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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

4,076 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,076
Reviews: 1,485
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.49%
Wants: 21
Gots: 229 | 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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plaid75

New York

3.18/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On draft at Sweeney's, Garden City, New York.

Poured a clear light straw hue with a two finger foamy white head. There was goodretention and lacing.

The smell featured a lightly sweet adjunct grain with a mild floral hop.

The taste was rich for the style with a full adjunct graininess and balancing hop.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

Overall tasty for a macro.

Serving type: on-tap

01-21-2012 19:53:12 | More by plaid75
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dantsbeats

New York

3.5/5  rDev +19%

01-20-2012 23:22:04 | More by dantsbeats
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floydie83

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +19%

01-20-2012 04:58:45 | More by floydie83
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shizzy77

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +70.1%

01-20-2012 00:48:38 | More by shizzy77
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Guden

Maryland

2.8/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A- Looks like your average american adjunct lager, very clear pale yellow with a huge head that fades instantly.

S- Light sulfur, grass and a hint of butter. Pretty light and pretty standard for the style.

T- Light malt sweetness and really nothing else. Not a bad flavor here for the style but nothing memorable either.

M- A bit of creamy carbonation, pretty light in body.

D- Well this one goes down almost as easy as water. Actually isn't much different than water in general though.

Serving type: can

01-19-2012 22:42:47 | More by Guden
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KayteeKobold

Tennessee

3/5  rDev +2%

01-19-2012 21:34:01 | More by KayteeKobold
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RKel888

Alabama

2/5  rDev -32%

01-19-2012 20:53:56 | More by RKel888
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Slimpo

Minnesota

3/5  rDev +2%

01-18-2012 23:08:34 | More by Slimpo
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TrojanWheels

California

5/5  rDev +70.1%

01-18-2012 22:09:45 | More by TrojanWheels
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andrewj17

Ohio

3/5  rDev +2%

01-18-2012 16:22:49 | More by andrewj17
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strongaf

Washington

2/5  rDev -32%

01-17-2012 21:00:36 | More by strongaf
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nmeiborg

Illinois

3/5  rDev +2%

01-17-2012 20:56:12 | More by nmeiborg
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oldirtycaffrey

Virginia

3.15/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

If I'm feeling like just an american lager that's easy to drink, I'm going with PBR over Bud, Miller Lite, or (most certainly) Coors. This pours a straw yellow with a slight foamy head. No lacing on the glass. Smell is grainy, hints of corn and barley. Carbonation is just right to make this a really drinkable beer to have when washing down wings or a burger. Never really gave much thought to this beer prior to just a few weeks ago, but now glad I have a new "basic" beer to get when I'm getting a little burned out on deciding among different craft beers.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2012 20:52:27 | More by oldirtycaffrey
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edwardkersh

Oregon

1/5  rDev -66%

01-17-2012 20:09:33 | More by edwardkersh
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ejw127

Nevada

2/5  rDev -32%

01-17-2012 04:15:37 | More by ejw127
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roastbeefdinner

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -15%

01-17-2012 00:45:29 | More by roastbeefdinner
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sh00ky

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev +19%

01-16-2012 05:29:22 | More by sh00ky
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electtodefer

New York

2/5  rDev -32%

01-16-2012 02:43:22 | More by electtodefer
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burningsnailman

Kentucky

3/5  rDev +2%

01-16-2012 02:38:08 | More by burningsnailman
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -15%

01-15-2012 21:10:30 | More by AndrewMichael
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laicha926

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -32%

01-15-2012 17:06:39 | More by laicha926
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bfife

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +36.1%

01-15-2012 15:08:30 | More by bfife
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

1/5  rDev -66%

01-15-2012 07:58:56 | More by ygtbsm94
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plusorminus

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +19%

01-15-2012 03:15:44 | More by plusorminus
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windelbo

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -66%

01-15-2012 01:48:35 | More by windelbo
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,076 ratings.