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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) - Pabst Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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poor

4,073 Ratings
THE BROS
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good

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Ratings: 4,073
Reviews: 1,485
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.49%
Wants: 20
Gots: 227 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.74% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2001)
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Ralphs66

New York

3/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

There is a restaurant in Purdys NY called the Blazer Pub...some of the best burgers in the NY Tri-state area, and a regular stop for me. Well, recently they decided to go retro and are now offering, in cans, Schaefer, Ballantine, Rheingold and Schlitz....with PBR on tap. Whether you like these beers or not, the concept tickled my fancy and I decided to make my way through the list; revisiting some of the beers of my youth. None of them are great; in fact most of them are poor in comparison to the Captain Lawrence offerings that the Blazer also has on tap. But you know what? They were like an old friend, a blankie that I could hold at the bar and not feel self conscious about. Yes, I drank them all proudly and chances are, I will again.

Serving type: on-tap

12-20-2011 21:22:36 | More by Ralphs66
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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,073 ratings.