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RATINGS: 577   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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 Strohís 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 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ccex (1191) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2013
16 oz can proclaims "classic í60s 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. Iím not sure if itís 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 (2099) - 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 (5062) - Denver, 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 (75) - 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. itís 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 (1395) - 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.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
ryecatcher (1348) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 12, 2013
The Beer That Milwaukee famous. A standard, old school beer that youíd sneak from your dadís supply in the garage refrigerator... or you drank it at some rock club where it was a buck a can on 80s night. A run-of-the-mill American pre-microbrew-era staple of Midwestern drinkers far and wide. Itís pissy, itís practically flavorless, but itís reasonably good as a thirst quencher on a hot day. However, right now itís March.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAR 1, 2013
hammerslammer brougt over a 6 pack of shlitz from his trunk. 2 were missing, however, which is a bit curious... onwards and upwards to become the #1 pale lager drinker of the day.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Evolutionary (469) - Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle from giant eagle. Pours pale yellow with mild thin head. Nose of corn and sugar. Light mouthfeel and goes down easy. Balance is ok but weak and aftertaste of malt and cheap sugary corn isn't the best. Ok for a cheap mass made beer but that's about it. ---Rated via my mouth

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
BeerandBlues2 (12101) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Can. Pours clear pale gold with a small, frothy white head, short retention with good lacing. Aroma is corn, Pils, and grain malt with light hops. Flavor is malt with light hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
boozedude (2228) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - FEB 7, 2013
Bottle at chicken coop..pours clear yellow..terrible aroma.. taste isnt to bad mmalts and skunk

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