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Pabst Brewing on Adapting During the Pandemic and Long-Term Aspirations

Pabst Brewing on Adapting During the Pandemic and Long-Term Aspirations

Pabst Brewing general manager and president Matt Bruhn said Pabst entered 2020 after a “tough but good” 2019, in which the company led the industry in price at a sub-premium level. He called it a “stabilizing year.” “We headed into 2020 in a really good position,” he said. “We built momentum in Q4 ’19, started to turn some of the trends around volumetrically, launched some cool innovation, had some winners in the back half of ’19. Quarter one 2020 was excellent.”

Pabst Brewing Company Redefines Itself as an Enhanced Drinks Business

Pabst Brewing Company Redefines Itself as an Enhanced Drinks Business

Pabst Brewing general manager and president Matt Bruhn believes mainstream beer is facing a “Kodak moment,” Just not in the traditional sense. “We’re at a Kodak moment where the consumer demand is upending the industry,” he explained. “Now if you only have the ability to produce mainstream beer, you’re going to get caught short.”

Molson Coors to Cease Production in Irwindale, California; Pabst Brewing Holds Option to Purchase Facility for $150 Million

Molson Coors to Cease Production in Irwindale, California; Pabst Brewing Holds Option to Purchase Facility for $150 Million

Molson Coors Beverage Company announced plans to cease production at its facility in Irwindale, California, by September 2020. The second largest U.S. beer manufacturer also announced an agreement with Pabst Brewing Co., giving the Los Angeles-headquartered beer company the option to purchase the Irwindale facility for $150 million.

Pabst Brewing to Transfer Majority of Production Volume to City Brewing By December 2024

Pabst Brewing to Transfer Majority of Production Volume to City Brewing By December 2024

Pabst Brewing Company today announced a long-term agreement to brew the majority of its production volume at City Brewing Company by December 2024. The Los Angeles-headquartered beer company’s agreement with City Brewing lasts until 2040. News of the new contract agreement comes one year after Pabst Brewing settled a lawsuit against MillerCoors over contract production of its brands.

Pabst, MillerCoors Reach Settlement in Contract Brewing Dispute

Pabst, MillerCoors Reach Settlement in Contract Brewing Dispute

After a month of arguments in a Milwaukee courtroom, Pabst Brewing Company and MillerCoors have settled a lawsuit that Pabst claimed could have put the 174-year-old beer company out of business. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.

Brewers Large and Small Take Aim at Non-Alcoholic Beer Segment

Brewers Large and Small Take Aim at Non-Alcoholic Beer Segment

In an effort to attract a growing number of drinkers who are moderating alcohol consumption, several beer companies are looking toward non-alcoholic brews as a way to boost sales and court the 30 percent of U.S. adults who don’t imbibe. Among major producers, both Heineken and Pabst have recently announced plans to roll out non-alc offerings nationwide in the first quarter of 2019. There’s also an emerging group of startups focused exclusively on crafting alcohol-free libations.