RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
St. Ides High Gravity Premium 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.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Eberndt (235) - - SEP 29, 2013
40oz bottle from 101 bottles of beer in Kent, OH. Can’t find this in VA anymore. One of the better HG malt liquors. Wife didn’t mind it.

wlajwl (7213) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 15, 2017
Aroma and flavor is sweetish malts/corn and a mix of alcohol and nasty in the finish.

Sledutah (7979) - Utah, USA - DEC 3, 2016
16oz can thanks to crossovert
Pours clear straw golden white a small white head that dissipates quickly, some lacing. Doesn’t smell offensive, sweet, corn and grains. Taste is sweet, malty, corn and grainy, alcohols
No way in hell I could drink even 1 glass if this.

jtclockwork (17654) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2016
Can thanks to Yanick! Pours yellow white head - nose/taste of malt, corn, cream soda with a skunky creamed corn finish. Slightly metallic on the back end - medium body.

joeschmoe213 (18) - USA - APR 3, 2016
The dog on the label is also the one who lifted it’s leg over this can. Awful, awful stuff... would rather drink OE any day of the week.

BeerRenter76 (1055) - Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Originally rated on 11/1/07. Ah memories.. quick cheap buzz beer. Taste is about what you expect, not the worst for H.G. malt liquiors.

Low69caprice (100) - Yucca valley, California, USA - SEP 2, 2015
Huge 24 oz can clear orange lots o bubbles. Alcohol and dry malts. Use this only to get drunk. No real flavor except wheat notes.

radio_nowhere (1474) - Maryland, USA - AUG 29, 2015
I love a good punishment beer; clear 40oz bottle into pils glass because I’m fancy yo. Bubbly clear pale golden color with ample white head. Aroma notes of grainy pale malt sweetness, corn flakes and faint grape soda; not offensive but not that great. Taste adds more corn bready sweetness almost and faint cardboard-like/grass bitterness. Light-medium body, heavy-moderate carbonation, crisp, tad sticky with light sugary-corny finish. Best drank very cold, best thing I can say is it doesn’t drink like 8.2% ABV. Overall a below average malt liquor.

ffbot (465) - Oakland, California, USA - MAY 5, 2015
Finally cracked my 40 of this the other day, after sticking it in the freezer for about 30 minutes. The initial swig is awesome, no damn corny sweetness, but a harsh, coughing bite of flavor. You can taste, smell, hear(?) the alcohol in this street malt. At first the taste was met with my disapproval but after I was 1/4 through this, I fell in love with it. I actually recommend not putting this one in the freezer, fridge temperature is more than adequate. I gave the palate 5 stars, allow me to explain: despite the initial "burn" this beer grew on me really fast, until I loved it. I instantly wanted more. And not just cause I was drunk.

MacBoost (1963) - Victor, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2015 Multiple 22oz bottles of this both recently and back in the day. This shit gets you faded quick. High carb, high boost, big hangover. Very sweet and yet quenching. Buckle up if you’re gonna take this bad boy for a ride...

Just crushed a 40oz of this. Way better than I expected. Although initially a touch sweet, each subsequent sip felt satisfying and refreshing. Would drink this over most imperial IPA’s. Especially at $1.89 for a 40oz.

Darkmagus82 (2303) - - SEP 29, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 10-14-13- Poured from 40 oz bottle into a pint glass (and then drunk straight from the bottle- as seems most appropriate) Appearance – The beer pours a golden color (as could be seen from the clear bottle) with a one finger of foamy white head. The head fades over a moderate level of time, leaving a great level of streaky lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is a mix of corn sweetness and a bit of grainy smells. Along with these aromas is a very light amount of a caramel and herbal smell as well. Taste –The taste begins with a corny and dry bready flavor. Some other light flavors of a grassy nature come to the tongue more toward the middle, with some other flavors of a more cardboard like nature coming to the tongue as well. A bit of a more paper/cardboard flavor coming to the tongue more toward the end, leaving a rather dry and corny, paper flavor on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is quite light for a 8.2 % abv beer with a carbonation that is rather average. The thinner body in conjunction with the moderate to slightly higher carbonation is perfect for the style and makes it a very fast and easy drinker even in light of its slightly off flavor. Overall – A rather average but drinkable malt that gets the job done. Cheap it is, strong it is, and rather fast drinking it is. If this is what you want then I say go for it, but if looking for something with a bit more flavor/complexity then this may not be your choice.

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