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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) - Pabst Brewing Company

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)

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BA SCORE
68
poor

4,128 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,128
Reviews: 1,489
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.83%
Wants: 21
Gots: 258 | 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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ThePaintedGrey

Pennsylvania

3.04/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12oz. bottle poured into pint glass.

A: Gorgeously clear pale golden hue, with a bleach white head that starts off large and creamy, but eventually dissipates to a bubbly white, paper thin cap. Noticeable amounts of lacing down the glass provided a lot more eye candy than anticipated.

S: A clean aroma of slightly toasted grain, light malt sweetness. A very understated touch of grassiness underneath from the hops.

T: Sweet malt makes up the majority of Pabst's flavor profile. Some toasted grain adds a nice earthiness. A pinch of hop flavor (a very slight pinch, mind you) and bitterness comes through in the finish, but doesn't quite round out the sweetness completely.

M: Tight, effervescent carbonation. Body is a little above light, but not quite medium... Smooth and finishes fairly dry. Lots of drinkability.

O: This one crushes the "Big Three" and is a solid American Lager in its own right. While I don't praise Pabst Blue Ribbon too much, I look to it when I want to change things up a bit and have a Plain Jane lager. An excellent choice outside of craft brews and always satisfies on a hot day.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2013 03:20:36 | More by ThePaintedGrey
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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,128 ratings.