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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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4,746 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,746
Reviews: 1,568
rAvg: 2.93
pDev: 25.26%
Wants: 44
Gots: 548 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2001

- 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
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Photo of ordybill
4.09/5  rDev +39.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

PBR is the "white trash chic" trend beer today. I have always liked it. It has a great hop flavor and is very smooth.

Photo of klink40
3.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tb4475
2.42/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jsf14
2.46/5  rDev -16%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of americanbeer_guy96
1.54/5  rDev -47.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

I will never understand why anyone likes this beer, tastes like dirty water and the after taste is even worse

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
2.65/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of CJNAPS
1.32/5  rDev -54.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

If it's 110 degrees and your at the lake and you wanna be able to drink beer all day, then grab this. I really can't see any other time where it would be a good idea.

Photo of Chappellre731
3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of lucasj82
3.42/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mnmich7662
2.59/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Photo of nagromxer
3.21/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Ian_B
2.58/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of JohnnyLaw
3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mikus
3.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Quafftastic
2.91/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Colby8938
3.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of therealJAYZ
2.11/5  rDev -28%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

fresh from Jackson Pub in downtown Milwaukee, not what is was 2o years ago.

Photo of SkiBum22
2.5/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of almostjay
2.64/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Bunuelian
3.22/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Harvest06
2.38/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Thirsty_In_Chicago
1.63/5  rDev -44.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

The label isn't so bad.

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
1.59/5  rDev -45.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

One of the worst lager I've ever tasted.

Photo of frozen-1984
2.26/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pabst is by far the most overhyped macro beer in the north america. It looks the same as almost all other macros but the smell of grain is really strong and the taste is very bitter unless served ice cold. I still take regular bud any day

Photo of Justdoit1234
3.01/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,746 ratings.