National Bohemian Beer | 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): 4.28%

Availability: Year-round

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
544
Reviews:
161
Avg:
2.95
pDev:
24.41%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
136
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 544 |  Reviews: 161
Photo of Beer-A-Lot
3.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rbodacious
3.4/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Look-Can
Smell--Beer
Taste- Surprising smooth full bodied flavor
Feel- good cheap beer
O- Had not had this beer since at an Orioles game in the early 80's, did not know it still existed , offered during a brief visit at a friends family home in Clarksville MD. Glad.

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Photo of AMCPhD
3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ECsurfattic
3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Thonhazz
2.66/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MikeTucker
3.11/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BradBramble
4.16/5  rDev +41%
look: 5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

There is no better light beer than the Maryland classic.

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Photo of ordybill
2.78/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Poured from the can into a pint glass at the Brick House in Willow Grove, PA. The appearance is a clear gold color with a small white head. The aroma is basic AAL, grains and some yeast. The taste is slightly fruity with malt and corn to fill the void. A really average beer.

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Photo of nijato
3.19/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Perfect beer for a hot Baltimore July afternoon. In any other situation, it is at least as good as it's big brand peers. Serve as cold as possible. Let's go O's!

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Photo of Ashannben
1.28/5  rDev -56.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Photo of DennisFromTheBlock
2.32/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Caleb2496
2.53/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of tautog
2.77/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Photo of bjm2133
2.48/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Lyleonfile
3.37/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Photo of mlockman
2.9/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

This is not a great beer; that being said, anyone who sits down to drink Natty Bo probably isn't looking to embark on a sensational flavor journey. All things considered, this is a a cheap beer that goes down easy and has more flavor than its adjunct compatriots, so it scores moderately well in my book.

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Photo of stakem
2.25/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Natty Boh in pounder can presentation colored the likes of the baltimore orioles. It streams like water and resides in my glass exceptionally pale im color, barely golden with a white cap that audibly fades.

This smells like your typical adjunct lager, sweet with the water profile being noticeable, mild bubblegum and candy. The taste is sweet like watered down candy syrup mixed with pink original bubblegum, corn and carbonics/minerals.

This is light bodied and modestly carbonated. I dont need to have this sugar water ever again.

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Photo of hozersr
2.58/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of garyloveman
2.48/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of plaid75
2.49/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jtaylord
3.24/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

As an alternative to the Buds and Coors of the world, this isn't bad. And a must try at an Orioles game. Natty Boh.

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Photo of JayKay412
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jstrickler278
3.41/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

National Bohemian has a "basic" beer taste. When I want to just go back to the beginning, away from all IPA's, I go to National Bohemian (Natty Boh). It's a cheap beer that looks good and tastes just as a cheap "basic" beer should.

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Photo of markgugs
1.86/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of elvishfarmer
3.03/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

The iconic Natty Boh is much like the city that loves it. On the surface, it appears cheap, low-class and full of disappointment. But take a chance and stay with this beer for a weekend. You will be pleasantly surprised. It is uncannily thirst quenching and refreshing while complementary of salty seafood like crabs or seasoned fish. Very drinkable without that awful "tin can" aftertaste so often associated with other cheap beers. And while water is the main ingredient, it is not a diluted libation.

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National Bohemian Beer from Pabst Brewing Company
2.95 out of 5 based on 544 ratings.
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