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Rainier Lager - Pabst Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
64
poor

148 Ratings
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Ratings: 148
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 2.65
pDev: 26.42%
Wants: 3
Gots: 9 | 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: BeerAdvocate on 08-05-2003)
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-10-2013 02:57:50 | More by EBeckett3
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meehandennis

Maine

2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-05-2013 01:12:14 | More by meehandennis
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ReverendJon

Alaska

2/5  rDev -24.5%

08-04-2013 21:00:48 | More by ReverendJon
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Eric908

South Dakota

2.75/5  rDev +3.8%

08-04-2013 20:59:00 | More by Eric908
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Daffron24

Colorado

1.25/5  rDev -52.8%

08-04-2013 20:07:06 | More by Daffron24
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valleytrash

Alaska

3.5/5  rDev +32.1%

07-27-2013 08:11:37 | More by valleytrash
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BRYeleJR

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +13.2%

07-24-2013 20:42:59 | More by BRYeleJR
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Smurf2055

Washington

1.5/5  rDev -43.4%

07-20-2013 22:32:39 | More by Smurf2055
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taospowder

New Mexico

2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

07-17-2013 04:09:41 | More by taospowder
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chugalug06

Colorado

3/5  rDev +13.2%

Rated to style - Best by: 7/22/13

Piss yellow in color. Head rises fast and falls almost just as fast.

Extremely light and corny. Next to zero hops and tons of sweaty yeast. Dry, crisp, refreshing, with a easy finish. Slightly fruity.

I'd like to know what "Yakima Vally Hops" are added...? It serves as an easy drinking, affordable, "4th of July party" type beer. Recommended for the price point.

07-15-2013 03:36:00 | More by chugalug06
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev +13.2%

07-11-2013 15:58:26 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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doremite

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -24.5%

07-09-2013 14:37:42 | More by doremite
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neckbeered

Montana

2/5  rDev -24.5%

07-07-2013 21:50:50 | More by neckbeered
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LiquidAmber

Washington

2.8/5  rDev +5.7%

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a pale golden amber with a thin film with ring around the glass. It's been a long time since I had an adjunct beer and forgotten how sad these look. Aroma of light sweet malt with faint grassy hops. Flavor follows with very attenuated sweet malt and a slight hint of hops in the finish. Lots of carbonation, giving the impression of sparkling water with light sweet malt added. Hints of biscuit malt in the finish. Very light bodied. Well, fairly close to expectations, very light and innocuous. Thought I was going to tick a brewery; forgot Rainier was bought out a long time ago by Pabst. Uninteresting but harmless.

07-05-2013 00:39:05 | More by LiquidAmber
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dirtylou

Washington

3/5  rDev +13.2%

05-14-2013 00:41:35 | More by dirtylou
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Hopmodium

Washington

2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

04-17-2013 23:38:41 | More by Hopmodium
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Juno_Malone

Idaho

2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

04-15-2013 04:35:51 | More by Juno_Malone
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benbjb

Washington

2.75/5  rDev +3.8%

03-18-2013 04:50:53 | More by benbjb
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.11/5  rDev +17.4%

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.

03-11-2013 02:37:41 | More by Fatehunter
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DeekNayvuz

Montana

2/5  rDev -24.5%

02-23-2013 22:32:16 | More by DeekNayvuz
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troobie

California

2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

02-16-2013 10:17:05 | More by troobie
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Jameswoody

Montana

2.25/5  rDev -15.1%

01-26-2013 02:24:00 | More by Jameswoody
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grittybrews

Washington

2.25/5  rDev -15.1%

01-23-2013 03:08:04 | More by grittybrews
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dertyd

California

3/5  rDev +13.2%

01-18-2013 09:09:37 | More by dertyd
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spycow

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-17-2013 06:40:31 | More by spycow
Rainier Lager from Pabst Brewing Company
64 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.