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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

4,276 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,276
Reviews: 1,496
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.83%
Wants: 29
Gots: 315 | 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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Beardofbrown

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -15%

02-17-2012 14:51:15 | More by Beardofbrown
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Jeffani

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +44.6%

02-17-2012 05:41:50 | More by Jeffani
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hockenbeer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +2%

02-17-2012 02:29:07 | More by hockenbeer
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Cramerican

North Dakota

3/5  rDev +2%

02-16-2012 07:41:16 | More by Cramerican
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kylle

Montana

3.5/5  rDev +19%

02-16-2012 00:49:09 | More by kylle
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Marti403

Michigan

2.23/5  rDev -24.1%

I actually don't mind PBR. It quickly went from the beer of lower class white folks to the mainstream hipsters or fraternity folks. It's has a crisp look and mouthfeel that actually comes across as somewhat sweeter than normal american pilsners. I prefer on draft and very cold as when it warms, it becomes pretty harsh. take it for what it is and that's a tailgating/beer pong beer but "free beer" rules still apply.

02-15-2012 21:04:54 | More by Marti403
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PeteRiz

Connecticut

3/5  rDev +2%

02-15-2012 20:34:23 | More by PeteRiz
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generallee

New York

4/5  rDev +36.1%

02-15-2012 15:24:45 | More by generallee
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boonerjohn1

Georgia

3/5  rDev +2%

02-14-2012 20:33:49 | More by boonerjohn1
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +19%

02-13-2012 23:22:07 | More by Localdrinklax
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Garlicjosh

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +2%

02-12-2012 08:21:23 | More by Garlicjosh
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LittleCreature

Australia

3.35/5  rDev +13.9%

Appearance - 2.5
Pours a centimetre of dense white foam which quickly receded to a thin layer over a clear, pale straw coloured body.

Smell - 3.0
Light aroma of corn, powdery husk and a trace of grassy hops.

Taste - 3.5
Not a lot going on flavour-wise, but nothing offensive either. Light grainy, husky malt flavour, corn(?) and lightly grassy hops. Finishes with a pleasant, slightly bitter lingering finish.

Mouthfeel - 3.5
Light bodied and moderately carbonated.

Overall - 3.5
A fairly to-the-book adjunct lager with no nasty surprises.

02-12-2012 07:58:52 | More by LittleCreature
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jcomp21

California

3/5  rDev +2%

02-12-2012 06:48:34 | More by jcomp21
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yooper920

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -32%

02-12-2012 03:25:23 | More by yooper920
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dugly2ugly

Virginia

2/5  rDev -32%

02-12-2012 01:30:38 | More by dugly2ugly
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nrs207

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -15%

02-11-2012 22:41:13 | More by nrs207
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +36.1%

02-11-2012 22:04:16 | More by brez8791
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sansho

California

2.5/5  rDev -15%

02-11-2012 21:17:54 | More by sansho
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Pillowburn

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -15%

02-11-2012 20:36:37 | More by Pillowburn
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dhall18

Missouri

3/5  rDev +2%

02-11-2012 18:01:07 | More by dhall18
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HarmonMW

Missouri

2/5  rDev -32%

02-11-2012 03:18:42 | More by HarmonMW
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PossumMunsen31

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -32%

I like everything about this beer except the way it tastes. Bottle or can appearance is in my top three for all time. Made in Wisconsin, originally, check. My dad drank it at the cabin, also in Wisconsin, when I was growing up. It just doesn't tast that good. I hate to admit it but its true. It is a decent lager if you don't have too many other options.

Nevertheless...PBR me ASAP !

02-10-2012 21:26:58 | More by PossumMunsen31
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hogrider

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -15%

02-10-2012 20:13:42 | More by hogrider
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beermaned

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +19%

02-10-2012 14:20:39 | More by beermaned
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JohnBeerRun

Georgia

3/5  rDev +2%

This is a good cheap beer if you are on a tight budget and want a good clean american lager. The taste is better than your everyday bud light or natty.

It pours a mid yellow with a thin head.
The taste is a mild lager taste.
Overall this is a really good beer for the price.

02-10-2012 14:11:38 | More by JohnBeerRun
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,276 ratings.