Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) | Pabst Brewing Company

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)

Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company
California, United States

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

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2.82/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

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A good classic beer. Hardly a snell. But the smell is nasty. But the beet does deliver a good bold taste.

It is still weak and a bit soapy, but good to go

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look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a can into a Pint Glass.

A- Semi-Aggressive pour resulted in a dense, foamy, all white head that didn't stick around too long. Minimal lacing. "Straw" yellow brew with a ton of clarity, I can see right through glass with ease.

S- Unlike most AAL'S out there, the smell of graininess is rather clean and appealing. A little sweet but in a way I totally dig. The faintest bit of hops pokes through. When I picture what an AAL should smell like, I picture this.

T/M- Crisp with plenty of carbonation, perfect on a hot summer day. A little bit of Malts, a little bit of Hops, tie in quite well with the light graininess of this brew. The dry finish caps off what is a hell of an easy drinking and refreshing AAL.

O- In the overcrowded/underwhelming world of American Adjunct Lagers, PBR stands alone, in my opinion, as the ideal, mindless yet refreshing, just plain beer. Take them for what they are. My go to AAL.

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
3.01 out of 5 based on 5,543 ratings.
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