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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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4,695 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,695
Reviews: 1,547
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 25.17%
Wants: 39
Gots: 486 | 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:
- 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

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2001)
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4.04/5  rDev +37.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -15%

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4.25/5  rDev +44.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

What? You need help painting your house? You have some cold PBR? Sure. Be glad to help. I still owe you one from that roof repair you helped me with last year.

It's work beer. Straightforward, best cold, right amount of carbonation, a little malt. This is what beer is supposed to be. The kind best shared with friends over sweat.

And it tastes pretty good too.

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2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

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3/5  rDev +2%

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3.64/5  rDev +23.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

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2.08/5  rDev -29.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +19%

As a Semi broke college kid this is the perfect beer for a night of heavy and excessive drinking, or when watching the game at a relaxed restaurant. Other than that this beer is just okay.

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2.5/5  rDev -15%

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2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

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4.28/5  rDev +45.6%

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3/5  rDev +2%

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2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -15%

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3/5  rDev +2%

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3.96/5  rDev +34.7%

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2.7/5  rDev -8.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -15%

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3.9/5  rDev +32.7%

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2/5  rDev -32%

Pabst Blue Ribbon is the perfect beer for stumbling down the street while discreetly sipping from within a brown paper bag. PBR is the drink of choice for NYC hipsters and classy hobos alike.
I usually grab PBR when I only have a few dollars left to my name and I desperately need to forget my problems with a drunken stupor and horrific hangover.
It has a very mild taste with no distinguishable hops, and it goes down smoothly. It is best to drink PBR while laying in the darkest corner of a subway stop.

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3.76/5  rDev +27.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +19%

dont knock it till you try it... then go ahead and knock it. its cheap, so it tastes cheap. good for a day on the lake around the 4th of July.

Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
69 out of 100 based on 4,695 ratings.