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McSorley's Irish Black Lager - Pabst Brewing Company

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McSorley's Irish Black LagerMcSorley's Irish Black Lager

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BA SCORE
80
good

317 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 317
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 9
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oriolesfan4 on 01-29-2009)
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

08-10-2013 20:36:44 | More by longisland1983
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2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

08-10-2013 12:33:45 | More by icehawk
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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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3/5  rDev -14.3%

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

07-11-2013 20:18:32 | More by TheMrFarnham
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

06-25-2013 22:37:17 | More by petermethot
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06-12-2013 02:42:43 | More by ColdWaffles
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Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev 0%

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South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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Virginia

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New Jersey

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Virginia

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plaid75

New York

3.34/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a black hue with amber edges below a one finger foamy white head. There was decent retention and lacing.

The smell featured sweet adjunct grain coupled with roasted barley.

The taste consisted of a slight sweetness tempered by a moderate roasted malt.

The mouthfeel was typical foe style with a vigorous carbonation.

Overall a tasty ale.

Serving type: bottle

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CHickman

New York

3.39/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an almost black looking dark brown color with a little chestnut brown showing where the light hits the beer and a huge foamy 2 finger tan head that faded pretty quickly, leaving minimal lacing as it went down.

Smells of cocoa powder, roasted grains, coffee grinds, dry grass or hay, chocolate, caramel, dry and faint floral hops and some burnt wood; very basic and roasted grain nose, that’s just sort of devoid of any major accents.

Tastes like it smells, with cocoa powder, roasted grains, coffee grinds, chocolate Quick powder, dry grass, hay, light caramel, faint floral hops, tea leaf and astringent charcoal notes; basically this tastes of roasted grains and chocolate notes.

Mouthfeel is very smooth and light, with mild carbonation, a medium and almost chewy body and slightly bitter finish that leaves a sweet charcoal taste.

Average overall, this might fit the style profile, but unless I was at McSorley's in NYC throwing back a few, then I doubt that I’d seek this out again. Extra points for being easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

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McSorley's Irish Black Lager from Pabst Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 317 ratings.