Colt 45 Malt Liquor | Pabst Brewing Company

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2.22/5
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887 Ratings
Colt 45 Malt LiquorColt 45 Malt Liquor
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.61%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Introduced in 1963 by the Baltimore, Maryland-based National Brewing Company, Colt 45 was named in honor of running back Jerry Hill, who was #45 on the 1963 Baltimore Colts football team. Through high-profile partnerships with actor Billy Dee Williams and comedian Redd Foxx — who both appeared in radio, print, and TV advertisements – Colt 45 established itself as the premier malt liquor beverage by the early 1970s.

It was also during this time that the iconic slogan, “Works Every Time,” became synonymous with the brand. The Williams relationship lasted for nearly four decades, until he passed the torch to music mogul, Snoop Dogg in 2010.

With Snoop at the helm, we’ve entered an exciting new Colt 45 era.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 08-24-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,851
Reviews:
275
Ratings:
887
pDev:
33.78%
Bros Score:
2.7
 
 
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2.29/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Canned
I saw this and thought I need to try it after seeing it on big & little screen so much so
bought on a whim & out of curiosity & pretty much instantly regretted

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2.35/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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2.32/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

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1.55/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Not a beer I would recommend, one of the worst of the cheap brews

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2.5/5  rDev +12.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -32.4%

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5/5  rDev +125.2%

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1.75/5  rDev -21.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +46.4%

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2.11/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

40 oz. bottle, with best by date March 09, 2015 printed on the glass bottle. Another cheap malt liquor from the Pabst Brewing Company; expectations are next to nothing.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass, and shared with a friend.

A - Pours the typical dark golden yellow, with excellent clarity and a finger of sudsy white head that dissipates within seconds. Some very thin bubbly lace. Not awful looking, but not great.

S - The aroma is the typical sweetened cereal grains / corn / huskiness. Mild alcohol astringency.

T - Sweet, grainy, corny, husky, syrupy, and lightly medicinal. Inoffensive, for the most part, considering it is an American malt liquor, but it's certainly not good.

M - Feel is medium-full, thick, syrupy, & sweet. Sweetened grainy finish. Crisp carbonation.

Overall, another tick from the bottom of the barrel with plenty more to go. Tastes nearly identical to much of the other similar swill in this style category. Drink it if you've got it, I guess.

Colt 45 Malt Liquor -----2/5.

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3.28/5  rDev +47.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +102.7%

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2/5  rDev -9.9%

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1/5  rDev -55%

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2/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.88/5  rDev +74.8%

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2.39/5  rDev +7.7%

Honestly, not nearly as bad as I was lead to believe. Pours a pale orange with a thin head. The smell is mild although there is some malt notes. The taste had a nice beginning, but there was a bit of a sour, almost metallic, twinge on the end. Not a great beer, but by no means the worst either.

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5/5  rDev +125.2%

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1.62/5  rDev -27%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

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2/5  rDev -9.9%

Colt 45 Malt Liquor from Pabst Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.22 out of 5 with 887 ratings
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