated by Mapachoman from Washington

4/5  rDev +91.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Solid budget option. I'm not sure why it has such bad reviews, for the style it's good. It's not like we're reviewing a craft beer here.
Apr 28, 2023
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Reviewed by chum_husk from Minnesota

4.33/5  rDev +107.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
24oz tallboy

Clear golden-yellow with a sticky bit of foam. Smells like sweet corn and the taste matches. Malt and corn syrup with hints of grass, machinery, bittering hops, pepper... Mostly in that order

Criminally underrated on here: cheap and clean - destroys most modern adjunct lagers
Apr 18, 2023
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Rated by Luvkie

3.39/5  rDev +62.2%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Honestly, not bad. It's cheap and good classic taste. Better than Budweiser or Coors in my opinion.
Apr 04, 2023
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Reviewed by markfill from Tennessee

4.03/5  rDev +92.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5
I am a craft beer snob,IPA is my middle name.
We all know this is a 'cheap' beer.For guys from the seventies/eighties,we remember actually enjoying Bud or Old Milwaukee.Icehouse,IMO,is that throwback beer(made in 1993) that still has that taste that I remember.I've tried all the cheapo beers recently,and they basically suck...including Bud and Old Milwaukee.Ya,they've changed the recipes,that's a known fact.Trying to appeal to today's man,and saving a buck or two on production.Icehouse has the taste,flavor,and,yes,I will say it with pride,the corn smell we all grew up with and loved.Its 5.5% abv,which is a sweet spot between the usual 4.7% of domestics,and the 6.5% and above of craft beers.
If you want to understand why your dad loved Bud back in the day,try Icehouse with an open mind.Its mild,smooth,and will help you bond with the old man.Listen to his stories,he won't be around forever.
Apr 03, 2023
 
Rated: 2.36 by Kevin_5280 from Colorado

Feb 06, 2023
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Reviewed by Papercut4 from Wisconsin

2.12/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25
Pours out of the can a crystal clear gold with 2 fingers of fizzy head that dissipates within a minute. Smells grainy and slightly metallic. Tastes pretty simple, not metallic like the smell. Easy drinking honestly. I'd be just as likely to get this as Lite or Milwaukee's Best Ice. Not really too bad.
Jan 28, 2023
 
Rated: 1 by carolinabeerguy from North Carolina

Jan 06, 2023
 
Rated: 1.52 by Beergod420 from Michigan

Nov 06, 2022
 
Rated: 3 by etan420 from Illinois

Nov 05, 2022
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Reviewed by Ggallin from New Hampshire

1.63/5  rDev -22%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75
It’s nostalgic because I’ve been drinking it since I was a kid 30 years or so now. Of course it’s trash but if you only got some change a dollar bill and a little bit on your debit card to combine all into one Walmart purchase its better than nuttin’
Nov 02, 2022
Icehouse from Miller Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 52 out of 100 with 1370 ratings