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Old 03-24-2010, 04:22 PM   #1
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So I was giving a buddy of mine a hard time for stocking up on PBR for his 30th birthday party. He responded by saying something about "I don't see any of your favorite microbrews with a blue ribbons from the worlds fair". What do I say to that?

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Old 03-24-2010, 04:23 PM   #2
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Old 03-24-2010, 04:25 PM   #3
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you say "well um....But I'm a beer snob."
Quit giving your buddy crap. PBR is a great summertime lawn mower beer.
This isn't the Beeradvocate forum over here

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So I was giving a buddy of mine a hard time for stocking up on PBR for his 30th birthday party. He responded by saying something about "I don't see any of your favorite microbrews with a blue ribbons from the worlds fair". What do I say to that?
Read "Ambitious Brew."

Pabst didn't actually win the blue ribbon that they use for their namesake! The "contest" wasn't supposed to be a "contest" but Pabst declared himself the winner anyways!
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Old 03-24-2010, 04:27 PM   #5
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PBR is a great summertime lawn mower beer.
Double +1 to this!!!! PBR and Strohs are my go-to camping/fishing/campfire brews!
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Old 03-24-2010, 04:28 PM   #6
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The Pabst of 110 years ago ain't what he's buying.

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What world's fair? There hasn't been an actual expo called "world's fair" since the 80's.

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Old 03-24-2010, 04:30 PM   #8
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It was the 1939 worlds fair i beleive...In Chicago.

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I don't really mind PBR. I think there is a time and a place for it though. It isn't a beer that I'm going to drink one of at night, but if I'm going camping or fishing with some buddies a case of PBR isn't a bad thing.

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It won that ribbon in 1893, hasnt won a blue ribbon at a worlds fair since. it did get gold at the GABF in 2006, but no blue ribbons.

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