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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

4,491 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,491
Reviews: 1,524
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 25.17%
Wants: 30
Gots: 398 | 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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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

addiwilliams, Aug 22, 2013
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2.3/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12oz can in a pilsner glass for the purpose of this review.

A- Ultra-light straw color, very pale and clean. A bright white colored head makes a very brief appearance before fading quickly to a barely there film. No lacing. It looked ok for a second or two.

S- Kinda sweet corn, kinda stale malt. Not much.

T- Taste? There was taste?

M- Plenty of fizzy carbonation. The feel is not good at all, but not as bad as I had expected.

O- I've had this on tap and from cans a few times before this review. I searched for some goodness in it to match up to its publicity. Nothing doing. It's awful.

NiceTaps, Aug 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +19%

B_Sloane89, Aug 21, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

jrimmey, Aug 20, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

emwild12, Aug 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +19%

Zjenn90, Aug 20, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -49%

waprimrose, Aug 20, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

TGS, Aug 19, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

theBIERlad, Aug 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev +2%

Hopscat, Aug 19, 2013
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5/5  rDev +70.1%

timjim1327, Aug 18, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -57.5%

MinorThreat, Aug 17, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -57.5%

PBelt71, Aug 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +27.6%

Ethanol4one, Aug 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

omnibusfilms, Aug 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +19%

dankjohn, Aug 16, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

smalenberg, Aug 16, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

FroggieG, Aug 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev +2%

rpenterics, Aug 15, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

Johnroby, Aug 15, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Greasy, Aug 14, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

rab53, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of ExaltedNecrosis
3.11/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

16 oz can poured into stein

A - Light straw color, clear, thin white head that dissipates rapidly

S - Sweet corn and malt, no hops that I can smell

T - Sweet, a bit skunky but not very offputting. Sweet corn dominates the palate, small malt backbone

M - High amount of carbonation, very crisp and refreshing. Light and a bit watery. Sweet corn lingers a bit in the mouth.

O - A solid, cheap ($4.55 for a six pack of 16oz cans), refreshing beer. Perfect for Texas summers, and a beer that both macro and craft drinkers can enjoy.

ExaltedNecrosis, Aug 14, 2013
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
68 out of 100 based on 4,491 ratings.