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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) - Pabst Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
69
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4,630 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,630
Reviews: 1,539
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 25.17%
Wants: 37
Gots: 455 | 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

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5/5  rDev +70.1%

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3.9/5  rDev +32.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good cheap beer for consuming in Yellowstone where I work currently. Enjoy the can because it's 1.29 for a pint, the appearance was great when we were served it in beer school at UCF so it's got a good head that pours slightly better than budweiser. The smell isn't the greatest but is just above average. Mouth feel is above average and not over-bearing. Overall this is a great beer as a warm up for a great night out or for just chilling at home and watching TV.

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3.88/5  rDev +32%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I love PBR. For some reason it's between this and Budweiser when I search for a cheap beer, and this one always comes out on top. It's cheap, tastes pretty good, is all American... what's not to love about it?

A: Straw yellow. Nothing special. Pours a slightly larger head than Budweiser.

S: I get a lot of rice out of this beer, so I'll say it smells ricey!

T: Pretty damn good. Actually feels like I'm drinking a beer and has the potential to really hit the spot. Now, when I say pretty damn good, I'm not comparing this brew to any craft beers, but as far as the cheap ones go, this one is near the top.

M: Highly drinkable. Moderate to high carbonation.

O: A great, cheap, all American beer.

ConsumerOfBeer, Jul 07, 2012
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
69 out of 100 based on 4,630 ratings.