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Rainier Lager - Pabst Brewing Company

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183 Ratings
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Ratings: 183
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 2.64
pDev: 27.27%
Wants: 5
Gots: 18 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-05-2003

- Rainier beer brings together nature’s bounty from the great Northwest. Pure spring waters combine with golden barley and verdant hops to produce a beer rich in taste and texture. Fermented slowly with a pedigree yeast culture under tightly controlled conditions, Rainier comes forth with a satisfying malty flavor over a slightly fruity background, spiced with Chinook, Mt. Hood, and Willamette hop notes
- ABV% 4.6
- Calories 134
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3.06/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Formed a finger and a half of head, but quickly down to a covering. The body is golden with lots of bubbles coming up.
The smell has a good dose of grain, but too much metallic comes through too.
The taste is mildly bitter with some honey sweetness in the middle. Descent flavor for the style.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
Not too bad.

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3/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Crystal clear gold color. I can't remember seeing a clearer beer. Sudsy snow white head that sustains for some time. Stale metallic skunky smell. Slight malt sweetness at first, then kind of taste like old coins smell. Very dry with an abrupt finish. Overall it's drinkable and certainly better than some beers in the same class. Can says Rainier Brewing Co. (Irwindale, CA) on it. Not sure if this is supposed to be listed under Pabst.

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2.98/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a two finger, foamy white head on top with low retention, but some decent lacing for style.

S: Light grain and a slight sweetness. There is some faint grassy hops at the end.

T: Again, a slight malty sweetness with some faint grassy/lemon flavor from the hops.

M: Light to medium bodied with high carbonation.

O: Not a bad adjunct. Not a beer I will likely get again, but glad I tried it. I guess.

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Rainier Lager from Pabst Brewing Company
63 out of 100 based on 183 ratings.