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Country Club Malt Liquor - Pabst Brewing Company

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58
awful

70 Ratings
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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 2.25
pDev: 34.67%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  5.86% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 04-03-2003)
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pjkelley82

New York

1/5  rDev -55.6%

06-25-2013 02:45:02 | More by pjkelley82
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jeddis1

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -55.6%

08-17-2012 01:15:07 | More by jeddis1
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chapcat

Texas

1/5  rDev -55.6%

11-24-2011 22:22:50 | More by chapcat
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -55.6%

05-07-2014 22:41:17 | More by Durandal_777
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Nolen12

Kentucky

1/5  rDev -55.6%

05-13-2013 17:10:57 | More by Nolen12
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jkball01

Kentucky

1/5  rDev -55.6%

01-13-2013 03:21:01 | More by jkball01
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Dmann

California

1.13/5  rDev -49.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This has got to be one of the worst beers I have ever had. It poured a straw color yellow with a small fizzy white head that lasted a couple seconds and left no lace. The smell was just nasty and was 100% adjunct with a hint of alchohol. The flavor was about the same and was tollerable when it was super cold but once it warmed up it lost all hope. This is a beer to avoid for sure, go with Mickey's or Icehouse if you must get a beer like this.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2004 11:22:10 | More by Dmann
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rkuhnel

California

1.13/5  rDev -49.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Safeway gets 3 for $5 for a big bottle of this stuff so it is even cheap enough for our homeless population. What really gets me is that this was the cheap drunk of my youth. Makes me appreciate how far we have come in 50 years of beer making.

Tastes and smells like alcohol and stale water. Vodka is alcohol and water also, but this water has a rancid, chemical odor and flavor. I guess I would have to describe the flavor as a chemical-like bitterness.

Mouthfeel is like water, and there is simply nothing to like about this. I simply amazed at how many good ratings this swill gets, but many of them seem to be drinking it from the can so maybe that is better. I supposed if you chill it down to 33 degrees so the flavor is mostly lost you could choke this down, but to me this is one of the poorest “beers” on the market. Good for nothing but a cheap drunk. This may be the lowest rating I have ever given. Can you get a bad bottle of a bad beer? There must be some reason why my rating is so low compared to everyone else.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2007 21:17:59 | More by rkuhnel
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ncvbc

North Carolina

1.18/5  rDev -47.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

So there I am at the gas station checking out the beer section, which was extremely limited I might add. I glanced through the malt liquors and had to do a double take. Did that say Country Club? Holy shit, Country Club malt liquor! For entertainment's sake, it was worth the $0.99 price tag for half a quart. Tonight, my friends, will be a high class night.

Pour was a light golden with nice carbonation bubbling up into a fizzy, white head that proceeded to fade quickly like my interest in this beer.

Smell was of sweet malts and a little alcohol comes through also.

Taste, especially after consuming a couple good beers before, is cringe worthy. So damn sweet with a corn flavor as well. It overtakes the mouth and makes me pucker as if I were spinning the bottle over a decade ago.

Mouthfeel is syrupy water to me. Too sweet to even keep in my mouth and determine any qualities, or lack of for that matter.

I drained this before I got half way through...this doesn't do anything for me. I've had better malt liquor in my day, though after trying this one, I doubt I'll drink a malt liquor again.

If this is Country Club, get my ass on the public course from here on.

Serving type: can

07-04-2007 16:17:05 | More by ncvbc
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wfrank002

New York

1.28/5  rDev -43.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

What can you say, if you have $1.39 and want to catch a buzz you can. It is strong and nasty at best. I once slammed 1 1/2~40oz and was wrecked, laying on across train tracks. It's nasty tasting. Very watery flavour. It gave me a hang over the next day. The beer does not stay cold on top of it.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2013 09:34:03 | More by wfrank002
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mwa423

Ohio

1.3/5  rDev -42.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

A - Very light golden color, almost thought it was water watching it to come out of the can. A finger of very thin white head quickly disappear. Shake up a can of sprite and and pour it, it'll hold head longer.

S - Cereal, bready, some alcohol...I'm dreading drinking this

T - I was expecting horrible, so when it hit the tongue with all the flavor of Natural Light, I was pleasantly surprised...but then it hit me. It was like a shot of vodka that had been bombed into the beer. Gah, the alcohol made my face twist.

