on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 574   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.79   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Share this beer with friends!
Since 2001, contract-brewed for Pabst Brewing (San Antonio), as Pabst no longer owns a brewery of its own. The old time Schlitz purchased from Stroh’s which was purchased from Joseph Schlitz. Different than Schlitz Malt Liquor.

There is also a listing for "Schlitz Classic 1960s Formula". Please note version, and rate in the appropriate entry.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (973) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - NOV 14, 2013
Clear pale golden, frothy white head, vanishes quickly, no lacing; malty nose, corn, herbal hops; light sweet, slightly bitter; medium body, sticky texture, average carbonation; crisp medium bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CharmCityCrab (185) - Maryland, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Basic adjunct lager with a bit of extra malt and grain in the bill. Not a great beer, but a good buy. A little cheaper than your BMC and little more taste. It’s not going to blow anyone away, but based on it’s reputation, you’d think it was undrinkable. It’s not undrinkable. Busch is undrinkable. Schlitz is fine if you’re on a budget or want a pale adjunct lager. Must have changed things up from the days when the brand got ruined back in the day.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rumproasts (3553) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 9, 2013
tap. golden with small head. tastes like an old-school lager. decent amount of mild malt. for what it is, this isn’t bad at all.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bartlebier (2360) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - OCT 8, 2013
Draught at Billy Goat Tavern, Chicago Sep2013. Bit of an Abv nose on a watery pale lage brewed down to virtual taste extinction. Glad I was offered a free sample first.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tnkw01 (1264) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Bottle. Revived formula. Taste is the old timey lager taste from years ago. Aroma is hay, straw and weak. Appearance is golden with a good head.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ccex (1000) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2013
16 oz can proclaims "classic ’60s formula", implying that the quality was worse or less popular in recent decades. Pours a clear pale yellow with a quickly disappearing fizzy white head and a little lacing. Aroma is grains, corn, a bit of cardboard and the faintest of hops - it tries to be inoffensive. Taste is slightly sweet but hardly noticeable. Body is light with noticeable carbonation. This was the first beer I ever tried back in high school when the jazz band director wanted to get drunk with his students. I’m not sure if it’s any better than my first revolting taste of it, but it still serves its purpose.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
csaso (1554) - Missouri, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Tap - small foamy head, pale straw color, pretty typical pale lager aroma and flavor, maybe slightly more flavor than the average ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ajnepple (2901) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - MAY 27, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2013 On tap at the unnamed arcade bar in Fort Collins. Pale, golden and clear with a small white head. The aroma and flavor is sweet malts and corn. Light body with a thin soft feel and a sweet finish. Not nearly as bad as I thought it would be.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
robobeerbelly (73) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 9, 2013
this is one of a few beers that is served on dollar crappy beer night at bars in my area. it’s not a very smooth beer and it leaves a bad after taste.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
radio_nowhere (981) - Maryland, USA - MAR 15, 2013
"Tall Boy" into pilsner glass. Light pale yellow color with foamy white head. Aroma of corn, sugary grainy malt, hay and light hops. Taste is pale malt sweetness with the slightest hop bitterness. Light body, fizzy, watery, inoffensive, refreshing. Price is right, under $1 for 16oz. Okay lager.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 » 58

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50