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I think most people will agree that the 8-ball tastes like no other beer. Any conjectures on how exactly it is prepared to make it taste that bad? I am actually really curious on what the ingredient make up is.

It's not just malt liquor, OE really is in a class of its own.

I've found a recipe here but there is no way that its going to come out like OE.

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closed as off-topic by Denny Conn Jun 12 at 18:14

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This question appears to be off-topic because it is about an opinion about a commercial beer. It has nothing to do with homebrewing. –  Denny Conn Jun 12 at 18:14
    
I don't think that its off topic. It sounds as if fthinker is wanting to clone this commercial beer, and needs to understand why the commercial beer is flavored a certain way. –  Graham Jun 13 at 14:25
    
I was about to close this as "opinion-based", myself. I don't think this is a particularly valuable contribution to the SE. –  jsled Jun 13 at 16:40
    
Graham speaks what I was thinking. However, I do understand where Denny Conn is coming from and realize now that this is really a question about a commercial beer. Just to clarify, I wanted to know what kind of processing was going into OE and how this differs from standard beer production. This is basically a commercial beer question and not one about home brewing in the end. –  fthinker Jun 13 at 16:47
    
Given your last comment, I think you should consider re-posting this on Beer, @fthinker. That said, you may wish to alter the tone a bit if you're interested in the ingredients / brewing process rather than just inviting opinionated rants about OE. PS: if you do re-post, delete this question. –  Shog9 Jun 13 at 17:09

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