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Old Style - Pabst Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
66
poor

493 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 493
Reviews: 172
rAvg: 2.8
pDev: 26.43%
Wants: 25
Gots: 20 | 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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ironstein

Iowa

5/5  rDev +78.6%

08-16-2012 20:14:22 | More by ironstein
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Cubsfan1087

Iowa

5/5  rDev +78.6%

03-25-2014 23:28:42 | More by Cubsfan1087
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Blahster

Illinois

5/5  rDev +78.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Yep the best beer to me is Old Style beer. I keep it in the family, my grandfather on my moms side use to drink Old Style when I was growing up.My uncles to.Then as I got old enough to drink beer I've always new I would be drinking this great beer. It's funny when I started hanging out with new friends when I moved to my grandparents neighborhood, those friends were drinking Old Style to.Reach for The best beer old style beer, I was mainly brewed in La Cross, Wisconsin and then Semi loads to Chicago and the Suburbs outside Chicago. Old Style every where back then! And now I live in Southern Illinois right outside of St . Louis, Missouri and it's very hard to find it anywhere. And then when you do find it, your paying an arm an a leg,, crazyly high price! Is there any where in the St. Louis area I can by it cheapter then Dierbergs grocery store in Edwardsville, Illinois? So damn high there for a 12 pack of bottle's. They higherd the 12 pack price 3x this year??

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2013 04:38:26 | More by Blahster
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302BeerGuy

Delaware

5/5  rDev +78.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I'm giving it a 5 because this is my all time favorite beer! Heileman's Old Style! I Love this beer! Wrigley Field staple for over 65 years. I drink nothing but (well, with exception of one other) when I'm in Chicago. I wish it was sold in more states than just the Upper Midwest. Out of all the "retro" adjunct lager beers in the Pabst Portfolio, this one is still the best!

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 00:54:44 | More by 302BeerGuy
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BeerGuy1991

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +69.6%

02-20-2013 20:52:58 | More by BeerGuy1991
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MikeAAL

Wisconsin

4.68/5  rDev +67.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This was my grandpa's favorite beer and now it's my favorite beer.

Poured into a mug, it has a pale, yellow, straw color. Light carbonation, mostly natural carbonation. A short head, that appears for about 15 seconds.

Not a lot of smell, but has a grainy smell and a little bit metallic. The alcohol kind of burns your nose, which I love.

You can taste grains, hops and some malt. A nice bitterness at the end.

Light Carbonation, one of the heavier American Adjunct Lagers in my opinion.

Very drinkable and it's my favorite. Tastes great and there's a lot of history behind this beer. I am definately bias when it comes to where the beer is made, because all the best beer is made in Wisconsin. "Think local. Drink local."

Serving type: can

02-08-2013 18:46:41 | More by MikeAAL
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Flippindiscs

Illinois

4.55/5  rDev +62.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

What a great beer for the price! Old Style pours a straw yellow and is bursting with flavor. There is the long standing competition between PBR and Old Style and my vote is to always side with O.S. This beer has taken me on many wild nights and crazy adventures through the college years. Plenty of Old Style scars. I have even written a song about Old Style, as I have been so inspired by this great golden lager.

Also a great fishing beer. Summer or winter, it doesn't matter.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2006 02:42:53 | More by Flippindiscs
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rtrasr

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +60.7%

03-05-2014 03:56:54 | More by rtrasr
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +60.7%

06-18-2012 05:12:25 | More by CarolinaKev
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khargro2

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +60.7%

01-11-2012 19:10:33 | More by khargro2
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Nofear048

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +60.7%

12-19-2011 05:22:58 | More by Nofear048
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eux

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +60.7%

08-31-2012 05:56:05 | More by eux
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LWG1970

Ohio

4.35/5  rDev +55.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Color: Golden Yellow

Smell: Nice and clean, Light Citrus

Taste: Nice Smooth taste, Nice Balance of sweet and smooth.

Bought a 12 pack of bottles in Chicago for $5.99, it's more expensive here in Ohio. Here a 6 pack of 16 OZ cans is 7 Bucks.

This is one of my favorite beers. Wish we could get bottles in Ohio. But next trip Chicago I am stocking up.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2011 02:43:34 | More by LWG1970
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Jamesplarson

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +51.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I was very surprised with this beer. I did not excpet such a sweat beer. the appearance was good the smell was sweat and got me salavaiting. the taste was a very wheaty taste with sweetness all the way down. not to much of a mouth feel nice and crisp great drink ability. a great beer to have one or two of after work.

Serving type: can

09-23-2008 21:20:47 | More by Jamesplarson
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wrigleybob

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +51.8%

05-13-2013 18:59:41 | More by wrigleybob
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Mister_Falcon

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +51.8%

08-25-2013 07:54:39 | More by Mister_Falcon
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michiganminer

Michigan

4.13/5  rDev +47.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This was "dad's Beer" when I was growing up. I tried it in 08 I think, and Preferred Blatz it was crap. I recently started watching the show "Shameless" on Showtime where the family Drinks Old Style and researched it. Apparently Pabst is now "Krausening" the beer so I wanted to try it again.

I picked up a 6 pack of 12 oz. cans for $3.59 the first drink I knew this was something different. I am a Budweiser drinker and this instantly reminded me of Bud. it has great mouthfeel and no nasty aftertaste like the old cheap beer did. the cost has increased (18 pack was $7.99 in 08 and now it's $10) but still a good price for a good beer!

Serving type: can

11-22-2012 12:40:29 | More by michiganminer
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kgeijer


4/5  rDev +42.9%

05-07-2012 03:38:58 | More by kgeijer
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sgn4779

Vermont

4/5  rDev +42.9%

06-08-2014 23:20:58 | More by sgn4779
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +42.9%

09-12-2012 02:18:10 | More by wattoclone
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Zachariah1978

Alabama

4/5  rDev +42.9%

07-11-2014 01:22:44 | More by Zachariah1978
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sudsy2drunk

Indiana

4/5  rDev +42.9%

06-20-2013 02:09:51 | More by sudsy2drunk
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EdwardFortyHands

Iowa

4/5  rDev +42.9%

07-09-2013 05:46:04 | More by EdwardFortyHands
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Vogie

Michigan

4/5  rDev +42.9%

12-05-2012 05:29:04 | More by Vogie
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bwgassman

Colorado

4/5  rDev +42.9%

08-24-2012 21:47:18 | More by bwgassman
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Old Style from Pabst Brewing Company
66 out of 100 based on 493 ratings.