Pabst Blue Ribbon Light
Pabst Brewing Company

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Pabst Brewing Company
Texas, United States
Light Lager
Ranked #129
Ranked #29,345
2.48 | pDev: 31.85%
Aug 01, 2023
Nov 29, 2001
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Reviewed by jackson_r35

1/5  rDev -59.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
they make p*$$ water beer and have 10 MG THC drinks which are also trash, and barely even get you high. CANNOT WAIT till this company is over and finished with.
Aug 01, 2023
Rated: 1 by Beergod420 from Michigan

Nov 06, 2022
Rated: 1.9 by fthegiants from California

Jun 22, 2022
Rated: 2.12 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Nov 25, 2021
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Reviewed by Buckeye55 from North Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25
Tried this one a while back hoping that maybe I would like it better than the original. I did not, just a weaker less flavored version of pbr. Could have been negatively impacted by my lifelong disdain for pbr, but I don't like it.
May 05, 2019
Rated: 2.75 by BeerDreadz from Florida

Dec 27, 2018
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Reviewed by Spikester from Oregon

3.13/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Clear pale gold with three fingers of white three minute head. Splotches of lace.
Smell is grain bin.
Taste is grains bread crust and a tiny bit of grassy herbal hops.
Mouthfeel is light with strong carbonation. Finish is lightly dry and mildly bitter.
Overall for the style it is just O.K. Drink cold for best results.
Oct 02, 2018
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Reviewed by Eptar from Iowa

2.22/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25
Not much to really say about Pabst Light. Looks, tastes, and smells like municipal water. While I wasn't expecting it to be great, it still managed to disappoint me. One to get if you're in for disappointment.
Mar 06, 2018
Rated: 2.46 by Foxman27 from Iowa

Feb 20, 2018
Rated: 2.17 by BenHoppy from Michigan

Nov 20, 2017
Rated: 1.59 by dwarren1969 from Tennessee

Aug 27, 2017
Rated: 2.68 by Dongle_2000 from Indiana

Aug 18, 2017
Rated: 2 by zaraspook from Illinois

Dec 18, 2016
Rated: 2.25 by Noelito76 from New York

May 23, 2016
Rated: 2.59 by Squire from Mississippi

May 22, 2016
Rated: 1.31 by BigAl18 from Minnesota

May 18, 2016
Rated: 2.5 by chuckgietzen from Michigan

Mar 14, 2016
Rated: 1.75 by fortyfield from Canada (ON)

Jan 28, 2016
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Reviewed by Raime from Korea (North)

3.31/5  rDev +33.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5
Pabst Blue Ribbon Light.

Ahhh yes, this is quite comical. Never even knew there was a light version of good ole PBR. Drank about ten thousand regular ones on my college days. Friend came over with a mixed thirty of " who knows what " out of his now deceased grandfathers basement. Not even sure if this stuff is brewed anymore. Oh well, for the sake of experimentation!.

Look - Surprisingly deep yellow with a big frothy white head that pops and splats like soap bubbles. Carbonation is fairly high as expected. Head actually retained quite well and left a bit of lacing to my shock. 3.5.

Smell - Grains are on high much like its older brother. Adjuncts are clearly apparent though do not lead the way which is always a plus. A bit of an alcoholic smell despite the low ABV. 3.

Taste - Bit fresh bready grain ordeal going on right from the get go. Adjuncts fall to the back end and you're met with that slight grape flavor Pabst is typically famous for. Must admit, it tastes exactly like its big brother. Even if this beer is old it has held up quite well. 3.5.

Feel - The body is as watery and smooth as ever with a massive dosage of carbonation. Feels thin, even for a light lager. 2.75.

Overall - I'm honesty more impressed than my score may lead you to believe. I will admit I have and always will have a soft spot for PBR and they managed to pack the majority of big brothers flavor and all aspects into a little brother version. Cannot complain a bit . 3.5
Aug 27, 2015
Rated: 2.5 by Iamjeff6 from Virginia

Jul 07, 2015
Pabst Blue Ribbon Light from Pabst Brewing Company
Beer rating: 61 out of 100 with 135 ratings