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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.49   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Miller introduced a new Olde English brand extension, Olde English HG800, in the fall of 2001. HG means "High Gravity," a brewing industry term associated with high-quality beer. Olde English HG800 will replace the Olde English Ice brand. The alcohol content is 7.91%


0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
BŁckDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - JAN 9, 2003
Ewww!! Tasted like a rotten penny that had made itís way through and out a skunk.

1.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
xmandax (130) - Astoria, New York, USA - JAN 8, 2003
As we are all familiar with the rich tradition of the Olde English brand, I will dispense with any historical details and proceed directly to a commentary. OE HG800 is a brand extension introduced in 2001. It replaced the Olde English Ice beverage, and repositioned it in the "HG" category. "HG" is an abbreviation, of course, for High Gravity, a brewing industry term associated with high quality. As the first traces of the beverageís bouquet drift from the bottle, one may be tempted to believe that description. And, indeed, the first drops of this malt liquor supported this tasterís inclination that this would be a superior malt liquor product. The initial, and freshest tastes and scents of the beverage are quite similar to an average beer: a full body, a trace of hops, and a confidant character that is pleasing to the palate. One is reminded of the beverages one could be drinking, such as a Victory Brewery Hop Devil, or a Middle Ages Triple Crown. Once the level of malt liquor in the bottle has reached the top of the label, however, one is reminded exactly of what one is drinking: 16 proof Olde English. Nothing more, nothing less.

3.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
THEWINOKING99 (3) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - DEC 18, 2002 does not count
If I canít get a Camo or a steel reserve, this is my next choice. The taste is actually pretty good. It goes down ok, but it gets you going good !!! This is another beer great for budget nights.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DOdubble (92) - UVA, Virginia, USA - DEC 9, 2002
Gives a decent buzz, but steel and camo are better high gravities. I dont think ill be buying this again.

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
grant (842) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 9, 2002
Sweet and adjuncty. Canít really taste the alcohol, though. Not very good, even for a malt liquor.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
anoo (6) - New York, USA - OCT 14, 2002 does not count
I committed to not putting any more beer on my credit card for awhile and I am going to stand by that decision... so I bought 2 40ís of this stuff. I just cracked the first one, the smellwas a pungent...well...I dont know what... what is even in this? do they use hops for this kinda beer? whatever... the first swig is aking my eyes water. sweet baby jesus forgive me for what I am about to do to myself tonight.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FORTY DOGG (22) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 11, 2002
Well its about time O.E. Jerked their Assís in line with St. Ideís, Camo, and Steel Reserve, by making a Strong 40oz that will íSet You Trippiní, (had me set trippin anyway), I just wished they hadnít fucked with the label so much. Iím sure Easy E (were he still alive) would enjoy robbing one or two of these from íTha Stoeí before slapping some bitchís and flipping switches in his 64í. RIP my brother!

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
dhurtubise (568) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2003 Yummy amalgalm of skunk piss and dog crap. Highest ratio buzz/$ if you can bring yourself to have more than one sip of this s**t. Life is too short to waste your drinking potential on Olde English 800.

2.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
iggysam2000 (38) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 25, 2002
Pretty bad, bad on stomaache, flavors drinkable but not good i wouldnt drink it again.

3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jfishback13 (275) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - AUG 24, 2002
Say it ainít so. How could you phase out OE? This stuff isnít bad and puts the whoop on, but the bottle loses itís charm and the flavor is a downgrade at the cost of more alcohol.


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