Lone Star Beer | Pabst Brewing Company

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823 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.65%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
- Lone Star Beer uses the finest hops from the Pacific Northwest with hearty grains from the Central and Northern Plains. Malted barley and corn extract combine to provide Lone Star with nature's finest ingredients for brewing. Lone Star's ingredients give this beer its full natural flavor. The choicest hops lend complexity and aroma to this beer, and its proprietary mashing regimen creates the perfect balance of alcohol, body, and character.
- ABV% 4.65
- Calories 136

Added by stirgy on 10-19-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#46,878
Reviews:
234
Ratings:
823
pDev:
28%
Bros Score:
2.09
 
 
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Photo of cardfan212
2.28/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Drank from a 12 ounce bottle. Scores are based on the style.

Look - Standard boring brown bottle with some simple labels. It's simplicity speaks to me and looks pretty alright.

Smell - Very corny. Like incredibly strong corn smell. Like cracking into a can of Del Monte corn.

Taste - Really sweet, which isn't surprising from the intense corn smell. The slightest bit of a sour tinge on the end. Flavor comes and goes pretty quickly.

Feel - A medium body with an appropriate amount of carbonation.

Overall - An unexciting beer that I probably won't go for again. Fun to take to a party though, it really stands out visually from other macro brews.

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Photo of tucson_brewson
3.39/5  rDev +35.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

12 oz can poured into pint glass (after half hour in the freezer)

L - Pours a clear, straw yellow with a finger of sudsy white head that dissipates quick and leaves a thin lacing. Lots of bubbles throughout. Comparable to a Miller Lite or, fittingly, PBR.

S - Metallic, grass, cereal grain, corn, typical macro smell, slightly skunky but not terribly offensive.

T - Surprisingly more taste than most other macros. Strong taste of sweet corn up front, grass, citrus, slightly peppery, barley malt, a little astringent alcoholic bite.

F - Light, thin, crisp, very drinkable with lots of carbonation. I can see this being a go-to poolside/BBQ beer somewhere like Texas.

O - Probably a beer best drank ice cold straight out the can. Not the best, not the worst, but it has some character that makes it better than a Bud or Coors Light. Very crisp and drinkable, would pick up again if I spot it.

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Photo of Jbbdrinker
2.41/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Faint cooked hop scent and amber color. The flavor is of sweet grain with a touch of bitter hops. Really not much to it. A medium carbination and thin body. Your typical American macro brew.

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Photo of wl2bill
3/5  rDev +20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Chilmer
1.8/5  rDev -28%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of TexasCzech
5/5  rDev +100%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of digitalflood
2.94/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerDreadz
2.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Jsalz21
1.64/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Bammer21
1.94/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of dataslal
1.3/5  rDev -48%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Photo of SGR1220
3.75/5  rDev +50%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LoveGame
2.61/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Texan here. I used to get this stuff back when they did dollar beers at my local Cefco. I miss that tbh.

Compared to most American lagers, it definitely tastes darker, bolder, and heavier, but generally speaking it's nothing special despite having nothing inherently wrong with it. Try Tarantula Hawk if you want a real taste of Texas.

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Photo of BEER88
2.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of GreesyFizeek
2.74/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

On tap at La Kiva Restaurant and Bar in Terlingua, TX.

This one pours a very light straw yellow, with a small head and lots of lacing.

This smells like absolutely nothing. Maybe some corn but this smells like lightly corn-themed water.

The taste is crisp, and there’s some corn and grass, but there’s basically nothing here.

This is crisp and fairly clean, so at least it has that going for it.

This is your typical shitty regional lager.

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Photo of Richie_C_Johnson
2.06/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of AngEo
1.64/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Photo of mickyge
2.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of dgladden
1.32/5  rDev -47.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Taste like metal.

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Photo of mojohawk21
2/5  rDev -20%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of ADKbeerguy
1.94/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
2.46/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of sb001103
3.51/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A lot of people don't like this beer and I can understand why. It's a very heavy beer that sometimes sits like a rock in your stomach. I, however, can't get enough of it. I am currently in college, and its a decent beer for the price.

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Photo of sd123
2.9/5  rDev +16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Pens1967
2.71/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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Lone Star Beer from Pabst Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.5 out of 5 with 823 ratings