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Stroh's - Pabst Brewing Company

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476 Ratings
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Ratings: 476
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 2.55
pDev: 28.63%
Wants: 16
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 08-24-2001)
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

kew, Jan 28, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

cbcrunch, Jan 27, 2012
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2/5  rDev -21.6%

Whiskeydeez, Jan 24, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

Flatlands, Jan 22, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -41.2%

acurtis, Jan 22, 2012
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1/5  rDev -60.8%

cousineddy, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of CFHMagnet
3.15/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Best by date code of Mar0512 was checked because the store I picked this up from had other beers that were outdated.

A moderate pour netted half a finger of gossamer white head that rushed itself into a disappearing act. In less than 30 seconds I was left with nothing more than a ring around the top of this beer. Body is a light straw yellow with a weak stream of bubbles floating lazily from the middle of the bottom to the top. No lacing to speak of.

Smells of grain, corn and hops with a slight metallic tinge.

Corn starts off the flavor and quickly transitions to grain. It took me a few sips to notice it, but you can taste grassy hops in this beer. Gladly, the metallic odor does not translate over to the taste. It has a sweetness throughout the whole flavor tour.

Light bodied, this is a lawn mower beer or weekend party through and through. It's slightly sticky and coats the tongue a little going down. Also slightly drying.

CFHMagnet, Jan 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

TrojanWheels, Jan 18, 2012
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2/5  rDev -21.6%

roastbeefdinner, Jan 17, 2012
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1/5  rDev -60.8%

ygtbsm94, Jan 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

rlbthree, Jan 12, 2012
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1/5  rDev -60.8%

ahbaggins, Jan 10, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

animal69, Jan 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

SirWalkAbout, Jan 09, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

Unicycling4Beer, Jan 08, 2012
Photo of Jerone
2.85/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a light straw color, quickly fading white head and lots of bubbles.

Smell is faint but of grain, corn and some hops.

Taste is grainy in the middle and finishes with a bit of hops. Nice to actually have hops in there, finishes slightly dry. Mouthfeel is light and highly carbonated, refreshing.

An okay beer, better than the average macro but not better than anything else.

Jerone, Jan 04, 2012
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

hogrider, Jan 03, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -41.2%

buckyp, Jan 02, 2012
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2/5  rDev -21.6%

hawkmage, Dec 31, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -2%

cdwil, Dec 30, 2011
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3.23/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Drank this from the can at a Christmas Eve get together. Usually I wouldn't review under these circumstances, but when else am I going to have a Stroh's handed to me.

The nose was grainy and a bit metallic, but there's a noticeable hop aroma. The taste is mildly grainy with a really nice grassy, earthy, bitter hop characteristic. There are also some fruity notes, but not necessarily off flavors. This is a very crisp, light beer that's a little heavily carbonated.

Surprisingly, I enjoyed this. For the style the hops were impeccable. The grainy qualities were kept to a minimum and it was easy to drink.

tdm168, Dec 27, 2011
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

debuscher22, Dec 26, 2011
Photo of SteveGus
3.13/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Along with Miller High Life and PBR, I think this is one of the better American macro lagers.

Not sure how macro the brand is, anymore, but this is a Grandpa beer. It no longer has much of the caramel notes that it had when it was "fire brewed."

What it's got going for it now is bittering hops. For an American macro lager, all I really ask of it is that it taste like beer. This tastes like beer. There is a mixed barley and corn grainy dryness here as well, but it has a clean hop bitterness and a slight sourness in the finish.

It succeeds at being all that it's trying to be. And how many of us can say that?

SteveGus, Dec 25, 2011
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

oscodapat, Dec 22, 2011
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3/5  rDev +17.6%

twkirkby, Dec 21, 2011
Stroh's from Pabst Brewing Company
59 out of 100 based on 476 ratings.