Hurricane High Gravity Malt Liquor | Anheuser-Busch

Hurricane High Gravity Malt LiquorHurricane High Gravity Malt Liquor
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Hurricane High Gravity Malt LiquorHurricane High Gravity Malt Liquor

Brewed by:
Missouri, United States

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

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Ratings: 341 |  Reviews: 172
Photo of Treath
1.19/5  rDev -50.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

This is from a 24oz can.

A- A slightly darker yellow than a Budweiser. Leaves a good amount of frothy head and a tiny bit of lacing.

S- Musky corn, alcohol

T- It tastes like a very corn forward beer and alcohol. Very little, if any malt. Metal taste. Once it warms up, the alcohol taste is #1 and the corn is even more evident.

D- I don't find this too drinkable, unless it's super cold.

M- It has a good amount of carbonation, light although slick.

O- Overall, I feel this is just a high abv% corn based beer with no malt in it. I thought it would be a nice malty malt liquor, but this was not the case. I'm pretty disappointed in this.

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Photo of Serick507
2.7/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Enjoyed from a can into a weizenbier glass.

A: Deep yellow/ golden, moderate amount of streaming bubbles, no head to speak of.

S: Sweet, corn, small amount of booze, pretty mild on the nose.

T: Sweet, grain, more flavor as time went on,minimal amount hop bitterness on the end. The booze wasn't really apparent to me.

M:Light like water

O:For the style it's a decent malt liquor, pretty darn drinkable for the ABV. If your a malt liqour fan you would most likely enjoy this very much so.

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Photo of Corywillard
3/5  rDev +24.5%

Photo of Stoshua
1.5/5  rDev -37.8%

Photo of Glopez
1/5  rDev -58.5%

Photo of jimmah120
2.96/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

24 can for a dollar and a half

appearance is a clear bright yellow. smell is fusel alcohol with sweet grainy corn. taste is better than expected, sweet syrupy malt, corn and grain, with a heavy alcohol presence.

better than I expected but I probably won't buy again

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Photo of Chokobo
2.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of BigBarley
2.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of dhep16
1/5  rDev -58.5%

Photo of Beeradelphia
2.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of MaddDogg84
3.5/5  rDev +45.2%

Photo of JoLight
2.4/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Appearance - light gold body, with a stark-white, one-and-a-half finger head that sticks around for a while and leaves some lacing.

Aroma - sweet, adjuncty, no malt, and some alcohol.

Taste - Sweet, grainy, and a prevalent punch of alcohol.

Finish - dry, crisp, refreshing.

Overall, this beer has too much of an alcohol flavor for my preference.

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Photo of Hopstronaut
1/5  rDev -58.5%

Photo of Falcone
2.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of beerpadawan
1.75/5  rDev -27.4%

Photo of jsisko01
2.28/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Appearance - Pours a clear, perfect golden color with a half inch head that dissipates instantly. Leaves a nice creamy looking lacing.

Smell - Has an amazing aroma.. Very sweet, malty, lemony, and corny. After a few whiffs you can start detecting the alcohol though..

Taste - The high ABV surprisingly isn't as bad as I thought it would be. But it's still not enjoyable whatsoever.. lol. The malts aren't so present. All I really taste is corn and grains dominated by alcohol. Might as well go buy some liquor.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with high carbonation.

Overall - I'll never try this again. I didn't even drink half of a beer and I'm feeling sick to my stomach.

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Photo of Tpitty23
2.75/5  rDev +14.1%

Photo of dubmax
5/5  rDev +107.5%

Photo of heganhound
1.75/5  rDev -27.4%

Photo of carteravebrew
2/5  rDev -17%

Photo of chrispoint
3/5  rDev +24.5%

Photo of tdm168
2.63/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

A - pale gold with a ton of bubbly, white head that has little retention

S - grains, corn, and warm

T - grains, sweet, metal, corn, alcohol, odd bitter finish

M - light to medium bodied, warm, decently carbonated

This is by no means a great beer, but when viewed by style it's not bad. It has some drinkability despite its off flavors. It's dirt cheap. If money's tight (like maybe you're a teacher and it's summer like me) then these are the kind of beers you look for.

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Photo of Shineonsolar
1.5/5  rDev -37.8%

Photo of JeffTheJuice
3.5/5  rDev +45.2%

Photo of Psychromatic
3.3/5  rDev +36.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Executive Summary:
It's a cheapo beer, for sure, but it's probably one of the best in its class.

A: light straw color, with a bit of cream-colored head when poured. this disspates quickly, though.

S: a bit of ethanol tang, and mild corny notes.

T: a teeny alcohol burn within a bit of pleasant light corn-syrup sweetness; fades into a slightly sour but still not-unpleasant malt aftertaste.

M: light and gentle, just a bit of carbonation sparking upon the tongue

O: If one's strapped for booze-cash, this here is the way to go. There aren't many US malt liquors that are good at all when enjoyed warm (as is my preference) -- this is one of them. That's a high accolade for such a cheap brew; AB has done something very right with this mass-market product, though I have a feeling the name might not be such a good thing down along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts!

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Hurricane High Gravity Malt Liquor from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 6.2% out of 100 with 341 ratings
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