Schlitz | JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst)

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst)
Illinois, United States
schlitzgusto.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed under contract for Pabst by Miller Brewing Co.

Entry for 12 oz. cans and draft only.

"Classic 1960's formula" Schlitz reintroduced in 2008 is known as "Schlitz Gusto". Available in 12 oz. bottles, 16 oz. "tallboy" cans, and draft: http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/106/44315

Added by BeerAngel on 05-29-2000

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
761
Reviews:
329
Avg:
3.03
pDev:
25.41%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
86
For Trade:
0
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Photo of mig100
3.14/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of GatorB
2.7/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 2ovrpar
3.93/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I just bought a case in bottles. I have not had this in about 15 years. Has a good mouth feel with "Just a kiss of the hops" Still a great inexpensive beer.

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Photo of mikr
1/5  rDev -67%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of megamick
3.35/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of warpedrevolution
3/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of COR8RFAN
2.85/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.79/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Dat AAL yellow color scheme with all its tap water helping out the clarity. Macro. Aroma was production line and corn sweetener.

Taste had a fruity yeast and corn edge. Lots of carbonation, malt watered down with corn. High alpha hop boil. No late stage hops 'wasted' here.

Every region has them. Hamms, Rainier, Weinhards, Old Style, Old Milwaukee, Busch, Natural, Red Dog, Blatz, whatever. . . this is one of those.

Good for dirt track racing, fishing, fires, anything where dirt is under your feet I guess. Keep the teku in the cupboard.

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Photo of hopnado
3/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dper
3.5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 54V4G3
1.89/5  rDev -37.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of PMarcy78
3/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of beertraveler08
3.79/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Looks like a golden goddess,smells like yeast and mild hops.The taste is a perfect blend of hops and malt and taste as good as the old timers told me.I would drink this everyday if it was availible.

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Photo of Octoberist
3.42/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Garvey
3.4/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jamie_Newman
3.32/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ebmahoney
2.81/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of OneSickPuppy
3.09/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Jstarr2517
3.45/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mmmbeer89
3.94/5  rDev +30%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

l used to buy 12 packs (cans) of this stuff on a semi-regularly basis 7 or 8 years ago and i haven't had it since until i found a six pack of bottles and i decided to buy it for old times sake. I was surprised how much i liked it still, i always enjoyed it but that was before i ventured out more on beer but this one still holds up. it's also sill cheaply priced so you get a value as well as a good beer.

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Photo of target88
3.04/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Josholson666
3/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of firkingroovin
1.3/5  rDev -57.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Jeff_ODell
2.47/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of nuebs
2.5/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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Schlitz from JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst)
3.03 out of 5 based on 761 ratings.
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