Olde English 800 | Miller Brewing Co.

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Olde English 800Olde English 800
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
Ratings:
1,039
Reviews:
312
Avg:
2.19
pDev:
38.81%
 
 
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17
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Photo of jwc215
2.26/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours straw yellow with a white head that has decent retention. Some thin lacing sticks.

The smell is of corn oil, slight grain and a hint of alcohol.

The taste is pretty empty. Some corn, a touch of husk. It is on the sweet side, with an abrupt finish. The alcohol is on the mild side for the style.

The feel is watery, but astringent.

It's not "terrible", but it is certainly not good. It is rather weak for the style. It's pretty drinkable, considering. It's a sweet-ish, rather bland, cheap Malt Liquor.

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4/5  rDev +82.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Solid golden brown. Very nice if I do say so myself.

S:Smells pretty alright for the malt liquor category, not too strong and a slight pinch to the nostrils if you take a real good whiff.

T: I personally like the taste of Olde E, alot of people like to bash it for being cheap and low grade but I think its a rose amongst weeds in its category.

M: Has a potent and unique taste with just enough bite to put your mind at ease that the buzz will be awesome once achieved.

O: A solid, well rounded, economical and tasty treat for a Friday night with nothing better to do than to throw on some Motorhead and talk shit with your friends.

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2.37/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.5

A - Drank it straight from the 22oz bottle so I couldn't speak for the head of this beer. The brew is an extremely clear bronze-gold with a slight white film to cap it off. Left no lacing in the bottle.

S - Grains, skunk, rice, slight malt

T - Sweet corn, light malt, rice, nice sweet grain. For it being as cheap as it is it isn't too shabby at all.

M - Heavy stinging carbonation with a heavy body

O - Overall this is a pretty basic cheap beer with an above average taste as far as cheap beers go. I'd have again for a party.

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Olde English 800 from Miller Brewing Co.
2.19 out of 5 based on 1,039 ratings.
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