Icehouse | Miller Brewing Co.

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56
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1,241 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Miller Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
millercoors.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-19-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,241
Reviews:
377
Avg:
2.28
pDev:
33.33%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
206
For Trade:
0
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look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

24 oz. can poured into pint glass.

Looks...the same as any other AAL. Clear yellow with a fizzy head. Loads of carbonation.

Smells grassy, slightly sweet and adjunct-y.

It's not super offensive. There's grass and adjunct, but at least there isn't any DMS. It's slightly sweet, but not cloying. No real perception of alcohol.

Mouthfeel is obviously light and the carbonation is a tad abrasive.

Overall, this isn't the worst ice beer ever, but it wouldn't be my first choice. It's cheap, but you get what you pay for.

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This wouldn't be ever be my first choice for a beer, but in the category in offers things other don't such no metallic off notes and not off apple-like yeast notes.

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Icehouse from Miller Brewing Co.
2.28 out of 5 based on 1,241 ratings.
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