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Schlitz O.M.L. (Malt Liquor) | JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst)

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Schlitz O.M.L. (Malt Liquor)Schlitz O.M.L. (Malt Liquor)

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

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Todd on 03-27-2002

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Photo of ovaltine
2.75/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of timontheroad
2.28/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Straight from the 24 oz can. Can't tell what the appearance is cuz it's just a small hole in the top of the can. The aroma smelled a lot like aluminum with a touch of corn. The taste was pretty close to the smell, kinda not very nice. The mouthfeel was pure AAL, watery, with a bit of of carbonation. Overall, this beer brought back the old high school daze, fun, but glad it was behind me.

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Photo of DaveBar
3.19/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Purchased at the LCBO for $4.10 for a 650ml bottle. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens ok and pours a tiny white head that is gone in seconds. Medium gold color and filtered clear

S- Some hops and malt but mild

T- Good general brew. North American style all the way and a decent example of it. Has a good hop base compared to similar styles.

M- A bit creamy which is a plus

O- Good North American beer. Have had a lot worse than this one.

Food Pairing

This pretty strong flavored brew went well with....... BBQ'd hot dogs. Top 'em the way you like 'em


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Photo of CJNAPS
1.72/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

For malt liquor this has to be one of the best

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Photo of devin305
2.57/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of SirBrandonofMaltANDHops
2.2/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Malty adjunct lager with strong grainy taste.

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Photo of jaymo18
2.25/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of GeorgeAKeim
2/5  rDev -23.1%

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1.28/5  rDev -50.8%

Photo of ckeegan04
1.75/5  rDev -32.7%

Photo of nicholas2121
3.75/5  rDev +44.2%

Schlitz O.M.L Malt Liquor brewed by JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. This brew has an ABV of 5.9% The pour on this brew is nice. This brew pours out a nice golden amber color with a nice white head. The smell is corn with some grans. There is nothing bad about this brew so far. There is a lot corn in the taste of this brew but it has a nice balance to it. This brew goes down nice for having a 5.9% ABV. Schlitz Malt Liquor is one of the better Malt Liquors on the market. There is nothing over powering in this brew. Overall I'm giving this brew a 3.75 out of 5. I would get this brew again.

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Photo of ParkbrauFan
2/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of indianabeerman
2.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of joncocktotone
3.67/5  rDev +41.2%

Photo of SurpriseTruck
3.75/5  rDev +44.2%

Photo of JayNat
1.6/5  rDev -38.5%

Photo of user785335
1.75/5  rDev -32.7%

Photo of misternebbie
1.36/5  rDev -47.7%

Photo of MichaelProcton
2.49/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Upgraded to full review 11/12/16: 24-oz can, standard pour into shaker pint. Looks quite nice, particularly for style. Darker gold with extreme clarity. There was even a decent head, though its near-instantaneous dissipation makes sense when you see the lack of active carbonation. The smell is not off-putting. Largely neutral, even, though there's the huskiest whiff of DMS-y cooked corn. Taste brings that corn to the forefront, though it still tastes roughly beer-ish. The bitterness of the alcohol almost reminds you of hops. The body is full and inviting. Frankly, this is a decent beer, one worthy of being lumped in among the AALs rather than the true malt liquors. I'd definitely take one in the event I was looking to get tanked.

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Photo of mabermud
2.25/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of Jack_Frost79
1.5/5  rDev -42.3%

Photo of Dello
2.25/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of wrightst
2.25/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of Newrad2
2.21/5  rDev -15%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2

2012 Schlitz Original - Reviewed 10/21/2012

Appearance: Schlitz pours a pale straw color with extremely visible carbonation. The head explodes in malty goodness, but dissipates into a light dusting. I shed a nostalgic tear as a gaze upon the beauty of 172 years of love poured into my tasting glass.

Smell: Immediately the aroma of my alcoholic uncle's breath comes through the bouquet of malts and hops. The nose is lovingly caressed by golden ears of corn and barley. Sugary sweetness makes the heart beat fonder in anticipation.

Taste: Truly the original malt liquor, Schlitz tastes like the days when men used to drunkenly crash their boats into large rocks. We start off smooth but develop into a more complex profile of grains and a bit of spice on the back end.

Mouthfeel: Schlitz greets the tongue with velvety smoothness and invites you to come back for more. Light-bodied and refreshing, this malt liquor prances and plays across the pallet.

Overall: Schlitz is the epitome of average, the everyman's beer. And I love it. Pairs well with creamed corn or biscuits and gravy. Best enjoyed at the tailgate table with a bag of Sam's Club potato chips, or around a tire-fire with an extreme spicy Slim-Jim. Either way, stock up on Schlitz original today!

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Photo of antichuckmoore
1.5/5  rDev -42.3%

Schlitz O.M.L. (Malt Liquor) from JOS. Schlitz Brewing Co. (Pabst)
Beer rating: 2.6 out of 5 with 192 ratings
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