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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.38   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Slow brewed for exceptionally smooth flavor. Extra malted barley & select hops for extra gravity.


0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Psyduck (6) - - AUG 29, 2014 does not count
Cheap and found at nearly ever gas station. This reminds me of high school...nuff said

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
hockeybeerguy (1960) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 6, 2014
This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a clear yellow color with a fast rising carbonation. The head was bubbly and it dissipated within seconds. There wasn’t any lacing. The smell had a skunky/aged grassy and somewhat with a tinny sort of metallic aroma coming about. The taste was sweet, slightly bitter skunky and slightly grassy / tinny. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with not much of sessionability about this one due to the fact that this is just too unbalanced. Overall, I didn’t really care for this malt liquor.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gendv138 (1201) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Can during RBSG 2014 Grand Tasting at Schlafly Tap Room thanks to Homer321. Straw yellow with off-white head. Aromas of skunk, corn. Tastes of skunk, booze, corn. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Frank (2832) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 26, 2014
I have mixed feelings about this. It is less terrible than regular Steel Reserve but gets you less fucked up. It is sort of oddly flavorless in such a way that it is just kind of a nondescript mix of yeast byproducts one of which is alcohol and there is not enough of that. Rare though so that’s the shit.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
adnielsen (9019) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Can @ RBSG Grand Tasting. Pours a light yellow appearance with a foamy white head. Spritzy lemon, bland grainy aroma. Twangy, lemon, corny flavor. Not all that hard to drink.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Homer321 (1868) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Tall boy 24ozer I had to drive to South Carolina to get this whæl. Pours a crystal clear yellow with a white head that dies immediately. Nose is fruity, mostly apple. Taste is nondescript and non offensive. Pretty nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beechner224 (663) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Can share thanks to homer. Pours golden and delicous. Smell of corn and malt. Taste is light, refreshing, like lightly flavored water. Nice drinker. I can taste the extra gravity from the hops, awesome.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DrewFace (773) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Can share thanks to Homer321. Pours a crystal clear golden yellow with large white head. Lightly sweet malt, adjunct aroma. Seems like they have added extra malted barley and select hops for extra gravity. Semi sweet, smooth, light boost, crisp.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ronaldtheriot (1227) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Steel Reserve 211 6% (Steel Six) has a medium, white head, a clear, golden, bubbly appearance, and very thin lacing left behind on the glass. The aroma is faint, but one gets sweet grain, and the flavor is also of sweet grain, slight hops, and nothing off or strange. There is a background hop bitterness to even out a potentially overly sweet malt presentation. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Steel Six finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, and highly drinkable. This is a strong, competitive entry in the standard malt liquor category. RJT

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
finn1918 (193) - Georgia, USA - NOV 27, 2013
This is the only version readily available where I grew up. Used to buy this stuff by the 12-pack back in college. Pours dark gold with a huge white head. Aroma is stale corn and fusel alcohols. Taste is chemical and corn. At least it packs a punch and is dirt cheap.


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