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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) - Pabst Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
68
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4,088 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,088
Reviews: 1,486
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.83%
Wants: 21
Gots: 233 | 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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chrisjelliott

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +70.1%

12-29-2011 02:35:42 | More by chrisjelliott
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jjkatter

Australia

2.5/5  rDev -15%

12-28-2011 09:25:13 | More by jjkatter
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jptg2d

Missouri

4/5  rDev +36.1%

12-27-2011 23:32:55 | More by jptg2d
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Amp

Oklahoma

2/5  rDev -32%

12-27-2011 17:21:27 | More by Amp
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Grebdioz

Texas

2/5  rDev -32%

12-27-2011 11:28:25 | More by Grebdioz
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delzer13

Nevada

1.5/5  rDev -49%

12-27-2011 05:37:43 | More by delzer13
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ALifeWellWasted

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -15%

12-27-2011 02:08:44 | More by ALifeWellWasted
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d3uce

New York

4/5  rDev +36.1%

12-26-2011 23:11:55 | More by d3uce
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debuscher22

Montana

2/5  rDev -32%

12-26-2011 15:08:53 | More by debuscher22
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jamiekimble

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -15%

12-26-2011 12:41:50 | More by jamiekimble
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jboles5472

Ohio

5/5  rDev +70.1%

12-25-2011 23:47:01 | More by jboles5472
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jophish17

Georgia

2/5  rDev -32%

12-24-2011 19:31:37 | More by jophish17
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beerguy36

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -15%

12-24-2011 18:31:13 | More by beerguy36
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tbeq00

California

2.5/5  rDev -15%

12-24-2011 04:12:10 | More by tbeq00
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tfp4268

Kentucky

3/5  rDev +2%

12-24-2011 03:22:15 | More by tfp4268
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MyKroberts237

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -15%

12-23-2011 21:55:53 | More by MyKroberts237
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CowsCanBark

Pennsylvania

2.98/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from 16 oz. can into pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear piss-yellow with a half-finger white head, no lacing left on the glass.

Smell: Smells like the style, but nothing special at all. Corn and metal.

Taste: Reminds me of a less metallic Budweiser, which makes it more palatable, but still simply average. Light corn and water up front followed by a slight metallic taste. A tad bit of grassyness. Very average.

Mouthfeel: Thin and crisp, easy drinker, true to the style. Not much going on here.

Overall: Just an average Adjunct Lager, which is okay for me, as I do enjoy them to an extent.

Serving type: can

12-22-2011 22:38:51 | More by CowsCanBark
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kjritt

Colorado

2.88/5  rDev -2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

served from a bottle into a glass.

a. clear yellow with a thin white head which dissipates quickly. no lacing.

s. slighly metallic and grainy. college parties.

t. grainy with a bit of hop in the after taste.

m. watery and light. very refreshing no matter the season.

o. favorite of the yellow standard. a go to when i am simply in the mood to enjoy a good beer without having my taste buds challenged too much. even better because of the lack of awful gimmicks and hyper mass marketing. if only it were not so popular amongst hipsters i would be bolder about consuming in public. never shy in private though. quality.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2011 22:03:14 | More by kjritt
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jaltland

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -32%

12-22-2011 19:30:56 | More by jaltland
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marshrat63

California

2.5/5  rDev -15%

12-22-2011 05:46:57 | More by marshrat63
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Jra1985

Oklahoma

2.5/5  rDev -15%

12-22-2011 02:38:27 | More by Jra1985
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HairyHopopotamus

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +19%

12-22-2011 02:01:10 | More by HairyHopopotamus
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TippySelenoid

Missouri

3.28/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.

It's yellow and fizzy, clear with a white head.

It smells like mild bitter hops and malts, not too many adjuncts.

It tastes like bittering hops and a nice malt backbone. Not too much corn flavor to this one.

It's thin and highly carbonated.

Overall, in spite of the hipsers I like this beer. It's no Schlitz, but it's still a go to for affordability

Serving type: can

12-22-2011 01:49:57 | More by TippySelenoid
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garuda

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +19%

12-21-2011 20:54:03 | More by garuda
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kaunshelly

Maryland

3/5  rDev +2%

12-21-2011 18:17:23 | More by kaunshelly
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,088 ratings.