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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. Natureís choicest products provide its prized flavor. Only the finest of hops and grains are used. Selected as Americaís Best in 1893.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
AndyW68 (1184) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Yellow. White head that stuck to the glass for a long time. Sweet water. Nothing but an alcohol delivery system.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NallePalle (184) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle, 355 ml. A smooth lager, not too carbonated, not too hoppy, still not anonymous. Really liked this.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Rex_Remes (34) - Bonyhad, HUNGARY - MAR 4, 2015
Chinese PBR. 11į, 4.3% ABV. Brewed in Guangdong. Ok color, medium-light yellow. Not much of a nose. A bit sweet, perfumey.. Minimal bitterness. Nothing really bad about the taste, just not much taste. Smooth and slippery on the palate. Would be a great beer on a hot day or if really really thirsty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jamesewelch (106) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAR 3, 2015
3oz pour at BJCP class

Aroma: light corn, no hops, apple, and slight hint of pepper

Appearance: pale straw, clear, white head

Taste: Corn-like falvor, sweet, subtle spicy (noble?) hops, clean and dry finish

Palate: light body, average carbonation, slight carbonic bite

Overall: Hard to believe that Iíve been drinking for more than 20 years and this is my first PBR (yes, Iíve had lots of other beer of this style but not PBR). A very clean lager with minimal hops and clean malts. Good example of the style, drinkable, but nothing that Iíd purchase if there were better alternatives. Overall, I donít think itís nearly as bad as everyone rates it because its a good beer for the style, just not a great beer compared to other styles.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
The_Osprey (2416) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2015
This has almost 2400 ratings on RB, and today is the first time Iíve heard of it. 355ml bottle BB Aug 2015, 4.6%. Brewed in the US of A since 1844. Clear yellow, sparkling, small foamy white head leaves full lacing. Aroma is light and musty, cardboard box, new shoes, polish. Body is medium, quite foamy, some spritzy carbonation. Taste is very light - sodawater with boiled sweets, earth, potato peel and some solvent. Itís OK if you can see past the solvent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
ruigo (1375) - PORTUGAL - FEB 20, 2015
A regular lager to go along with a meal with friends. Not much to point out on a rather simple beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
adamnowek (406) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 16, 2015
Run of the mill, but still better than most of its kind. Slightly metallic taste. No aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cidertron (30) - California, USA - FEB 16, 2015
PBR is a decent light beer to have if there arenít any others. Itís quite lacking in flavor although it does pour similar to a Coors Light for color and carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
kevinator (1117) - The Colony, Texas, USA - FEB 11, 2015
Donít care if this beer is an icon. If youíre going to drink this type of beer there are definitely better options. No aroma with the occasional whiff of corn or cereal. Light golden and fizzy. Lightweight and heavily carbonated. Grassy and filler tasting. Like drinking Wonderbread.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tillmac62 (317) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - FEB 9, 2015
From memory, not quite as good as Bud overall. I wonít waste money on this now. For the style, it deserves a good rating.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JenRob (4) - - FEB 3, 2015 does not count
average carbonation, lightly bitter, golden, clear, white foam, caramel, grass,

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