Crazy Stallion | City Brewing Company, LLC

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
City Brewing Company, LLC
Wisconsin, United States
citybrewery.com

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by NeroFiddled on 11-14-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
60
Reviews:
43
Avg:
2.51
pDev:
30.68%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Jcarriglio
1.91/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of jslice99
1.94/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of kojevergas
2.12/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

D / NOT RECOMMENDED

***
03/23/17 2nd impression from a 24 fl oz can I couldn't resist picking up for a scant $1.25 in Brooklyn.

"Ale." "American made." "Strong lager." "Brewed by Hornell Brewing Co., La Crosse, WI."

APPEARANCE: Off-white head retains for about 2 minutes, leaving no lacing as it recedes. Body colour is a clear yellow-copper of average vibrance. Clean, with no yeast/lees within.

AROMA: Malt syrup/extract, corn adjunct, metallic off-notes, graininess, stale grass.

The graininess is nice, but the rest suggests an abysmal overly sweet sticky brew that will be a chore to finish. Aromatic intensity is subdued.

TASTE & TEXTURE: Syrupy and sweet, with an off-puttingly thick hefty presence on the palate that's quite poor when coupled with its sharp overcarbonated. Metallic off-flavour really cripples this brew, but it's cloying and corn adjunct-emphatic besides. There's not a lot to like here, and I think I'd take a watery thinness over this syrupy consistency.

Alcohol isn't disguised, but it's not a hot or boozy beer by any stretch.

OVERALL: Quite poorly executed fare for a malt liquor (or "strong lager," as they style it). The adjunct isn't necessarily what bugs me; the bigger issues are the mouthfeel and off-flavours. I've encountered more offensive beers with far more imbalance, but this isn't a beer I'd revisit over others in the budget category, and I think Ballantine XXX is worth the extra ~4 cents per ounce more, unless your only goal is intoxication (in which case, why aren't you drinking St. Ides or High Gravity Steel Reserve?). Certainly a student beer to put it politely, but neither the worst nor the best of them. I'll finish the can with some effort, but I can't recommend it to anyone.

D (2.12) / NOT RECOMMENDED

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Photo of PeteyPiranha
1.73/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

This beer doesn't deserve a fancy review, much the same way a frozen dinner wouldn't be admitted in a cook-off. This beer costs a buck, and you get exactly what you'd expect to get - you get trashed for a couple bucks. This is a great later-in-the-night beer when your taste buds are already fried, or for beer pong and other fast & loose drinking games, or for severe money-savers. Either way, don't expect much. Really, don't expect anything except a metallic, very hoppy yet somewhat easy-going-down ghetto swill. I'm no beer expert but you really don't need to be when the price is blaring on the can: 99 CENTS. So enjoy your dollar beer or four - hell, it's still a great value.

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Photo of paulish
2.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of AllanPatchin1016
1.83/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Not as terrible as I expected it to be. With that being said, horrible beer.

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Photo of gomezc310
5/5  rDev +99.2%

Photo of Saisons-of-the-Abyss
1.25/5  rDev -50.2%

A totally crummy beer that tastes like liquid aluminum and smells like it too. But hey it was 99 cents. Wouldn't buy it again unless I had only a dollar to my name though.

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Photo of SteveJeremy
2.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Photo of Comparison_Ford
1.25/5  rDev -50.2%

Photo of TheBeerLord
2.69/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

It's a cheap Malt Liquor, pretty much just a session beer. Tastes exactly like the price would lead you to assume. This is more of an "I want to get drunk" kind of beer than a fancy, tasty beer, but at 99 cents for a 24 ounce can, can you really argue with it?

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Photo of Georgiabeer
1/5  rDev -60.2%

Photo of kguyty
3/5  rDev +19.5%

Photo of harpus
2.25/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of beernads
1.75/5  rDev -30.3%

Photo of longisland1983
1.06/5  rDev -57.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

I happened to be at a local deli. Scrapping spare change and decided for only a dollar
Why not give it a try.

This beer is downright gnarly.

Out of the can its even worse

The taste is metal
And the smell is also a metallic funk

Hands down the worst beer I have ever had. Try it for a review, that's about it.

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Photo of Damian74
1.5/5  rDev -40.2%

Photo of BamfBacon
2.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Photo of buschbeer
2.78/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

40 ounce bottle
Served in a pilsner glass

A - It has a golden hue to it. Generous amounts of rocky, white head cling to the sides of the glass.

S - I get the typical grain and grass of a malt liquor, but I also get some soap which leans toward some floral hops.

T - It really lacks flavor. Typically, malt liquors have an alcohol taste and some off flavors. I get a little of the grain and grass, but it tastes more like an adjunct lager.

M - Thin

O - This is a pretty tame malt liquor. It is weaker tasting than most. It goes down easy and was a great way to celebrate today's holiday.

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Photo of Raime
1.08/5  rDev -57%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

A - Pours dark nasty gold with a one finger head. No lacing.

S - metal, aluminum. That's it.

T - Metal, aluminum. That's it.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

O - Overall, pretty much a nice big load of garbage. Perhap s SLIGHTY above Steel reserve.

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Photo of Beermunster
3.5/5  rDev +39.4%

Photo of beerpadawan
1.75/5  rDev -30.3%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.38/5  rDev +34.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

$.99 for the 24 oz. can. Crazy Stallion Malt Liquor has a thick, white head (which recedes fairly quickly) and a clear, golden, somewhat bubbly appearance. The aroma is of sweet and sour grain husk, and the flavor is sweet, fruity, a bit hoppy, and bold. An alcohol burn does appear down the throat. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Crazy Stallion Malt Liquor finishes mild, crisp, and easy drinking. This one surprised me. I found it enjoyable.

RJT

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Photo of Beermazter310
2.75/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of JoeyBeerBelly
2.68/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

24oz can (99ยข) served in a large glass beer mug.

L - clear copper color with a white head that thinned out in a hurry.

S - sweet, grainy aroma.

T - very sweet tasting with a light touch of sourness on the finish but still sticky sweet on the lips.

F - medium bodied with good carbonation for hearty burping.

O - worth a try for the price and nostalgia if you remember the original Crazy Horse Malt Liquor.

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