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Since 2001, contract-brewed for Pabst Brewing (San Antonio), as Pabst no longer owns a brewery of its own.


Established in Milwaukee in 1844, this is the original Pabst Blue Ribbon beer. Nature’s choicest products provide its prized flavor. Only the finest of hops and grains are used. Selected as America’s Best in 1893.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
ffbot (46) - Oakland, California, USA - APR 17, 2015
I often get a 40 of this beer (or two) to unwind after a bad day. This is one of those beers that gets such a bad rap, and I don’t know why. Look at the price man, it’s not a craft beer. This beer is directly competing against ones like Bud and Miller, not Fat Tire or Guinness. Being it’s "level" it is waaaaay better than Budweiser anything, and similarly way better than Miller. It’s refreshing, it’s got a taste to it, and it’s stupidly drinkable. I don’t think it deserves the torturing it gets. Seriously, way better than Coors, Bud, Miller, etc...

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
BiereLuc (1127) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 9, 2015
(Rating #1000) - Pour mon 500e rating, je me suis payé une Westvleteren XII et j’ai écrit un roman pour la décrire. Par ailleurs, ça fait longtemps que je réfléchis à mon millième commentaire sur RateBeer. Je remets toujours tout en question. À quoi servent mes commentaires? À quoi rêvent les millionnaires? Est-ce que les brasseurs, que je connais parfois personnellement, m’en veulent de planter un de leur produit? Et il y a ces «haters», qui eux, ne prennent jamais de notes puisqu’ils prétendent savourer le moment; ces gens qui croient que les «porte-calepins» de mon espèce sont de faux prophètes qui perdent leur temps. Sur un festival, un gars un peu réchauffé m’avait dit qu’il se foutait bien de ce que je pensais d’une bière X ou Y et que chaque fois qu’il lisait mes critiques, il aurait très bien pu écrire le contraire et avoir aussi raison. Pourtant, je n’ai jamais prétendu avoir raison. Ni tort. Rien n’est vrai, rien n’est faux. Tout est relatif et les goûts sont dans les papilles de ceux et celles qui daignent les imbiber par moments. L’idée c’est de partager. Mais pour qui? Mais pour quoi? En gros, j’en suis venu à me demander si j’étais mieux d’arrêter à ma millième évaluation. Puis je me suis acheté une canette de Pabst. C’était correct. Ni réellement bon. Ni réellement mauvais. Quelque chose de jaune qui me coule dans le cou.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Iphonephan (4306) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 3, 2015
From a long neck bottle at Oceanss Bistro in Avon NC. Aroma? Who nose? Flavor of assorted grains. And to think this was one of my faves in high school. Now it has some cachet among craft beer deniers.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
odannyob (93) - Colorado, USA - APR 1, 2015
Poured from a luke warm 16 ounce can into a warm, clean 16 oz. mug. I had a couple of these here pbr’s the other day w/some compadres and forgot how a few will do when all else fails or just wanting a change of pace. this used to be the only beer served on the california zephyr in the bar car, way back in the last century. i wasn’t yet old enough to buy it on land, but i could on that ol’train.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
kandykisses893 (7) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAR 26, 2015 does not count
roasty, nuts, caramel, grass, citrus, earthy, dough, alcohol, pale, golden, brown, hazy, sparkling, minimal head, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness, medium body, thin feel, slick feel, lively, soft carbonation, fizzy, bitter,

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 20/20
OKD10 (13) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2015
What a delight! Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) makes me want to throw on a pair of jorts, hop in an airboat, and shoot me some gators while I pound a few of these bad boys! On the other hand, it certainly has the sophistication of a beer you can order at a black tie event. Best part about PBR is it tastes just as good on the way up as it did on the way down!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
goozen (3371) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2015
Can 0,355ltr: Clear golden colored brew with an slightly bitter taste, very well balanced beer or in other words not to exciting. I expected worse of this "America’s best from 1893".

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
willisread (724) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 8, 2015
A slightly better flavor than it’s larger macro brothers, but a pale lager nonetheless. No aroma. Slight corn flavor with a metallic bit that lingers. PBR baby.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
CervezaCabeza (46) - Le Mans, FRANCE - MAR 6, 2015
Pours a clear gold color with a thick white head that quickly shrinks leaving minimal lacing. Aroma is aluminum. Not much flavor a little sweet corn, stale bread. Light mouthfeel easy to drink. Decent big brew lager I grew up on before the craft revolution took hold. Nostalgia keeps me buying when I'm on a budget. I think it's strange it has now become synonymous with hipsters and usually found next to the craft beers. We use to drink it because it was cheap not because it was cool.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
libertine (283) - rochester hills, Michigan, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Why do I drink PBR’S you ask. I still don’t know. When I drank the skunk beer 30 years ago, I enjoyed it more than I do then can of corn it has become. I still buy it occasionally, but not as horribly good as the PBR;S I gulped down for a dollar a 22 oz Twenty five years ago.I suggest you down two or three of these over a Swanson turkey and mash potato dinner because their is nothing better than buttered corn with instant mashed potatoes cooked at 375 degrees for 40-45 minutes in an oven.

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