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Heileman's Special Export - Pabst Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
68
poor

78 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 78
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 2.82
pDev: 22.34%
Wants: 5
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: elmocoso on 08-21-2002)
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PROS: More hops than the average bottled macrobrew. At times, it reveals a faintly European flavor. The slightly lighter in texture doesn’t fill you up as quickly as heavy beers or ales. No sweetness.

CONS: The body of the beer – its flavor profile – is very thin. Lack of flavor. Without a stronger body of flavor to balance out the hops, it tends to become annoying after a while. And, it tends to develop sourness as you drink it.

Special Ex is best consumed with food, which has the felicitous effect of negating the negatives of the beer while emphasizing the positives.

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Tastes like cooked corn and grain with some skunk. Would be at least somewhat better if not for the green bottle. Somewhat sweet flavor, not complex.

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Heileman's Special Export from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.