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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.76   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.61%
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For over 4 decades, Colt 45 Premium Malt Liquor has been the "class of all malt liquor brands". With its smooth and distinct flavor and historic affiliation with Billy Dee Williams, it has become an urban American icon. If you’re looking for a thick 40, or an ice cold shorty, Colt 45 is the malt liquor that works EVERYTIME!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
crossovert (8675) - Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2015
1183 ml clear twist off bottle. This pours a golden urine color. It is unoffensive as far as a malt liquor goes, will fuck you up without quite the agony.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (5369) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 10, 2015
40 picked up @ Capone’s (really). Gold pour with a small white head. Nose isn’t offensive. Cereal grains. Sweet honey. Nice and mellow. Not boozy or all that skunky. Taste is a little bit flabby. Honey nut cheerios. A touch oily. Dry husky finish. Sugary bread. Not all that bad. A good option if you plan on drinking under a bridge.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
slowrunner77 (6576) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
better "body" if one can call it that than regular ol ghetto Colt 45. Still not good. At all. Just less bad :)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Darkmagus82 (1938) - - AUG 22, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 1-9-13- I had to pour about 10 oz from the 40 into a pint glass to at least give the brew its fair shot. After that first 10 oz however it was all straight from the big, clear, glass bottle- just as it should be. Appearance – The beer pours the same color as seen through the clear bottle- a medium golden amber color. Upon pouring there is a nice big white head. The head has a nice level of retention fading over ~ 3 min to leave a decent level of lacing. Smell –The aroma was most potent of a bready and corn smell. Mixed with these are some aromas of musty paper and a light metallic smell. Taste – The taste, when cold, is quite clean actually. It begins very watery with a decent corn sweetness and light bready flavor. A light caramel flavor comes to the tongue in the middle of the taste and is accompanied by a light paper taste. Besides the sweeter corn and mild bready flavors all the other flavors are quite light throughout the taste and in the end leave moderately crisp taste on the tongue. Now when it warms up more however it is not as crisp. Some more papery and metal tastes come to the tongue in the middle and the end of the taste with a somewhat chalky and dry taste to be left on the tongue when everything is said and done. Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is quite light in its creaminess and thickness with a carbonation level that is average to above average. The higher carbonation and thinner body are quite appropriate for the style making it a quick drinker. Overall – Well… it looked fairly decent and when it is cold, it drinks rather easy and crisp. Once it warms up some however it is not quite as easy drinking. Even so when warmer it is still a step above other malts as it doesn’t leave a real offensive taste on the tongue.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jtclockwork (10264) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Can. RBSG. Thanks to Dr. Silverworm. Pours clear yellow white head. Nose/taste of corn, lemon pledge and musky grain. Lighter bodied.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DrSilverworm (7960) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Big can from a convenience store in Athens OH. Shared with some raters pre RBSG grand tasting. Clear golden color. Thin white head. Loose bits of lace. Bread and musk. Medium to bigger body. Kind of soft, lighter carbonation. Not awful. Just a bready flavor. Minimal bite, light roughness to it. Moderate sweet taste, light bitter. OK for what it is.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kbudd19 (822) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
Can. Yellow clear pour, aroma of grass, some grains not really much else. Taste, thin, a little sweetness, pretty basic. Not horrible.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Homer321 (2498) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Can from frank. Nose is faint grassy and hay maltiness. Crystal clear pale yellow. Taste is very non descript and watery. Not bad and bit offensive.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
DrewFace (939) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Can share thanks to Homer321. Brilliantly clear pale straw yellow color. Very double malty, double corn adjunct, semisweet aroma. Much of the same in the flavor, double your pleasure, double your fun, it’s the statement that colt 45 is makin with double malt Yummm.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
dynamiteninja (1654) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 7, 2014 Can at 5.6% ABV. Large white head with good retention. Sparkling gold body. Nose is red fruit, corn, green apple, pear, spice, boiled vegetables, soap suds. Bland taste, some sweetness. Clean mouthfeel. Dry finish. Drain pour. Absolutely dire.

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