On May 26, 2010, investor C. Dean Metropoulos reached a deal to purchase Pabst for about $250 million. On May 14, 2011, it was announced that Pabst would be relocating to Los Angeles, California.
The new ingredient… corn syrup from GMO corn. Even though the label stays the same claiming to only use hops and grains.
If you’d like to complain, here is their address:
15 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830-5424
Or give them a call: 203-622-6010
The Pabst Brewing Company
Consumer Affairs Department
PO Box 792627
San Antonio, Texas 78279
1 (210) 226-0231
and let them know why PBR will no longer be supported. Ask them to change the label or change the ingredients back to what they claim.
Here’s a list of other beers C. Dean Metropoulos owns:
Jacob Best, Schlitz, Old Milwaukee, Colt 45, St. Ides, Stroh’s, Old Style, Lone Star, Olympia, Rainier Beer, National Bohemian.
It is currently the holding company contracting for the brewing of over two dozen brands of beer and malt liquor from defunct companies including G. Heileman Brewing Company, Lone Star Brewing Company, Pearl Brewing Company, Piels Bros., National Brewing Company, Olympia Brewing Company, Primo Brewing & Malting Company, Rainier Brewing Company, F & M Schaefer Brewing Company, Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company, and Stroh Brewery Company.