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Schlitz O.M.L. (Malt Liquor) - JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst)

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Ratings: 159
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 2.6
pDev: 31.92%
Wants: 6
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst) visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Todd on 03-27-2002)
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Photo of Newrad2
2.23/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2

2012 Schlitz Original - Reviewed 10/21/2012

Appearance: Schlitz pours a pale straw color with extremely visible carbonation. The head explodes in malty goodness, but dissipates into a light dusting. I shed a nostalgic tear as a gaze upon the beauty of 172 years of love poured into my tasting glass.

Smell: Immediately the aroma of my alcoholic uncle's breath comes through the bouquet of malts and hops. The nose is lovingly caressed by golden ears of corn and barley. Sugary sweetness makes the heart beat fonder in anticipation.

Taste: Truly the original malt liquor, Schlitz tastes like the days when men used to drunkenly crash their boats into large rocks. We start off smooth but develop into a more complex profile of grains and a bit of spice on the back end.

Mouthfeel: Schlitz greets the tongue with velvety smoothness and invites you to come back for more. Light-bodied and refreshing, this malt liquor prances and plays across the pallet.

Overall: Schlitz is the epitome of average, the everyman's beer. And I love it. Pairs well with creamed corn or biscuits and gravy. Best enjoyed at the tailgate table with a bag of Sam's Club potato chips, or around a tire-fire with an extreme spicy Slim-Jim. Either way, stock up on Schlitz original today!

Newrad2, Jul 08, 2014
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1.28/5  rDev -50.8%

Peanutbutterthumb, Sep 29, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -32.7%

ckeegan04, Sep 25, 2014
Photo of nicholas2121
3.75/5  rDev +44.2%

Schlitz O.M.L Malt Liquor brewed by JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. This brew has an ABV of 5.9% The pour on this brew is nice. This brew pours out a nice golden amber color with a nice white head. The smell is corn with some grans. There is nothing bad about this brew so far. There is a lot corn in the taste of this brew but it has a nice balance to it. This brew goes down nice for having a 5.9% ABV. Schlitz Malt Liquor is one of the better Malt Liquors on the market. There is nothing over powering in this brew. Overall I'm giving this brew a 3.75 out of 5. I would get this brew again.

nicholas2121, Sep 23, 2014
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2/5  rDev -23.1%

ParkbrauFan, Sep 23, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -3.8%

indianabeerman, Sep 22, 2014
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3.67/5  rDev +41.2%

joncocktotone, Sep 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +44.2%

SurpriseTruck, Sep 07, 2014
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1.6/5  rDev -38.5%

JayNat, Sep 05, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -32.7%

user785335, Sep 01, 2014
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1.36/5  rDev -47.7%

misternebbie, Aug 28, 2014
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2.36/5  rDev -9.2%

MichaelProcton, Aug 24, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -13.5%

mabermud, Aug 15, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -42.3%

Jack_Frost79, Jul 31, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -13.5%

Dello, Jul 18, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -13.5%

wrightst, Jul 12, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -42.3%

antichuckmoore, Jul 07, 2014
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2/5  rDev -23.1%

Yeti1979, Jun 29, 2014
Photo of KentT
3.5/5  rDev +34.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

An excellent American Malt Liquor. Schlitz OML has a malty character with slight fusel alcohol note mixed with an apple meets bready overtone with slight grassy character. It is rich by malt liquor standards. Tastes pleasant. Drink only when cold. It is horrid warm. I have drank this in cans and in 40 ounce bottles. I favor it in 40's. Does nothing wrong in malt liquor. Only Colt 45 for me is a better malt liquor, or Olde English 800. I rate this 3.50. A superb cheap drunk. I like this and drink it every so often.

KentT, Jun 27, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -51.9%

Northtexan, Jun 25, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Klebe, Jun 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev +15.4%

warpig372, Jun 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +25%

bongobeer, May 18, 2014
Photo of Beerwolf666
3.94/5  rDev +51.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

I Honestly do not understand why this VERY good "Malt Liquor" gets so many Bad reviews..? I Myself have always enjoyed it a GR8 Deal ~it is crisp,refreshing,and has a very rich full flavor,maybe it's all the craft beer "Snobs" ...or perhaps the "Light Beer" drinkers who are just not used to a somewhat Full flavored semi strong beer that actually has some taste and body~it pours a nice straw,Golden colour,with plenty of carbonation & a pillowy white head,that even leaves a nice lacing around your beer glass of choice...I Know a lot of people slam ALL Malt Liquors,but it's just "Strong Beer" people,Even though @ 5.9 ABV "Schlitz O.M.L" really does not pack that much of a Punch,I just drink it because it taste awesome to me,and judging from a LOT of the reviews here I am NOT Alone in my love of this tasty beverage~it's just too bad that so many people do not give "Malt Liquors" in General a chance,and think all of it is just Cheap Crap that taste like shit,the Real Truth is that a lot of Malt Liquors are VERY Good Beers,if you happen to enjoy a full bodied,rich,American Strong Beer that actually taste like a REAL Beer~Cheers;)

Beerwolf666, Apr 24, 2014
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1/5  rDev -61.5%

eelyj, Apr 17, 2014
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Schlitz O.M.L. (Malt Liquor) from JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst)
63 out of 100 based on 159 ratings.