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Lucky Lager - Pabst Brewing Company

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Lucky LagerLucky Lager

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21 Ratings
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 2.56
pDev: 23.83%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.73% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 07-19-2002)
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2.75/5  rDev +7.4%

2beerdogs, Jun 15, 2014
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Photo of RoyalT
3.15/5  rDev +23%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance – Clear yellow in the body with a tinge of orange and some very active effervescence. The head was big and white but went down quickly.

Smell – This is good ‘ol American grain at its best. The traditional aroma leapt from the bottle even before I got the top to the 40 ounce bottle completely unscrewed. There’s also a bit of must as well. The absence of skunk or other offensive odors is promising.

Taste – This really isn’t as bad as it could have been. I certainly wouldn’t call it “good”, but I will say that it “doesn’t suck.”

The grain is actually quite big, and it doesn’t have that overpowering sucrose sweetness at the end like most American macros (especially its cousin PBR). In fact, I think I’ll upgrade this one from “doesn’t suck” to “not bad.”

Mouthfeel – I felt that this was Lucky Lager’s strong point. The carbonation was a smidgen above the usual Alka-seltzer types found in most macros, and there was a refreshing character to it as well.

Drinkability – This went down better than I thought it would. There’s nothing offensive in the bottle and it makes you feel damn American holding one of these 40s.

RoyalT, Jan 21, 2004
Photo of Dmann
3.08/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This is an oldie but goodie. The beer pours a typical clear yellow color with little to no head. The smell is of grain and not much else. The taste is great for what it is. It is not too sweet or skunky. The flavor is dominated by grain but it is not to the point that it sucks. This is a very drinkable macro and if it is offered to me I will not turn it down.

Dmann, Apr 11, 2004
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3/5  rDev +17.2%

valkyre65, Sep 29, 2012
Photo of AKBelgianBeast
3.2/5  rDev +25%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Im sure this isn't the same as the original. Im also sure it makes little to no difference.

pours clear and pale yellow with minimal fizz that dies quickly.

Nose is full of corny type adjunct lager smell. typical.

Taste is exactly what one would expect. Cheap adjunct lager. It is what it is folks.

Mouthfeel is the same as every other macro lager.

Drinkability is high, as all carbonated water plus corn brews are.

Overall, this is a macro ladies and gents. You knew what you were buying, so don't act all pissed off about it. It's not terrible beer, it just is what it is. People love to hate. But you know what. I like all styles of beer, as long as they don't taste like shit. This doesn't taste like shit, it tastes like...macro beer. Fairly refreshing, and easy to drink anytime.

AKBelgianBeast, Jul 31, 2009
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Lucky Lager from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.