Schmidt | Pabst Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-23-2002

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Ratings: 157 |  Reviews: 59
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2.25/5  rDev -12.1%

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2/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of HopAlongG
3.35/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Less sweet than a lot of the cold in a can and was readily swill-able. I'd take it over a lot of the garbage in this category...including some of the big names. I've always preferred Schaefer as an example of the less sweet adjunct and this one is nearly as good.

Had it in a small bar in NoDak where 90% of people drink Bud Light exclusively (perhaps because the water is bad because I can't figure any other reason to drink it). Probably the nicest can I've ever held in my had Cutthroat trout and the other a grizzly with a salmon in its teeth.

I would venture to say you won't be disappointed if the can is ice cold and the selection limited to adjuncts or crappy western micro-ale staples like Fat Tire.

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Photo of Pacioli1445
2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Chucker17
2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of drt72
3.25/5  rDev +27%

Photo of bicyclesnbeer
2.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of hilgart1
2.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of kobeer
2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Dapperticus
3.75/5  rDev +46.5%

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1.25/5  rDev -51.2%

Photo of nosavingsaccount
3.75/5  rDev +46.5%

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2.75/5  rDev +7.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -41.4%

Photo of Keegan
4/5  rDev +56.3%

Photo of RDW
1/5  rDev -60.9%

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2/5  rDev -21.9%

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2/5  rDev -21.9%

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2/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of shirfan
2.88/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear fizzy yellow lager, ok head for the style.

Aroma is of grain and corn, not much else.

Flavor is more grain and corn with just a rumor of hops. For econo-swill, it's not terrible. Tastes like adjunct cheap beer with no real off flavors to speak of. Finishes light, dry, and clean.

There are much worse beers in the category.

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2/5  rDev -21.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of keeganfrank
3.11/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Light gold liquid with a foamy head that has decent retention. Smells of stale, dry grass and sugar. Very mild, dry flavor; tastes primarily of corn and grass. A surprising amount of lacing remains as the glass is emptied. Not an offensive brew, but nothing that I'm dying to drink all the time. I'd take it over a lot of other adjunct lagers.

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2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of bigred89
2/5  rDev -21.9%

Schmidt from Pabst Brewing Company
2.56 out of 5 based on 157 ratings.
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