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Country Club Malt Liquor - Pabst Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
58
awful

71 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 71
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 2.26
pDev: 34.96%
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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wfrank002

New York

1.28/5  rDev -43.4%
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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InspectorBob

New Jersey

2.25/5  rDev -0.4%

10-22-2013 21:16:03 | More by InspectorBob
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TWebb

South Carolina

1.99/5  rDev -11.9%
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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kguyty

Missouri

2/5  rDev -11.5%

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

California

2/5  rDev -11.5%

09-03-2013 21:32:10 | More by geuze_gone_wild
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largadeer

California

2.5/5  rDev +10.6%

09-03-2013 07:08:59 | More by largadeer
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jeffduyedi

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +121.2%

09-03-2013 01:48:09 | More by jeffduyedi
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dertyd

California

2.75/5  rDev +21.7%

07-13-2013 17:21:42 | More by dertyd
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erialbill

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -11.5%

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

California

3/5  rDev +32.7%

07-03-2013 20:33:07 | More by Michael_DaBeers_IV
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.2/5  rDev +41.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

From the 40 ounce bomber stamped: OCT2912-EO5112020. Sampled on June 26, 2013.

The Granddaddy of Malt Liquors! Great double crack on the twist-off cap. It pours pale yellow with a tremendous milk shake-like white head that takes a good 2-3 minutes to dissipate. Hey! It looks like a malt liquor should but not golden like Colt 45.

The malt aroma is much more sweet and buttery than cloying. That's considerably better than I expected after reading earlier reviews. Even some yeast. Hops in the background are clean and crisp.

The body is light to medium.

The taste is malt forward but not sharp or biting like so many malt liquors can be. It does not make me grit my teeth when I drink it. Actually it is smooth and on the sweet side. Not really dry at the end but a vague lingering bitterness. I find it to be a decent malt liquor and nowhere near as gut-clearing as others I have had.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2013 21:46:44 | More by puboflyons
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pjkelley82

New York

1/5  rDev -55.8%

06-25-2013 02:45:02 | More by pjkelley82
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Nolen12

Kentucky

1/5  rDev -55.8%

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

Maine

2.75/5  rDev +21.7%

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

California

2/5  rDev -11.5%

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

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -22.6%

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

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -22.6%

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

Kentucky

1/5  rDev -55.8%

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

California

2.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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

California

2.75/5  rDev +21.7%

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

New York

2/5  rDev -11.5%

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

California

2/5  rDev -11.5%

08-27-2012 16:29:52 | More by beerpadawan
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jeddis1

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -55.8%

08-17-2012 01:15:07 | More by jeddis1
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twiggamortis420

Texas

3.73/5  rDev +65%
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 -1.3%
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
Country Club Malt Liquor from Pabst Brewing Company
58 out of 100 based on 71 ratings.