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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),...

2009-09-18 12:19:19

The largest private mausoleum in Wisconsin will open to the public this weekend as part of a beer barons tour, a Milwaukee cemetery has announced. President Thomas Kursel of Forest Home Cemetery says visitors can tour the Blatz family mausoleum beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Built in 1896, the Blatz mausoleum was constructed of 525 tons of granite and features an interior of Italian marble. Permanent residents include the remains of Valentin Blatz and...

2009-06-28 17:14:42

A California mutt ran off Sunday with the title of 2009 World's Ugliest Dog Champion, besting a former Chinese Crested ugliness champ, officials say. The judges at the Sonoma-Marin County Fair in California gave the award to Pabst, boxer-mix shelter dog from Citrus Heights, over Rascal, whose breed has dominated the Ugliest Dog competition in recent years, contest officials said in a release. Pabst was given his name because he had a bitter beer face, said owner Miles Egstad, a first-time...

2009-03-09 13:02:55

Police in Wisconsin said a man accused of stealing beer from a tavern was arrested after his library card was found at the scene of the theft. Kristopher Lehnhardt, 34, was charged with misdemeanor counts of theft and property damage after a bartender at Cozy Bar in Sheboygan discovered his library card on the floor of the establishment's basement -- and noticing four cases of Miller Light and six cans of Pabst Blue Ribbon were missing, the Sheboygan (Wis.) Press reported Monday. Police said...

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...

2008-07-17 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....

2008-06-23 03:00:16

By Dave Tianen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 23--It was perhaps a paltry miracle for a wizard of his stature, but on Saturday night, Les Paul moved the island of Manhattan 740 miles west. As every serious jazzer and guitar maven can tell you, every Monday night, the Wizard of Waukesha holds court at a Manhattan club called the Iridium. But Paul was back in town over the weekend for the opening of Discovery World's new Les Paul's House of Sound exhibit and a benefit concert at the...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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