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RATINGS: 257   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.62   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 Americaís oldest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fussman (1) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2011 does not count
I like this beer. It is simple and is a perfect thirst quencher on or off the field. The old name is comfortable for nostalgia fans but it still remains a viable, low cost American beer. I recommend for those who arenít finicky about basic beer. Go for it.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
OldManWinter (18) - Alabama, USA - JUN 25, 2011
aroma: non-existant. Appearance: I did not look at it, it stayed in the can where it belongs; tasts: foul and mettalic; palate: watery and disconcerting; overall - not worth drinking.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
cazort (554) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2011
Itís hard for me to judge this one, as the nuances between cheap beers are subtle, and I tried this one months after having sampled any other cheep beer. My impression put it several steps up from Natty and Keystone, but it was similar in price. It was drinkable. I would put it several steps down from any number of other mainstream pale lagers, however. Kinda on par with PBR. My intuition is that I would prefer PBR, by a (very) slight amount.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dredmond (176) - Long Island, New York, USA - MAR 19, 2011
drank upstate NY, from 12 fl. oz. Can, good economy beer, mild on the palette, slight bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
crossovert (9468) - Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2011
The USís oldest lager beer? At least people donít overhpe it like they do for Yuengling.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
hombrepalo (1956) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2011
12oz can on my honeymoon trip in Dec. 2009 Puerto Rico (Culebra, Flamingo Beach). Can, looked cheap, reading on can said oldest lager in US. thought it was strange. Did not expected much from this beer. Just a new beer to add to my list. Funny this is made is Illinois and I had never seen it before. Taste is grassy, watery, with a hint of pale malts in it.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
_Z_ (12) - Alabama, USA - FEB 18, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2011 40 oz bottle. My first few sips, and I didnít think it was nearly as bad as everyone else here says. At about the fifth sip I couldnít take it any more and poured it down the drain.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rjplumer (685) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 12, 2011
Typical American pale lager. Pale yellow in color with a minimal white foamy head. Corn like taste with little aroma. Itís a bland beer that neither tastes bad nor good. I tried this because of itís nostalgia factor. I(and old time Patriot fans) remember that the New England Patriots used to play in "Schaefer Stadium"(since replaced by Gillette Stadium) many years ago.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FunkWatson (1) - - JAN 11, 2011 does not count
Man this beer is clutch. makes me want to go explore abandoned buildings in march with some buddies a half doobie and a couple a sixers of schaefer. its a nice cold beer!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
jtclockwork (11028) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 16, 2010
Can in NYC. Pours pale yellow with white head. Nose and taste of cereal grain, barley and stale pond water.

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