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:
#43,702
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 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

Photo of PUbeer
2.45/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.17/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Squire123
2.45/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

They retired a race horse and brought in a plow mule.

Back in the 70s this was a good one, above average. Unfortunately it has fallen victim to the times being relegated to a stable of brands which are so much alike once poured they are indistinguishable. Light fizzy yellow, more adjunct forward than hop or malt, just not much there to speak of.

All that's left is a nostalgic label.

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Photo of hophugger
2.58/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.81/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Feels like I should be playing "Do You Remember?" from E40 & Too $hort while I write this review. Dem feelz.

Yellow adjunct beer, a little more hearty of a yellow appearance than most adjunct lagers. Or is it an adjunct lager? Perhaps not. Anyways, looks like you'd expect for the most part. Aroma was mostly neutral. A little sweet, a little bitter. You're not going into this for lots of malt or hops, and they're downplayed appropriately for their demographic.

Easy drinking corporate beer. Is what it is. Kid Rock was right.

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Photo of DrAnnaNemis
2.76/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bigchiquilin
2.21/5  rDev -13%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of SMH_NWI
2.37/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of PatrickCT
2.76/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of firkingroovin
3/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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