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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 1.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.15   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Since 2001, contract-brewed for Pabst Brewing (San Antonio), as Pabst no longer owns a brewery of its own.


1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
TXBadger (1345) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Basically a watered down version of the original, just cereal grain on the nose, a hint of skunk, very light, not much flavor.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 18, 2002
A decent light. Very clear color with a corn aroma. Women from NW Wisconsin seem to enjoy this brew.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
IlanMan (1015) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 29, 2007
I keep trying to get my friends to drink better beer but they like the cheapness of this one. Tastes of water and butt.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
prosqtor (408) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 8, 2007
I couldn’t agree more with antisnobJP. This is one of those beers (Point Special is another) that people bitch about as they guzzle can after can on a hot day.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jezmez68 (395) - Chesterton, Indiana, USA - FEB 3, 2008
Served in a green bottle. Skunky-flavored beer originally from LaCrosse, Wisconsin. Staple of my college and early post-college days. Golden, small head, skunky beer smell that let you know it was there. Quite quaffable, actually. Watered-down version of the original.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
dekester1 (312) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 6, 2011
Poured a light gold with a small head and lace. Not much aroma. What’s there is mainly corn/grains and malt. Taste was similar with corn/grain adjunts predominating at the start and a mild hop finishes it off. Palate was a bit thin. Overall, a typical macro-light that is similar to other Pabst ’lights’ that are brewed in Milwaukee by Miller.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
antisnobJP (275) - St. Michael, Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2006
Can. Comes in a 12 oz. can, by the way, but only availiable in a 30 pk. Wow, less than 12 bucks a 30 pk. I remember when Green Death was a quality beer. Never tried the light version, but it 99 degrees and I was trying to avoid beer with flavor. A little corny and slightly metallic, but other than that very little offensive flavors( or any flavors) when served out of an ice filled cooler. People kept telling me it wasn’t very good as they continued to empty the cooler. When the temp goes up, the cost of beer goes down. Mission accomplished.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerlover1982 (78) - Lacrosse, Wisconsin, USA - APR 23, 2002
Great taste and aroma. It is also pretty cheap.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
joesvendsen (29) - USA - SEP 27, 2006
16 oz can. pours a pale yellow with a quickly disappearing head, not a lot of carbonation. definitely a corn flavor to this beer. watery with a hint of a bite to it. i think it tastes better than its fuller brother.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
valleyguzzler (26) - USA - MAY 2, 2008
Harder to find these days. Better than a lot of light beers that are out there. I’d take it over Bud Light or Miller Lite any day. It actually has some TASTE for a light beer...and okay taste at that. Too bad Heilemann ended up going under...Miller seems to have no interest in even selling this beer unless they have to.


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