Mickey's | Miller Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
64
poor
1,278 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay
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Mickey'sMickey's
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by stirgy on 07-03-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,278
Reviews:
346
Avg:
2.7
pDev:
30.37%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
254
For Trade:
0
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Photo of kinmundy77
3.29/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Noelito76
3.25/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Narthax
2/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of mattjp03
2.15/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 5

Photo of dcotom
3.17/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Clear, pale golden colored pour, nice three-finger fluffy head that leaves a little spotty lacing. Pretty innocuous aroma, light maltiness with a little corn. There is a lot of sweetness on the palate, with flavors of corn and light malt and a hint of tart apple as it warms. Good carbonation. This has a rather odd slightly metallic aftertaste, with some lingering sweetness and astringence. Drinkable, an okay beer.

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Photo of jeffyboy65
3.85/5  rDev +42.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cbcrunch
3.04/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of dbrauneis
2.81/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a crystal clear medium golden yellow in color with moderate to heavy amounts of active visible carbonation rising quickly from the bottom of the glass and faint bright yellow + copper highlights. The beer has a two finger tall sudsy foamy bright white head that slowly reduces to a large patch if medium thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Slightly heavier than moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of cereal grain malts and corn adjuncts with a light amount of corn sweetness. Extremely light aromas of rice adjuncts and grassy hops.

T: Upfront there is a slightly heavier than moderate flavor of cereal grain malts with moderate flavors of corn + rice adjuncts. There is a light to moderate amount of corn/corn syrup type sweetness and just a hint of grassy hops which contribute a light amount of bitterness to the finish which fades away pretty quickly. Taste reminds me more of a Miller Lite product than a malt liquor.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Crisp.

O: Seemed only appropriate to have a "grenade" bottle of this malt liquor to finish out 2016... Reminds me of my younger days in the 1990s drinking BMC and malt liquors because there was not a lot of craft to be had/found and for some reason I always liked the packaging of Mickey's. Doesn't taste/smell any better or worse than I remember from my younger days and I probably won't be grabbing another, but thanks for the trip down nostalgia lane. Alcohol is actually well hidden making this easier to drink than some of the other malt liquors available and the smaller size is appreciated by older me.

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Photo of Dodo2step
2.56/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

A- clear pale gold color with a half ginger foamy head with semi-decent lacing. head runs off quickly though.

S- sweet corny malts

F- ugh...sweet stale malt with alcohol rounding it out.

M- sweet and grainy

O- well considering the style and brewery i am actually gonna say this is a decent brew. Not craft quality but surprisingly ok.

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Photo of Benjolovesbeer
3/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of joer40
2.6/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of kraut6363
1.66/5  rDev -38.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Shane-L-Waddell
2.31/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Cpmitchno1
2.68/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of draegerjosh
4.24/5  rDev +57%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ArtZan
2/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Schlitz74
1.63/5  rDev -39.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

This malt liquor is just plain bad, avoid unless you are broke.

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Photo of duvel1979
1/5  rDev -63%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of k47k
3.38/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brobbable
5/5  rDev +85.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the best cheap beer. I like to rate beer not as one beer vs the thousands, but rather with the one beer vs the other beers of the same style. Haffenreffer Private Stock used to be the top dog, but they were discontinued :( The pictographs are fun too.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
1.66/5  rDev -38.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

This is some brutal urine looking stuff. Can't form or hold a head. Aroma is straight rubbing alcohol, I would totally guess this was 9% from the smell going on here.

Taste is more hot alcohol, and man does it really come out in the mouthfeel as it warms. Can be super fizzy. Bad gut rot. Like is this a vodka boilermaker? Tastes like almost no barley or hops were used in this. I'm all for cheap beer, but at least let it be not so harsh especially for such a low abv.

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Photo of JustLikeMyDad
2.53/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Didn't bother to pour it, i can guess the color.

Smelled corny or sweet, but stale like alcohol.

Tastes sweet, almost dry like grass, corny.

Drank like any other cheap malt liquor. Used mine for chasing cheap vodka.

Overall, easy to drink and enjoyable enough.

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Photo of AZBeerDude72
1.93/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Pours a golden yellow with fizzy head. Smells of light corn, wheat, and a little dank. Taste is ok when ice cold but very basic. Typical corn and wheat tones with a mild flavor overall and that skunk bite mixed in there. This beer is an ok cheap beer and I like the grenade bottles best, they least get points for different. If your looking for a cheap beer and keep it iced this is ok for a hot day.

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Photo of Adamm421
4.41/5  rDev +63.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Ted Bundy's favorite beer. That is what made me try it. Ted had good taste in beer and women. Mickeys is awesome

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Photo of jbf190
1.25/5  rDev -53.7%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Mickey's from Miller Brewing Co.
2.7 out of 5 based on 1,278 ratings.
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