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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

4,249 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,249
Reviews: 1,494
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.83%
Wants: 28
Gots: 302 | 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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The_Chewlord

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

06-15-2013 06:13:58 | More by The_Chewlord
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Thomas_Picton

Florida

3/5  rDev +2%

06-14-2013 21:39:53 | More by Thomas_Picton
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nickdd

Indiana

1.75/5  rDev -40.5%

06-14-2013 05:05:54 | More by nickdd
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ValpoExpo

Ohio

1.91/5  rDev -35%

Whenever I go to a concert, this is the beer I drink. I'm always excited to give PBR one more chance as my favorite cheap beer, but it never impresses me. PBR is an extremely heavy beer and would not even consider it a session beer. I'd still rather drink Coors or RR for hours on end.

06-13-2013 21:14:44 | More by ValpoExpo
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meschick

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -32%

06-13-2013 20:33:17 | More by meschick
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NEO68710

Washington

2.5/5  rDev -15%

06-13-2013 17:47:17 | More by NEO68710
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BubbleBobble

New York

3/5  rDev +2%

06-13-2013 05:01:49 | More by BubbleBobble
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Shaurya

Florida

2.59/5  rDev -11.9%

Pretty good for the price.. Not much else to write home about..

Doesn't really have a distinct smell or anything.. but tastes malty.. hints of corn.

Mouthfeel - pretty non existent body, carbonated a bit on the higher side.

Much better than its similarly priced peers, like Bud, Coors, Natural etc.

06-12-2013 21:14:10 | More by Shaurya
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Brew33

Ohio

1.75/5  rDev -40.5%

06-12-2013 16:48:27 | More by Brew33
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Gschaf

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +2%

06-12-2013 13:57:55 | More by Gschaf
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MPSTARR

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

06-12-2013 00:02:01 | More by MPSTARR
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dsnyder61

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +19%

06-11-2013 18:03:06 | More by dsnyder61
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

06-11-2013 17:46:01 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
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dhbiker0889

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +53.1%

06-11-2013 03:21:57 | More by dhbiker0889
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aty11b

Texas

3/5  rDev +2%

06-11-2013 02:34:43 | More by aty11b
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CADMixes

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

06-11-2013 00:38:10 | More by CADMixes
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agentli

New York

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

06-10-2013 22:07:52 | More by agentli
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ghowehattrick

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +27.6%

06-10-2013 15:05:41 | More by ghowehattrick
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dbaraniak

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +19%

06-10-2013 02:50:58 | More by dbaraniak
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Ron860

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

06-09-2013 20:14:30 | More by Ron860
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Evoforen

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -15%

06-09-2013 15:09:07 | More by Evoforen
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Rainier

California

3/5  rDev +2%

06-09-2013 05:51:41 | More by Rainier
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KYGunner

Kentucky

2.74/5  rDev -6.8%

Perhaps the most pathetic, i.e. wimpy, beer I have ever witnessed. The color was golden fair enough, but the head was thin soapy and died quickly. Despite the bubbles that lined the glass, the beer gave a very stale, boring appearance.

The scent was relatively weak with some adjunct like qualities. Corny and metallic it was not particularly pleasant.

The taste was corny adjunct as well but it lost the metallic tone. It appeared to be well carbonated and gave an easy crisp feel. I had PBR in a can months ago and found it much better than this. I may try it again and reassess.

06-09-2013 01:01:37 | More by KYGunner
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Jimbo4430

Virginia

2/5  rDev -32%

06-08-2013 23:05:12 | More by Jimbo4430
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GMUPatriot_inKansas

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

06-08-2013 21:56:14 | More by GMUPatriot_inKansas
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,249 ratings.