Old Milwaukee Beer | Pabst Brewing Company

BA SCORE
61
poor
796 Ratings
THE BROS
58
awful
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Old Milwaukee BeerOld Milwaukee Beer
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 BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
796
Reviews:
258
Avg:
2.51
pDev:
32.27%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
114
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 796 |  Reviews: 258
Photo of npendres
2.54/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Photo of TuMadre
1.79/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours like water with the color of urine. Careful with the pour or you will get a very fluffy white head that lingers for an eternity. The smell is reminiscent of the frat house floor the morning after an all night bender, and the taste is of corn and socks. Yes It really is that awful.

There are drinkable college budget beers, but this is not one of them. Look to Yuengling or PBR.

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Photo of Noelan
3.22/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigMike
2.47/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of SMH_NWI
1.33/5  rDev -47%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Czy
2.34/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of IPAbastard760
1.29/5  rDev -48.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of dheldman
1/5  rDev -60.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of wethorseblanket
2.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of RickyBfromCT
2.02/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Zylod
2.15/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of MattMorin
2.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jw4free
2.67/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into pint glass from a 12 oz can. Part of 12 pack. L: copious white head. Fades slowly. Limited lacing. Nice effervescent. S: Ricey, weak. T: watery, slight yeast. F: does not linger in the mouth. Needs another gulp quickly. O: here's were this beer shines. It is so cheap.

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Photo of ultrasrs
2.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of tykechandler
2.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Josholson666
2.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of TheRamie
2.52/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of firkingroovin
1.71/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of mark5692
1.03/5  rDev -59%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I'm very surprised that this is rated higher than Busch and almost even with Labatt Blue. Of all these cheap, macro beers, this is the worst. Undrinkable. Tastes like garbage. Literally, like a skunked, metallic, just awful. It's one of the beers that I find undrinkable.

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Photo of razorhawk
1.05/5  rDev -58.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Photo of nuebs
2/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of hozersr
2.77/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Absolut
1.34/5  rDev -46.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

'enjoyed' at a BBQ from the bottle. pulled out of a ice water cooler.

it's very cold.

smells of corn, and an arena restroom.

taste is what you would expect. watery, wet grass, corn.

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Photo of GCB68
2.44/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of IdrinkGas
2.26/5  rDev -10%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Old Milwaukee Beer from Pabst Brewing Company
2.51 out of 5 based on 796 ratings.
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