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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

4,247 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,247
Reviews: 1,494
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.83%
Wants: 28
Gots: 302 | 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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jboles5472

Ohio

5/5  rDev +70.1%

12-25-2011 23:47:01 | More by jboles5472
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pabstblue78

Georgia

5/5  rDev +70.1%

I feel a sense of pride when I drink this beer.This is a classic american lager that I hold close to my heart so it is going to be hard to say anything negative about this beer,My cousin and I used to sneak this brew from my grandmother's fridge when we were just 11 or 12 and take it to the woods and drink them for my first ever buzz.Great beer Great price it pours an appealing light gold color It smells like sweet corn and malt.It taste like liquid gold.The mouthfeel is a little sub par but not enough to complain.The drinkability is unsurpassable but hey I'm biased.

10-01-2009 03:23:04 | More by pabstblue78
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vwbus7

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +70.1%

06-26-2014 01:52:52 | More by vwbus7
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chrisjelliott

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +70.1%

12-29-2011 02:35:42 | More by chrisjelliott
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MTfish

Montana

5/5  rDev +70.1%

Golden clean color in the glass and smells like a good cold crisp PBR should. It tastes like a good day on the river or getting face shots with ur bros and the mouthfeel is thirst quenching and refreshing. Overall its the best cheap canned beer you can buy and the can says nothin but freedom!

10-17-2013 04:43:09 | More by MTfish
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TexasRedskinFan

Texas

5/5  rDev +70.1%

Pabst Blue Ribbon. Where can I start? I have so many good memories with this beer. I lived in Albuquerque for a little while and we used to go down town to this Punk Rock bar named the Atomic Cantina. They had $1 sixteen ounce cans all day every day. Great way to start a night of bar hopping.
As usual, I review beers based on style but also reality.
Pabst is great clean American beer.

Nothing fancy here. Lighter than Budweiser, cleaner than Miller and Coors. Tastes like cold, clean, crisp goodness. Okay this is not a "beer snob" type of beer. It's not even my favourite beer either. But every once in a while I will choose this over ANY beer of ANY style. Usually when I'm broke, LOL... But that's besides the point.

Pours light golden in colour.
Smells like cereal grains and sweet malty overall
Smells very neutral. Slightly sweet.
Tastes clean and crisp. Dry beer before it was popular.

This is a classic. And I highly doubt it will ever go out of style or production.

08-30-2013 02:23:14 | More by TexasRedskinFan
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brodypb_14


5/5  rDev +70.1%

06-17-2014 06:32:14 | More by brodypb_14
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Nathan103


5/5  rDev +70.1%

08-19-2014 04:17:15 | More by Nathan103
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jnoelani

Washington

5/5  rDev +70.1%

06-16-2012 06:06:03 | More by jnoelani
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samdelira

California

5/5  rDev +70.1%

03-07-2014 02:18:23 | More by samdelira
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cjvh9


5/5  rDev +70.1%

06-18-2014 14:40:38 | More by cjvh9
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erickson

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +70.1%

07-28-2013 13:16:45 | More by erickson
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bergdj

Colorado

5/5  rDev +70.1%

07-26-2012 02:51:40 | More by bergdj
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JamesCornman


5/5  rDev +70.1%

08-08-2014 18:28:40 | More by JamesCornman
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docedoce7

Florida

5/5  rDev +70.1%

12-11-2011 03:08:34 | More by docedoce7
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sevenshubby

California

5/5  rDev +70.1%

07-24-2012 02:28:49 | More by sevenshubby
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MANICMECHANIC


5/5  rDev +70.1%

07-28-2012 01:00:41 | More by MANICMECHANIC
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beerlover1990

Florida

5/5  rDev +70.1%

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!

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

Hawaii

5/5  rDev +70.1%

08-02-2012 20:27:37 | More by jscogggins
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shizzy77

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +70.1%

01-20-2012 00:48:38 | More by shizzy77
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mjm47

Illinois

5/5  rDev +70.1%

06-16-2013 23:17:30 | More by mjm47
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TrojanWheels

California

5/5  rDev +70.1%

01-18-2012 22:09:45 | More by TrojanWheels
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Jacurdy60

Alabama

5/5  rDev +70.1%

04-08-2013 18:52:13 | More by Jacurdy60
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Chetti

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +70.1%

09-30-2012 03:59:14 | More by Chetti
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netrioter

Texas

5/5  rDev +70.1%

rating this from a 40oz bottle....due to movies like Gran Torino making this beer hip...that said 40oz bottle was $3.79 in Kokomo Indiana at Soupleys Liquors and they cant keep them on the shelves. the same bottle here in Durham NC is $1.89

oddly enough that same liquor store had 12oz cans x 6 for $5.29 but i wanted to try it from glass for a change and only 25 miles away...12.99 for a 30 pack??? Indiana is weird..they have extreme regional pricing schemes

easily the best "adjunct" lager sold in the US...can version rates slightly lower...like a 4+ because the can does add a bit of a metallic bite,which is NOT present in the 24 oz can...weird

I drink this when i want flavor and a slight hop bite, and since i moved to a better pricing area...its also fairly affordable here...10 bucks an 18 pack....highly recommended from the bottle or on tap.

07-20-2012 09:35:31 | More by netrioter
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
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