RATINGS: 734   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Olde English 800 is one of Americas 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 Americas 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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ClarkVV (6090) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 23, 2015
16oz can drunk 9/17/15 (assumedly relatively fresh).
Copper-orange liquid has a foamy off-white head that slowly recedes to ring. Filtered, highly clear and fizzy.
Standard malt liquor nose seems actually a touch softer/sweeter than your average sharp, stale/rotten/dms-ridden nose. Instead its mostly just heavy cereals, lots of corn, some vanillin and not too much else, including a surprising lack of anything terribly off-putting. Im certainly not jumping for joy based on the nose, but Im not disgusted by it, by any means.
The flavor, then, is rather sweet, though only minimally syrupy on account of an average attenuation and high level of carbonation. Lots of corn, cream, cherry-like esters and a touch of alcohol dryness/warmth on the finish. Its not good and if youre drinking this, Ive got to ask why not just drink the same crappy lager in a lower alcohol form (unless youre concurrently under a bridge smoking crack, in which case its understandable)? But as purely trying the beer to rate it, Ive had much, much worse and its drinkable, even, if a bit sweet and oddly estery.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
gripweed57 (1437) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUL 25, 2015
24 ounce can. Pale yellow gold color. Small bubbly white head. Grainy malt nose. Flavor is slightly vinous, with fruity metallic notes. Lots,of fizz and little flavor. Not good, but not as bad as I thought it would be.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Worsenma (74) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - JUL 12, 2015
It is what it is. Really pretty foul. Only time I ever drank this was in college when a cheap buzz was the final objective. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
King_Alex_II (1228) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 10, 2015
Pale yellow color with thin large pored foam. The nose is not good, just a little malty and boozy. The taste as well, even a little watery. The aftertaste is boring, but not specially bad. Not cheap enough to be at least lightly recommendable.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
SinH4 (3726) - Garching b. Mnchen, GERMANY - JUN 10, 2015
Doing this to get Malt Liquor. And as a joke. Should have become my rating #800. Skunky, corny, sugary, bad, weird. Not more to say. Oh boy.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
johnnymusky (983) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Drank this shit when i thought i was a homie....terrible shit....got me waisted and felt like crap in the morning...stupid....(#504)

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
JDBaker11058 (2008) - Maryland, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Appearance: clear honey yellow, short fizzy white head. Aroma; creamed corn, grass, hint of hot metal, light skunk. Taste: sweet and grainy, with prominent cornbread, cardboard, and burnt hay. Finish: lasts too long, with sugary sweetness and alcohol vying for prominence. Notes: Exactly what I expected. Bottle sampled at Beerble Study, courtesy of Andy, who brought it either as a joke or some sort of punishment.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_rookie (469) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Pours a golden, dark straw color. I poured a pretty nice head that doesnt last long. Theres some spotty lacing on my glass.

Smells somewhat of corn. Theres some fruitiness in there. I also smell the water. I think I smell some sort of perfume. Its odd. Its light. But its there, I think.

Taste is pretty good. Its sweet. I can taste some grain and hops. It finishes just a tad bitter. Its a lot bitter than I expected. Roasted malt is heavy in the flavor, but not overly strong. Hops are showing pretty heavy also, but the sweetness reduces the bItterness. No alcohol flavor that I can tell.

Mouthfeel is medium. Goes down real easy. I could easily drink several of these. Pretty dry to the finish. Just a tad bit of bitterness.

Overall, this is the first time Ive had this. Im impressed. Ive been avoiding it, cant really say why. Its certainly one I would drink again. For the price, its hard to beat. Higher alcohol, decent flavor, and its cheeeeaaapp!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Onslow (1440) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Pour from a 24 ounce can. Pale yellow brew with a fizzy head that settles to a frothy scum. Aroma of corn and grain. Taste is sweet corny malt with a slightly astringent bite. Overall not offensive. These malt liquors / imperial adjunct lagers used to be considered strong but most single IPAs rival the 5.9% ABV found here.Bland brew that I enjoyed still.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Pyrmir (5763) - 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

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