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Olde English 800 is one of Americaís leading malt liquor brands. Commonly referred to as "OE800," it offers a smooth, rich taste with a slightly fruity aroma that is a favorite among malt liquor drinkers. Introduced in 1964, Olde English 800 was one of Americaís original malt liquor brands. Olde English 800 enjoys a diverse consumer base that is linked together by an urban mind-set.


1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Scrapersnbeer (1464) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 26, 2013
It enjoys a ídiverse consumer base linked together by an urban mindsetí Ah, how subtle the codification of stereotypes has become. Corny, metallic, and weirdly yeasty is how Iíd describe the smell. Itís light yellow, and gives off lots of head if you pour it like a jerk. Frozen corn ice-beer flavor, but itís too wet to be an ice lager. Pretty mellow stuff overall, not distinct flavorwise or otherwise. Beats out ABís offensive offerings like Hurricane HG and King Cobra, but not up to par with favorite Private Stock., which I will give a higher than average review to some day.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
DCLawyer (1358) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2013
40oz. Skunky metallic mess. Best served ice cold in a paper bag. Over your head.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ContemplateBeer (1493) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 15, 2013
When preparing to drink this legend of the streets, I sought out something both "Olde" and "English"- Blessed John Henry Newman. I found this quote attributed to him: "I sought to hear the voice of God and climbed the topmost steeple, but God declared: Go down again- I dwell among the people." Word. When drinking this mixture of green apple juice and hard candy, I feel a kinship with my brother-man; some part of me even enjoys this beer. I can relate to A Tribe Called Quest, who, in the song "Vibes and Stuff" rap "Let your hair down, so we can get buck wild;" which makes we wonder if ATCQ were fans of Rapunzel. I also dig the song because it features the vibraphone, which was pioneered by Lionel Hampton, a Louisville native. Overall, I can see the appeal here- very drinkable, sweet, fruity, relatively clean, cheap. If I were in a pinch, and saw this at a local food mart, Iíd go back to it without hesitation.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Niko100 (1923) - Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Pale straw/gold color; Medium body; Aroma of malt, & cereal/corn; Flavor of sweet malt, corn syrup, and light grain; Overall, has a chemical/metallic taste - pretty bad.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
pras (420) - Maryland, USA - DEC 27, 2012
When you want to forget about the world and you only have a few bucks, this one hits the spot. Will help you black out.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
nyindiansfan (463) - rochester, New York, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Bottle drank from bottle gold color some white head tastes smells sweet corn booze. Taste same kinda bitter not bad not good. Just a shotty beer thatís fun here and there on the cheap.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
esoxangler (100) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 5, 2012
40 oz bottle. the one that i am basing the rating off was not skunked but they often are. Hay color, sweet aroma and flavor, very carbonated with a big, weak head. lets face it, nobody drinks it for flavor, its just fun to drink 40s every now and again.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Fatehunter (1178) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - OCT 1, 2012
Poured into a lager glass. Pretty clear pour, light straw color in the glass. Three and half fingers of head. Despite tall head, it dissipated rapidly. It smells day-long wet grains. Not horrible. Watery taste at first, quickly moved towards sweet... and just stayed there. Not a malty sweet, just a pure sugar sweetness that lingers uncomfortably long. Smooth and light body. Moderate carbonation. Sticky texture. I did not like that. It is what it is. Thankfully it is cheap. Iíve had way worse cost to satisfaction ratios with other beers. Still, itís doubtful Iíll be physically able to finish the 24 oz can.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
DrSilverworm (5898) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2012
From the 40oz bottle, shared by Jay. Clear golden color, Decent thin white head around the edge, with some dots of lace. Not horrible corn nose, having a hard time finding the fruit here. Skunky gummy finish, makes me want to reach for a glass of water. Poured my self a half a snifter for the first taste, and Iím struggling to finish that. Why bother when I have a Torpedo IPA within arms reach? ... For science, thatís why (the IPA will serve as my chaser). Kind of a chemically taste. Milk? Some sweet, light bitter, moderate sour taste. Smooth, lighter carbonation, but a really weird bite. Some cardboard. Ok, Iím done. The amount of people that have given this 5ís is hilarious. A lot of people seem to love it because Eazy E drank it. He probably got free cases of it sent to him on the regular

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Caytinator (894) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 31, 2012
24oz guzzler can, during "boyz in the hood" and "menace II society" double-feature Ok, so itís got no (good) aroma, looks pretty sketchy, and tastes like an old dirty sock - for $1.49, what do you expect? Iíve spent more and liked beers less. Haha I love the description about the "urban mindset" - they know who their customers are.


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