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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 2.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
Since 2001, contract-brewed for Pabst Brewing (San Antonio), as Pabst no longer owns a brewery of its own.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
JPDIPSO (5597) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 3, 2004
Straw color with a initially fluffy white head that dissipates to a small lid and a spattering of lace. Initial rubber nose, that mellows to a lightly malty and grassy aroma. Initial simple sweetness, near corn syrup. Middle has more of a grainy sweetness and a touch of depth and bitterness. Near malt finish, but also seems more watery. A dry chalky bump does some damage right at the end. A decent thickness for style. Still not much.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frank (4007) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 23, 2004
Hardly any different from regular Old Style. Perhaps a bit hoppier and slightly more carbonated. Pretty good.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2003
Ouch, this one will hurt you the next day. It has some nice characteristics to it, but do not let that fool you. Somewhat full - bodied with that bite to it in the aftertaste, anyone that has had this knows what I am talking about. Don't knock it...it's cheap

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Capa (2727) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - MAR 6, 2006
Golden in color with a pillowy head that diminished about half way through. Very light malt aroma with a little sweetness as well. Flavor was generic. Malt and sweet with a little bitterness to round it out. Better than a Miller, but still not all that great. Cheap though...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - AUG 1, 2004
Light golden color,small white head that faded quickly leaving little behind.The aroma was nothing special with a light malt side some sweetness and just a hint of hops.The flavor came off as being a light malt and some hops with a cereal like quality coming through as well.sort of on the sweet side,but over all nothing special for a brew.it’s worth a try but little more then that.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
21iceman40 (1735) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 8, 2001
Alright beer. Not the best, but far above the worst. Overall i enjoyed it and thats all that matters.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 28, 2003
This "draft beer" blows MGD away. It has some body to it. Still has that nasty Old Style aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pkbites (867) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 10, 2002
This is the only ’genuine draft’ style beer that I actually find to be worth the hoopla. Real full body, and a nice, bitter after taste. It’s thick, not light and wimpy.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
TheGuy (653) - Illinois, USA - FEB 23, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2009 a little better than just plain old style but still just a crap american macro force feed how can i make money beer

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hoss (607) - Florida, USA - NOV 18, 2001
A decent mainstream brew

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