Lone Star Beer
Pabst Brewing Company

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Pabst Brewing Company
Texas, United States
American Adjunct Lager
Ranked #245
Ranked #29,338
2.58 | pDev: 28.68%
Nov 22, 2023
Oct 19, 2001
- 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
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Rated: 2.77 by Papercut4 from Wisconsin

Nov 22, 2023
Rated: 3.33 by craigbelly from Iowa

Nov 04, 2023
Rated: 3.69 by Sir_Fishalot from Texas

Oct 29, 2023
Rated: 3.02 by charger88 from Texas

Sep 30, 2023
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Reviewed by Death_Adder from South Carolina

3/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
On my first ever trip to the Lone Star State of Texas to see the Tallica boys, I decided to pick myself up a 6pk of 16oz Lone Star beers from the local Kroger, yee haw! I believe this Hank Hill style lager relies heavily on the Texas gimmick, and fair price to keep the cowboys coming back time and time again. Not a beer I’d buy regularly if it was available to me all of the time, but a must if I am ever back in Texas.

Style: Lager | Tap/Can/Bottle: Can | Abv: 4.6% | Rating: 3
Aug 21, 2023
Rated: 4 by Andyman22 from Texas

Aug 04, 2023
Rated: 2.57 by vabeerguy from Virginia

Jun 19, 2023
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Reviewed by Swamprat53 from South Carolina

3.4/5  rDev +31.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
I must strongly disagree with who I call beer snobs or snooty. Lone Star is imho much more deserving of a better score. Having said that here is my review.

L: amber/stray in color with lots of streaming bubbles. (I'm giving extra points for the bottle design)
S: grains and grass, maybe a faint whiff of cracker
T: Light and typical of an American lager. There is no mistaking that this is a beer
F: watery and with a very faint pepper at the back of the throat
O: Much better than a lot of the "weekend" beers I have had in the past. I'd reach for a LoneStar over Bud or even Bluemoon. My only complaint is that it is very difficult to get outside of Texas and Louisiana. Luckily I have family in Texas that send me some from time to time. Not as good as Shiner but still up there in my opinion,
Jun 16, 2023
Rated: 4.53 by Tom_S_Hwy281 from Texas

May 25, 2023
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Rated by jkh15 from Michigan

2.17/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25
It’s not great but it’s beer.
May 20, 2023
Rated: 3 by Beergod420 from Michigan

Jan 29, 2023
Rated: 1.25 by mpenske from California

Dec 30, 2022
Rated: 5 by dkawalski from Massachusetts

Nov 17, 2022
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Reviewed by Hooded from Texas

3.31/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
12oz can poured into a nucleated Pilsner glass.
The appearance is clear medium gold with 4 fingers of white head. Retention is average.
Strength of aroma is medium. The smell has biscuit, a sweet corn adjunct smell but not as sweet as many adjunct beers, a light hop smell, and Maybe a hint of a metallic smell.
Strength of taste is medium. Taste follows aroma but drier. Hop bitterness is light.
Feel is slightly above medium in thickness. Carbonation and astringency are low.
, being less sweet with slightly more thickness makes this better than many adjunct lagers.
Oct 15, 2022
Rated: 2.86 by Lucnifter from California

Sep 25, 2022
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Reviewed by Bouleboubier from New Jersey

3.11/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
(12 oz bottle poured into a cold 14 oz shaker by the bartender at Embassy Tavern in Denver last night... review copied from notes taken on my phone)

Home fries? Hash browns? Corny grain must (referring to its aroma)... (palate) Weird mix of corn tortilla and barley pancake... (feel) bitter, pithy bite... (back to taste) slight touch of (the) hop(s)?... all 3.5 except 4.0 (for) feel

what I can add from memory: don't know what I was thinking, but I gotta lower the marks for smell and taste, as its initial aromas (and they eventually vaped off) were truly off-putting... aside from its introductory stench, Lone Star is a pretty basic adjunct lager, but on the lower end of its echelon... only a when-in-Texas thing I guess (2031)
Sep 22, 2022
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Reviewed by kflorence from Texas

3.35/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Drank from the can. Date on can: Dec 05 2022.

Other reviewers have already summed up the vibe: clear, yellow, fizzy, perhaps a bit darker than your typical American adjunct. Aroma is sweet grains, corn, bread and yeast with a bitter, grassy hoppiness. Taste follows the nose well. Very reminiscent of Coors for me, with a clean mouthfeel and solid flavor for the style with a bit more balance than most adjuncts, which tend to be too sweet. I quite enjoy the body of this one, it's not as thin and ultra carbonated as a Pabst Blue Ribbon, actually has a tiny bit of chewiness.

Figured I had to try this while I'm living in Texas and it actually slightly exceeded my expectations. Coors was my previously highest rated American adjunct macro, and I think this one might slightly edge it out due to a better aroma, but it's very close. This isn't something I would pick up routinely unless I was in a monetary bind, as it is priced quite modestly, but it certainly gets the job done, most especially on a hot summer day. My rating is based on style, not on my personal preferences. You could definitely do worse in this category. Cheers!
Sep 14, 2022
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Reviewed by DrOfGolf from Delaware

4/5  rDev +55%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
This is just one of the beers from my past military service while I was stationed in the state of Texas. It was our go to beer and back then was THE BEER to be drinking. I remember it as being great ... and it's before the current beer craze.
Aug 15, 2022
Rated: 3 by alexsergio from New York

Jul 09, 2022
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