Hurricane High Gravity Malt Liquor | Anheuser-Busch

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62
poor
341 Ratings
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Hurricane High Gravity Malt LiquorHurricane High Gravity Malt Liquor
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anheuser-Busch
Missouri, United States
anheuser-busch.com

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hurricane High Gravity, a high end malt liquor, offers a very full-bodied flavor with a smooth, sweet finish.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-28-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
341
Reviews:
172
Avg:
2.46
pDev:
34.96%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
46
For Trade:
0
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Photo of archyquaffer
3.09/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Served from a 25 ounce tallboy into a 10 ounce sampler. The label on the can assures me that this is a "Category 5" hurricane. I put the rest of the can in the fridge, to ensure it stays nice and cold. A moderate pour produces a short-lived frothy head of about an inch. The residual lacing is confined to a thin partial ring around the glass and a little islet of foam where the carbonation is most active. The beer is a pale straw-orange, with robust carbonation.

It has a pretty clean aroma and taste, with light maltiness and some aroma-flavors suggestive of corn mash, maybe a little bit of biscuity or cracker-like flavors, with the obligatory kiss of hops. Rather slick on the palate. The aftertaste is very clean, with just a little bit of earthy bitterness and sweetness. Alcohol warming is evident as the beer progresses, with some fruity alcohol aromas as the beer warms. Best to keep it cold!

This beer is very smooth for a malt liquor, yet is generally more flavorful than other AB products. It's basically like a Busch or Natural beer with extra alcohol, and well worth the $1.75 for the tall boy. This would be a good red beer candidate (i.e., a tomato juice beer). If I was homeless, this would be my go-to beer- been there, done that, with a few quaffs of Night Train and Old English "buzz bomb" 40s....way back in the day.

Note: my review stats might seem high here, but I'm judging the beer on what it is- cheap, strong lager beer for those times when you just want something light in body yet high in alcohol...or when you're broke. Cheers!

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Photo of BrandonOakes
1.5/5  rDev -39%

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1/5  rDev -59.3%

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2/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of Retroman40
2.53/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A - Pours out a very pale yellow with a fleeting head and some surprising lacing on the glass.

S - Corn and cooked grain but not unpleasant.

T - Adjunct dominated with an alcohol finish that can be strong at warmer temps.

M - Very neutral with a dry finish.

O - To me this is one of if not the best in this class (high ABV/low cost). You really need to drink this one cold. The 8.1 % ABV is not all that evident and this one can sneak up on you fast. There are some really bad HGs out there and this isn't one of them.

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Photo of vulgora
2.93/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

look its a malt liquor , not just a malt liquor but a high gravity malt liquor

A - pale but not too thin
s - malty strong its a HG
T- well you'll need to get used to these , if you only drink thin beer you probably won't handle this but drink a veriety , drink some malt liquor , it becomes easier to drink

its sweet and harsh but not very harsh compared to most HGs but imo shlitz HG tastes better

M thin but girthy its easy to chug but will give you a full drink.

over all buy it if you want to party under $5 for 2 25 oz cans

steel reserve is more rugged , hurricane is a bit sweeter
bother arent bad

but the point about these is the value you can buy a 12 pack for $9 and 2 25 oz for $5 so dirt cheap

BETTTER THAN 4 LOKO ,TILT ,JOOSE ,MIKES HARDER LEMONADE OR ANOTHER FAKE ASS SUGARY SWILL

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Hurricane High Gravity Malt Liquor from Anheuser-Busch
2.46 out of 5 based on 341 ratings.
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