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Stroh's Light - Pabst Brewing Company

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Stroh's LightStroh's Light

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72 Ratings
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Ratings: 72
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 2.11
pDev: 27.96%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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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1/5  rDev -52.6%

09-03-2013 01:13:34 | More by blue-dream
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1/5  rDev -52.6%

10-31-2013 19:03:52 | More by dcall384
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1/5  rDev -52.6%

08-02-2012 01:28:27 | More by MammothTarantula
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1.25/5  rDev -40.8%

07-20-2014 06:02:08 | More by CraigTravor
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New Jersey

1.33/5  rDev -37%

To quote Homer Simpson: "Hello taste? Taste? Where are you?" Regular Stroh's is a pretty good economy macro in my book, but its light counterpart is very weak. I don't expect too much out of light beers, but I was somewhat expecting this to at least taste like a watered down version of regular Stroh's, but it fails at that.

Stroh's Light pours a pale straw color with noticibly active carbonation. It formed a decent foamy white head that disappeared very quickly. The smell is sugary sweet, with some mixed grains and husks (typical light beer smell). The mouthfeel is very thin, fizzy, and seltzer-like. The taste had some mild grainy sweetness at first, but is extremely bland. Make that Coors Light bland. What makes this fouler than Coors Light is that this stuff has the added distinction of having a wet paper like taste to it that heavily reduces the drinkability. There is almost no aftertaste, although some cooked veggie taste arises. Absolutely no alcoholic warmth to this one, as well.

If you want a Stroh's, stick with the full flavored version and avoid this stuff. This is a light beer that is actually quite difficult to chug down because of the paper taste. (BTW, this tastes a little better directly out of the can, for reasons I can't explain).

12-13-2002 00:35:50 | More by Beastdog75
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1.48/5  rDev -29.9%

my cousins came to town from indiana and brought this filth, here we go!!!

it looks about as close to water as any beer i've ever seen, hardly has any color to it and a head that looks like dawn dish soap, just barely anything

smell is pretty bad, just an overload of corn and water, no presence of hops and or malt, what did they make this out of?

taste is awful. or rather the lack thereof, just a watery, mess of corn just avoid, good lord

the only possible positive i can see, is was near broke, and needed to a beer on a super hot day, i could drink these, because i'd be avoid dying of thirst.

10-24-2008 00:03:31 | More by 1fastz28
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1.5/5  rDev -28.9%

Another bad purchase by mistake. Tastes unbelievable watered down. It still gives you diheara, but without the calories. I think the water used in the brewing comes from a bad stream in Mexico.

10-22-2002 11:19:54 | More by bewareOFpenguin
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1.5/5  rDev -28.9%

10-11-2013 20:59:09 | More by GDPete
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1.5/5  rDev -28.9%

04-01-2012 20:53:51 | More by rogerthegill
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North Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -28.9%

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

1.5/5  rDev -28.9%

07-29-2014 23:56:07 | More by Robyn
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South Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -28.9%

01-02-2012 00:11:03 | More by buckyp
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1.5/5  rDev -28.9%

03-10-2012 21:46:29 | More by Jim_DemonDeacon
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1.5/5  rDev -28.9%

06-11-2013 17:48:41 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
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1.5/5  rDev -28.9%

08-14-2013 16:23:28 | More by Greasy
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1.5/5  rDev -28.9%

02-15-2012 20:37:23 | More by PeteRiz
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1.5/5  rDev -28.9%

10-07-2013 15:20:35 | More by RuebenRox
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1.7/5  rDev -19.4%

Unlike its big brother, regular Stroh's, which is a good American macor, I found Stroh's Light to be a rather bitter tasting, watery beer. It doesn't have the caramel taste present in its big brother. I'll stick with the regular Stroh's as my chepie.

06-21-2002 06:48:43 | More by proc
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1.73/5  rDev -18%

GOOD: In the flavor there is not a lot to say, simply is not very bad, with a marked consistency of corn and fizzy; with the food is acceptable.

BAD: The color is a ugly yellow; the smell is evil, refreshing on one hand, but with old essences and carbonation; have little body with a current and common foam.

03-06-2009 16:28:58 | More by roddwolff
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1.75/5  rDev -17.1%

06-30-2012 02:20:59 | More by Bighorn
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1.75/5  rDev -17.1%

03-07-2014 03:15:24 | More by threedaggers
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1.75/5  rDev -17.1%

06-23-2012 14:45:50 | More by MattBreight
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1.75/5  rDev -17.1%

07-03-2013 21:14:39 | More by 2beerdogs
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United Kingdom (Wales)

1.85/5  rDev -12.3%

Poured into pint glass.

Pours about 1 finger of fizzy white head. Fades down instantly. No lace. Color is a ultra clear straw yellow.

Aroma: Hardly anything but some grain and corn.

Taste: Pretty much the same as the aroma but with some grassy hops. Very light flavored.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, bland. Very light and not a ton of carbonation. Ends with a dry grainy aftertaste.

Overall, nothing I would every buy. This is not a winner. There is hardly any flavor to this beer at all. Light, so I could drink a lot... if I was forced to.

12-17-2009 06:16:15 | More by mothman
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1.95/5  rDev -7.6%

Good for the noon, bad for my stomach,

i try this with my favorite mexican snack "botanas", and is the worst combination that i do;

cheap, beer, 2.59 dlls the sixpack;

try from the direct from the can, its color is like piss;

40% recommended.

12-18-2008 17:24:42 | More by tesguino
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Stroh's Light from Pabst Brewing Company
56 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.