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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Experience Timeless Taste. Brewed in the USA since 1849, Schlitz defines timeless taste. Crisp and light with a faint sweetness, the beer that made Milwaukee famous is finished with a prime blend of Cascade, Mt. Hood and Williamette hops. This refreshing icon is for those who appreciate heritage and premium craftsmanship.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
felsenpils (110) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 16, 2009
It tastes like Schlitz. Wow, what a surprise! A good American lager, no noticeable flaws. The only thing is that I cannot see, smell or taste anything different about this Schlitz. But whatever, it´s a good beer for a hot summer afternoon.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jbruner (2328) - Athens, Georgia, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Wow, this had incredibly high trains for an adjunct pale lager. Not sure why, doesn’t do much for me more than any other pale lager I’ve had. It’s clean and crisp, easy to drink a lot of, minimal flavor or aroma.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ordybill (101) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- A hint of hay and grass, a much cleaner smell than many other adjunct lagers Appearance- golden yellow hue, had a one inch white head. Taste- A much preferred taste for me, I could taste hay, corn and hops Palate- Pretty heavily carbonated but it works with this beer. I would consider this a full bodied beer on the palate for a lager Overall- A really good adjunct lager.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keith0718 (374) - Kansas, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Good pale lager, probably my favorite domestic macro. Better than PBR. My wife loves to use it to make radlers.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TaktikMTL (5793) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 27, 2014
En fût. Verre de 6 oz dégusté chez Prohibition Pig (Waterbury, VT) au coût de 2,25$. Arôme: Légère odeur de céréale. Apparence: La couleur est dorée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Légère présence de céréale avec une pointe de foin. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement fruité. (Rating #5516)

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OPIE788 (336) - Ohio, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle. Pale yellow color with a weak white head. Malt and grain aroma. Grain and bread flavor with a light malt backbone. Solid old school beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MartinT (7860) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 4, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Light bubblegum, honey-laden corn and doughy yeast are streamlined in this drinkable lager.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A ring of foam circles the clear blond.
-Hops are an afterthought (way under what a German Pils has, for example).
-This is quite reminiscent of industrial Lithuanian brews in that it is very clean, shares only a touch of adjuncts and has a few well-placed esters.

On tap at The Prohibition Pig.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pgraham5870 (2) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - FEB 6, 2014 does not count
After its hiatus that lasted much of my adult lifetime, Schlitz reappeared in 2012 after its rumored restoration to its 1960s original swagger. After being subjected to this beer in the late 1980s during its horrible existence as stank swamp water, as a teenager, I considered it one of the worst beers available. I was so enthused by its renaissance, I labeled it the perfect example of the "bohemian style beer" that was consumed on the rooftop in "The Shawshank Redemption"....I gave it an "almost 3" because of that..it deserves a swig.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
czar (4443) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 3, 2014
on tap at pro-pig, waterbury. served in a priceless schlitz glass. clear pale yellow pour with a very small and disappearing forever white cap, no lacing. grainy malts, pale cereals, white grape juice, pepper, metal, herbal-grassy blandness, plasticine. moderate to low carbonation, light body - oily and surprisingly not watery, smooth, relatively dry and bland herbal-grassy finish. drinkable.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
burtonbe (6) - Nebraska, USA - FEB 1, 2014 does not count
Beautifully clear medium straw color. Fluffy off-white head that dissipates quickly. Smell is hoppy and clean. Taste is light and hops are just right. I can really get some hops in this beer, without it being too hoppy. A little herbal. Crisp, clean palate. A nice all around beer for the style. I highly recommend.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DuffMan (6802) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 22, 2013
On draft, I believe it was at the Saz State House. How can I come to Milwaukee and NOT have a Schlitz original recipe? That’s like going into Philly and passing on a cheesesteak, or leaving Boston without having a bowl of chowder! Anyway, this came to me in a shaker glass dripping with condensation, which will make any plain yellow lager look pretty delectable (in a world filled with craft beer supermodels this is an obvious attempt to eroticize the fat sister of the group). You know I’ve read the other reviews here, and I gotta be honest. This doesn’t carry even a whiff of hops for me. Sorry. Sweet grains yes, with maybe a soapy quality, but I’m not going to be the Emperor’s Clothes dude and say "Oh yeah, there really ARE hops here! How ’bout that?" No. If this really and truly is any better, or even any different from the Millers and the Buds and the Coors, I would need to taste them all lined up side by side. Because one of these things is JUST LIKE the others, "classic formula" and all. Oh, and I love the claim to being "the world’s second best selling beer of the 1960’s". Hahahaha! RRREEEAAACCCHHHH!


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