Pearl Lager | Pabst Brewing Company

Pearl LagerPearl Lager
BA SCORE
7.9%
Liked This Beer
2.66 w/ 76 Ratings
Pearl LagerPearl Lager
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.73%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by stirgy on 07-09-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,329
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
76
Liked:
6
Avg:
2.66/5
pDev:
24.44%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 76 |  Reviews: 18
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2/5  rDev -24.8%

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Photo of buschbeer
3.53/5  rDev +32.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 FL. OZ. can
Served in an old school Busch Beer thumbprint goblet

This beer pours a brilliant yellow color. It is topped with less than an inch of white head that actually leaves a little lacing.

I get some grain aroma and enough hop presence so it doesn't come across as sweet smelling.

This Pabst offering has more flavor than a lot of their Rust Belt portfolio. It has a slight sweetness in the beginning, but there are enough hops to balance the flavor. It is crisp and clean.

Thin to moderate mouthfeel

I am a fan of old Rust Belt breweries and malt liquor. This was not bad at all for what it is.

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Photo of HardTarget
3.78/5  rDev +42.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Can stating it is the oldest brewery in Texas, but listing Ft. Worth?
Aroma: First blush was a yeasty smell but that faded, leaving a spicy peppery saaz note. A very minor metallic note.
Appearance: Orangish yellow, very clear glass with a nice finger of white head at pour that settled to a good cover. Some lace curtains follow the beer down.
Flavor: A nicely balanced mellow beer. Very little malt noted, perhaps a touch of corn or rice but very faint and a clean mild hop finish. Mild citric finish.
Mouthfeel: A touch heavy on carbonation, but appropriate to style. No mouth coat and a fairly dry finish.
Overall Impression: I’m impressed! I expected this to be just another poor macro-knock off that would make me appreciate the better beers I drink, but this is a good beer! It’s very mild in taste, very balanced, with no offending flavors or textures. The opposite side of that is: this isn’t a taste explosion. It isn’t going to scratch any serious beer itch, but this could be a great lawnmower or summer session.
*Sniff* Makes me proud to be a Texan! Recommended!

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Photo of huskerfan76
2/5  rDev -24.8%

Photo of InfernoBoss
3/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of JamesStreet
2.5/5  rDev -6%

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3/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of cbaz
2.92/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ilovemacros
3.7/5  rDev +39.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Damn, that's an old school can in that pic. pearl is one of those beers if you grew up in Texas you remember it well. One of my uncle's favorites. my cousins and I would sneak them out of his fridge in the garage lol. Its one of those beer i always go back to. especially if I'm having a BBQ and I know a lot will be consumed. Cheap and very drinkable.

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Photo of avisong
2/5  rDev -24.8%

Photo of DOCRW
1/5  rDev -62.4%

Photo of wejohnsn
2/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of JamLand
2.75/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of eye2
3/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of erialbill
2.5/5  rDev -6%

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3/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of Segelstrom
2/5  rDev -24.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of rogerthegill
2.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of Frosthazard
2.51/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Drank straight from the can.

A - honestly can't say since I enjoyed mine from the can. I am sure it is yellow and bubbly.

S - a little bland, slightly skunky

T - dry, a little sweet, citrusy metallic

M - watery and slightly dry with unpleasant after-taste

D - I drank mine because it was the cheapest of the light (only) beer available at a little back-woods bar in Jonestown, Tx. I give it this, it is cheaper than most, and it's tolerable, I question the alcohol content though...

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.88/5  rDev +45.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

NOTE: I bought this 12 pack of 12 oz. cans in Beaumont, Tx. Pearl beer is not sold in Louisiana. Pearl has a thick, white head and a very clear, highly carbonated, golden appearance. Aroma is faint. The taste is mild, but has a roasted aspect, which prevents this beer from being bland. Mouth-feel is light and watery. It finishes crisp and satisfying. Overall, this is a very pleasant and enjoyable beer. I recommend trying it, if it can be found.

RJT

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Photo of Brent
4/5  rDev +50.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really quite good for an adjunct lager. Pour was a pale gold with a thin carbonated head. Lively carbonation with a clean flavor profile. Faintly sweet grain notes up front with enough hops to be present. Finish was very tight, but not dry or astringent. This would be an excellent lawnmower, beach or lake beer and calls out for hot weather.

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1.48/5  rDev -44.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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3/5  rDev +12.8%

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3/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Pearl Lager from Pabst Brewing Company
Beer rating: 7.9% out of 100 with 76 ratings
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