M/D - Mouthfeel worked, until the alcohol burn hit. Blech. Drinkability? You have to be kidding. If you want to imagine Popov vodka and bad beer, that's how drinkable it is.

Serving type: can

02-12-2010 04:27:39 | More by mwa423
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illidurit

California

1.4/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

My housemate bought me this because it was literally the cheapest beer per ounce at Safeway.

Appearance is like post-asparagus urine. A slimy white froth sits atop the column of liquid.

Doesn't smell really like anything, maybe a bit mealy and corn syrupy.

Taste is pretty clean but still unappealing. Standard malt liquor corn sweetness with no hops whatsoever. Towards the end it degrades into basically sugary spritzer water.

Mouthfeel is too carbonated, paper thin, dirty.

This gave me a headache. Even for novelty's sake I won't be drinking this again.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2007 20:41:31 | More by illidurit
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jjkatter

Australia

1.5/5  rDev -33.3%

12-29-2011 15:03:49 | More by jjkatter
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Sonofalime

Virginia

1.5/5  rDev -33.3%

06-19-2014 22:59:47 | More by Sonofalime
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Overlord

California

1.5/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Now this is one atrocious beer, even for its type.

Pours the same sickly yellow color we come to expect. Not much head.

Just a disgusting skunky corn taste. No redeeming quality. I used to reject this regularly in favor of more palatable malt liquors.

Cool name, and that's about it.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2008 08:48:47 | More by Overlord
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

1.55/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

A: From the can, this beer pours a clear yellow with a big, rocky white head. Head retention is much better than I would normally expect from a beer of this style.

S: Very sterile on the nose, with aromas of roasted corn, grain husks, and an odd fruity smell reminiscent of green apple. The aromas present are a bit repellent, but I don't think that any malt liquor is designed to smell good, so it doesn't really matter.

T: This beer starts off sweet with definite fruity accents. I'm picking up green apple, as well as grain husks, roasted corn, minerals, wet straw, and a touch of grassy hops. As the beer warms a bit, cooked vegetable, lemon, and alcohol notes creep out of the woodwork. The finish is short and simple with grain husk and corn notes.

M: Light bodied and dry. The beer has a flabby, lethargic feel to it despite the presence of relatively active, crisp carbonation. Not drinkable at all.

O: Well, it is a typical American malt liquor, which is to say that this beer was probably never intended to be all that great. Compared to other examples of the style, it's not absolutely wretched, but it is extremely close. Actually, scratch that. It's wretched.

Serving type: can

11-30-2011 15:26:39 | More by mrfrancis
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -22.2%

02-02-2013 00:07:05 | More by Segelstrom
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Alron

California

1.75/5  rDev -22.2%

02-08-2014 07:18:49 | More by Alron
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spycow

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -22.2%

01-17-2013 06:33:13 | More by spycow
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TWebb

South Carolina

1.99/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Cheap, moderately harsh, and associated with certain reviled demographics, this is everything I seek in a beer. Livin' high with Country Club! Pouring a pale yellow with plenty of carbonation, it comes out of the can the same way it comes out of me. The aroma is of a fine industrial quality. I take a draught and immediately notice that unnamed, cryptic harshness of mysterious origins common to all malt liquors. Not much else hits me. Are hops used in this? I don't know. Are lawn trimmings used in this? Not sure, but if so, they are used stingily so as not to impart much flavor. As I swirl it around in my facial beer receptacle, pondering on the vagaries of brewing this fine beverage, I wonder if I am tasting a faint hint of malt. But malted what? Can sorrow be malted? Perhaps not. Perhaps it was just my imagination. But the harshness returns in the finish. That much I am not imagining. Ahh, good stuff! (But seriously, if the alternative is Leffe Blonde or some such rotten skunk, I will happily drink Country Club all day.)

Serving type: can

09-26-2013 20:22:05 | More by TWebb
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gilbert


2/5  rDev -11.1%

03-11-2012 21:58:11 | More by gilbert
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erialbill

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -11.1%

07-04-2013 12:41:53 | More by erialbill
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Kuongming

California

2/5  rDev -11.1%

02-16-2013 23:15:01 | More by Kuongming
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kguyty

Missouri

2/5  rDev -11.1%

09-24-2013 02:48:54 | More by kguyty
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geuze_gone_wild

California

2/5  rDev -11.1%

09-03-2013 21:32:10 | More by geuze_gone_wild
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Country Club Malt Liquor from Pabst Brewing Company
58 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.