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
Ranking:
#46,274
Reviews:
1,778
Ratings:
5,763
pDev:
25.26%
Bros Score:
3.65
 
 
Wants:
88
Gots:
1,453
Trade:
1
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The beer comes in a light crystal clear golden color.

There is not much of an aroma, which is good to avoid offensive adjunct lager qualities. Sweet grain, corn, and musty hops.

The flavor is sweet corn, grainy cereal malt. The beer has a decent bready malt backbone that makes it arguably more significant of a brew than Bud, Miller, Coors.

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.93 out of 5 with 5,763 ratings