Entries tagged ‘Pabst Blue Ribbon’
- 09.22.14Pabst Brewing Sells Out to Russia
Well, this came as a complete surprise. Pabst Brewing Company has defected to Russia. According to articles on the Huffington Post and the NY Times, the 170-year-old brewery from Milwaukee known for its iconic Pabst Blue Ribbon beer announced on Thursday night that it was sold to Moscow-based Oasis Beverages, a beer and soda firm that operates in Kazakhstan, Belarus and Ukraine.
- 03.9.11Classic Pabst Blue Ribbon Commercials
Check out these two classic Pabst Blue Ribbon commercials from the 50’s. They’ll have you singing the jingle all the way to the beer distributor.
- 36.2.10Budmillors Sales Down, Pabst and Yuengling Up
The $100 billion U.S. brewing industry is staggering into the summer, drunk on the profits of yesteryear’s strong economy. Sales of 11 of the biggest brands fell recently… big beer titans Bud Light, Coors Light and Miller Lite all declined. Maybe Drinkability®™ didn’t have so much Profitability®™ after all.
- 211.11.09Pabst Brewing For Sale–And We Can Buy It
Pabst Brewing Company, the owner of Pabst Blue Ribbon, Schlitz and other old-line beer brands, is on the sale block according to the New York Post… and someone is attempting to crowdsource the purchase of the company.
- 5611.3.08Pabst Blue Ribbon: Blue Velvet
“Heineken?!?! Fuck that shit! … PABST BLUE RIBBON!!!” – A manic Dennis Hopper as Frank Booth in the film “Blue Velvet.” When I first decided to do a write-up on Pabst Blue Ribbon, I anticipated Belly readers would question my judgement. “But Rob,” they’d say, “isn’t PBR the kind of unmitigated swill you said the Beer Belly would steer clear of?” In a word, the answer is “yes.” In several words, the answer is “yes and no.” Here’s what I mean…