King Cobra Premium Malt Liquor | Anheuser-Busch

King Cobra Premium Malt LiquorKing Cobra Premium Malt Liquor
BA SCORE
3%
Liked This Beer
2.05 w/ 529 Ratings
King Cobra Premium Malt LiquorKing Cobra Premium Malt Liquor
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
King Cobra is an American malt liquor with a robust and full-bodied, smooth, clean taste.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-18-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,711
Reviews:
187
Ratings:
529
Liked:
16
Avg:
2.05/5
pDev:
39.02%
Alströms:
2.2
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
83
Trade:
0
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look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured from can into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a golden amber color with a tiny white head. The head fades almost instantly with only a trace of lace.

Smell- The aroma is mainly of a sweet corny smell with some lighter hints of a bready nature as well as a little bit of a metallic smell.

Taste - The taste begins with a mix of a malty and corny taste with a light hint of caramel sweetness. Surprisingly, it maintains this flavor largely to its end where only a faint cardboard yet somewhat very lightly citrus hopped flavor come to the taste leaving a somewhat crisp taste to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the medium side with a carbonation level that is rather average as well. A slightly lighter creaminess and mouthfeel may have suited the corny and lightly citrus and cardboard flavors better as well as made it more drinkable. Even with this said, the feel is not awful for the brew.

Overall – Not an overall massively tasty brew, but it is wicked cheap (~ 3 dollars for a 6 pack) and is drinkable, so it suits a need and a situation. For what it is, it is pretty decent.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

I poured some of a 40oz into a big glass mug. The beer was your normal dark golden/ yellow color with a white head that surprisingly left some lacing on the glass.

Basically no aroma is present, some corn, adjunct, and a slight sweetness is the only thing detectable.

No taste but light sweet corn , some bread and that's about it.

The beer is light with lots of carbonation.

For a malt liquor this beer is better than most. Honestly, I would buy this if I was really, really broke.

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1.18/5  rDev -42.4%

Another absolutely disgusting malt liquor. Only good for taping around your hands and chugging as fast as you can. As most of these beers tend to be, it gets absolutely horrifying once it warms up even a little bit. Astringent booze, syrupy sweet malt, no hop flavor, with grainy and husky off flavors. Stay away.

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look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This is my favorite malt liquor. It's crisp and refreshing and is delicious mixed as a sidewalk slammer.

This is my favorite malt liquor. It's crisp and refreshing and is delicious mixed as a sidewalk slammer.

This is my favorite malt liquor. It's crisp and refreshing and is delicious mixed as a sidewalk slammer.

This is my favorite malt liquor. It's crisp and refreshing and is delicious mixed as a sidewalk slammer.

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King Cobra Premium Malt Liquor from Anheuser-Busch
Beer rating: 3% out of 100 with 529 ratings
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