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Country Club Malt Liquor - Pabst Brewing Company

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58
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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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Nolen12

Kentucky

1/5  rDev -55.6%

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

Maine

2.75/5  rDev +22.2%

05-05-2013 02:10:59 | More by rderedin
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Kuongming

California

2/5  rDev -11.1%

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

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -22.2%

01-17-2013 06:33:13 | More by spycow
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jkball01

Kentucky

1/5  rDev -55.6%

01-13-2013 03:21:01 | More by jkball01
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t0rin0

California

2.5/5  rDev +11.1%

12-07-2012 02:59:29 | More by t0rin0
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troobie

California

2.75/5  rDev +22.2%

11-07-2012 07:17:05 | More by troobie
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jslice99

New York

2/5  rDev -11.1%

09-29-2012 23:20:38 | More by jslice99
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beerpadawan

California

2/5  rDev -11.1%

08-27-2012 16:29:52 | More by beerpadawan
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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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twiggamortis420

Texas

3.73/5  rDev +65.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Its been a little while since Ive last hopped on the fo-tay train. 40 oz clear bottle pours into a mason jar a clear gold color with a decent cap of fluffy white head. Actually has some pretty decent retention, no lacing.

Nose is definitely corn-a-licious, but it is surprisingly unoffensive. For a forty, you really cant ask for much more. Maybe a touch of hops would be nice, but none are to be found here.

Hmmm, not bad. Clean and fairly crisp. It is not as sweet as most Malt Liquors and there is actually a little bit of dryness on the finish. Its on the low side ABV-wise and that probably is why it feels lighter than most of this style. I actually prefer mine in the 6-7% range, otherwise I just feel like I might as well be drinking a Coors. But I must say that of all the Malt Liquors I have had, this one tastes the lightest, most crisp and is probably the least offensive. Dare I say that I wont have much trouble finishing the bottle? Something about drinking out of a 40 oz bottle soothes the soul!

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2012 20:24:58 | More by twiggamortis420
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fastrodney

North Carolina

2.23/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Served from a 12oz can into a Sam pint glass.

A: Light golden. Head dissipates as quickly as it arrives and becomes nothing more than a thin white rim afterwards.

S: Smells of apple cider. Sugary sweet.

T: Alcohol overpowers the slight sweetness of the less-regarded grains.

M: Medium-carbonated, but under-carbonated for the style. Thin-to-medium body.

O: Not sure where to place this on the scale of the style. Certainly not the best. Maybe not the most offensive, but I can't think of an example that's rougher at the moment. Carbonation is too thin and not nearly sweet enough to cover-up the rough alcohol taste that is ever-more apparent as it warms up.

Serving type: can

05-13-2012 02:41:06 | More by fastrodney
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gilbert


2/5  rDev -11.1%

03-11-2012 21:58:11 | More by gilbert
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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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ROGUE16

Delaware

3/5  rDev +33.3%

12-07-2011 15:59:07 | More by ROGUE16
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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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chapcat

Texas

1/5  rDev -55.6%

11-24-2011 22:22:50 | More by chapcat
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djrn2

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -11.1%

11-23-2011 01:09:23 | More by djrn2
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

2.53/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Purchased across from the cop shop in Weed, CA. Rough yellow appearance. Looks like the return on rented beer. Mild sweet, corny aroma, not offensive.

Sweet, stale alcohol breath flavor to it, no hopping, might be an all corn beer, or at least a substantial portion of it. I've had worse. A little gritty, reminds me of grain belt. Doesn't seem all that alcoholic taste wise. Does seem oxidized what is there.

Wasn't bad to have before lunch. Poured a tad of it out for Macho Man, who died the day before.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2011 22:12:47 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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Lacesoutcody

North Carolina

2.35/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Drank from a 32 oz. bottle.

A: A typical dingy yellow.

S: Corn, Metal, And a sick sweet finish.

T: Bready, Slight Alcohol, And Corn.

M: Fairly thin, not overbearing.

O: It's a malt, not great, not terrible, it's cheap and efficient. Have one, it's fairly rare, but there is much better things out there.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2011 02:28:19 | More by Lacesoutcody
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.18/5  rDev +41.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a pale yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of corn and malts. Taste is like the smell, malts with some corn and a touch of alcohol. Feels light in the mouth and has good drinkability. Overall not bad as far as malt liquors go.

Serving type: can

07-30-2010 14:17:14 | More by tone77
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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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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I noticed that many of my fellow CAN reviewers mentioned their background with this beer and I sadly, I have none. We heard of this when we were young and underage but other beers were available and this never seemed to make it our way. In the interim, as a budding historian and a collector of patches to be sewn onto my many jackets, I became curious to at least try it. CAN you dig it?

The pour produced two rocky, bone-white fingers' worth of head that fell like yesterday's snow but actually left some lacing in its wake. Color was a golden yellow with NE-quality clarity. The nose really left something to be desired - it was at once metallic, fusel, grapey, cereal sweet, like the worst of everything blended together into a hot mess. Yow! Mouthfeel was medium and the taste was not as unpleasant as the nose led me to expect. It was sweet, sure, but the alcohol was not up front making it bearable. Finish was also slightly sweet but not unbearable. I was left bemused by the whole thing. If this is what I missed out on in my youth, I did not miss much.

Serving type: can

02-11-2010 18:54:15 | More by woodychandler
Country Club Malt Liquor from Pabst Brewing Company
58 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.