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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) - Pabst Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
68
poor

4,375 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,375
Reviews: 1,509
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.83%
Wants: 30
Gots: 360 | 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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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,375 ratings.