Colt 45 Malt Liquor | Pabst Brewing Company

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58
awful
871 Ratings
THE BROS
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poor
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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
Ratings:
871
Reviews:
270
Avg:
2.38
pDev:
31.93%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
165
For Trade:
0
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3.88/5  rDev +63%

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2.39/5  rDev +0.4%

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 +110.1%

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1.62/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

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Colt 45 Malt Liquor from Pabst Brewing Company
2.38 out of 5 based on 871 ratings.
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