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National Bohemian Beer | Pabst Brewing Company

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2.85/5
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550 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.28%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-01-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,612
Reviews:
164
Ratings:
550
pDev:
24.91%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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21
Gots:
139
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Ratings: 550 |  Reviews: 164
Photo of Knapp85
2.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Took this down a friends party, poured out clear yellow, soapy white head, grainy and corn-like aroma. The feel of the beer is about as standard as it can be, nothing special just a very easy going beer.

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Photo of Eric908
3/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of ILiveOffHops
3.25/5  rDev +14%

Photo of Flounder57
3.09/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12 oz can was poured into a mug.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a golden straw yellow with great clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Pretty straight forward here folks. Sweet and bready malts with some grassy hops. Lots of malts and corn characteristics.

Taste: Same as above. Quantity over quality here. Tingly and grassy hops. Cereal malts in there too

Mouthfeel: Too drinkable, light, low to medium carbonation, and pretty basic.

Overall: Better than most in this category. Got the can from a friend who is from Baltimore. I guess it id there state beer. Very drinkable, but basic.

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Photo of dhep16
2.25/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of Amedlin18
3/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Proclarush
2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of philaduffia
4/5  rDev +40.4%

Photo of brutalist
3.5/5  rDev +22.8%

Photo of brandon911
3/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Dank26
3/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of BklynTerp
3.25/5  rDev +14%

Photo of TheBlueWaffle
5/5  rDev +75.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If you have lived or even been to Baltimore in the last few decades you have heard of Natty Boh. Unfortunately it is not made here any more, but the tradition and pride of this beer lives on. No matter who you ask in Maryland, they will tell you that Boh is a go to choice for good times when wallets are tight or not.Cheap has nothing to do with the love for this beer, (although it helps), it is the tradition. Long live Natty Boh and the memories it has made!

This is Baltimore baby! Crabs and Boh, it doesn't get much better.

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Photo of SonOfKyuss
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of thegodfather2701
3.69/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-poured into a frozen pilsner glass-its straw yellow, a few shades darker than water with a fizzy white head that dissipates immediately

S-typical generic "beer" nose, kind of musty and malty

T-It is slightly sweet from the malt with a nice crisp finish, with just a hint of hops. It doesn't have that thick huskiness to it like PBR which causes it to have less taste but it seems more crisp and clean, which I enjoyed. For an AAL I thought this tasted good and was very refreshing.

M-Thin and watery but it has a nice carbonated crispness to it.

D-I could drink this all day, its crisp and clean and for the style its pretty good.

Overall, this is one of my favorite versions of the style, which is why I gave it a 4 in the overall category even though my ratings would suggest otherwise. Its not as good as Schlitz Gusto, but to me it is more enjoyable than most of the others in the category. Its also cheap, which is nice.

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2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of mendvicdog
3/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of cyclonece09
2.86/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a 12 oz can into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a straw yellow with a one finger head that dissipates quickly. Smells of sweet grain that is it. Tastes of water, grain, and maybe a little corn. Beer is carbonated correctly and is very drinkable for its light body. Overall, a slightly below average beer, but not a bad adjunct lager.

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Photo of fuzzcherry
3.25/5  rDev +14%

Photo of DrBass
2.83/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Hophead420
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of TomG2751
3/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of scottbrew4u
2.25/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of Gatordaddy
2/5  rDev -29.8%

Photo of YardmanFTB
2.43/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

If you've ever been to Baltimore in the past 10 years, you've seen "Natty Boh" out at the bars. It is a seventies style American beer. It is made to be cheap. People only drink it in the city because of it's price and nostalgia. Everyone's parents in Baltimore ate steamed crabs and swigged down the old bay with some Natty Boh. And so the tradition continues.

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National Bohemian Beer from Pabst Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.85 out of 5 with 550 ratings
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