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
Ratings:
5,569
Reviews:
1,726
Avg:
3.01
pDev:
24.58%
 
 
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Perhaps the most pathetic, i.e. wimpy, beer I have ever witnessed. The color was golden fair enough, but the head was thin soapy and died quickly. Despite the bubbles that lined the glass, the beer gave a very stale, boring appearance.

The scent was relatively weak with some adjunct like qualities. Corny and metallic it was not particularly pleasant.

The taste was corny adjunct as well but it lost the metallic tone. It appeared to be well carbonated and gave an easy crisp feel. I had PBR in a can months ago and found it much better than this. I may try it again and reassess.

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
3.01 out of 5 based on 5,569 ratings.
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