Pabst Blue Ribbon

  • As Noted In: 1001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die, 2010, Quintessence Editions

  • Travel Genus: Eats
  • Food Type: Beer
  • Beer Style: Blonde
  • Food Category: Drink
  • Product Kind: Food


Timeline
Y/M/D Person Association Description Place Locale Event
1844/00/00 German immigrant Jacob Best and his sons establish the Empire Brewery in Milwaukee, WI and produce 300 barrels of Best Select lager in their first year. Pabst Brewing Company Complex Milwaukee
1876/10/00 Pabst Brewing Brewer Pabst's Best Select lager wins a gold medal at the Centennial Celebration, marking the first of many awards the beer will win throughout its history. Centennial Exposition
1882/00/00 Pabst's begins hand-tying a blue silk ribbon around the neck of each Best Select beer. Pabst Brewing Company Complex Milwaukee
1892/00/00 Pabst Brewing Brewer Pabst Brewing Company buys nearly 1 million feet of silk ribbon per year, which workers tie by hand around each bottle of Best Select. Pabst Brewing Company Complex Milwaukee
1893/00/00 Pabst Brewing Brewer Pabst's Best Select wins the top beer award at the at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago
1898/00/00 Pabst Brewing Brewer Pabst brewery produces one million barrels and renames Best Select to Pabst Blue Ribbon. Pabst Brewing Company Complex Milwaukee
1916/00/00 Pabst Brewing Brewer World War I leads to a worldwide silk shortage that puts an end to the practice of hand-tying blue silk ribbon around each bottle of Pabst Blue Ribbon. Pabst Brewing Company Complex Milwaukee

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Food Category Drink
Product Kind Food




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