Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) | Pabst Brewing Company

Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)
BA SCORE
12.4%
Liked This Beer
2.93 w/ 5,606 ratings
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:
#43,447
Reviews:
1,734
Ratings:
5,606
Liked:
693
Avg:
2.93/5
pDev:
25.26%
Alströms:
3.65
 
 
Wants:
80
Gots:
1,361
Trade:
1
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PBR: Summer is here, and it is time to cut back on the Double IPA’s and Imperial Stouts in favor of lighter fare. I will admit, I have not sampled many adjunct American Lagers, whatever an adjunct lager may be. Beer Advocate rates the PBR highly, so here goes. Light golden color, clear as a bell with a thin snow white head, this beer is light on aroma and flavor. Slightly malty with no hops to speak of, this drink goes down easily and hits the spot on a hot day when you need a cold one. I usually drink wheat beers during the summer, but now will add PBR to the mix. Refreshing and a nice change of pace. Who would think it would take a journey from my standard Odell 90 Shilling through a long list of ultra hoppy IPA’s, big Stouts, varied Belgian beers to finally come around to trying a PBR, probably one of the most popular beers out there. So it goes.

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
Beer rating: 12.4% out of 100 with 5,606 ratings
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