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Old Milwaukee Beer - Pabst Brewing Company

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Old Milwaukee BeerOld Milwaukee Beer

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BA SCORE
57
awful

632 Ratings
THE BROS
58
awful

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Ratings: 632
Reviews: 228
rAvg: 2.33
pDev: 33.48%
Wants: 2
Gots: 29 | 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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2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

ffshore545, Jul 06, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +18%

WesternKansasMike, Jul 06, 2014
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2/5  rDev -14.2%

LaughingZebra, Jul 04, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -46.4%

Mebuzzard, Jul 04, 2014
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2/5  rDev -14.2%

ZombiesAteMyDog, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.99/5  rDev +71.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

A clear golden colored body with a lot of rising bubbles. A white fizzy head disappears quickly. No lacing.

The aroma is slightly metallic, with notes of corn and cereal grains.

Thankfully, the taste is slightly better than the aroma. Slightly metallic, maybe a hint of corn adjuncts. Not much else.

Mouthfeel is watery and carbonated.

Overall, I rated this in comparison with other adjunct lagers, and quite frankly this beer tastes as clean and refreshing as all the others at a cheaper price. This will be my cheap go-to beer when needed.

JuicesFlowing, Jun 29, 2014
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2/5  rDev -14.2%

Hendrick24, Jun 27, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev +18%

vwbus7, Jun 26, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

DaveMiller, Jun 25, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -24.9%

DLS168, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of MikeThumel
2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

MikeThumel, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of GlendonTT
2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

GlendonTT, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of HedleyLamarr92
1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

HedleyLamarr92, Jun 21, 2014
Photo of Klebe
1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

Klebe, Jun 20, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Iamjeff6, Jun 19, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

Boca-X, Jun 18, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

beergorrilla, Jun 16, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

Hohnbaum, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of FrozenJoe
2.83/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Appearance
Large fluffy white head. Decent retention. Some lacing. Clear, light golden body. Active carbonation.

Smell
Mild. Sweet malt. Light floral hops.

Taste
Stale corn and malt. Not as sweet as expected. Dry and stale.

Mouthfeel
Body is somewhere between light and medium. Dry stale finish lingers. Strong carbonation.

Overall
Maybe this beer was not stored properly or was abused somehow? I was expecting more. This beer is pretty smooth. The appearance and aroma are inviting. But it just doesn't taste that good.

FrozenJoe, Jun 11, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -3.4%

TX-Badger, Jun 08, 2014
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1/5  rDev -57.1%

Hellpop65, Jun 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +50.2%

DagenhamDavis, Jun 08, 2014
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2/5  rDev -14.2%

buddha5050, Jun 06, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

Canada_Dan, Jun 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +71.7%

KevinB, May 30, 2014
Old Milwaukee Beer from Pabst Brewing Company
57 out of 100 based on 632 ratings.