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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) - Pabst Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
68
poor

4,007 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,007
Reviews: 1,482
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.83%
Wants: 20
Gots: 203 | 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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BrewHawkeye

Iowa

2/5  rDev -32%

11-26-2011 06:16:03 | More by BrewHawkeye
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +2%

11-25-2011 21:42:05 | More by TimoP
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +2%

11-25-2011 01:42:03 | More by mdillon86
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CaptJackHarkness

New York

3/5  rDev +2%

11-25-2011 01:36:08 | More by CaptJackHarkness
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chapcat

Texas

4/5  rDev +36.1%

11-24-2011 22:25:21 | More by chapcat
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johnhenryconway


2/5  rDev -32%

11-24-2011 09:08:33 | More by johnhenryconway
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Jenkster4

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +36.1%

11-24-2011 05:03:48 | More by Jenkster4
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harlotry

Colorado

3/5  rDev +2%

11-23-2011 02:44:14 | More by harlotry
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +2%

11-23-2011 01:16:49 | More by djrn2
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scootercrabb

Illinois

3/5  rDev +2%

11-22-2011 23:12:25 | More by scootercrabb
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JeremyAnderberg

Iowa

2/5  rDev -32%

11-22-2011 20:58:54 | More by JeremyAnderberg
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Goldstar81

California

3/5  rDev +2%

11-22-2011 19:21:59 | More by Goldstar81
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +36.1%

11-22-2011 15:13:26 | More by touchmeimsac
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Caterwaul

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +19%

11-22-2011 14:17:54 | More by Caterwaul
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seanmugs

Colorado

4/5  rDev +36.1%

11-22-2011 06:38:19 | More by seanmugs
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corby112

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -32%

11-22-2011 04:06:42 | More by corby112
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Merkur

Tennessee

3/5  rDev +2%

11-22-2011 03:40:39 | More by Merkur
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Burt

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev +2%

11-22-2011 01:39:47 | More by Burt
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KC9LDB

Illinois

5/5  rDev +70.1%

11-21-2011 23:53:09 | More by KC9LDB
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UnknownMale282

Michigan

3/5  rDev +2%

11-21-2011 17:57:12 | More by UnknownMale282
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bootsdomino

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +36.1%

11-21-2011 17:21:44 | More by bootsdomino
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had a PBR recently at a party after not drinking this for years and years and I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. Has a decent head without a lot of retention or lacing. Clear and yellow colored. The nose was probably the worst aspect of this beer; there was just something unpleasant about it that I couldn’t quite put my finger on. Grassy, corn aroma, vaguely bitter, slightly skunky and rotten.

The taste was actually pretty good, much better than the standard AAL, BMC flavor by a good margin. Lightly sweet, a touch of bitter grassy hops, adjuncts aren’t too overpowering. Nothing too big or interesting but easy to drink and fairly pleasant to boot. Clean and crisp. Mouthfeel was light with a dry finish.

I’m not gonna grab a PBR if any sort of decent craft is offered instead but I’d definitely drink this one before a bud, coors, or miller to be sure. Hey, you could do worse!

Serving type: can

11-21-2011 16:36:39 | More by tobelerone
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phatrey

Louisiana

3/5  rDev +2%

11-21-2011 03:21:44 | More by phatrey
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hncowden50

North Carolina

3/5  rDev +2%

11-21-2011 03:16:24 | More by hncowden50
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Naves

Illinois

3/5  rDev +2%

11-20-2011 22:12:50 | More by Naves
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,007 ratings.