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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
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4,805 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,805
Reviews: 1,597
rAvg: 2.93
pDev: 25.26%
Wants: 44
Gots: 619 | FT: 2
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2001

- Pabst Blue Ribbon is brewed in the finest traditions of an American Premium Lager dating back to 1844. Brewed with a combination of 2 & 6-row malted barley, select cereal grains and American and European hops, Pabst Blue Ribbon is fermented with a proprietary lager yeast. Our unique fermentation and maturation process results in a smooth, full bodied beer with a clean, crisp finish with a fine noble hop aroma.
- ABV% 4.74
- Calories 144
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Photo of greasyrunner
2.56/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BigBry
2.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

24 oz tall can, served at a Sports Pub for $3 !
Crystal clear, light yellow color with a short white head. Foam fades to a floating film, straggly lace lines.
Smells of sweetness from corn, or other sugar, and slight cooked vegetable.
Taste is of corn and other grains, sweetness is the dominant component.
This beer has a high level of carbonation, crisp and clean. No metallic or sourness as in some AALs .
Overall, this is a pretty good beer, accept it for what it is.

Photo of auswild
2.65/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tillmac62
2.79/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of FreshButterbeer
2.75/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Lucas_772
4/5  rDev +36.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A great beer to enjoy

Photo of Ranger337
1.75/5  rDev -40.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

A little harsh taste. It has a lingering after taste that is not too pleasant. But for a macro brew its ok. More complex than Bud or Coors,

Photo of Devon_
2.39/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Dkline39
2.84/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Irishace9
2.95/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Pens1967
3.25/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of datpingao
3.5/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Metalsnota
3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ncurtis007
3.24/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The ultimate hipster beer. This beer is also underrated compared to all other macros.

Photo of nigeldazooman
2.98/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of k47k
2.85/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TargaFlorio
2.78/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of lambpasty
2.5/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of GreatHornedEwl
3.35/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MemphisSooner
3.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Jeph222
3.84/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The only adjunct I'll buy. Just glad the Russians didn't get their hands on this brew. I feel it's our duty as BA'ers to promote this to the younger/cheaper set so that they avoid lining the pockets of BMC. You see a college kid with a bud lite, dope slap him and give him a PBR. It's American dammit!

Photo of SirBrandonofMaltANDHops
2.5/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Decent beer to drink on a summer day.

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.21/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Bill4515
4.2/5  rDev +43.3%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Good beer. For $17 for a 30 pack you cant get anything better. I love that this beer comes in 30 packs. Not many good beers come in 30 packs.

Photo of Mattias
3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,805 ratings.