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Old Style - Pabst Brewing Company

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Old StyleOld Style

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BA SCORE
66
poor

512 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 512
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 2.8
pDev: 26.79%
Wants: 25
Gots: 26 | 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: brewdlyhooked13 on 09-11-2001)
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misternebbie

Pennsylvania

1.28/5  rDev -54.3%

08-28-2014 22:48:18 | More by misternebbie
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SteveJeremy

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +33.9%

With my father condemning Old Style as "the worst beer ever made" and referring to it as "Dog Style" since I was a kid, I was skeptical about the quality of the beer. However, my father - who holds Miller Lite and Coors Light as his go-to brews - and I drastically differ with our beer tastes, so I was considering that as I popped the tab on the can of Old Style.

Given the price and the ubiquity of this brand, you can't expect the style and complexity of craft beers. Yet Old Style is a healthier, heavier-body brew, not too watery, not too grainy, and not too reliant on one particular bitter or unappetizing flavor. It has a light drinkability to it and favorable qualities that make it a solid beer all around.

08-26-2014 00:47:39 | More by SteveJeremy
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skubas86

Illinois

3.04/5  rDev +8.6%

08-24-2014 14:51:07 | More by skubas86
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Beric

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Serving: 24oz can into pint
Served: 19 August 2014

Appearance: 3.25/5. Pours a crystal clear light yellow color with massive carbonation streaming up from the bottom constantly. Head kind of looks like dish soap, and dies pretty quickly. No lacing.

Smell: 3.25/5. Sweet and grainy, with no off flavors or notable notes to speak of. Smells like 'beer'.

Taste: 3.25/5. Again, very standard American beer flavor- lots of sweet grains, no bitterness to speak of, no hop or assertive malt notes.

Mouthfeel: 3.75/5. Lively, high carbonation makes this one extremely quaffable, as you would desire for this style.

Overall: 3/5. I tried this because it was one of my grandpa's favorites and I grew up new Chicago so I figured I had to by mere association. Glad I tried it, but I probably won't feel the need to ever have one again.

08-20-2014 11:39:18 | More by Beric
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Benh777


3/5  rDev +7.1%

08-20-2014 03:11:19 | More by Benh777
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maxcoinage

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -19.6%

08-20-2014 02:33:05 | More by maxcoinage
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PrendUnVerreDeBiere

Kentucky

1.84/5  rDev -34.3%

08-17-2014 22:24:33 | More by PrendUnVerreDeBiere
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Jcarter1221

Oklahoma

1.84/5  rDev -34.3%

08-17-2014 04:12:28 | More by Jcarter1221
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GoHabsGo

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-15-2014 13:08:36 | More by GoHabsGo
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Wobbly

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

08-15-2014 01:08:18 | More by Wobbly
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cathomae

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -10.7%

08-11-2014 16:13:55 | More by cathomae
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Tyecko

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +7.1%

08-08-2014 15:41:29 | More by Tyecko
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srohrer

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

08-08-2014 14:39:57 | More by srohrer
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

1.75/5  rDev -37.5%

08-05-2014 21:43:48 | More by CraigTravor
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Pintwacky

Indiana

4/5  rDev +42.9%

08-05-2014 19:28:06 | More by Pintwacky
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Dba1125


4.25/5  rDev +51.8%

08-05-2014 03:22:55 | More by Dba1125
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bbluemzbeer

California

5/5  rDev +78.6%

Old style beer is a Chicago staple and basic lager. The price for 6 pack of pounders is 4.50. For inexpensive lager a 5 !

Appearance: light yellow with small carbonation.

Smell : like a American style like corn and grains.

Taste: old style has a taste of light grains with some small malt to it.The end of the taste you get a small bit at the end. Nice crisp dry finish makes you want to drank more . For the price is a great beer !

Mouthfeel: light to medium mouthfeel

Overall : Old style is good lager with more taste then 85 percent of lagers on market. Old style beats out High life, modello , Bud ice, Busch , Natural Ice and all of light beers on the market.

08-02-2014 15:22:45 | More by bbluemzbeer
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mr8073

Illinois

3/5  rDev +7.1%

07-31-2014 19:28:43 | More by mr8073
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JDeming

Maryland

2.25/5  rDev -19.6%

07-31-2014 02:08:23 | More by JDeming
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BigKrall

Illinois

5/5  rDev +78.6%

07-30-2014 16:33:48 | More by BigKrall
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rabbitguy

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-27-2014 17:35:32 | More by rabbitguy
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CraftBeerSnob

Kentucky

3/5  rDev +7.1%

07-25-2014 23:34:52 | More by CraftBeerSnob
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Ropowers3

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-24-2014 14:21:21 | More by Ropowers3
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green_plastic

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -28.6%

07-22-2014 21:06:44 | More by green_plastic
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awesomo

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +25%

07-19-2014 19:48:27 | More by awesomo
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Old Style from Pabst Brewing Company
66 out of 100 based on 512 ratings.