G.K. Skaggs Launches San Miguel Pale Pilsen in U.S.


Irvine, CA – The inaugural draft launch of San Miguel Pale Pilsen Beer in the United States has been much anticipated and took place during the 78th Annual National Beer Wholesalers Association Convention at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, NV from October 11-14, 2015. Carlos Berba, Managing Director San Miguel Brewing International; Eric Martelino, VP Export Develop Manager; and Jorel Tangpuz were on hand for this historic event along with key staff from importers GK Skaggs.

Genuine. Unpretentious. Real. These are the key ingredients that make the classic brew of San Miguel Pale Pilsen. It’s for those who find joy in the simple pleasure of being with friends and enjoying great beer. This pale, golden lager has a slight hoppy note with a distinct bitter hop character. It is known for having a well-balanced medium body that slides smoothly on the palate with a pleasant clean finish. Its alcohol content is 5% by volume. This iconic beer from the Philippines, Spain, and Hong Kong has initial plans for draft rollout to include CA, NV, and HI in late 2015 into 2016.

About San Miguel

Known for its refined, smooth and balanced beers, San Miguel has been brewing in Southeast Asia since the late 1800’s. For over 100 years, San Miguel Brewery has been creating top quality beers for drinkers who thirst for the distinctive taste of a classic beer. San Miguel is the largest brewery in the Philippines and one of the world’s top beer producers.

About G.K Skaggs

Founded in 1984, G.K. Skaggs has become a nationally recognized top 10 importer in the US. It specializes in the sales, marketing and distribution of Premium and Specialty Imported beers and wines across the United States. The company’s portfolio includes top quality imports from Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific Regions. G.K. Skaggs is a longstanding member of various Industry Associations, such as; National Beer Wholesalers Association(NBWA), California Beer and Beverage Distributors(CBBD), Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA), International Beverage Alliance (IBA) and Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Association (WSWA).