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:
#43,663
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 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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Photo of msumike89
2.25/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of wejohnsn
3.06/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dag1991
1.5/5  rDev -40.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Duffman79
2.93/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of LJWalker
2.62/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of SteveJeremy
2.26/5  rDev -11%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Would be a perfectly acceptable, cheap American beer if it wasn't offset by a pungent metallic quality that I guess is supposed to be the hops coming into play (kind of like how Pabst Blue Ribbon is offset by a sunky, almost ghastly aftertaste). Light offering might be better, but this one is disappointing even by the low-grade standards it sets.

Could definitely believe that back in the day this was a more premium offering, but this one has suffered the fate the same way Old Milwaukee, Pabst, and Rolling Rock have in that they suffer from mass-production and sub-premium/budget beer stigmas in the face of the more "premium" offerings.

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Photo of Rock_Glenn
1.53/5  rDev -39.8%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Like many of these American lagers I wonder what Stroh's tasted like back in the day. Either everyone's tastes matured or the recipe changed. Tastes of grain, corn and cereal, with a slightly metallic hops bitterness. Colored that ugly straw yellow no-one wants to see in their glass.

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Photo of jmich24
3.59/5  rDev +41.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Beginner2
2.8/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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