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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Photo of josanguapo
2.83/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Can. From Eroski Roquetas. In Teku glass. After futsal match. At dinner, with burger + watching Andaluced por España: Burgos. Smooth, with a neutralish taste that probably wont displease anybody. Just some grass and sweetness but no noticeable defects. Very drinkable. Nice initial foam that completely dissipates quickly

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Photo of Bocifius
3.35/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

For a cheap beer it has suprisingly good taste. So much better than Budweiser and Coors.

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Photo of Iski100
2.17/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Alexc11
2.83/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Just okay. Nothing that stands out in particular.

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Photo of pistol_pete
3.09/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 4

Photo of buffaloipa23
2.01/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of danperez1979
2.72/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Glowingz
3.3/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tstromer
2.59/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.48/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Another stereotypical AAL, and one that I do not see being very different from others in its category. Refreshing and simple, it's a beer to drink on a hot day or with a spicy or heavy meal. Preferably chilled of course.

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Photo of OGRAWDOG
5/5  rDev +70.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Nick98
3.49/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pro45
2.21/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

This is one of those beers that taste better the more drunk you get. I think. Anyway, look is typical straw color with small white head. Smell is sweet corn, rice, faint hops. Taste is cooked corn, rice, a weird veggie taste. Mouthfeel is heavier than your light macro beer. It's drinkable and a sixer can go down easy on a hot day only if ice cold. Not my favorite adjunct lager and easily forgettable, unless there is sentimental value attached.

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Photo of JoshuaGreer
2.54/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Nace4
2.97/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of petrusek23
2.96/5  rDev +1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Hendry
3.43/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of itsZachShaw
3.31/5  rDev +13%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rootscipio
3.68/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jchow17
3.16/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of davidward
2/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A typical mass produced lager.

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Photo of wdpayne
3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Better than its reputation.

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Photo of TPZEM
1.66/5  rDev -43.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Greasy mouthfeel with very little in the way of flavor. One step up from drinking urine out a bucket. Unlike some other American bulk lagers, Pabst somehow finds a way to combine the most unpleasant elements of every bathtub beer out there. Thin head; off-golden color, no head retention. Not something to drink routinely. In fact, not something to drink at all unless absolutely desperate.

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Photo of Hombo3
2.26/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of aaronyoung01
2.04/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

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