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Schlitz - JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst)

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BA SCORE
68
poor

680 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 680
Reviews: 322
rAvg: 2.92
pDev: 26.03%
Wants: 20
Gots: 16 | 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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NilocRellim

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -65.8%

09-17-2012 22:16:42 | More by NilocRellim
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alesaram

Guam

1/5  rDev -65.8%

10-16-2012 02:14:20 | More by alesaram
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GratefulNole

Florida

1/5  rDev -65.8%

06-17-2013 16:47:19 | More by GratefulNole
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

1/5  rDev -65.8%

02-16-2012 04:04:05 | More by ygtbsm94
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yuenglingfan101

Indiana

1/5  rDev -65.8%

had to try this because its legendary status. Only could find in 24 packs. Color is pale, Smells strong taste awful, mouthful is awful drinkability is never ever again. Absolutely the worst i have ever had. One should try this beer due to its status, but that's it

08-08-2011 15:23:39 | More by yuenglingfan101
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BillDakelski

Oklahoma

1/5  rDev -65.8%

04-11-2013 19:00:57 | More by BillDakelski
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TechMyst

Illinois

1/5  rDev -65.8%

CONTAINER VOLUME: 355ml
CONTAINER TYPE: can
FRESH: y
PURCHASED @: first beer given to me by my father
COST: priceless
HEAD: minimal
LACE: slight
COLOR:dingy yellow
AROMA: urine
MOUTHFEEL: light
TASTE: curled my teeth
COMMENTS: wondered why my dad ever drank the stuff
CONDITIONS:
MOWING/WORKING ON CAR-n
WITH FRIENDS- n
SIPPING- n
GET MY BUZZ ON- n

09-14-2006 06:08:05 | More by TechMyst
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ahbaggins

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -65.8%

01-10-2012 01:58:31 | More by ahbaggins
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garyford

Texas

1/5  rDev -65.8%

02-15-2012 22:54:09 | More by garyford
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mhsmall84

Wisconsin

1/5  rDev -65.8%

08-21-2014 04:27:51 | More by mhsmall84
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -65.8%

05-03-2014 04:28:47 | More by Durandal_777
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -65.8%

08-21-2012 03:56:37 | More by tmars13
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Gusmanthecat

Kentucky

1/5  rDev -65.8%

12-30-2012 02:39:59 | More by Gusmanthecat
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Barnsley

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -65.8%

07-28-2013 23:24:38 | More by Barnsley
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Alek

California

1/5  rDev -65.8%

02-17-2013 03:18:50 | More by Alek
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FriedGold2112


1/5  rDev -65.8%

05-03-2012 06:08:51 | More by FriedGold2112
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mpenning13

Ohio

1/5  rDev -65.8%

05-21-2014 02:50:25 | More by mpenning13
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MudHobbit

Georgia

1/5  rDev -65.8%

07-15-2012 15:08:22 | More by MudHobbit
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Pawlie

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -65.8%

09-19-2013 20:24:21 | More by Pawlie
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brewQ

Missouri

1.18/5  rDev -59.6%

It hurts me to give my lowest rating to a beer I grew up with.
I debated whether to post at all- what I sampled is a beer gone bad. Although it had 2 months left to pull date and was in a cooler.

Here goes:
Poured nicely, white head falls rapidly, very thin yellow color.

The aroma was my tip off- the smell was akin to soggy cardboard.
I went ahead and tasted- chewy cardboard.

I try all kinds of beer- rarely do I pour out a beer. I dumped this one.

My expectation wasn't high ... despite my nostalgia for $1.25 pitchers of Schlitz in Milwaukee in the late '70's. However, this stuff was wrong. I have to believe that based on other folks ratings I just got stuck. Oh, well just a $2.99 six pack and I still have 5 display cans!

Joseph Schlitz would be disgusted to know how things have changed.

03-13-2004 16:57:19 | More by brewQ
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HopHedz

Pennsylvania

1.2/5  rDev -58.9%

Well's theres really nothing to say about this beer other than that it is utterly horrible. If you actually enjoy drinking stuff like this you really need to try some other kinds of beer. If you just drink it because you're poor and you want to get drunk then so be it. I'd rather not drink at all than drink this abomination.

03-31-2009 16:05:31 | More by HopHedz
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caverog

California

1.25/5  rDev -57.2%

11-30-2013 04:07:44 | More by caverog
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nineworldseries

Ohio

1.25/5  rDev -57.2%

06-03-2013 00:38:40 | More by nineworldseries
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fredmugs

Indiana

1.25/5  rDev -57.2%

11-12-2013 02:49:35 | More by fredmugs
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ParkbrauFan

Iowa

1.25/5  rDev -57.2%

02-28-2014 03:26:46 | More by ParkbrauFan
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Schlitz from JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst)
68 out of 100 based on 680 ratings.