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Lone Star Beer - Pabst Brewing Company

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565 Ratings

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Ratings: 565
Reviews: 198
rAvg: 2.46
pDev: 28.05%
Wants: 13
Gots: 28 | 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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1/5  rDev -59.3%

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1/5  rDev -59.3%

Take any weak BMC and put a Texas-proud label on it and there you go - Lone Star Beer. Poured a 3" white soap suds head which faded fast. Standard clear pale straw yellow color. Almost no smell or taste but I suppose you could say it has a very weak grassiness to it. About as watery as they come. Everything is big in Texas, except this beer.

10-14-2011 11:17:55 | More by MoreThanWine
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1/5  rDev -59.3%

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1/5  rDev -59.3%

The label states, "Pure Texas Beer" and "Don't Mess With Texas". If "Texas" is as weak as this "beer", I can kick "Texas"'s butt with hands tied!
No head, dull pale "color". Dry vegetal aroma. Nothing. Tainted water. There is nothing remotely resembling beer here! Why would anyone want to drink this? It doesn't even try to be beer! Finish? None! Body? None! Hops, malt? Nope! Texture, there is none!
Given to me as a sample by a beer salesman. I don't quite trust him anymore.
Worst Beer. EVER!

12-24-2002 17:22:35 | More by feloniousmonk
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1.02/5  rDev -58.5%

Probably the grossest beer we've ever had. Wrote a review for this a while back, however it looks like it got deleted (probably because we compared the smell to a fresh urinal cake). Luckily, we still have our notes. So, here's a 'nicer' review.

Appearance: Yellow and fizzy like most cheap macros. Doesn't look appetizing, however I suppose it could look worse... maybe.

Smell: Extremely astringent. Smells like grainy malts, corn, and straight-up skunkiness. You know when you slip in a bathroom and fall into a urinal....nevermind.

Taste: Taste is similar to most American macros, except more pungent. Sour and bitter in all the bad ways. Aftertaste is stale cereal.

Mouthfeel: Watery and highly carbonated.

Drinkability: Only two bottles from the entire six pack were finished, and both were consumed by non-wisemen. We even tried using it for beerpong (as a replacement for Natty Light) and couldn't do it. Avoid this beer at all costs.

Uses: I'd probably sell this beer to minors to teach them that underage drinking is bad

09-05-2008 20:13:02 | More by ThreeWiseMen
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1.05/5  rDev -57.3%

You;ve got to be kidding!!!!!!!!!! I was in Austin, Texas a few years ago and a man walked up the the bar, the bartender asked if he wanted a beer. He said, "No, I'll have a Lone Star."

10-19-2001 12:01:10 | More by gwfrankpsu
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1.2/5  rDev -51.2%

Appearance - No head. White lace. Dead pale straw body with no visible carbonation.

Smell - No smell other than a very slight corn scent.

Taste - No off flavors. Then again, no real flavors to speak of.

Mouthfeel - Water.

Overall Drinkability - This beer has no redeeming qualities other than the fact that it tastes like water, and it is conceivable that someone might want to get drunk while drinking water, so this would be the solution to that need.

04-11-2011 09:34:02 | More by ZenAgnostic
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1.23/5  rDev -50%

12 oz. long neck bottle that has a white with gold trim label. The label has a red with gold trim shield with the word "Lone Star" in the middle. Around the shield are gold pictures of the Alamo, the state of Texas with "since 1845" written into it, and drawings of a few Texas heroes, Stephan E. Austin and William B. Travis. To the far left and right of the label is where they keep the US Government warning, the address of the brewery, and the barcode. No best before date anywhere, but there is a brewery number stamped onto the neck of the bottle. It means something to the brewery, but not to the consumer. I almost forgot one thing. It's capped with a twist off cap and under every cap is a different riddle. It's hard to figure out the riddle because the pictures are too small for the human eye to read.

Appearance: When poured into an American pint glass (I probably should have drank it straight from the bottle), Lone Star was a nice healthy clear urine yellow. The kind of yellow you would want to see when taking a urine analysis. It had a half an inch head of white foam that only took a fraction of a second to completely dissipate into oblivion. It somehow managed to leave behind a handful of white rings and a white spot of lace.

Smell: OH MAN!! What an aroma this beer had. My glass was going to burst with the scent of some of the finest German hops money can buy and high quality Belgian chocolates...Who am I kidding? The real aroma was almost nonexistent. If you swirled it around for an hour (that's an hour I'm never going to get back), you might get something. After that hour was taken away from my life, I got the aroma of apple juice laced with alcohol, cheap Wal-Mart perfume, and malted Texas born corn and rice. You know what? I would have rather had the nonexistent aroma than what this beer actually had. It would have saved time.

Taste: I going to make this quick and painless or should I say quick and tasteless. The only "taste" this beer offered was the taste of water with a quick sting of malted grains. It tasted like they malted every grain grown in Texas and then dumped the entire state's water supply to make it watery and non-offensive.

Mouthfeel: Light and watery with no aftertaste whatsoever! Should I say more?

Drinkability: If you have to drink Lone Star for some reason, drink it out of the bottle and not from a glass. You don't want to waste your time scrubbing the hell out of your glass to get this beer out of your life. This is clearly an example of the saying "you get what you pay for." And for about $4 a six pack, you're not getting much.

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A: I really prefer to drink in the can because poured in a glass seems urine;

S: Unpleasant notes of corn;

T: Adjunct grains where corn predominate, some aluminum, when is heated worsens the taste;

M: Fizzy;

D: Very bad to drink, maybe if you accompany any snack with it should be fine.

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Lone Star Beer from Pabst Brewing Company
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