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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Ratings: 93 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of TMoney2591
2.53/5  rDev +24%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Served in an Ohio State shaker pint glass.

The Spelunky spree continues, along with the seemingly endless stream of deaths. Figures. This stuff pours a clear pale sallow topped by a finger of white foam. The nose comprises light corn, grassy wheat, and light hard water. The taste brings in more of the same, with a grassy, corny sweetness pervading the proceedings. The body is pretty light, with a moderate carbonation and a decidedly watery feel. Overall, a pretty sad little beer, one that seems to lean closer to water than beer, but one, considering the circumstances, that really isn't quite as bad as it theoretically could have been.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.5/5  rDev +71.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Stroh’s Light has a thick, stark-white head and a clear, slightly bubbly, golden appearance with even a bit of lacing left behind. The aroma is faint, with light, sweet grain. The flavor is similar- very standard light beer taste. Bitterness is practically nil. The mouthfeel is light and watery, and Stroh’s Light finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, dry, and highly drinkable. For a light beer it’s excellent. Overall pretty good.


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Photo of wattoclone
3.5/5  rDev +71.6%

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3/5  rDev +47.1%

Photo of Bighorn
1.75/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of MattBreight
1.75/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of Dapperticus
3.5/5  rDev +71.6%

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2/5  rDev -2%

Photo of rogerthegill
1.5/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of Jim_DemonDeacon
1.5/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of rydev24
2.5/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of PeteRiz
1.5/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of Whiskeydeez
2.5/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of Jerone
2.66/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a light straw color, quickly fading white head and lots of bubbles.

Smell is faint but of grain, corn and some hops.

Taste is grainy in the middle and finishes with a bit of hops. Nice to actually have hops in there, finishes slightly dry. Mouthfeel is light and highly carbonated, refreshing.

An okay beer, worse than a regular Stroh's but better than the average macro but not better than anything else.

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Photo of hogrider
2.5/5  rDev +22.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -26.5%

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2/5  rDev -2%

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2/5  rDev -2%

Photo of thekevlarkid
2.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Out of a can this beer was a pale golden color with lots of rising carbonation and a short-lived, eggshell white head. The retention and lacing were little to speak of. The aroma was of pale malt, corn and rice and a hint of aluminum. The flavors were quite similar with the adjunct grains being dominant and the aluminum wrapping it up. Not very pleasant and hardly anything to write about. The body was light, the carbonation medium/high and the mouthfeel frothy. Meh.

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Photo of TheManiacalOne
2.11/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 1 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Poured from a 12oz can into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a very pale yellow color and as close to clear as I’ve ever seen in a beer, with a large white head that fades very quickly and leaves a spotty lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains adjuncts, light malts and a very faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out bready with flavors of adjuncts. Then some light malt sweetness comes in with a very mild hops presence in the background. The after-taste is lightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, light body, medium carbonation, finish is clean.

O: Not very flavorful, goes down very easily and not filling at all since there is not much to the beer, very mild kick, it’s exactly what you would expect of the style, this is a poundable beer because it’s so light but it would not be the first light beer I would choose.

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Photo of tone77
2.44/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a very pale yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some corn. Taste is virtually non-existent. Maybe some mild notes of beer, extremely week. Feels light in the mouth and has poor drinkability. Overall I was unimpressed with this beer.

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Photo of beerprovedwright
2.07/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Poured with a two finger head which dissipated within 30 seconds to a very thin pale white ring. Just a little blotched lacing around the side of the glass when tipped. Color is light yellow a 3 on the SRM chart. Not a whole lot of flavor, so not good, but nothing displeasing. Maybe a good beer to slam back after an afternoon of yard work. I can't complain too much as the price is good n cheep. I would not recommend it to any serious beer drinkers, but after a few of the good stuff, this would pass for beer.

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Photo of mothman
1.87/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Poured into pint glass.

Pours about 1 finger of fizzy white head. Fades down instantly. No lace. Color is a ultra clear straw yellow.

Aroma: Hardly anything but some grain and corn.

Taste: Pretty much the same as the aroma but with some grassy hops. Very light flavored.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, bland. Very light and not a ton of carbonation. Ends with a dry grainy aftertaste.

Overall, nothing I would every buy. This is not a winner. There is hardly any flavor to this beer at all. Light, so I could drink a lot... if I was forced to.

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

CAN you believe it? Yet another beer to add to the CANQuest!

I got an easy finger-and-a-half of foamy bone-white head that actually looked like it might hang in briefly until it suddenly collapsed like a souffle. Wow! Color was a pale lemon-yellow with NE-quality clarity. Nose had a light cereal sweetness but not much beyond that. Mouthfeel was light, kind of effervescent, but without much flavor at all. Finish had a slight dryness, but not much flavor. This was blah and ho hum. I remember disliking original Stroh's as a kid, but here there was nothing to like or dislike. It was too light and airy for my taste.

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Stroh's Light from Pabst Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.04 out of 5 with 93 ratings
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