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RATINGS: 261   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Since 2001, contract-brewed for Pabst Brewing (San Antonio), as Pabst no longer owns a brewery of its own. Schaefer has been brewed in America since 1842, making it one of America’s oldest.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Puss Gutt99 (206) - Oldtown, Florida, USA - DEC 1, 2001
a lot of corn influence, a drinkable taste and price, bad laxative effect the morning after

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
igneous1 (1533) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - NOV 24, 2001
ounce for ounce, the worst beer i’ve tasted, although pabst blue ribbon comes in a close second

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Tippie4 (97) - Auburn, Maine, USA - NOV 19, 2001
AHHH college beer for a college student. someday when I get in the real world ill buy real beer, but till then you can’t go wrong with 3.99 a 12 pack

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
40oz (181) - Newport Beach, California, USA - OCT 24, 2001
Shaefer was my main source of carbohydrates during my school days. It has no discernable malt or hop flavor, it kind of tastes like weak tea. Nevertheless, Shaefer allows students on a budget or our disadvantaged ciizens to enjoy quality inebriation. It would be a very unjust world if the only alcoholic beverages available were Chateau Margaux or Westveleteren 12.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
FlemishChar (224) - Virginia, USA - OCT 24, 2001
Smells like puke. This is as far as you can get from a true pilsner like Urquell or Herold.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beer Guy99 (251) - Maineville, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2001
Nothing at all wrong with this classic New York beer. A fine example of an American pilsner. Light, yes - but that’s the kind of beer this is. I find it much better and flavorful than the big boys out of St. Louis or Milwaukee. Schaefer has a nice balance of malt and hops, some grainy flavors from the adjunct corn and/or rice grains, but still not as bland as Bud or Miller products. Shaefer is the one beer to have when you’re having more than one! For thos of you who still think the quality of a beer has anything to do with price, I wish you would do a blind taste test between Schaefer and the bland Bud you’re now drinking. I guarantee you’ll prefer the Schaefer. Keep an open mind to cheaper brands like Schaefer, you’re likely to find a diamond in the rough.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ampp (155) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2001
I remember this from college. It was bought strictly for the low price. Pretty bad stuff..reminded me of Milwuakee’s Best (which is NOT a good thing).

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
paw99 (6) - statesboro, Georgia, USA - OCT 15, 2001 does not count
Honestly the worst beer I have ever tasted

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
zool (41) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 5, 2001
Make no mistake, this is bad beer, but its bad beer with a great history and tradition. For $1.89 a six, I prefer this to any of the other entry-level beers. Show up at a party with a 12 of Schaefer, and people will remember you...

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
bipolar1 (268) - Hancock, Michigan, USA - SEP 27, 2001
Pabst sure has an impressive line up: Schaefer, Stroh’s, Old Milwaukee, Schlitz, and oh yeah!! Pabst... eeesch

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