Entries tagged ‘Pabst’

  • 09.23.14America’s Beer Brands Are Being Bought by Foreign Investors

    Drew Harwell of the Washington Post contacted me yesterday for his story “America’s most iconic beer brands are being bought by foreign investors. So what?” (Now Drink American has two Post interviews under it’s belt). “American beer is in the midst of a global identity crisis,” writes Mr. Harwell. I tend to agree with him.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 29511.3.08Pabst 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…