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Schlitz - JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst)

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BA SCORE
68
poor

667 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 667
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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Reviews by hossua34:
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hossua34

California

3.8/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Generic golden been color, like Bud, Coors, Miller, etc. A smallish head with relatively weak retention; quickly becomes a layer of surface bubbles, then a ring of small bubbles. No lacing to speak of.

S - Not much smell at all. The slight presence of barley and corn was all that I got.

T - Very surprising taste, and in a good way. The taste of adjunct cereal grains are there (kind of like PBR, which I don't mind), along with the watery aluminum taste common to so many macro brews. But there is also a formidable malty flavor up front, like brown sugar or singed caramel. Not bad, not bad at all.

M - Mouthfeel is a bit watery, but not terrible.

D - The price and the smoothness of this beer mean that I could drink more than a few of these.

Another surprisingly drinkable adjunct lager from Pabst. It's nice to see that a decent six-pack is still obtainable for a reasonable price in this country. I'll pick this one up again the next time I'm a little strapped for cash, or just looking for a cheaper alternative with some actual flavor to it.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2009 01:18:12 | More by hossua34
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Schlitz from JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst)
68 out of 100 based on 667 ratings.