Old Milwaukee Light | Pabst Brewing Company

BA SCORE
2.49/5
220 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.88%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,014
Reviews:
64
Ratings:
220
pDev:
34.94%
Bros Score:
3.73
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
41
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 220 |  Reviews: 64
Photo of robusn
4.79/5  rDev +92.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Raime
2.25/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Friend Craig just got out of jail and I guess a 30 pack of this is what he calls a celebration...

Look - Crystal clear yellow with a fast forming, huge white head that sits and bubbles for what seems like an eternity and doesn't lace up too well.

Smell - Corn adjunct and grapes.

Taste - Has a very odd dish soap kind of thing going on here. Sticks to your tongue. Corn adjuncts forever and a bit of a creamed finish.

Feel - Again, there is a definite dish soap deal going on here..otherwise, light bodied and carbonated to high hell.

Overall - Was a bit different than the rest in terms of taste and feel, but it still lives up to the namesake of its style.

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Photo of notabeersnob
4.38/5  rDev +75.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in: a black foam MGD coozie
Temperature: cold but not ice cold.
Appearance: the can is understated yet complex. Simple, classic, timeless.
Smell: subtle hint of aluminum but not an unpleasant amount. Overall smell is similar to a brewery leading me to believe that this beer is fresh.
Taste: excellent. Grains, malted barley, hops, spring water. When I burp I get a hint of Arbys roast beef.
Mouthfeel: good. I was thirsty before drinking this beer. Now my mouth feels much less dry. Slight lingering carbonation.
Overall: this is a great beer for drinking during almost any activity. I enjoyed it while watching baseball and grilling hot dogs. It will be the perfect addition to my July 4th weekend. I would also recommend drinking several of these while replacing your brakes or changing oil.

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Photo of LeonardFournette
2.84/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 5 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 3

Have had yet to have a beer that has a bad look or feel..whatever that means...decent brew..if you're trying to save money then I do not fault you for getting this.probably wouldn't grab again but it isn't horrendous lie other alcholic beverages like 12% Joose Screwdriver....

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Photo of krome
2.25/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of jgunther71
2/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of ALC82
1.65/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Just like original but more water

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Photo of ovaltine
2.25/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of IPA1978
2.62/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Winston3737
1.75/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Even worse than the original.

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Photo of Boblemo
3.71/5  rDev +49%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5

This Beer has a good rating by the bro's , and there right!

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Photo of toadphillips
3.14/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It's not bad, doesn't really taste like a light beer which is a plus. Doesn't taste as bad as regular old mil or god awful milwaukee's beast

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Photo of bluehende
2.03/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of ksvikesrule
4/5  rDev +60.6%

It's a great water beer. Smooth for a light beer. Drink a hundred and still drive home.

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Photo of aj_tuna
1/5  rDev -59.8%

Photo of Noelito76
1.5/5  rDev -39.8%

Photo of olradetbalder
1.5/5  rDev -39.8%

Photo of briandaube
1.5/5  rDev -39.8%

Photo of djdrdave
3/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of bundy462
3.25/5  rDev +30.5%

Photo of DaveRinn
1.25/5  rDev -49.8%

Photo of Dogstickfetch
2.25/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of EinFesteBurg
2.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of TheBrewSheriff
4.25/5  rDev +70.7%

Photo of Caveworm
3.88/5  rDev +55.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Old Milwaukee Light - Pabst Brewing Company. Poured from the can into a glass mug, this brew's got a 2 finger thick soapy white head, no lacing, and a pale golden body.

I smell earthy, grassy grains. A decent malt characteristic shows up right at the end. No adjunct sweetness.

Ok, now for the taste. I'm picking up light malt tastes with a general light grain thing going on. You know, for an adjunct, this is pretty damned good!

Mouthfeel is clean as water. I mean, this brew is very refreshing *takes another hearty swig*

Overall a 4 for the underdog known as Old Milwaukee Light - Pabst Brewing Company. Wish I woulda known ya sooner, you will be missed...

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Old Milwaukee Light from Pabst Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.49 out of 5 with 220 ratings
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