RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
Black Label: Slow brewed in limited batches, using only the finest malted barley & selected hops. Slow brewed for exceptionally smooth flavor.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Eberndt (235) - - DEC 6, 2013
40oz bottle a few years back. Pretty tasty and much better than silver steel reserve.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
edgallow (4096) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 30, 2017
Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of grains, caramel and some grass. Taste is very sweet and grains.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
HenrikSoegaard (13889) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 18, 2017
Can. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing hed. Yellow colour. Light malty and hoppy neutral aroma. Light bitter flavor. Short light bitter finish. Oily palate. Not that alcoholic.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
DuffMan (10154) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 27, 2017
Can. The following is a compilation of a dozen peoples thoughts who shared this brew with me at my first (and perhaps last?) Malt Liquor Dexterity Games Tournament to celebrate my birthday. Keeping in mind that most of the participants are not regular beer raters, here we go: light gold, corn and solvent, industrial and harsh, check this one off, bears of steel, Im refusing to participate anymore, tastes like rat poison, kidney failure is in sight, I literally cant taste anymore, no no nope no, keep your reserve I dont want it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JohnnyJ (5545) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 27, 2016
Can. Clear pale yellow pour, with a fizzy white head. Corn, sweetness, old bread, and alcohol. Not as offensive as the regular SR. Mmmm boy

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ffbot (413) - Oakland, California, USA - APR 24, 2016
Can is cool, thats the appearance. The smell is stale old malt, bland grain, and sweet moldy corn. Taste is pretty much the same. Maybe a bit rougher than regular SR. Damn

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
crossovert (12513) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 23, 2016
710ml can. Drank straight form the vessel after being trasferred to the freezer for an hour after the fridge. Whale-type malt in chicago. BB May1616. Smell is okay, definitely smells corny, label be damned. Flavor is very HGish, but quite clean though, the finish si smoother than many hgs, corny and boozy but without a huge acetone quality. Alsoone of the more expensive ones, the storeowner thought it was some kind of ipa 3.00 for this sucker.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogre71 (359) - Utah, USA - DEC 13, 2015
This is good beer easy to drink smooth with lots of malty flavor. would recommend

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
slowrunner77 (11678) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 13, 2015
slow brewed? ok. another slummer, for less than $2. Again slightly better than the horrid SR211 (NON triple export :)) but still pretty bad. Corn and alcohol. Not skunky, but not good.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
zizzybalubba (1851) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - AUG 2, 2015
24 oz. can from AdamT ("Thanks"?). Well, it looks nice with a golden pour and a pillowy white head. Aroma of sweet corn and lemony hops. Tastes like college at some lame keg party where quantity wins over quality. Even in the malt liquor world this is bad.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
545318 (1) - - JUL 9, 2015 does not count
As a fan of malt liquor, this defeats the 211 in its tracks with a smoother flavor. I cool my cans as I drink them and there is a technicality with Steel Reserve that my personal preference temperature has to be as low as it could go " some beers are best served just above the freezing mark " Low fizz when warm is precisely what Im not looking for on a cheap quality beer and it packs the widely known steel reserve 8.1% punch. This version as it loses its temperature, achieves the sweetness malt liquor connoisseurs are looking for. When warm is best compared the extra malty feel of an Olde English 800 where the overall score of the 211 loses its ground once it begins to achieve room temperature.

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