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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

4,474 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,474
Reviews: 1,522
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 25.17%
Wants: 30
Gots: 393 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2001)
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3.05/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

24 oz can poured into a Long Trail Brewing Co nonic pint glass. "JUN042012" best before date printed on the bottom of the can. An unsurprising yellow-gold appearance with a head that leaves quick. Rim sticks around. Carb bubbles rising. 3/5

Vegetal and subtly sweet in the nose. Generally unoffensive, but nothing real enjoyable or attractive in the aroma category. Maybe a hint of herbal hops. 3/5

Taste is much like the smell with canned vegetables, light malts/adjuncts (rice, corn), obligatory bittering hops and a mild sweetness in the finish. 3/5

The mouthfeel is appropriate for this pale adjunct lager standard bearer. 3.5/5

Overall: 3

Notes: Could have had this fresher, but this is pretty much it. At best, the hops are more floral and pronounced.

DerekP, May 23, 2012
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3.6/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hot Summer days are almost here folks! As our palates shift from monstrous DIPA's and deep complex stouts, we willingly reach for the lighter side of the brewing spectrum to quench our thirst!

Pabst Blue Ribbon is timeless - it's flavor caters to the weekend warriors in the garage, cookouts on the patio, etc.

With PBR, you get a solid, carbonated, non-offensive lager. From the can, and into a frosty mug
with lots of malt, with great flavor. - It tastes better than anything in price comparison. ($3.79 - 16oz 4pk)

There are really just a few styles perfect for the summer days ahead. (Yuengling, SN Pale Ale, Warsteiner Verum)

Pabst Blue Ribbon is an above average adjunct beer.

InIBUsWeTrust, May 20, 2012
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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,474 ratings.