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Snoop Dogg Sues Pabst: You Owe Me

Says he deserves proceeds from Colt 45 sale

(Newser) - It's Snoop Dogg vs. Pabst: The rapper sued the brewing company yesterday, claiming the beer-maker owes him a portion of its proceeds from the company's sale last year. The breach-of-contract lawsuit seeks 10% of the net sales price paid to Pabst for its Colt 45 malt beer line,... More »

Pabst Bought by Russian Brewer

But company behind PBR will remain based in Los Angeles

(Newser) - A beer of choice among the hipster set now has a Russian owner. Pabst Brewing, makers of Pabst Blue Ribbon and other brands, has been bought by Oasis Beverages, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel . The word "iconic" is getting used a lot in coverage given that Pabst can trace... More »

Feds Halt 'Crowdsourced' Attempt to Buy PBR

BuyaBeerCompany.com was so successful, they forgot a teensy detail...

(Newser) - It seemed innovative at the time: Start an online campaign to purchase the iconic Pabst Brewing Co. and sell shares on Facebook and Twitter to cover the $300 million cost. Michael Migliozzi II and Brian William Flatow found 5 million people (all hipsters , we presume) who said they would invest... More »

Pabst, Snoop Slammed Over 'Binge in a Can'

17 states attorneys general complain about fruity new booze drink

(Newser) - Pabst Brewing and pitchman Snoop Dogg are catching flak for a drink critics call "a binge in a can." Blast, a fruit-flavored malt liquor that comes in a 23-ounce can, was launched earlier this month and 17 state attorneys general have written to Pabst urging it to reduce... More »

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