Stroh's Light | Pabst Brewing Company

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Stroh's LightStroh's Light

Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.82%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2001

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1/5  rDev -53.9%
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1.37/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

To quote Homer Simpson: "Hello taste? Taste? Where are you?" Regular Stroh's is a pretty good economy macro in my book, but its light counterpart is very weak. I don't expect too much out of light beers, but I was somewhat expecting this to at least taste like a watered down version of regular Stroh's, but it fails at that.

Stroh's Light pours a pale straw color with noticibly active carbonation. It formed a decent foamy white head that disappeared very quickly. The smell is sugary sweet, with some mixed grains and husks (typical light beer smell). The mouthfeel is very thin, fizzy, and seltzer-like. The taste had some mild grainy sweetness at first, but is extremely bland. Make that Coors Light bland. What makes this fouler than Coors Light is that this stuff has the added distinction of having a wet paper like taste to it that heavily reduces the drinkability. There is almost no aftertaste, although some cooked veggie taste arises. Absolutely no alcoholic warmth to this one, as well.

If you want a Stroh's, stick with the full flavored version and avoid this stuff. This is a light beer that is actually quite difficult to chug down because of the paper taste. (BTW, this tastes a little better directly out of the can, for reasons I can't explain).

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1.5/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Another bad purchase by mistake. Tastes unbelievable watered down. It still gives you diheara, but without the calories. I think the water used in the brewing comes from a bad stream in Mexico.

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1.5/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Strohs Light.

If I remember correctly, the original strohs was one of the blandest beers to have ever crossed my lips long ago when I was still in college and actually had friends who were off getting engaged and crawling up their fiances ass to die until the inevitable divorce. Anyway, this joins the story as the last beer. Not sure it's even brewed anymore, but it's here and in front of me right now so it shall get a drinkin'.

Look - Crystal clear yellow with a big ass heavily frothy white head that splits like a wanna be gangsta dad finding out his one night stand is knocked up. Carbonation looks cripplingly high and painful. No lacing as the head didn't retain for long enough. 1.5.

Smell - Rice like adjuncts all over the place with a dosage of seltzer and mineral water. 1.5.

Taste - Prettttyyyy much the same. Rice adjuncts and seltzer water. 1.5.

Feel - Heavily carbonated with a very watery, nearly unbearable body. 1.5.

Overall - How can you take something like Strohs and make it even lighter..I really didn't see a difference between this and the original. Both painfully bland and not worth the cool labels on the can. 1.5.

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Stroh's Light from Pabst Brewing Company
2.17 out of 5 based on 93 ratings.
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