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Schlitz - JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst)

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BA SCORE
68
poor

671 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 671
Reviews: 322
rAvg: 2.92
pDev: 25.68%
Wants: 20
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst) visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Brewed under contract for Pabst by Miller Brewing Co.

Entry for 12 oz. cans and draft only.

"Classic 1960's formula" Schlitz reintroduced in 2008 is known as "Schlitz Gusto". Available in 12 oz. bottles, 16 oz. "tallboy" cans, and draft:  http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profi ... /106/44315 

(Beer added by: BeerAngel on 05-29-2000)
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fx20736

New York

3.6/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From a six pack of Tallboys a friend bought for me when he visited friends in Milwaukee.

Poured from a 16 oz can into a mug, served at fridge temp.

appearance: lemon yellow with a 1 finger white head that fades away to nothingness quickly.

aroma: subdued noble hoppiness

mouthfeel: soft and smooth, good for an adjunct lager.

taste: solid malt heft, balanced perfectly with hops. finishes clean. very tasty.

notes: The poor head retention and lack of lacing detract from an otherwise very nice beer. Taste-wise I think this beer edges out Pabst slightly but Pabst looks better. Of course adjunct lagers were meant to be drunk right from the can so this is not that big a deal. Overall a rewarding beer that I could drink all day long.

Serving type: can

04-16-2013 20:09:44 | More by fx20736
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Schlitz from JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst)
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