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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
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#44,273
Reviews:
1,743
Ratings:
5,636
pDev:
25.17%
Bros Score:
3.65
 
 
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Had this on 2013-08-02 in Ironville, PA at Bella Vista

A - Clear pale gold with a 1/2- finger white head that fades quickly leaving just a little lace.

S - Light rising white bread, grass, thimble of hop floral.

T - Sweet corn bread, light grass then some simple bitterness that dries quickly to a light lemon tartness.

M - Light-medium body and medium carbonation. Fuller than I expected. Crisp and refreshing.

O - Haven't had one of these since Portland and I enjoyed this as a thirst quencher at the end of a hike. Better than most American Adjunct Lagers.

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In my opinion: Pabst is a traditional, from the beginning of "time" beer. It's countless years of stand out design labeling, Quality reassured, tasting spot on every case given the handlers from brew to purchaser have done their best to keep it below 50 degrees F. PBR is a true, American Ale with a light, refreshing, more than crisp taste that hides the higher Alcohol content. Over the years, prices have hopped up like anything else, but PBR still personally seems to be the easiest pour for the cheapest price.
It's a drink of Pride, Flaunting your flag in can form, drinking what your WWII vet grandparents drank. There's days other beers flow better, but PBR is truly an everyday beer, always consistent, always pleasant.
Thank you!

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.94 out of 5 with 5,636 ratings
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