Stroh's Light | Pabst Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2001

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30
Ratings:
88
Avg:
2.17
pDev:
28.11%
 
 
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Reviews: 30 | Ratings: 88
Photo of Beastdog75
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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Photo of bewareOFpenguin
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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Photo of proc
1.73/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Unlike its big brother, regular Stroh's, which is a good American macor, I found Stroh's Light to be a rather bitter tasting, watery beer. It doesn't have the caramel taste present in its big brother. I'll stick with the regular Stroh's as my chepie.

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Photo of budgood1
2.3/5  rDev +6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

very clear pale straw yellow. minimal head and adjunct smell. taste is somewhat crisp and clean with a very light body. not much to the hopping. goes down easy like light swill should.

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Photo of garymuchow
2.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Light slightly sweet malt aroma that is somewhat pleasant. Small head that is very short lived. Light yellow gold in color. Initial taste is somewhat bitter and that goes from front through back, but additional malt taste comes through in middle and end. The bitterness combines with dryness in the finish, which isn't all that enjoyable. Overall lacks smoothness, although does contain some lager crispness. Excessive carbonation to mouthfeel. If you have to drink it drink it cold.

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Stroh's Light from Pabst Brewing Company
61 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.
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