Pabst Brewing Co. beer will once brew its own beer in Milwaukee*, WI, though it won’t be churning out Pabst Blue Ribbon or Schlitz like in the good old days. Instead, the company says it will open a microbrewery at the site of the historic brewery, complete with a tasting room and restaurant.
In recent years hipsters, good old boys and your regular Joes have enjoyed the resurgence of the relatively inexpensive, watery, American taste of Pabst Blue Ribbon. While the beer will no doubt continue to taste the same (and depending on your locale cost just a few bucks), it will be decidedly less American now that the beer’s parent company has been purchased by a Russian beverage company. [More]
I’m not sure which is existentially worse: A novelty menu item with added, inedible expensive ingredients or a novelty menu item that douses itself in liquid. Because then it’s a choice between eating a piece of expensive jewelry, or eating soggy fried chicken. [More]
We can’t imagine how bereft one must feel after having a can of Pabst Blue Ribbon forcefully stolen at forkpoint. But we do know what it’s like to get free beer, so we’re pretty happy that a Pabst distributor tried to right the wrong done to one theft victim by giving her free cases of PBR.
After nearly a decade on the market, someone has finally gotten beer-goggled enough to plunk down the cash to purchase Pabst Brewing Co. According to reports, the deal went down for an ice-cold $250 million, though for only a dollar more they could have gotten a shot of Jameson to go along with it.