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Have We Reached Peak PBR?
Outside Magazine (NM), by A C Shilton

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Posted By:tisHimself, 8/6/2014 7:32:24 AM

Last month, a curious thing happened: After a long day of work, my husband showed up on our doorstep with a six-pack of Pabst Blue Ribbon. “It was on sale,” he said, offering up the iconic red, white, and blue cans. “If the hipsters like it, how bad can it be?” (Spoiler alert: pretty bad.) What you need to know about my husband is that, while I think he’s cool, he’s not, you know, hipster cool. Earlier this year, he asked me what Coachella was. And he’s been to Brooklyn exactly zero times. As such, his buying PBR is the perfect example of

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Reply 1 - Posted by: harleynyc, 8/6/2014 7:40:37 AM     (No. 9954906)

Bud is by far the biggest seller here. Reg and Lite. PBR is awful.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 8/6/2014 8:09:20 AM     (No. 9954951)

PBR? I thought they stopped making that swill years ago.

Bud sucks, too.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: tank, 8/6/2014 8:12:29 AM     (No. 9954956)

Grew up on Stroh´s and PBR, with a little Carling Black Label thrown in for good measure. I still pick up Stroh´s and PBR occasionally. There´s Stroh´s in my Fridge right now.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: coldborezero, 8/6/2014 8:49:52 AM     (No. 9955005)

Shiner. None of the foreign beers mentioned above.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: goose, 8/6/2014 8:55:43 AM     (No. 9955017)

I guess I´m not hip. I thought PBR was professional bull riding.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 8/6/2014 9:06:02 AM     (No. 9955029)

A can of PBR will remove all the stains from your toilet bowl. But I remember swilling that stuff down back in the day.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: shamus, 8/6/2014 9:13:29 AM     (No. 9955039)

The worst beer I´ve ever had was Blatz. It made PBR taste like elixir.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BillW., 8/6/2014 9:33:43 AM     (No. 9955069)

Drank some Primo in Hawaii in the ´60´s. Not too good; don´t think they make it any more.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 8/6/2014 10:22:25 AM     (No. 9955139)

Anyone remember a concoction called Old Bohemian? 99 cents for a six pack in New York area supermarkets back in the day. Came in a bock version, too!


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