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Olde English 800 | Miller Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
There are two variants, a 5.9% ABV and a 7.5% ABV version.

Olde English 800 is one of America's leading malt liquor brands. Commonly referred to as "OE800," it offers smooth, rich taste with a slightly fruity aroma that is a favorite among malt liquor drinkers. OE wears the crown because it is the King of Malt Liquors.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#46,573
Reviews:
333
Ratings:
1,096
pDev:
41.9%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
212
Trade:
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Ratings: 1,096 |  Reviews: 333
Photo of MrCruz23
4/5  rDev +90.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dre day...

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Photo of dxpnthedrunk
4.02/5  rDev +91.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

This was the one of the very first and This is the alcohol beverage that got me into drinking beers. i used to absolutely love it. But now i just cant stand it. but ill never forget those days. Cheers to OE800

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Photo of Bill69
2.55/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of StevenC
4.6/5  rDev +119%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GOBLIN
3.86/5  rDev +83.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Strictly rating to style . . . l like it

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Photo of Builtforspeed
4.05/5  rDev +92.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

What can be said about this wonderful nectar. Many might say oh it's cheap it's not worth it. But let's be honest, the 40 oz is iconic even within the rich. You have to grow some balls to drink this, shit ive chugged 3 and called it a night, now if that don't scream good beer to you go back to drinking I.P.A's cause this hooch will get you to where you're going!!! 40's till I'm 40!

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Photo of Dragon99999
2.62/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Olde English 800 is best ice cold after you are 2 drinks into a case of something better. It is a great way to remain intoxicated.

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Photo of superspak
3.66/5  rDev +74.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

16 ounce can into lager glass, best before 5/2019. Pours fairly crystal clear medium golden yellow color with a 1 finger fairly dense and fluffy off white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of cracker, corn, white bread dough, lightly toasted biscuit, light honey, wood, pepper, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness. Some fruity corn aromas, but not too overwhelming. Okay aromas with pale malt/grains and light-moderate earthy hop notes; with decent strength. Taste of cracker, corn, white bread dough, lightly toasted biscuit, light honey, wood, pepper, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate herbal, floral, woody, grassy, peppery bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of cracker, corn, white bread dough, lightly toasted biscuit, light honey, wood, pepper, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and balance of pale malt/grains and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and no cloying/astringent flavors after the finish. Moderately crisp/clean finishing. Very clean on lager flavors, with minimal fruity/yeasty notes. Light-moderate increasing dryness from lingering bitterness and carbonation. Medium-high carbonation and medium body; with a very smooth, moderately bready/grainy, and fairly sticky balanced mouthfeel that is great. Minimal warming alcohol for 5.9%. Overall this is a nice malt liquor. All around nice robustness and balance of pale malt/grains and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; very smooth, crisp, clean, and pretty refreshing to drink with the mellowly bitter/drying finish. Very clean and nicely rich pils malt/grain showcase, with nice earthy hop presence/balance for the style. Not too overwhelming on adjuncts. A nicely enjoyable offering, and impressive style example as expected of Miller.

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Photo of Buckeye55
2/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of JimmyBeen
2.98/5  rDev +41.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I wanted to give a honest review, if your looking for totally fun night and want to wake up naked and afraid , then this beer is for you my friend.

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Photo of BrewAskew
2.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Do-over review of the 7.5% abv version in plastic 42oz format now proudly sold in Oklahoma C-Stores (ding dong the 3.2 law is dead!) The Nutrition facts on the label says that a serving is 5 oz. GMAFB!
Pours to a thin white head that lingers and sporadically laces with some handling. Color is amber-gold and clear.
Aroma is grainy and boozy with some fusel oils in there--almost smells like gasoline. Flavor is sweet, hot, corny and not very special. Finishes sweet. Roughs up the tongue and stings a bit. Hard to drink this unless it is all you can get. Drink ice cold. The bottle had one of those thermometer things that turns blue. If it ain't blue, don't drink it!

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Photo of danzorb
1.87/5  rDev -11%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Drak-Nib
2.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of MetalRocker94
4.53/5  rDev +115.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance- Gold, Thick White Head, and Somewhat Bubbly.
Aroma-Faint and Subtle, Some Malts, Corny, White Breadiness, Low Hoppiness.
Taste- Sweet, Malty, Corny, Bready, and Low Hoppiness.
Mouthfeel- Light-Medium and a Light-Medium Body.
Overall Conclusion- This one is the most Beer Flavored Malt Liquors out there. As most would say "Looks and smells just like beer." Its very plain in the Beer Flavor. Its got a bit more sweetness, heft, and richness to it. A great Malt Liquor from SAB-Miller. Would Recommend.

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Photo of Azpittil57
2/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of GaryColeman
1.61/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Photo of Murray0420
1.5/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

I drank this as a kid lol. B4 I found the IPA and hops

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Photo of pat61
2/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

The size of the bottle, low price and the amount of alcohol are its main appeal. Its brilliant straw with a fizzy head that stays around awhile, mildly sweet with a light cracker taste and some alcohol. the body is light and the beer is fizzy.

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Photo of natzalot
1.75/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
1.53/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of SLewis
2.77/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of blissfulNemo
2.77/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ieatcrayons
5/5  rDev +138.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If you're on Beer Advocate looking at the score for OE, you deserve to be lied to. 5/5!!

It'll get you drunk enough to write reviews about, for under $3!

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Photo of xolectic
2.16/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 24 oz tallboy (99 cents) into a glass stein.

Look - Light straw color. Thick, long lasting head and lacing.

Smell - Sweet malts. Not really any corn smell.

Taste - Sweet, sour, and stale cardboard. Corn isn't as noticeable as many adjunct beers including malt liquors, but definitely there. More hops up front than some malt liquors, e.g. King Cobra. I live in Ohio, so I assume this is the 5.9 abv version based on taste and location, but I'm not 100 percent sure. It's pretty much a "classic" malt liquor taste (like the last malt liquor I reviewed, Schlitz Red Bull).

Feel - Not too much body, not too much carbonation either. Maybe a little flat; contrast with the excessive carbonation of Schlitz Red Bull, my last malt liquor.

Overall - This is okay, but not the legendary malt liquor they make it out to be. Worth a try for 99 cents. It has more taste than some in its category.

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Photo of npdevil27
1/5  rDev -52.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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Olde English 800 from Miller Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 2.1 out of 5 with 1,096 ratings