Tap And Die Malt Liquor
The People's Pint

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American Malt Liquor
Ranked #5
Ranked #38,568
3.53 | pDev: 10.2%
The People's Pint
Massachusetts, United States
Tap And Die Malt LiquorTap And Die Malt Liquor
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Photo of SABERG
3.84/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 40 oz bottle into the test glass.
A - Excellent clarity, solid carbonation feeds a rocky white cap. Lacing stays throughout the experience.
S - Subtle grains, corn, nice hop kiss.
T - Follows the nose well, sweet, while avoiding cloying. runs in a narrow band, in the best way.
M - Medium in body, well carbonated, clean finish.
O - A fine offering from a talented brewer

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Photo of AgentZero
2.92/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Drank at our first annual? "I hate myself so much I'm going to drink all this malt liquor" get together.

A - Piss-golden body with not much of a head and a little bit of stick on the sides.

S - Grains, sweet pale malts, who the hell knows, all these beers are starting to taste and look the same and it's not good.

T - Watered down pale malts and honey. And some alcohol. The best I can say about this is that it doesn't taste very offensive and is fairly easy to drink.

M - Medium bodied, low carbonation, watered-down.

O - Easy to drink, although there's several beers that are easy to drink that actually have taste and good taste that I'd rather go with. Fine for what it is.

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Photo of brew3crew
3.06/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

40 oz bottle poured into a plastic cup. How fitting

A-Yellow body with a white head that quickly disapates

S-very sweet and just hint of booze, but it is definitively there

T-corny, watery and a little boozy

M-llight body, crisp and smooth

O-Not bad. Not good, but for the style, one of the best

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Photo of MasterSki
3.27/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

First Annual(?) Chicago Malt Liquor Tasting. Sampled next to Liquor de Malt in a craft 40oz showdown. Thanks to Aliza (naproxen) for this gem.

A - Minimal carbonation - what is there quickly sizzles to a thin partial ring of bubbles. Hazed dark golden body, with minimal lace left behind.

S - Toasted grains, sugar, a bit of alcohol, and as it warms up an odd musky note.

T - Taste is actually a bit better, in that it's fairly bland. Light cereal and honey sweetness, and otherwise mostly watery. I guess that's impressive when you consider that it's 7.5%.

M - Medium body, lower carbonation, grainy dry finish, and a watery consistency.

D - Not as good as Liquor de Malt, but surprisingly easy to drink due to the inoffensive flavor and lower carbonation. I can think of far worse ways to get drunk than this one.

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Photo of ngeunit1
3.48/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a clear pale-golden color with just a touch of fizzy white head. The head quickly reduces to a ring leaving behind just a tad of lacing.

S - Aroma is very sweet, with the sweet malty aroma really dominating. There is also just a touch of apple and booze mixed in as well.

T - Starts off with a lot of sweetness coming from the carmel malt and also some corn syrup. Through the middle a touch of bitterness pops up but is quickly overtaken by the strong sweetness that stays around. The finish is the same carmel sweetness with just a touch of hop bitterness that lingers for a bit.

M - Fairly light bodied with a moderate-low amount of carbonation. There is also a real syrupy feel to the beer that really comes through in the aftertaste. It almost feel thick. However, it is still fairly crisp.

D - Fairly drinkable. The sweetness can come to be a bit much (considering it is a 40oz), but that being said it is a fairly pleasant malt liquor. The touch of hop taste really does help cut the bitterness a tad which is very nice.

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Photo of aerozeppl
3.88/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought two bottles of this. One I brought to Belgium Comes to Cooperstown and was a big hit with all the brewers. This one was a tasting with friends.

A: The label is awesome. The beer poured a cloudy golden color with quite a bit of haze. This is a bottle conditioned 40 after all. A thin coat of white head with poor head retention.

S: Sweet with just a hint of booze but more sweetness than anything else.

T: Lots of sweetness but there was not any fusel alcohol taste. You even got a little bit of apple in there. Maybe they used a lager yeast. Not much depth of flavor but it is all malt.

M: fairly thick. Well carbonated to held it down your throat and out of the bag.

D: You would hard pressed to find a better malt liquor. I had liquor de malt and liked this one better. Well done.

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Photo of jlindros
3.67/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Scary lookin 40ozer.

Almost no head light fizzy, over mostly clear slight hazy orange pale wheat colored.

Nose has some light malts, a slight extract almost smell but its a strange malty aroma, but there is also a nice mild grassy hop aroma, slight fresh hops.

Taste has more of that malt extract taste win a creamy malt taste, slight syrupy and sticky, almost a honey candy like sweetness. Some mild grassy hops again, with a nice bitterness. It finishes with a long sticky sweetness, pretty sweet overall, and a light bitter hop lingering flavor.

The mouth is medium to lighter bodied with lower carbonation. Again Peoples Pint is killing themselves with carbonation issues.

The drinkability is ok but sticky and lots of sweetness. A nice mild hops give it a nice touh and helps the drinkability.

This beer is better than I expected for a 40ozer malt liquor, but again lack of carbonation.

