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Pearl Lager | Pabst Brewing Company

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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:
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Added by pezoids on 07-09-2002

BEER STATS
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
71
Avg:
2.9
pDev:
49.66%
 
 
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Reviews: 17 | Ratings: 71
Reviews by shivtim:
Photo of shivtim
2.65/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A friend from Texas brought this back to Indiana for me. Pours from the can as a clear pale yellow with a foamy white head. Maybe a little darker than more popular macros. Nose is grains and corn, slight hops, and a bit of sugarcane sweetness. Taste is more grains, slight bitterness, and a little metal. Mouthfeel is decent and sharp, with good carbonation. Drinkability is decent. Overall, it's better than I expected.

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2/5  rDev -31%

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3/5  rDev +3.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of cbaz
2.92/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ilovemacros
3.7/5  rDev +27.6%
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 -31%

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2/5  rDev -31%

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1/5  rDev -65.5%

Photo of wejohnsn
2/5  rDev -31%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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2.75/5  rDev -5.2%

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3/5  rDev +3.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev +3.4%

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2/5  rDev -31%

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2.25/5  rDev -22.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -22.4%

Photo of Frosthazard
2.51/5  rDev -13.4%
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 buschbeer
3.53/5  rDev +21.7%
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 RonaldTheriot
3.88/5  rDev +33.8%
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 +37.9%
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 -49%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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3/5  rDev +3.4%

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3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Pearl Lager from Pabst Brewing Company
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