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:
542
Reviews:
161
Avg:
2.95
pDev:
24.41%
 
 
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19
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Photo of mdaschaf
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Review from notes.

A: Pours a light, gold/straw color with a small fizzy head that is gone rather quickly. No real lacing either.

S: Not a ton going on, some sweet adjunct and light grain. Nothing off-putting though.

T: Not bad at all, for an adjunct at least. Some corn and light grainy malt, but again rather mild.

M: Light bodied with medium carbonation.

M: A sweet flavor lingers throughout. It's not craft but it'll do.

O: For the style, really not bad at all. Easy drinking and refreshing. A good substitute for the watery light lagers out there.

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Photo of Gonzoillini
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BklynTerp
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of gilbert
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of Brewer_Coach
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of mess41
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of erogers
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of random846
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of Jonnylong215
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of Zach136
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of bobutt
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of theboozecruise
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Picked up some cans of this stuff in Baltimore recently... I guess it's not really a local brew anymore, considering it's owned by Miller, but it still has a local feel.

Cheap... light... but still a refreshing way to end a day. I'm not going to rave about the stuff, but for the price, you could do a lot worse. It's basically a small step sideways from the bud/miller/coors of the world.

Bonus points for the cool logo and "local" feel.

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Photo of Krame1bt
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of jmgault1
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

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 Dartswizard
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Not a bad brew, when served cold it is quite refreshing.
I am arn IPA drinker, so to me its kinda bland, but quite refreshing when served cold on a hot summers day.

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Photo of ILiveOffHops
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of fuzzcherry
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of ariceclemson
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of Hopscat
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

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 sholland119
3.24/5  rDev +9.8%

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

Photo of nrpellegrini
3.23/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured to pint glass.

A: 1 finger white head, beer is yellow
S: corn, tap / dirty water
T: very watery, malty, corn
M: on every sip you seem to get a mouth full of non existing head, carbonated
D: very easy

First choice of beer to drink with Maryland Blue Crabs. Its not the greatest beer in the world but it goes down easy and is pretty good. Give it a try!

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Photo of obrendano
3.23/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

as a Baltimorean I feel a slight twinge of pain when I can't give this a full 5/5. if there was a category for history or emotional attachment to this product, I'd give it a 10 out of 5. even when I didn't drink, Natty Boh was a firm part of my life in Maryland, the history, the merch, the endless amount of tattoos, etc. you gotta live here to know. anyway, onto the brew

A - nothing special at all really, just a thin pale yellow indicative of an old American beer

S - not much of one to be found. the general smell of "beer" comes to mind before any specific attribute

T - this is where it picks up a little. very little character up front, but towards the middle you begin to pick up some grain, some alcohol, some hops, and at the end there is this warming spicy twang that I can't quite put my finger on. maybe a distinctive strain of yeast?

M - thin but well carbonated, goes down very easily.

D - very very easy to throw multiple cans or bottles back while eating crabs with Old Bay (how else can you possibly eat them?), with some east side pit beef, or watchin' dem Ravens, hon

I'm not sure about anywhere else that you can get it, but if you have a couple bucks you can get a decent amount of this stuff in Baltimore, like a sixer for $3. you have no excuse to not at least try it here

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National Bohemian Beer from Pabst Brewing Company
2.95 out of 5 based on 542 ratings.
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