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Stroh's Light - Pabst Brewing Company

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64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 2.12
pDev: 28.3%


Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  3.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2001)
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Reviews by dcall384:
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dcall384

Indiana

1/5  rDev -52.8%

10-31-2013 19:03:52 | More by dcall384
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JPDOG

Delaware

2.5/5  rDev +17.9%

04-07-2014 00:44:54 | More by JPDOG
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emerge077

Illinois

1.98/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

DEC09 2013 printed on the can, possibly a "born on" since Miller brews this.

Very pale dull canary yellow color, bright clarity and rapid carbonation. Clumpy soapy foam with some dish soap lacing. Looks boring.

Smells like a musty old dishrag, nasty.

Tastes better than that thankfully, some apple from the yeast, vague crackery malt. Dry aftertaste, thin and watery, bland. A real dumbed down lager, no structure or nuance at all, cheap buzz is all it is, at least it's not pretending.

As an aside, i've only spotted a couple old Strohs signs around town, but they're pretty cool actually, if you are into old breweriana.

Serving type: can

03-16-2014 22:45:39 | More by emerge077
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threedaggers

Kentucky

1.75/5  rDev -17.5%

03-07-2014 03:15:24 | More by threedaggers
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carmike813

Illinois

2/5  rDev -5.7%

03-05-2014 15:35:19 | More by carmike813
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barryjg

Texas

2/5  rDev -5.7%

02-26-2014 11:47:50 | More by barryjg
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user785335

Florida

2/5  rDev -5.7%

12-01-2013 18:25:02 | More by user785335
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WolfAlynn

Ohio

2.25/5  rDev +6.1%

10-16-2013 02:22:32 | More by WolfAlynn
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GDPete

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -29.2%

10-11-2013 20:59:09 | More by GDPete
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RuebenRox

Kentucky

1.5/5  rDev -29.2%

10-07-2013 15:20:35 | More by RuebenRox
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +29.7%

10-04-2013 15:18:24 | More by KJ2013
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blue-dream

Illinois

1/5  rDev -52.8%

09-03-2013 01:13:34 | More by blue-dream
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Greasy

Kentucky

1.5/5  rDev -29.2%

08-14-2013 16:23:28 | More by Greasy
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erialbill

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -5.7%

07-04-2013 12:38:22 | More by erialbill
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2beerdogs

California

1.75/5  rDev -17.5%

07-03-2013 21:14:39 | More by 2beerdogs
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Purp1eOne

Illinois

2/5  rDev -5.7%

06-14-2013 01:42:17 | More by Purp1eOne
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dsnyder61

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +41.5%

06-11-2013 18:04:16 | More by dsnyder61
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -29.2%

06-11-2013 17:48:41 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

1.98/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

12 fl oz. can, best by date on the bottom reads April 01, 2013, so I'm a few days late here, but that's nothing to cry over. Just learned from BeerAdvocate that this is a Pabst product, with a dismal 3.00% abv, not listed on the can anywhere, which is probably for the better. Landed the random bundle 15 pack on sale for $4.99 at the local beer store.

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours a clear, see-through, faint yellow colored glass of water with about two fingers of fizzing white head that settles down to a layer of foam covering the top. One of the palest sickest yellow colored beers that I've ever beheld.

S - Smell consists of cheap dusty malted barley, carbonation, and corn adjuncts.

T - Thin & light-bodied. Some corn kernel, wet cardboard, and water.

M - Feel is clean, light, smooth. Virtually nothing here.

Overall, you already know what you're getting yourself into with this one before you even pop the top. This is quite possibly the "lightest" or, the lowest abv lager that I have tried yet. On the path to becoming a non-beer, or beer flavored water. With that said, it isn't nearly as foul or disgusting as heavier malt liquors like Steel Reserve 211 High Gravity. A fairly inoffensive, light lager that achieves what it is trying to do. I've got 14 more cans of this swill to mull it over also.

Pabst Stroh's Light ---2/5.

Serving type: can

04-17-2013 20:44:23 | More by mfnmbvp
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LooseMoose1978

North Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -29.2%

02-04-2013 01:40:32 | More by LooseMoose1978
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spycow

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +17.9%

01-17-2013 06:42:29 | More by spycow
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TMoney2591

Illinois

2.53/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Served in an Ohio State shaker pint glass.

The Spelunky spree continues, along with the seemingly endless stream of deaths. Figures. This stuff pours a clear pale sallow topped by a finger of white foam. The nose comprises light corn, grassy wheat, and light hard water. The taste brings in more of the same, with a grassy, corny sweetness pervading the proceedings. The body is pretty light, with a moderate carbonation and a decidedly watery feel. Overall, a pretty sad little beer, one that seems to lean closer to water than beer, but one, considering the circumstances, that really isn't quite as bad as it theoretically could have been.

Serving type: can

12-27-2012 15:42:36 | More by TMoney2591
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +65.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Stroh’s Light has a thick, stark-white head and a clear, slightly bubbly, golden appearance with even a bit of lacing left behind. The aroma is faint, with light, sweet grain. The flavor is similar- very standard light beer taste. Bitterness is practically nil. The mouthfeel is light and watery, and Stroh’s Light finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, dry, and highly drinkable. For a light beer it’s excellent. Overall pretty good.

RJT

Serving type: can

10-03-2012 20:52:19 | More by RonaldTheriot
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +65.1%

09-12-2012 15:14:05 | More by wattoclone
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Wudro


3/5  rDev +41.5%

08-19-2012 21:48:47 | More by Wudro
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Stroh's Light from Pabst Brewing Company
56 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.