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RATINGS: 707   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.36   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Olde English 800 is one of America’s 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 America’s original malt liquor brands. Olde English 800 enjoys a diverse consumer base that is linked together by an urban mind-set.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sausage86 (27) - USA - JAN 2, 2007
40z bottle (nicely designed); pleasing to hold. Smell is a warming aroma of alcohol and fruit. Flavor is smooth and warm, best if consumed straight from the bottle and not quickly (cannot comment on the pour). Finish is free of any bitterness or bite, leaving you to crave another good sip. Overall, surprisingly pleasing to buy and drink.


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Pyrmir (3889) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 22, 2015
Backlog from a trip to the USA a few years ago, bottled. Aroma and taste is sticky sweet, corn, alcohol and not much else. Not as terrible as described here thou but still a bad beer

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Jabah (145) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2015
Pour one for my Homies! The best thing about this beer, is that it will get you drunk. If you like Malt Liquor, or cheap beer, then this is right up the alley. Smells skunky, looks like pee, and oh yeah...did I mention that it gets you drunk? What could be better! But all kidding aside, it’s actually not THAT bad for the price, and I find it drinkable. Must be super-cold though....unless you like forced suffering and drinking semi-warm beer. Definitely need to be feeling the vibe though and/or know what you are getting into first.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
djd07 (5039) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 11, 2015
Can thanks to Musso. Pours a clear gold with small frothy white head. The aroma is corn malt. Similar flavor to nose, booze, metallic finish.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
goozen (3245) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle 1,18ltr: Clear golden colored brew with an gentle smoothly sweet bitter taste, some fruity hints. Now an "paper bag" and hit the streets, nice U.S. Malt Liquor.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
willisread (502) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 8, 2015
Not a bad malt liquor by any means. Reminds me of my younger summers skating the days away. Corn, sugar and rice all the way. Drink fast.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
radio_nowhere (1018) - Maryland, USA - MAR 5, 2015
40oz "shatter proof" plastic bomber, twist cap into pint glass. Clear golden color with bright white head. Aroma notes of sweet corn, grain and kind of a dirty sweat aroma. Taste adds some corn flakes, light grass and metallic note. Light body, moderate carbonation, crisp with a light almost-cardboard finish. Only positive I’m coming up with is that it’s cheap ($3).

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Cruzer (94) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 1, 2015
This just happened. Definitely better than I expected, but still a low quality beer. Aroma and taste of sweet corn and malts, nothing really else comes up. 8% ABV actually is well hidden. Felt like I had a hangover after I finished this. Probably wouldn’t get again.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
mambossa (46) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Only good when you are already drunk/waiting on the next paycheck. Straw wheat aroma and watery corn flavor. Readily available at your local 24hr CVS. Nostalgic, but objectively an atrocious drink in today’s standards.

1.4
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Brandon1989 (402) - Euless, Texas, USA - JAN 28, 2015
Pours a piss yellow with a huge white head that left a lot of lacing. The aroma was very skunky, dirty water, dirty grass, worst smelling beer I have ever had. The taste is corn, alcohol, dirty water, poorly put together.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
garybusey (1) - campbell river, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 14, 2015 does not count
i can really dig a cold OE, don’t understand all the poor reviews this is one of my favourites and an overall badass 40


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