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Olde English 800 | Miller Brewing Co.

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2.07/5
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1,052 Ratings
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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.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-11-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,645
Reviews:
316
Ratings:
1,052
pDev:
41.06%
Bros Score:
1.73
 
 
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Gots:
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1.16/5  rDev -44%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Myotus
2.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

Poured at 35°F from a 24oz can (canned on 17Oct15) into a nonic pint glass. Consumed on 27May16.
LOOK: A fingers worth one minute. Gold in color. Rising bubbles are moderate in quantity and are both small and medium in size. Lacing is thin and subtle.
SMELL: Strong aromas of water entangle with mild aromas of water, subtle aromas of water, and hints of corn, sugar, and alcohol. Somebody put a little bit of beer in my can of water.
TASTE: Mild corn flavors dominate the palate at first sip. What happened to the water I was smelling? A subtle sweetness is presented as the sugar flavors enter next while the corn flavors grow much stronger. Subtle flavors of boiled cabbage and tin bring a confusing and unwanted complexity to this disasterpiece as sugar flavors grow slightly stronger. Finally, hints of alcohol finish this off as all previous flavors persist.
FEEL: Full-bodied and highly carbonated. Goes down rough due to the carbonation levels. Finishes with a strong and unpleasant dryness.
NOTE: Drank about 6oz of this. Drainpouring the rest. Please don't drink this. If you're drinking beer for the sole purpose of getting drunk, you're beer-ing wrong. Try something a lot better than this. Like a Bud Light.

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Photo of Squire123
2.79/5  rDev +34.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Light lemon yellow color with white cap.

Aroma of sweet grain with a touch of floral hops.

Taste is very simple sweet grain and yes, some hop presence is noticeable. Flavors are more medium than mild and are in fact pleasant, clean and without off flavors or alcohol. The sweetness I detected in the scent doesn't really become apparent until mid palate then builds into a more prominent aspect through the finish and into the aftertaste. Pour this one carefully so as to preserve the carbonation. An aggressive pour makes the brew taste flat.

Texture is medium to full and very smooth.

Overall it's a simple, clean, relatively dry malt brew with a bit higher alcohol. I suspect such it will remain the stuff of jokes but so is Wonder Bread and a host of other ordinary consumables.

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2.81/5  rDev +35.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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2.58/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of larryarms847
2/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a dark rusty gold with high carbonation.

Musty and earthy grains.

Tastes a little earthy and musty.

Light-bodied, high carbonation, boozy.

Overall, boozy but gets the job done.

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1.21/5  rDev -41.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

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3.15/5  rDev +52.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MusaJames
1.84/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

My first Malt Liquor. Not knowing better I have consumed a lot of these. Looks a little dark but smells like a wet animal. Tastes too heavy on alcohol even though it stands at 5.90%. Feels heavy on the carbonation. If you need a Malt Liquor I would suggest others but I suppose we all have to try things at least once.

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2/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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2/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of PUbeer
2.1/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of gatheredwaters
1.57/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

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2.73/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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2/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Bonesaw1127
2.76/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Gets the job done

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1.9/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Shellynix
5/5  rDev +141.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I know I know, but I think OE is so good. Malt liquor has a great taste

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1.87/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of BlueShepard19
1.71/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

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2.04/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

One of my favorite $2 train beers. Very drinkable adjunct beer when it's cold, as with most of them gets nasty warm. But that's more reason to pound it and let it do its' job. There is more to life than a craft beer.

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2.47/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.25

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2.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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2.06/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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2.5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Olde English 800 from Miller Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 2.07 out of 5 with 1,052 ratings
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