Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) | Pabst Brewing Company

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company
California, United States
pabstbrewingco.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.74%

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

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,975
Reviews:
1,751
Ratings:
5,680
pDev:
25.26%
Bros Score:
3.65
 
 
Wants:
84
Gots:
1,404
Trade:
1
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2.76/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JasonLWest
3.13/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of rmarquardt17
3.12/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HopsnScotch987
2.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of IckyT2012
2.55/5  rDev -13%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of TheIPAHunter
2.22/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of 12ozfan
2.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BlueTomorrow
2.36/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of AyatollahGold
2.95/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Eric_Forman
1.76/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

On draft from a local bar. Poured into a mug. The color is straw yellow with a nice off white head of foam. The aroma was really faint. The taste was nothing special but did have just a hint of hops in the background. It was not overly watery. The feel was smooth and crisp. Very refreshing. Over all a really good choice for cheap beer that won't leave a dent in your wallet or a sick feeling in the pit of your stomach after a few. I would highly recommend PBR.

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3.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Phoodcritic
2.54/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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3.45/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of nooutlet
2.03/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

The very first BEER I ever tasted..... Takes me back.... As it also makes a comeback.... Bought a 30 pack for the holidays! Actually like it...

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3.03/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Keeling
3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of R11415
3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.22/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.58/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of StormWilliamPriester95
1.78/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Not amazing but drinkable

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2.03/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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3.18/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of chitoryu12
2.05/5  rDev -30%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Looks: Like any other macro brew, clear yellow with a little white head. The quintessential “beer” look.

Smell: A strange sweetness. Corn and hops.

Taste: Tastes like a watered-down real lager. Faint whisps of malt and hops of Christmas Past.

Mouthfeel: As thin as water.

Overall: Only suitable for pounding as fast as possible because of how nonexistent the taste is.

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1.5/5  rDev -48.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Photo of andrewh995
2.67/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pours a clear straw yellow/gold with a small white head. Smells of malt and adjuncts, but mostly nothing. Tastes of malt, a little corn, and some sweetness. Medium-light body with medium carbonation. Overall it’s an adjunct lager with slightly better flavor.

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Beer rating: 2.93 out of 5 with 5,680 ratings
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