Tag Archives: Pabst Blue Ribbon

• Principled. Craft brewery founder quits after AB takeover

Principled. Craft brewery founder quits after AB takeover

Elysian brewery co-founder and head brewer Dick Cantwell – widely regarded as a pioneer of the US craft brewing scene – has resigned following the company’s acquisition by Anheuser Busch in January. Quitting yesterday from the Seattle brewery, Cantwell said in an email to the Washington Beer Blog that Elysian’s takeover by brewing giant Anheuser Busch was the reason […]

• Russian brewer buys iconic American brand: Pabst Blue Ribbon

Russian brewer buys iconic American brand: Pabst Blue Ribbon

A Russian brewer is taking over American icon Pabst Blue Ribbon. Oasis Beverages, which is based in Russia, said on Friday it’s signed a deal to acquire Pabst Brewing Company, which is headquartered in Los Angeles. Pabst traces its roots to 1844 and owns a number of well-known American beer brands, including Pabst Blue Ribbon, […]

• Brewers Association Waters Down Meaning Of Craft Beer

Brewers Association Waters Down Meaning Of Craft Beer

Think you know what craft beer is? Since the last time you checked, the meaning has probably changed. Increasingly, the industry is making exceptions to the definition to accommodate big breweries. There was once a time when it was easy to throw around the term “craft beer” and know exactly what you were talking about. […]

• Here’s your chance! Pabst, PBR to you, reportedly fishing to sell

Here’s your chance! Pabst, PBR to you, reportedly fishing to sell

Updated: Wednesday, March 5 2014, 07:10 AM CST Cult fans of Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer might not be surprised to hear that Pabst Brewing Co. could be worth $500 million to $1 billion, according to a report that says the company may be for sale. Pabst, which is based in Los Angeles, is owned by […]

• Festivus pole made of PBR beer cans in Florida State Capitol

Festivus pole made of PBR beer cans in Florida State Capitol

Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) office has approved the request of a self-proclaimed “militant atheist” to install an 8-foot-tall Festivus pole made of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer cans in the Florida State Capitol building. According to Tamarac Talk, Deerfield Beach resident Chaz Stevens asked for permission to honor the holiday created by the television show Seinfield […]

• Ready to revive National Premium beer brand?

Ready to revive National Premium beer brand?

Easton man owns brand name and formula, hopes to join beer revival. For decades, National Premium has been a hazy, distant memory. Stored-away memorabilia and faded beer ads were all that remained of its once-storied legacy. But Tim Miller, an Easton real estate agent, has acquired the trademark and plans to bring the beer back […]

• Beer good! Boost Your WiFi Signal Using Only a Beer Can

Beer good! Boost Your WiFi Signal Using Only a Beer Can

  Image Credit: The Chive “I love a good hack, especially one that requires me to throw back a cold one before hand (or during). This simple wifi boost has actually been shown to increase signal strength by at least 2 to 4 bars. And, well, I will drink to that.   These instructions came […]

• Ooops. S.E.C. Stops Would-Be Buyers of Pabst Beer

Ooops. S.E.C. Stops Would-Be Buyers of Pabst Beer

An effort to buy the maker of the oft-ironically enjoyed Pabst Blue Ribbon beer has fizzed out, after the Securities and Exchange Commission became involved. The regulator settled on Wednesday with two advertising executives, Michael Migliozzi II and Brian William Flatow, over their effort to raise $300 million to buy the Pabst Brewing Company, which […]

• Hipster baits job applicants with $10,000 & free beer. But PBR?

Hipster baits job applicants with $10,000 & free beer. But PBR?

Here’s how tight the Silicon Valley battle for tech talent has gotten: If you can fill an open engineering position at Hipster, the startup will reward you with $10,000 in cash and a year’s supply of PBR beer. The San Francisco company is looking for three or four local engineers with experience in building Web […]

• Pabst’s Colt 45 & Snoop Dog hawk high alcohol fruit drink

Pabst’s Colt 45 & Snoop Dog hawk high alcohol fruit drink

This isn’t your father’s Colt 45. The new owners of that malt-liquor brand, with the help of rapper Snoop Dogg, plan to unveil next month a label called Blast by Colt 45. The beverage will contain fruit flavors and 12% alcohol by volume, about twice the level of the original version of Colt 45. The […]

• The Craft Brewers Conference in San Francisco March 23 – 26. Be there.

The Craft Brewers Conference in San Francisco March 23 – 26. Be there.

March 23 – 26, 2011 Hilton San Francisco Union Square 333 O’Farrell Street San Francisco, CA 94102 USA What is the Craft Brewers Conference? The Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) is the only industry event that serves both brewpubs and packaging breweries. For professional brewers, CBC is the number one environment in North America for concentrated, […]

• How to Become a Beer Sommelier. Make that a ‘Cicerone’

How to Become a Beer Sommelier. Make that a ‘Cicerone’

The brewing world has become a complex place in the last decade. Craft beer is now the norm in many areas throughout the country, bringing with it huge diversity in styles and flavors. As a result, bars and restaurants can no longer rely on a sommelier to maintain enough expertise in both wine and beer […]