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2011-06-09 13:55:00

The SEC said on Wednesday that it reached a settlement with the two advertising executives who hoped to purchase the iconic Pabst Brewing Co. through an online campaign. Michael Migliozzi II and Brian William Flatow found 5 million people who said they would invest a total of $200 million into the beer company. However, the federal government halted the venture after it informed the two men they neglected to register the public offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC),...

2009-01-29 16:22:10

Schlitz beer production has returned to its hometown of Milwaukee, the Pabst Brewing Co. said Thursday. The homecoming, some would say, is 27 years in the making. In 1970, Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co. changed the formula for the beer dubbed, the beer that made Milwaukee famous, which was part of the reason the beer fell out of favor. Production was halted in 1982, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. Last year, Pabst, which owns the original formula, revived Schlitz production, calling it the...

2008-08-21 00:00:35

By Marie Price A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld a $674,000 jury verdict in favor of Oklahoma beer distributor Specialty Beverages LLC in a breach-of-contract lawsuit against Pabst Brewing Co. The verdict included $274,022 in economic-loss damages and $400,000 in damages for the diminished value of Specialty Beverages' business. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld most of a lower federal court's ruling, but reversed and remanded the case for a trial on Specialty...

2008-08-20 15:00:00

By TOM DAYKIN Beer Capitol Distributing Inc., which sells Pabst Brewing Co. brands and other beers to supermarkets, taverns and other retailers in the Milwaukee area, is buying another beer wholesaler that sells MillerCoors brands in Milwaukee County. Beer Capitol, of Pewaukee, has agreed to buy Miller Brands- Milwaukee LLC of Wauwatosa for an undisclosed amount, Beer Capitol announced Tuesday. The sale, to close by Oct. 31, will create one of the largest beer wholesale distributors in...

2008-07-17 18:00:37

MILWAUKEE _ Pabst Brewing Co. doesn't operate breweries anymore, but it wants to be the first choice for every red-blooded American beer drinker. The company, which owns dozens of beer brands and contracts with MillerCoors LLC to create most of its brews, is staking its claim as the largest remaining American-owned beer maker. Just days after industry giant Anheuser-Busch Cos. announced its sale to InBev, a European brewer, Pabst is conducting an online survey, asking customers about it....


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