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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) - Pabst Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
69
poor

4,624 Ratings
THE BROS
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good

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Ratings: 4,624
Reviews: 1,538
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 25.17%
Wants: 37
Gots: 453 | FT: 2
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:
- Pabst Blue Ribbon is brewed in the finest traditions of an American Premium Lager dating back to 1844. Brewed with a combination of 2 & 6-row malted barley, select cereal grains and American and European hops, Pabst Blue Ribbon is fermented with a proprietary lager yeast. Our unique fermentation and maturation process results in a smooth, full bodied beer with a clean, crisp finish with a fine noble hop aroma.
- ABV% 4.74
- Calories 144

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2001)
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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Well lets be honest here, it seems that PBR always gets a leg up over all the BMC products. I would definately take this over a bud any day, appearance is pale yellow clear with a small frothy head that dies quickly after an aggressive pour. Smell is light buscuit malt some hint of sweet malt and a tiny wiff of hops. Taste is similar not much to talk about a buiscut malt with a tight carbonation that brings the small amount of hops out. Mouthfeel is thin and slick but not watery due to the high carbonation that affronts it with some fullness. Overall this is my go to super light lager, I can drink it and enjoy it and dammit that is what you are supposed to do with beer!

rpardon7, Jul 21, 2011
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Most underrated American beer. Period. Drink multiples. Love it.

uvachief, Oct 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

This is the best beer for your money. Being a poor college student I can't find a better deal. Most bars do 5$ pitchers and a 12 pack is 7$. It's not fancy and its not going to blow your mind in any way but it sure beats Bud, Coors, Miller, any day of the week. It won a blue ribbon didn't it?

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
69 out of 100 based on 4,624 ratings.