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Photo of indiapaleale
3.7/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour - Golden and viscous, defintiely some high gravity involved in this harmless looking pour. Thin head with decent looking carbonation levels.

Aroma - Corn syrup, sweet malt, white sugar along with a bit of apple cider.

Taste - A little syrupy up front but this gives way to a very solid malt flavor with just the right amount of CO2 to make it crisp and refreshing. Not a lot of depth but still a great malt liquor. As it warms a bit some nice apple, pear and even peach flavors come out along with just a slight hint of herbal hops.

Overall - Very good malt liquor. Well balanced and drinkable without any off flavors or aromas. A nice high alcohol lager.

Would I buy more of it? - If I ever have the need to drink a forty I will buy another one but until then I am happy with giving this a shot.

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Photo of smcolw
3.44/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Large, soda-pop styled bubbles during the pour. Short lasting; some spots of lace on the glass. Slightly hazy. Gold color

Earthy aroma; dry.

The flavor is much like the smell. Quite dry. If I were blindfolded, I would think of this as a malty pale ale. Good body. No notable alcohol characteristics. Mild hop.

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Photo of ThirstyBird
3.35/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pale yellow no head to speak of - little ring. Minimal lacing.

S - sweet cereal malt

T - Corn, malt, some alcohol. Pretty decent for a malt liquor. The best Malt Liquor I've ever had fo sho.

M/F - A touch over light in body, light on the carbonation but smooth.

D - Not too shabby. I would say if you have a need to drink a malt liquor drink this one. Tap and Die.

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Photo of Jwale73
3.35/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

40oz. bottle with a plastic, twist-off cap. Poured a translucent, urine-yellow; zero head and no lacing to speak off. Nose was cereal grains, corn and corn syrup. Taste was sweet, malty and a little peppery. Mouthfeel was medium-bodied, lightly carbonated and the brew coats the tongue a little. Haven't drank too many malt liquors in the last 15 years, but I was pleasantly surprised. A little heavy and cloying, but not bad. Good for what it is, I must say.

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Photo of SFLpunk
3.07/5  rDev -13%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Quick review:
40oz brown glass plastic resealable top. No date.
Poured into an imperial pint with no head at all. Medium amber color. Nose is clean and light with some dry-hop notes, but rather closed. Palate is a flash of sweetness up front and then dry, almost British-like hops clean house. Not a bitter beer, but not a sweet strong lager either. Hops keep all in check and bottle conditioning probably makes a major difference here in terms of not being a sweet strong-lager.

The best malt liquor I've had yet, but I'm still not hugely impressed.

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Photo of ppoitras
4.12/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

40oz bottle purchased as a single from Spirit Haus, Amherst, MA.

Poured into my dimpled Pioneer Brewing stein, formed a 3/4" off-white head over the clear dark golden brew. Head dwindles pretty quick, with average lacing. Aroma is malty and adjuct sweetness. Taste is the same sweetness, coupled with a slightly hoppy close, which fades into a warm lingering. Mouthfeel is very smooth, and great drinkability, both especially considering the style. Makes a nice backup to Liquor de Malt for a craft Edward 40 Hands...

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Photo of fitzy84
4.17/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Well I go into Spirit Haus and I find the only 40 ounce available of this. Very intrigued, I purchased it and was pleasantly surprised by People's Pint. Good appearance of murky golden amber with no real lacing or head, but it did start out very bubbly. Aromas have an after-first-sip sharpness of malts and hops. Specific alcohol strength in the aromas. Generally sweet with a slight corn syrupness to it, as well as hints of vanilla and malts. Although generally flat, the low carbonation helps give it a really smooth texture, like a high liquor. Overall, I really hope People's Pint makes more of this.

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Photo of jamie2dope
3.8/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I never expected this brewery to come out with a brew like this. Came in a traditional 40 oz bottle, with some cool artwork, and a small blurb about how Greenfield was put on the map by beers like this? Guess thats a story unto itself. Poured in to a Stella glass a good looking golden color, with a decent enough white heading, and a good amount of carbonation rising to the top. Smell is if sweet cereal grain, bit of caramel, cream...really reminds me a lot of a Maibock. Taste is also strikingly similar to a Maibock, with malt dominating, and a good dosage of carbonation. Specific tastes included sweet cooked corn, bit of cream and white cake, toasty grains. Body is interesting in that it is certainly heavier then most other Malt Liquors out there, but perhaps not quite big enough to put it in that Bock category. Things are a bit sickly sweet with this beer, but there is more than enough complexity to make up for it. With other 40s out there, there tends to be a good level of sweetness, but then this really nasty undertone, which is thankfully absent from this beer. I don't think it will be a chore to finish off the bottle. I have to say that I am fond of this beer. If they had put this in a bomber, and hadn't written Malt Liquor on the label, I would have been convinced that this was a Maibock, which is a style I really have grown to love. I have some self proclaimed OG buddies from college who would drink Old English and King Cobra on the weekends till they dropped. Wonder what their response would be to this stuff. Cheers to People's Pint for keepin it real, and being a bit adventurous.

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