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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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4,354 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,354
Reviews: 1,506
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.83%
Wants: 30
Gots: 344 | 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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Photo of 8BaconBits
2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

24 oz can

It's perception seems to be worse than it is. Went in with really low expectations and was pleasantly surprised. Probably won't get it often, but it's decent.

Tastes more like "it's hot out" than a "I need a drink with flavor."

8BaconBits, Yesterday at 01:50 AM
Photo of CED
2.5/5  rDev -15%

CED, Yesterday at 09:51 PM
Photo of BeccaH
2.5/5  rDev -15%

BeccaH, Monday at 04:43 PM
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3.08/5  rDev +4.8%

skubas86, Monday at 01:42 AM
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2.68/5  rDev -8.8%

FadetoBock, Monday at 01:40 AM
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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

BeerRunner, Monday at 01:36 AM
Photo of arini10
2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

arini10, Monday at 01:09 AM
Photo of Curlybash
3.5/5  rDev +19%

Curlybash, Sunday at 03:35 PM
Photo of bhammett
3.5/5  rDev +19%

It's good. It's cheap. Deal with it.

bhammett, Sunday at 01:28 AM
Photo of Uncledoobz
2.4/5  rDev -18.4%

Uncledoobz, Saturday at 08:58 PM
Photo of diablo14
3/5  rDev +2%

My go to cheapo beer. You get what you pay for generally, but PBR is the best bang for your buck among the dross

diablo14, Saturday at 08:08 PM
Photo of Basoos1
1.75/5  rDev -40.5%

Basoos1, Saturday at 06:15 AM
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2.99/5  rDev +1.7%

bzzpop, Saturday at 03:45 AM
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2.85/5  rDev -3.1%

Hootie159, Saturday at 03:09 AM
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3.4/5  rDev +15.6%

Brams17, Friday at 07:45 PM
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2.5/5  rDev -15%

KevChiTown, Sep 11, 2014
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1.96/5  rDev -33.3%

Howycwap, Sep 10, 2014
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3.36/5  rDev +14.3%

jkyle91, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of everythingiszen
3.5/5  rDev +19%

The best american common. Budweiser, before it was procured by InBev, might have stood up to it as the cheap but ubiquitous american beer, but it has since taken over. Don't let the hipsters and PBR's pandering marketing turn you off automatically; if you've only got a couple of bucks, it's the common for you.

That said, you should probably spend more money on your beer. A dollar or two more will make a lot of difference in overall quality.

everythingiszen, Sep 09, 2014
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,354 ratings.