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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) | Pabst Brewing Company

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)
5,639 Ratings
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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2.4/5  rDev -18.4%

Photo of diablo14
3/5  rDev +2%

My go to cheapo beer. You get what you pay for generally, but PBR is the best bang for your buck among the dross

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Photo of Alex93
3/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Basoos1
1.75/5  rDev -40.5%

Photo of bzzpop
2.99/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Hootie159
2.85/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of RBCBrams17
3.51/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KevChiTown
2.5/5  rDev -15%

Photo of M_whit
5/5  rDev +70.1%

Classic American full calorie lager

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1.96/5  rDev -33.3%

Photo of jkyle91
3.36/5  rDev +14.3%

Photo of everythingiszen
3.5/5  rDev +19%

The best american common. Budweiser, before it was procured by InBev, might have stood up to it as the cheap but ubiquitous american beer, but it has since taken over. Don't let the hipsters and PBR's pandering marketing turn you off automatically; if you've only got a couple of bucks, it's the common for you.

That said, you should probably spend more money on your beer. A dollar or two more will make a lot of difference in overall quality.

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2.56/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of Maillard
3/5  rDev +2%

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2.5/5  rDev -15%

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2.48/5  rDev -15.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -15%

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3.48/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of rfoltz53
3.48/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2/5  rDev -32%

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3.28/5  rDev +11.6%

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2.56/5  rDev -12.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -15%

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3/5  rDev +2%

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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

Best beer in its price range. Watery but easy to drink.

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.94 out of 5 with 5,639 ratings
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