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Colt 45 Malt Liquor - Pabst Brewing Company

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Colt 45 Malt LiquorColt 45 Malt Liquor

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BA SCORE
55
awful

667 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 667
Reviews: 235
rAvg: 2.23
pDev: 34.08%
Wants: 6
Gots: 26 | 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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buddha5050

Michigan

2/5  rDev -10.3%

06-06-2014 04:27:29 | More by buddha5050
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VonZipper

New York

1/5  rDev -55.2%

06-03-2014 02:24:26 | More by VonZipper
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cheah

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev +0.9%

05-31-2014 01:32:37 | More by cheah
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Mike_

Georgia

2/5  rDev -10.3%

05-30-2014 08:50:27 | More by Mike_
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AMCimpi

New York

1.75/5  rDev -21.5%

05-27-2014 13:59:36 | More by AMCimpi
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Latarnik

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -10.3%

05-26-2014 17:58:04 | More by Latarnik
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Bouleboubier

Pennsylvania

3.66/5  rDev +64.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

(32 oz, twist off cap - some poured into a stemmed fluted goblet, the rest swill-ed)

A: very pale canary yellow liquid with jade tinges on the edges, crystal clear... attractive, spongy-cottony white foam - actually a moderate degree of retention... ample ballooning of foam on each pour, some crusty globs of lace here and there

S: slightly black peppery spicy phenols, delicate apple-y undertone, a bit of wet dead grass... no bubblegum notes, which I find in some malt liquors... mellow overall

T: kind of a dirty overtone, as if the beer was brewed with unfiltered 'potable' water running from rusty antique pipes... fair, mildly doughy malt foundation - slight buttery biscuit note on the tail end... little bit of a champagne-like note in the aftertaste, mild hint of corn meal... not terribly sweet, fairly clean... basically tastes like an adjunct lager with an enhanced/underattenuated malt profile... light-mild hop bitterness combines with a delicate boozy spice to balance... bit of a brown paper bag essence late

M: medium-plus mouthfeel, rounded, a touch plump... alcohol lends a mild drying sensation in the finish... bit of a masa-doughy film left on the palate

O: not bad at all... a little less of a rich flavor than an Old E (very fond of that one), the flavor of grain kernels sticks out... alcohol seems a notch or two more exposed... I'll stick with my Old E, though I won't refuse this when offered it

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2014 18:07:30 | More by Bouleboubier
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Nordbier

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev +12.1%

05-22-2014 17:57:24 | More by Nordbier
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Retroman40

Kentucky

1.73/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Ice cold and straight from the 22 ounce bottle.

A little nostalgia here with a C45 "double deuce". This is malt liquor. It looks good in the bottle but you don't want to pour it in a glass because the aroma of corn and metal will hit you quickly. You want to drink it ice cold to keep the adjunct flavors to a minimum. If you let it warm at all the carbonation goes away and what is left is a thick tasting concoction that is barely fit to drink. I had forgotten how bad this stuff really was. If you want to try it I recommend a 12 ounce can so you don't have to look at it and can get it down before it gets too warm.

There are far better choices if you are a fan of malt liquor.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2014 09:21:52 | More by Retroman40
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TongTong

California

3.5/5  rDev +57%

05-20-2014 06:35:53 | More by TongTong
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mklisz

New Hampshire

2/5  rDev -10.3%

05-19-2014 18:48:34 | More by mklisz
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DreamDeath

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +68.2%

05-18-2014 16:24:22 | More by DreamDeath
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bigpoppa67

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev +0.9%

05-15-2014 21:56:30 | More by bigpoppa67
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -10.3%

05-15-2014 03:32:27 | More by DaftPatrick
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

1.25/5  rDev -43.9%

05-13-2014 22:59:01 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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SicemWT

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -32.7%

05-13-2014 02:14:41 | More by SicemWT
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3/5  rDev +34.5%

05-12-2014 20:00:47 | More by atlbravsrno1
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev +12.1%

05-10-2014 00:30:35 | More by BigTrubble
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev +12.1%

05-09-2014 04:52:06 | More by oriolesfan4
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WiserBud

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -10.3%

05-08-2014 02:12:05 | More by WiserBud
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -55.2%

05-07-2014 22:41:02 | More by Durandal_777
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Steve_Trick

Ohio

2/5  rDev -10.3%

05-03-2014 22:48:30 | More by Steve_Trick
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jadler16

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev +23.3%

05-02-2014 17:44:17 | More by jadler16
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mwar

Kentucky

3/5  rDev +34.5%

05-02-2014 11:04:00 | More by mwar
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squezey

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -10.3%

05-01-2014 20:54:50 | More by squezey
Colt 45 Malt Liquor from Pabst Brewing Company
55 out of 100 based on 667 ratings.