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Colt 45 Malt Liquor - Pabst Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
55
awful

744 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 744
Reviews: 239
rAvg: 2.22
pDev: 34.68%
Wants: 7
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  5.61% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 08-24-2001)
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Photo of BJC1982
4/5  rDev +80.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Graded on the "40" scale.

Colt 45 is the Cadillac of 40 oz beers!

Colt is not for the aficionados, it is a good malt liquor for the price. Get it in the 40 oz bottle do not bother with 16 or 24 oz cans its not the same.

The 45 is straw yellow and smells of booze it is wonderful if you can accept what it is... malt liquor.

ENJOY!!

BJC1982, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of Tuberoni
4.22/5  rDev +90.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

I will most likely be ridiculed for this review. However, having a fair amount of experience in the beer field, as in having drank many of those "specialty" beers, i gotta say my personal favorite is Colt 45.

Opening the bottle, nothing special. Looking in the bottle shows 40oz (or 22 oz) of fun. I slug it down, 2 or 3 gulps for the taste, 4 or 5 if trying to let it hit quicker. Smooth, flavorful, a delight for a hood dude. Goes in smooth, NO BITTERNESS (screw you, rolling rock and heiniken), leaves you in a happy mood.

My beverage of preference? Colt 45.

Tuberoni, Aug 25, 2008
Photo of maccroz
4.4/5  rDev +98.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

mmm-mmm good. This beer has magical properties when consumed properly from a 40oz container. There should be another column in the ratings for "value" this would get a 6.0. $1.99 for 40 ounces of malt liquor bliss. A malt liquor for the true connoisseurs.

maccroz, Oct 07, 2004
Photo of olradetbalder
1.75/5  rDev -21.2%

olradetbalder, Monday at 01:31 PM
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3.25/5  rDev +46.4%

CMundt4994, Nov 14, 2014
Photo of mfnmbvp
2.1/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

40 oz. bottle, with best by date March 09, 2015 printed on the glass bottle. Another cheap malt liquor from the Pabst Brewing Company; expectations are next to nothing.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass, and shared with a friend.

A - Pours the typical dark golden yellow, with excellent clarity and a finger of sudsy white head that dissipates within seconds. Some very thin bubbly lace. Not awful looking, but not great.

S - The aroma is the typical sweetened cereal grains / corn / huskiness. Mild alcohol astringency.

T - Sweet, grainy, corny, husky, syrupy, and lightly medicinal. Inoffensive, for the most part, considering it is an American malt liquor, but it's certainly not good.

M - Feel is medium-full, thick, syrupy, & sweet. Sweetened grainy finish. Crisp carbonation.

Overall, another tick from the bottom of the barrel with plenty more to go. Tastes nearly identical to much of the other similar swill in this style category. Drink it if you've got it, I guess.

Colt 45 Malt Liquor -----2/5.

mfnmbvp, Nov 12, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev +47.7%

corywalston, Nov 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +102.7%

kurtispopp, Nov 08, 2014
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2/5  rDev -9.9%

kplooki, Nov 05, 2014
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1/5  rDev -55%

braindead, Nov 03, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -21.2%

Beefstroganoff, Oct 29, 2014
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2/5  rDev -9.9%

bundy462, Oct 26, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +74.8%

pabstsmear, Oct 25, 2014
Photo of WhiteHillsStore
2.39/5  rDev +7.7%

Honestly, not nearly as bad as I was lead to believe. Pours a pale orange with a thin head. The smell is mild although there is some malt notes. The taste had a nice beginning, but there was a bit of a sour, almost metallic, twinge on the end. Not a great beer, but by no means the worst either.

WhiteHillsStore, Oct 22, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -43.7%

Nichols33, Oct 21, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -43.7%

bluehende, Oct 21, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -32.4%

BeerSnobRobinson, Oct 20, 2014
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2.28/5  rDev +2.7%

Rcaisse, Oct 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +125.2%

Bershad22, Oct 17, 2014
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1.6/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

ZachT, Oct 15, 2014
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2/5  rDev -9.9%

wvofficer, Oct 15, 2014
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2/5  rDev -9.9%

Dogstickfetch, Oct 08, 2014
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1/5  rDev -55%

hurshybear, Oct 08, 2014
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1.04/5  rDev -53.2%

JC333, Oct 05, 2014
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2/5  rDev -9.9%

beb86, Oct 03, 2014
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Colt 45 Malt Liquor from Pabst Brewing Company
55 out of 100 based on 744 ratings.