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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

4,365 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,365
Reviews: 1,508
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.83%
Wants: 30
Gots: 355 | 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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4/5  rDev +36.1%

jptg2d, Dec 27, 2011
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2/5  rDev -32%

Grebdioz, Dec 27, 2011
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delzer13, Dec 27, 2011
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ALifeWellWasted, Dec 27, 2011
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d3uce, Dec 26, 2011
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2/5  rDev -32%

debuscher22, Dec 26, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -15%

jamiekimble, Dec 26, 2011
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5/5  rDev +70.1%

jboles5472, Dec 25, 2011
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2/5  rDev -32%

jophish17, Dec 24, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -15%

beerguy36, Dec 24, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -15%

tbeq00, Dec 24, 2011
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3/5  rDev +2%

tfp4268, Dec 24, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -15%

MyKroberts237, Dec 23, 2011
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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.

CowsCanBark, Dec 22, 2011
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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.

kjritt, Dec 22, 2011
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2/5  rDev -32%

jaltland, Dec 22, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -15%

marshrat63, Dec 22, 2011
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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

TippySelenoid, Dec 22, 2011
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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,365 ratings.