Stroh's | Pabst Brewing Company

Stroh'sStroh's
BA SCORE
4.3%
Liked This Beer
2.54 w/ 581 ratings
Stroh'sStroh's
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company
California, United States
pabstbrewingco.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mitchster on 08-24-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,657
Reviews:
192
Ratings:
581
Liked:
25
Avg:
2.54/5
pDev:
28.35%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
76
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 581 |  Reviews: 192
Photo of baldy00
2.38/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of CHCAsheville
2.26/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I am rating this based on the Stroh's of my youth. Growing up in Western PA, Stroh's was actually a tastier, more malty beer than the other local offerings. And it definitely was sharper and more carbonated. It was a great beer for the 1970s.

Today, when I can have Bell's Two-Hearted Ale whenever I want, Stroh's seems more like a malty Canada Dry. I would only drink Stroh's today to take a trip down memory lane.

Additional comment: I would say that Stroh's of the 1960s-1970s was the Yuengling of the late 2000s-early 2010s. The beer to have after mowing the lawn, or a taste-upgrade to the usual dorm beer. I still have a couple of Yuengling's in the fridge... but they won't be replaced. Same with Stroh's. Too many other better beers.

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Photo of White_Whiskey
2.12/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of daliandragon
2.7/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

I remember the commercials from my youth in the eighties just because they were so weird. I mean, what the hell does "fire brewed" mean anyway? There were a few people in college who drank it regularly but for me the only interesting fact about Stroh's was that it came in fifteen packs, before they were cool. Anyhoo, I'm reviewing it.

This looks okay but doesn't smell like much, just grainy and sour. It tastes bland but inoffensive. Honestly, for the style and price this is a solid, quaffable beer for camping, softball, or barbecues. Glad I rediscovered it.

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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
2/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of RHBIII
2.91/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Good carbonation, nice white head, tastes smooth.

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Photo of dd53grif
1.5/5  rDev -40.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Bought as a tribute to my youth (before there was craft beer).

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Photo of fthegiants
1.5/5  rDev -40.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of dbrauneis
2.67/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Schlitz74
2.02/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This is a fairly carbonated beer with a nice white head, there is little to no lacing on the glass. There is nothing special about this beer.

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Photo of 94rocker1
3.68/5  rDev +44.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thirstygoat
2.27/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of nater919
1.19/5  rDev -53.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Phoodcritic
2.94/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Chackman151
2.75/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mikr
1/5  rDev -60.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of mpt2222
2.64/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of beergoot
3.57/5  rDev +40.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

After many years, I've found this beer again while visiting Ohio.

It has the look and smell of many adjunct lagers. The taste actually is a couple of notches above most examples of the style, a little maltier and grainy with a nifty hop presence.

And if I'm not mistaken, the current offering is small batch brewed in Detroit (the bottle label address reflects this) and is only distributed around the Michigan and Ohio area.

Welcome back, old friend...

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Photo of DanGeo
2.31/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Tbill1993
2.91/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Let's be honest. If you are drinking Strohs, you know what you are getting into. It's not the best, but it's great as a easy drinking beer that can get the job done after 10. Plus it tastes way better than bud light.

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Photo of bwood06
2.9/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Decided to pick this one up just to relax around the campfire while on a trip to Michigan. I just wanted something simple, light, and no-fuss for once. This beer features a pale straw hue that showcases a very high dose of carbonation. The head is bright white, frothy, and dissipates very quickly to nothing. 3/5 The aroma is very simple and no-fuss with grainy cereal playing the major role and being backed up by very light herbal hops. 3/5 The taste is very much like the aroma in that the malt and cereal notes play the leading role with just a hint of sweetness from the grains. There is a bit of light herbal hops on the back end before a metallic and green apple finish that is a bit off-putting. The metallic note lingers for a bit. 2.75/5 The high carbonation from the appearance comes out just a strongly in the mouth with a quite substantial carbonation burn. Light body and crisp with a very light drying but the dryness does not really linger. 3/5 This beer was essentially what I was looking for at the time in that it is very simple, straightforward, and easy to drink. The main issue that I have with the beer is the metallic finish. Green apple doesn't both me unless it is over the top, but the metallic is never welcome in my world. 3/5

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Photo of Grupatre
3.59/5  rDev +41.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FBarber
3.77/5  rDev +48.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mdt88
3.5/5  rDev +37.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of highwayman97
4.19/5  rDev +65%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A wonderfull beer for the price, and overall. Much more, and better flavor than most.

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Stroh's from Pabst Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.3% out of 100 with 581 ratings
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