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Old 09-08-2009, 01:59 PM   #1
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While camping, I found a 6-pack of Schlitz at the store. So I brought it back to try it. I've heard they brought back the old recipe, from before they lightened it up, and I have been eager to try it.

Well, it's really pretty good! It's not really a Pale Ale, and not really a light beer either. Def seems to have more flavor and body than Bud or Miller, and probably than Labatts. This is more like what I imagined an older beer to taste like. More flavor, and less water!

It's still a light beer, don't get me wrong, but I could actually drink this regularly!


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Old 09-08-2009, 05:25 PM   #2

I had it not too long ago. I also wanted to see how the new (old) recipe was. I recently bought a 6 pack of Blatz too. It was intended as a joke, but it wasn't too bad.


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Old 09-08-2009, 05:30 PM   #3
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Bought it
Will buy it again though probably not until the warm weather comes back.

 
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Did you buy the bottles or the cans? IIRC the longnecks are the old recipe and the cans are the newer recipe. I could be completely wrong on that though....
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Did you buy the bottles or the cans? IIRC the longnecks are the old recipe and the cans are the newer recipe. I could be completely wrong on that though....
They were bottles, but I highly doubt they would produce the 'new' recipe in any fashion. I haven't even seen it in cans yet. Also, I think the bottles were pry offs, but I'd have to look again to be sure. I've sometimes opened beer with an opener before realizing that they were twist offs.
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Old 09-09-2009, 12:13 PM   #6
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Just looked at the Schlitz web site... good advertising!

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Old 09-09-2009, 12:53 PM   #7
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Old 09-10-2009, 11:20 PM   #8
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HAHA! used to get that schlitz up in mount pleasant for ~14 bucks a case! (cans)

it was pretty good, better than busch light @ 20 bucks for a 30 rack. I've seen 6 packs around lansing at a few places recently, maybe I'll pick one up sometime. I dont know if it was their "old" or "new" recipe tho.

 
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The caps were twist off, BTW. Had another last night. Very clean tasting and refreshing. Less flavorful than I remember at the campground, but still not bad for that kind of beer. plus it could have been my dinner was overpowering the beer. (Burritos and Salsa)
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I bought a 12'er when they re-released it in WI last year. Not bad. A cheap beer that I can drink without grimacing. I consider it to be the crown jewel in my trifecta of cheap beer above Blatz and Leinie's Pilsner.


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