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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

4,282 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,282
Reviews: 1,496
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.83%
Wants: 29
Gots: 323 | 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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justinbrown

California

3/5  rDev +2%

03-17-2012 19:12:43 | More by justinbrown
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NDuquette

Maine

3.5/5  rDev +19%

03-17-2012 17:04:02 | More by NDuquette
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Jimbolikesbeer


2/5  rDev -32%

03-17-2012 02:55:02 | More by Jimbolikesbeer
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virgoJanine666

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +70.1%

03-17-2012 01:37:29 | More by virgoJanine666
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KyleBatten


3/5  rDev +2%

03-16-2012 06:27:34 | More by KyleBatten
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LWG1970

Ohio

3.88/5  rDev +32%

I like this a little better than Schlitz, because it's easier to find and its about $2.50 cheaper, and taste a little better.

Color-Nice golden yellow
Smell-VERY clean sweet beer smell
Taste- nice balance of Bitter to sweet, very smooth

Overall- My 12 pack of bottles was $7.49 at Kroger, it was NOT past the date on the bottle, (Something that is COMMON for pabst products in my area). I really Enjoyed this American Classic.

03-16-2012 02:39:09 | More by LWG1970
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fdig23

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

03-15-2012 19:00:26 | More by fdig23
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

1.75/5  rDev -40.5%

03-15-2012 13:36:30 | More by oldp0rt
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mctizzz

California

2/5  rDev -32%

03-15-2012 00:19:22 | More by mctizzz
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BraveGator

Georgia

2/5  rDev -32%

03-14-2012 23:19:28 | More by BraveGator
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +53.1%

03-14-2012 23:18:49 | More by tyleeis
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CuthbertAllg00d


1.75/5  rDev -40.5%

03-14-2012 21:03:30 | More by CuthbertAllg00d
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dane_jensen


2.5/5  rDev -15%

03-14-2012 19:50:07 | More by dane_jensen
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voidrunner

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +2%

03-14-2012 14:07:05 | More by voidrunner
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burpen

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -15%

03-14-2012 11:42:26 | More by burpen
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acevenom

Louisiana

3.45/5  rDev +17.3%

Poured from a 16 ounce can into a mug. Pours the color of straw with a thick white head. Plenty of bubbles stream up from the bottom of the glass. Aromas of lightly toasted barley malt, sweet corn, and hops greet the nose. It tastes much like it smells. It's a well-balanced flavor of lightly toasted barley malt, corn, and hops. It's crisp and clean. The carbonation is abundant, but not supercharged. The mouthfeel is light. It's very easy to gulp this down. It's a solid adjunct lager and one of my old go to session beers. PBR me, ASAP.

03-14-2012 03:15:08 | More by acevenom
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brewzip

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +2%

03-14-2012 01:55:26 | More by brewzip
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Rocketman8911

California

3/5  rDev +2%

03-13-2012 07:42:30 | More by Rocketman8911
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bakerm3

New York

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

03-13-2012 00:32:33 | More by bakerm3
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Kornoms

Texas

2/5  rDev -32%

03-12-2012 23:09:49 | More by Kornoms
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rpaine


3.75/5  rDev +27.6%

03-12-2012 21:50:02 | More by rpaine
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.1/5  rDev +5.4%

A: Pours a clear gold with a thin, fizzy white head that quickly settles into a ring of white lace. Compared to many American adjunct lagers, the head retention is pretty good.

S: Typical of the style, PBR is bland and inoffensive. Subtle aromas of grain husks, grass, lemon, and minerals are just barely detectable on the nose.

T: Compared to many other macro lagers, this is pretty tasty. Notes of lemon, grass, hay, straw, chalk, minerals, and grain husks wash across the palate. The finish is fleeting with a combination of grain and lemon notes.

M: Light-bodied, but somewhat heavier and fuller than many adjunct-laden lagers. Carbonation is very heavy, resulting in a bloating, but more filling and substantial beverage.

O: For the style, PBR is pretty hard to beat. It may not be exciting or interesting, and it certainly is nowhere near complex, but this is a solid, simple beer than one can return to time and time again. It's definitely better and more satisfying than the likes of Bud, Miller, and Coors.

03-12-2012 19:39:39 | More by mrfrancis
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +2%

03-12-2012 02:47:07 | More by Chugs13
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tbeer40

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -15%

03-12-2012 00:02:26 | More by tbeer40
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Drinking_Milkshakes


2.5/5  rDev -15%

03-11-2012 23:20:55 | More by Drinking_Milkshakes
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,282 ratings.