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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

4,126 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,126
Reviews: 1,489
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.83%
Wants: 21
Gots: 257 | 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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VonZipper

New York

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

03-29-2012 02:17:56 | More by VonZipper
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noperative

Louisiana

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

07-17-2014 00:44:07 | More by noperative
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tbern007

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a clear, yellow with a thin white head and actually a surprising lacing.
Scent is very grainy, corn-like, not that inviting.
Taste/mouthfeel: crisp, refreshing, dry, light bodied, a hint of hops, malt, grain, alcohol.
Of the big ones, this isn't bad.

Serving type: can

02-01-2012 03:19:30 | More by tbern007
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BiereBlanche

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a pitcher on tap

Appearance - Very clear straw yellow. What small head formed vanished within seconds leaving mere traces along the top with little to no lacing, a glass rather than plastic may have helped.

Smell - Hoppy and light malt, while uninteresting.

Taste - Crisp carbonation, mid-hoppy bitters along the side of the tongue with mild malt for balance. Overall somewhat weak, yet refreshing and drinkable.

Mouthfeel - Light, refreshing with a refreshing aftertaste. medium carbonation.

Drinkability - Refreshing and light, no specifically unpleasant tastes, simply a bit weak and simple to be highly recommended. Great with pizza.

Serving type: on-tap

11-16-2007 23:39:13 | More by BiereBlanche
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bluntedboywonder

New York

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

07-22-2012 20:45:53 | More by bluntedboywonder
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

12-24-2012 00:18:24 | More by OldhouseRecs
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anteater

Oregon

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

10-07-2012 21:46:45 | More by anteater
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circus_cat

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

08-17-2012 18:41:01 | More by circus_cat
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Health


2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

08-20-2012 21:54:24 | More by Health
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Zesiger

Utah

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

07-09-2014 23:02:48 | More by Zesiger
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JaredPoole


2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

07-28-2014 22:13:52 | More by JaredPoole
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John_Beeryman

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

07-20-2014 16:08:26 | More by John_Beeryman
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fisch687

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

12-15-2013 00:57:14 | More by fisch687
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bakerm3

New York

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

03-13-2012 00:32:33 | More by bakerm3
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TheTrevor

New York

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This beer poured alight yellow with a single-finger head that didn't last long with a lot of visible carbonation. The smell is grainy malt that's very typical of the style. The taste is slightly sweetness that doesn't last long with a pretty clean finish. The mouthfeel is watery, but crisp due to the fairly aggressive carbonation. This is a very drinkable beer by design. Not the worst six-pack you can get if you only have $4, but there's definitely a reason it hasn't won an award since 1893.

Serving type: can

03-15-2009 01:56:08 | More by TheTrevor
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artemh

Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

07-11-2012 04:19:32 | More by artemh
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Lionhawk

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

11-14-2012 18:52:01 | More by Lionhawk
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pascilla

Nebraska

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

06-25-2013 05:11:23 | More by pascilla
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Chris77McGrath

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

02-11-2013 17:59:41 | More by Chris77McGrath
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ericdupont

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

04-21-2013 04:04:46 | More by ericdupont
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duceswild

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

02-17-2014 05:57:36 | More by duceswild
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randa173

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

03-29-2014 20:49:58 | More by randa173
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wdf210

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

07-14-2014 20:12:27 | More by wdf210
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jamesmelk


2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

09-23-2012 03:11:15 | More by jamesmelk
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Keepnitrl

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

07-24-2014 18:52:06 | More by Keepnitrl
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,126 ratings.