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Old Milwaukee Beer - Pabst Brewing Company

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Old Milwaukee BeerOld Milwaukee Beer

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57
awful

590 Ratings
THE BROS
58
awful

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Ratings: 590
Reviews: 227
rAvg: 2.35
pDev: 33.19%
Wants: 3
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: BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2001)
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Jason

Massachusetts

2.42/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Presentation: 40 oz cheap brown glass bottle with a twist off soda pop-like cap. No freshness date.

Appearance: Very pale yellow in colour, the clear clarity of a beer that was ultra filtered. White lace surprisingly stays for a while and sticks a bit.

Smell: Cooked corn in the aroma, an off smell of DMS (cooked veggie) also.

Taste: Very smooth with a feigned medium body that actually turns out to be light as the crisp carbonation unfolds. Corn grit flavour is all over the place. Malt? Very little malt on the palate, just some grainy flavours. Hops are light and seem to let a bit of cloying sweetness in the middle. Hint of alcohol flares out with a clean presence.

Notes: As close to not having much flavour at all, oddly it was not that bad going down compared to other cheap American lagers. This is the stuff to get when you only have a couple bucks in your pocket … good to have every once in a while to get the flavour of cheap lager and realize that there are so many great beers out there other than this.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2002 20:27:08 | More by Jason
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Old Milwaukee Beer from Pabst Brewing Company
57 out of 100 based on 590 ratings.