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St. Ides Special Brew - Mixed Fruit

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.91   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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St. Ides Malt Liquor is the brand of choice with the new generation of malt liquor drinkers. With its high quality, high strength flavor, St. Ides compliments the lifestyle of the fast paced, urban, edgy malt liquor drinker of today.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Homer321 (971) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Bottle courtesy of the Dr. Owl. Pours a hazy neon purple with minimal white head. Dissipates to nothing. Nose is like a bowl of mixed fruit. Watermelon mostly. Jolly rancher. I think I can small the sugar. Taste is the same but initially had a slight hotness from alcohol. That faded after a few sips. Overall this is the stuff that would get the job done for anyone without diabetes. ---Rated via intercellular device

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (5953) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 17, 2013
8/17/13. 22oz bottle from Warehouse. Why do I do this to myself? Tickers goní tick... on a budget. Hilarious purplish pour with a small, loose, soapy pink head that fades in an instant. If you arenít paying attention and turn your head, youíll probably miss it. Tart, fruity aroma, only lightly sweet - actually a really good mix of fruitiness and tartness - reminds me of a hurricane or a nice tropical cocktail - Iím seriously really digging the aroma. A big plus is that it seems devoid of rocket fuel and garbage like other malt liquors, including other fruited St. Ides. In fact, based on look and aroma, Iíd almost guess this was a Florida Weisse on par with JWís stuff... this is not a joke due to recent events. The flavor sadly does not deliver... subdued tartness that was greatly exaggerated in the aroma with big sweet, fake fruitiness, corn, rocket fuel, apples, and dough. Blech. Rockiní aroma, though.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
jmagnus87 (2216) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Hell yeah! 1 year and 3 months since this bad boy was last rated. Pours a cloudy beet purple with no head. Aroma of hawaiian punch and booze. Taste is very sweet. Same as aroma with cotton candy added. Its like a drunken carnival in my mouth. Medium bodied with a sticky texture. Fizzy carbonation and entirely too long of a finish. Overall, meh. Reminds me of four loko

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
puboflyons (1873) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 12, 2011
Bottle marked Oct1011-A071-2211. It pours maroon to purple with a beery head at least. The aroma is ridiculously fruity. It smells more like Hawaiian Punch then a beer. Watery body. The taste is nothing but Hi-C, Kool Aid, or Hawaiian Punch with a bitter coating. It might appeal to someone but not to me.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
thomas15 (642) - USA - MAY 19, 2011
expired bottle from work. free. really wasnt as bad as i thought it would be. berry ok. no i kid it was really badboozzy shiity fruit.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Block (1210) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - DEC 3, 2010
Pink-purple color. Fruity aroma, very juice-like. Tastes more like a cocktail than a malt liquor. Not bad.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Odeed (1774) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JAN 21, 2010
(22oz bottle with a best buy date of feb 08)honestly this wasnt that bad.alcohol was well hidden,kinda tasted like fanta soda.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nejhleader (1182) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2008
Not really sure this is a beer, but whatever, smells like fruit punch, and tastes like some spiked fruit punch, really not all that bad.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
urnamesucks (92) - New York City, New York, USA - AUG 21, 2008
Pure sugar but the ladies would drink them by the gallon when we were younger. Lightweight fruity status.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Tmoney99 (10068) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 5, 2008
Bomber bottle from Root Cellar. Poured hazy grape juice color with a medium frothy white head that diminshed slowly with minimal lacing. Light fruity grainy aroma. Light to medium body with a watery texture and lively carbonation. Medium fruity sweet flavor with a light grainy sweet finish of short duration. Cold wet alcohol with a fruit salad character.


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