Blind tasting review

Family Pale Lager Style North American Lager
Country USA (WI) ABV 5.5%
Producer SABMiller
Price $ Packaging 12oz/355ml bottle; 12oz/355ml can

Overview “Icehouse is brewed below freezing for a never watered down taste,” claims Miller’s Icehouse website (that’s also nearly the complete text of the site). That’s a typical jumble of confusing claims, but the basic idea behind Icehouse is the same as other ice beers: instead of pasteurizing the beer, they chill it, so that tiny ice crystals form on proteins, yeast, and bacteria, after which they can be removed with a normal filter.

Flavors and aromas Light and thin, with cooked corn aromas and crackery malt, it’s got nothing going on. The high carbonation is the most interesting thing here. Consume Icehouse to appreciate how cheap it can be to get drunk.
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