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Country Club Malt Liquor - Pabst Brewing Company

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60
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75 Ratings
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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 2.33
pDev: 34.33%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | 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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Photo of puboflyons
3.2/5  rDev +37.3%
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.

puboflyons, Jun 26, 2013
Photo of pjkelley82
1/5  rDev -57.1%

pjkelley82, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of Nolen12
1/5  rDev -57.1%

Nolen12, May 13, 2013
Photo of rderedin
2.75/5  rDev +18%

rderedin, May 05, 2013
Photo of Kuongming
2/5  rDev -14.2%

Kuongming, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of Segelstrom
1.75/5  rDev -24.9%

Segelstrom, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of spycow
1.75/5  rDev -24.9%

spycow, Jan 17, 2013
Photo of jkball01
1/5  rDev -57.1%

jkball01, Jan 13, 2013
Photo of t0rin0
2.5/5  rDev +7.3%

t0rin0, Dec 07, 2012
Photo of troobie
2.75/5  rDev +18%

troobie, Nov 07, 2012
Photo of jslice99
2/5  rDev -14.2%

jslice99, Sep 30, 2012
Photo of beerpadawan
2/5  rDev -14.2%

beerpadawan, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of jeddis1
1/5  rDev -57.1%

jeddis1, Aug 17, 2012
Photo of twiggamortis420
3.73/5  rDev +60.1%
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!

twiggamortis420, Jun 16, 2012
Photo of fastrodney
2.23/5  rDev -4.3%
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.

fastrodney, May 13, 2012
Photo of gilbert
2/5  rDev -14.2%

gilbert, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of jjkatter
1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

jjkatter, Dec 29, 2011
Photo of ROGUE16
3/5  rDev +28.8%

ROGUE16, Dec 07, 2011
Photo of mrfrancis
1.55/5  rDev -33.5%
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.

mrfrancis, Nov 30, 2011
Photo of chapcat
1/5  rDev -57.1%

chapcat, Nov 24, 2011
Photo of djrn2
2/5  rDev -14.2%

djrn2, Nov 23, 2011
Photo of Beerandraiderfan
2.53/5  rDev +8.6%
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.

Beerandraiderfan, Jun 09, 2011
Photo of Lacesoutcody
2.35/5  rDev +0.9%
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.

Lacesoutcody, Mar 21, 2011
Photo of tone77
3.18/5  rDev +36.5%
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.

tone77, Jul 30, 2010
Photo of mwa423
1.3/5  rDev -44.2%
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.

mwa423, Feb 12, 2010
Country Club Malt Liquor from Pabst Brewing Company
60 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.