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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) - Pabst Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
68
poor

4,480 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,480
Reviews: 1,523
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 25.17%
Wants: 30
Gots: 394 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2001)
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3.5/5  rDev +19%

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cyber_phoenix, Oct 10, 2014
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dkchandler, Oct 10, 2014
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1/5  rDev -66%

recovery_beer, Oct 10, 2014
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2/5  rDev -32%

definitely not good, i wasnt disgusting by it. easy to drink, but little taste

MilesBecker90, Oct 10, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

Jstonerock24, Oct 09, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

ArtZan, Oct 09, 2014
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2.74/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

I broke down and after more years than I care to recall picked up a 12 pack of cans for nostalgia reasons. I poured it ice cold into an hour glass type glass

The beer has a very light straw color with a surprisingly good amount of head retention. The smell was very neutral with just a hint of grains. The taste was also quite neutral with some grains and just a hint of floral hops. The mouthfeel was good and the finish crisp and quite refreshing after a round of golf. It goes down good.

Overall I was generally impressed with the beer and it will probably see my garage refrigerator again, especially if I can pick it up at a good price.

Retroman40, Oct 09, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev +8.8%

mrdan77771, Oct 09, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

Dogstickfetch, Oct 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev +2%

hurshybear, Oct 08, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev +6.1%

Slizy22, Oct 08, 2014
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2.45/5  rDev -16.7%

sgtyler704, Oct 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +19%

bendukes86, Oct 08, 2014
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2/5  rDev -32%

Musty barley odor. Clear yellow with 1 inch head, dissipates moderately. Corn, barely and hint of sweetness. Would not buy again. Stereotypical comment: you get what you pay for.

anchie, Oct 08, 2014
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2/5  rDev -32%

tkdchampxi, Oct 07, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

The beer comes in a light crystal clear golden color.

There is not much of an aroma, which is good to avoid offensive adjunct lager qualities. Sweet grain, corn, and musty hops.

The flavor is sweet corn, grainy cereal malt. The beer has a decent bready malt backbone that makes it arguably more significant of a brew than Bud, Miller, Coors.

dar482, Oct 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev +2%

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,480 ratings.