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Lone Star Beer - Pabst Brewing Company

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570 Ratings

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Ratings: 570
Reviews: 198
rAvg: 2.46
pDev: 28.05%
Wants: 13
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.72% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 10-19-2001)
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Reviews by gnikola:
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1.25/5  rDev -49.2%

01-19-2013 23:49:48 | More by gnikola
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3/5  rDev +22%

Appearance - This poured a pretty and hazy pure yellow in color with a decent white head.

Smell - The grain is very powerful at the nose yet there's an appealing softness to it that's actually quite inviting. That light Pabst sweetness is in here as well and reminds me of rock candy.

Taste - The grain stays soft at the taste and blends well with the beer's sweetness. The flavors work well together and manage to keep this beer non-offensive.

Mouthfeel - This light-bodied lager has a mild but firm carbonation with just the slightest hint of dryness at the finish.

Drinkability - This is not bad at all for a semi-macro beer. There's nothing offensive in here, which is more than I can say for most AALs, and everything is in balance. Nice to finally get this here in SoCal.

07-02-2010 21:19:37 | More by RoyalT
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1.25/5  rDev -49.2%

05-03-2014 18:20:03 | More by Hoppin_mad
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2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

01-19-2013 03:08:18 | More by tbryan5
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2/5  rDev -18.7%

I remember drinking this when I was trying to get a 25oz mug at Bukowski's in Boston. We had to drink 99 beers. This was one of them. Everytime I went in there I would procrastinate, dreading the day that I would have to drink it. My thoughts were confirmed when I did. Hard to swallow and ultra-bland.

10-19-2001 08:24:08 | More by Todd
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2.25/5  rDev -8.5%

04-09-2013 03:01:06 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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2.17/5  rDev -11.8%

Presentation: 12 oz twist brown long neck bottle, the word “Texas” is on the bottle six times. No freshness date.

Appearance: Crystal clear yellowish straw colour, thin white lace struggles to stick around.

Smell: Clean and grainy aroma, not much else at all in the nose.

Taste: Tremendously crisp with a lightened down smoothness, light bodied. First of is a mildly cloying sweet maltiness is thrown on to the palate, what little hop there are have a hard time keeping it in balance. Even though it is sweet the malt profile is weak so that shows the hops are just there to balance. Graininess is throughout and lingers far into the finish.

Notes: Bland lager, same as any other macro brew in the US. No need to recommend this beer being that the big three in the US do a fine job of making beer just like this and selling it for less.

04-01-2002 23:24:26 | More by Jason
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2.85/5  rDev +15.9%

Very pale in color. Pours with a dry white head which exits quickly. A very dry beer. Hop taste is strong, with a pronounced aftertaste. Faint hints of burnt corn. This is not bad for a cheap beer. Serve ice cold if possible.

12-17-2002 18:33:54 | More by Rifrafboy
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1.25/5  rDev -49.2%

03-05-2012 01:14:36 | More by mctizzz
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3.8/5  rDev +54.5%

Appearance: medium head, medium carbonation, clear, light yellow

Smell: lime, wheat, malt

Taste: lime, wheat, malt

Mouthfeel: smooth but crisp--due to carbonation which is highly present,sweet

Drinkability: For the style I think this is highly drinkable--certainly better that Coors/ Miller..There is a bit of sweetness which made this stand out. On my own scale, I would give this a D+/C-. It is however, an above average adjunct lager. I could certainly drink six or more if I was in a macro drinking mood.

04-06-2009 14:36:42 | More by tigg924
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5/5  rDev +103.3%

11-27-2011 07:36:11 | More by dcevans
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New York

1.5/5  rDev -39%

07-16-2013 16:23:20 | More by JC333
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1.63/5  rDev -33.7%

Just terrible. Smells old, tastes flat. Pours a darker yellow with a short, bubbly head. Aroma of corn and dirt, not earth, dirt. Taste is sour and bitter, very metallic, and old. I only knew one guy that loved this beer. He was from Corsicana, TX. I later found out this was a dry town. Possibly to keep this beer away?

12-10-2008 19:57:50 | More by magictrokini
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2/5  rDev -18.7%

01-25-2014 05:47:26 | More by possumteeth
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1.75/5  rDev -28.9%

06-19-2012 04:38:28 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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2/5  rDev -18.7%

11-15-2011 17:32:09 | More by bpfrush
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3.3/5  rDev +34.1%

Straw colored with a lumpy white head of tight bubbles. Aroma is corny, a little sweet. Mouthfeel is a bit watery, but bubbles tingle the tongue. Flavor is also corny, a little biscuity, but not so far as to say malty (probably because there is little or no malt). Difficult to tell if there is a fine hop presence, or if it's just the tingle of the carbonation. Finishes pretty clean. Not too complex, but not offensive.

12-21-2004 03:08:14 | More by far333
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2.75/5  rDev +11.8%

07-18-2014 21:53:30 | More by Dello
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2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

07-09-2013 14:40:21 | More by doremite
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1.83/5  rDev -25.6%

Yellow beer, thin, fizzy. Nothing beneficial or positive to say about the appearance. Smell was industrially sweet, nothing special or existant in terms of hops or malt.

Taste, relatively easy to drink, off putting bitterness, grittiness to the beer, which takes away from its alleged drinkability, or thirst quenching properties. Almost entirely corn based I would guess.

At some point, these retro beers re-emergence jumps the shark. Maybe it was long ago.

Why is Lone Star made in Illinois these days?

05-17-2011 17:21:32 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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2/5  rDev -18.7%

Clear yellow, a little darker than a Budweiser. Ivory Dish Detergent head that doesn't last longer than a 15 second TV commercial. An odd aroma that's similar to old socks. The foot wear theme continues in the malt impression, other than that, corn syrup. Typical macro hops, an afterthought. Drink this stuff cold and thirsty, its unpleasant at warmer temperatures.

10-25-2002 06:02:52 | More by ADR
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2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-29-2012 17:41:29 | More by valkyre65
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New York

2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

04-30-2014 03:10:24 | More by avas
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2.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-22-2013 20:38:27 | More by IchLiebeBierZu
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1.25/5  rDev -49.2%

02-26-2014 19:21:37 | More by JIMTRK16
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Lone Star Beer from Pabst Brewing Company
59 out of 100 based on 570 ratings.