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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

4,120 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,120
Reviews: 1,489
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.83%
Wants: 21
Gots: 252 | 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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theempire

California

4/5  rDev +36.1%

04-17-2012 22:32:59 | More by theempire
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Tom_the_bomb

California

3.68/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Surprisingly full of character, and not like other American lagers. Much better - and plenty of history to boot ! I love the retro renewal - goes great with a sandwich, hot dog, at the ball park, picnic, Sunday afternoon on the driveway, whatever. Great stuff!

Serving type: can

07-30-2014 02:25:30 | More by Tom_the_bomb
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South Carolina

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Kentucky

1/5  rDev -66%

07-29-2014 18:31:56 | More by JustinSparks
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California

2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

07-29-2014 18:28:58 | More by kmanjohnson
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3/5  rDev +2%

07-29-2014 02:29:59 | More by Clemsontiger81
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New York

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07-29-2014 01:04:41 | More by Edward19
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07-28-2014 22:13:52 | More by JaredPoole
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Florida

5/5  rDev +70.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I tried it for the first time last night. It's great. I'd always heard bad things about it, but, I love it. My new favorite beer!

Serving type: can

07-28-2014 20:48:19 | More by beerlover1990
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New York

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -15%

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2/5  rDev -32%

07-28-2014 02:17:26 | More by Virtuosabes
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +2%

07-28-2014 00:37:05 | More by dithridge
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Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -32%

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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +19%

07-27-2014 23:07:19 | More by crownrl28
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New York

4/5  rDev +36.1%

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Michigan

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3.9/5  rDev +32.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Ok. This is not a top shelf beer. This stuff is cheap, corn-heavy adjunct lager. That being said, it's dang tasty when it's hot out, has a little more ABV than your run of the mill 3.2, and I love that when I bust one out, very few people swarm around to get their hands on one, making it an even better value! Pale yellow in color, It's got enough malty body to separate it from the miller/coors/bud barley pop, while still being easy to drink in quantity. No real discernible hoppiness, especially compared to my standard IPA/DIPA fare. Refreshing, but not a light beer. Taken for what it is, I believe it to be a great beer, when limited to class-comparison. I'm drinking one right now, as it's 85, sunny, and I'm grilling. Boom.

Serving type: can

07-26-2014 20:25:32 | More by MikeI
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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,120 ratings.