Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) | Pabst Brewing Company

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)
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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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I love PBR. For some reason it's between this and Budweiser when I search for a cheap beer, and this one always comes out on top. It's cheap, tastes pretty good, is all American... what's not to love about it?

A: Straw yellow. Nothing special. Pours a slightly larger head than Budweiser.

S: I get a lot of rice out of this beer, so I'll say it smells ricey!

T: Pretty damn good. Actually feels like I'm drinking a beer and has the potential to really hit the spot. Now, when I say pretty damn good, I'm not comparing this brew to any craft beers, but as far as the cheap ones go, this one is near the top.

M: Highly drinkable. Moderate to high carbonation.

O: A great, cheap, all American beer.

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.93 out of 5 with 5,681 ratings
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