Mickey's | Miller Brewing Co.

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64
poor
1,273 Ratings
THE BROS
70
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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:
1,273
Reviews:
346
Avg:
2.7
pDev:
30.37%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
251
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,273 |  Reviews: 346
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 RBorsato
2.81/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

The classic "Mickey's Big Mouth" ...

Clear light straw color with a large bubbled white head at first and active carbonation thruout leaves a thin white head. All adjunct aroma and flavor with nothing else to speak of but not bad compared to other Malt Liquors... Light-medium bodied for the style with a dry "husky" "malty" finish.

Per Miller website:
157 calories
11.2 g carb
1.2 g protein

($3.99 / 6-pack of short wide grenade-like green bottles with a wide opening and a large gold twist cap)

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Photo of Stinger80OH
2.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of wordemupg
2.82/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

wide mouth stubby green glass poured into chalice april 11 2010

A clear straw yellow with a loose two finger head that has decent retention and leaves a few patches of lace

S grassy hops, corn and a little petrol that hurts its cause

T no gas flavor thank god just the things I smell with a little peach, still pretty basic and the flavors are rather faint

M thin and watery but well carbonated

D just a basic beer other then the smell there's nothing offensive but nothing special

not quite sure why this beer has a cult following it's just another bland average lager

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Photo of rhoadsrage
2.06/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

(Served in a nonic)
A- This beer has a straw yellow crystal clear body with a big carbonation of large bubbles and a bubble white head of molten candy.
S- The soft green apple acetaldehyde grows as the beer warms with a light flinty note that is nice but soon overpowered. There is a faint field corn note in the finish.
T- The clean flavor has a slight tartness with a faint corn flavor that comes through on the exhale. The green apple flavor has a jolly rancher candy quality to it that gets stronger with each sip. M- This beer has a light mouthfeel with a watery texture and a fizzy finish.
D- This beer is light but not clean. The tartness and corn and apple flavors are very pronounced and become a bit more obnoxious with each sip.

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Photo of harpus
2.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of TX-Badger
2/5  rDev -25.9%

Photo of Canada_Dan
1.75/5  rDev -35.2%

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
2.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of BGsWo22
2/5  rDev -25.9%

Photo of Brad007
3.85/5  rDev +42.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a pale golden color with a one finger head that quickly fades to nearly nothing.

Aroma is strong with corn/bready malt in the nose. Nothing special here and to be expected.

Taste is strong and sweet with corn, baked bread and a touch of alcohol in the middle.

Mouthfeel is full of the same flavors as above (corn, baked bread) except that they linger. Not harsh or anything. Seems average.

Not bad. I was expecting worse but this really isn't a bad example. It's drinkable for what it is.

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Photo of hozersr
2.58/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Gotti311
3/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
2.65/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of drummermattie02
2/5  rDev -25.9%

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
1.4/5  rDev -48.1%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Well, I doubt I'm saying anything we don't already know. This stuff is shhhiiity. Nasty yellow appearance leaving nothing in terms of head, lacing or retention. Horrible dumpster 4 day old beer smell.

Taste isn't the worst thing I've drank, but it's close. I guess it gets better the more you drink of it, and it is cheap . . . but all you can taste is the alcohol, which isn't even all that high. Brutal.

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Photo of crobinso
1/5  rDev -63%

Photo of Darkmagus82
2.94/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance – Pours a medium golden color with a big billowy head. The head fades fast to give a light amount of lacing.

Smell – The smell is semi sweet with a mix of corn and some other malt aromas. It smells very much like a sugary breakfast cereal. Its sorta nice, but I wouldn’t really say appropriate.

Taste – The taste is of corn, but its less sweet then the nose would let on. There is a little biscuit flavor that becomes more prevalent toward the middle of the taste. The taste toward the end becomes even less sweet and actually a little bit of bitternes comes into play.

Mouthfeel – The body is rather thin with a medium level of carbonation. Average and fitting.

Overall – This is a rather middle ground malt. It doesn’t have the bad aftertaste that many malts have, but it is also lacking in some of the warming and more heavy malt liquor corn and boozy tastes that you would expect with a malt. When I am looking for a malt, I likely would not take this one, but it may be for some.

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Photo of threedaggers
3/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of ovaltine
2.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BMMillsy
1/5  rDev -63%

Photo of mynie
3.15/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

We had a bunch of friends over to help us move. Took them to the liquor store afterward, since I'm a generous kind of host, and I told them to go nuts, this fine Indiana bounty is a marvel to us native Iowans. Two guys come back with FFF and this one guy has an armful of Mickey's cans. I tell him it's shit and he says yes, but it's the finest of shit, that canned Mickey's is the best malt liquor they make.

He--he might have been on to something.

This is really is a noticeable improvement over the 40 oz bottle. It's remarkably smooth considering its relatively elevated ABV. There are none of the off nodes you usually find in mainstream malt liquors--no batteriness nor skunk nor feet.

Instead, you get a rich profile of pleasant adjuncts with big nodes of corn and grain. This is balanced off with mundane hop essence. Nothing great but, honestly, I guess I just like the taste of beer.

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Photo of mrfrancis
2/5  rDev -25.9%

Photo of WOLFGANG
2/5  rDev -25.9%

Photo of andrenaline
2.77/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Mickey's from Miller Brewing Co.
2.7 out of 5 based on 1,273 ratings.
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