RATINGS: 440   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Old Style is an honest, unpretentious, award winning beer that has been pleasing Midwesterners for over 100 years.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
DrnkMcDermott (3176) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JUL 20, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2008 Canned. I got a sixer to compare it to LaCrosse Lager, which is now being microbrewed in the original Old Style brewery. Even without a comparison, I could tell this was the loser. Corny taste among other adjuncts at work. Although there is... wait a minute... a hint of hops and yeasty lager taste poking through at the end. So not totally beyond redemption. Better than crappy Budweiser. Guess that’s why Wrigley Field switched to Bud: bad team, bad beer. Slight re-rate, Nov. 03: I moved it up a notch after having another, and finding it still does what it does best: get you happy in a hurry.

randy1969 (115) - Marengo, Illinois, USA - DEC 14, 2017
A blip of grassy hop character brings a bit more balance to it judging by the aroma. Pours a very transparent pale gold leaving a finger of frothy white foam behind. Small hop taste and finishes with a buttered corn taste. Light, crisp bodied, fizzy carbonation thanks to their so-called "krausening" process

NachlamSie (3598) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 5, 2017
Can at Starlight. I've recently discovered Hamm's, which I consider not too bad for an ultra budget brand. Sometimes I've been known to reach for PBR which hits a satisfactory price to quality ratio (albeit low). So, why not try out some Old Style. I can't remember if I've previously drunk this before. It's noticeably rougher around the edges than even those aforementioned bargain brands. Old Style has more pronounced candy corn and cardboard box flavors. It's a little sour and metallic. Probably won't be reaching for this one again, but I have to say I still prefer it to Bud.

nohopspleez (91) - Georgia, USA - NOV 5, 2017
If not for the cult following of this "beer", it would have been gone long ago. Some people seem to enjoy drinking this kind of "beer". Not much taste, no flavor, flat is the best way to describe it. Hops? Sure, all USA beers have that stuff by the bucket because it gives their "beer" longer shelf life. Longer shelf life???????? What happened to the screams for "fresher" beer by all the craft beer crazies?????????????????? They seem to forget that when the price is lower. I cant see drinking any more of this, even if it is the last can of beer on earth.

Scipio (1275) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2017
An old stand by that I'm way overdue to rate. Pours a clear yellow with a medium white head that rapidly recedes. The aroma is grainy and has lots of corn, along with some light grassiness, bread, and spice. The taste has a bit of sweetness. Flavor is grainy and full of barley. However, it is balanced by grass, lemon, and cereal, and these flavors really save things here. Faint bready aftertaste. Light in body and with a thin texture. Not all that good by any means, but this is really good at a Cubs game. Trust me.

KyotoLefty (10810) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 12, 2017
Bottle at ORD. Corny, sweet nose, touch of lemon hops. Pale gold with a fine head. Sweet, grainy, corny, lemon, some grass. Thin, watery. Ass, but could be worse.

snoworsummer (6285) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 22, 2017
Can. Tastes like musky straw, corn, and doughy malt. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like musky straw, corn, and doughy malt.

Ktwse (5677) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2017
Pours clear golden with low white head. Aroma of bread and malt. Taste is sweet and bready, bland. Light, smooth body with soft carbonation.

rosskyle (800) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 29, 2017
12oz can from High Life Bar Milwaukee. Clear and headless I assume. Grain aroma. Easy drinking. None of that pesky flavor to get in the way. It is beer I guess. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Obfuscate (607) - Minneapolis, - JUN 23, 2017
For a pale lager and a buck a 16oz can beer it’s great. Drink um cold. Muskies

michcam8 (585) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 9, 2017
Pours a light golden color with a fluffy white head. Aroma of lemon zest, honey, light malts, faint earthy hops. Taste is of lemon, grainy malt, honey dew, doughy bread and grass. Thin mouthful. Dry finish. Not bad.

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