City Brewery welcomes Pabst as long-term partner
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — City Brewery welcomes a long-term partnership with Pabst.
“We are pleased to welcome Pabst as a long-term partner,” said George Parke, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of City Brewing. “This long-term commitment accelerates ourability to move forward with an investment program to expandour facilities and enhance our capabilities–which will provide a huge benefit to all of our customers. We look forward tobrewing PBR and some of the other great brands in Pabst’s portfolio that are beloved locally and nationally.”
Pabst Brewing Company announced Monday, November 11, that it has entered into a long-term contract production agreement with City Brewing Company. Per the agreement, Pabst intends to transition the majority of its production volume to City Brewing’s facilities by December 2024. The contract runs until 2040.
“We are thrilled to establish this long-term partnership with City Brewing. We have great respect for George Parke and his family, and also for the management team’s operational excellence, and the entire organization’s commitment to quality,” said Eugene Kashper, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pabst. “For over 175 years, Pabst has celebrated both tradition and innovation, and we are proud to offer some of America’s most iconic beers. This partnership provides clarity and certainty for our employees and our customers, and will allow us to innovate more effectively.”
Since 1844, Pabst has been American-owned and operated and is one of North America’s largest privately held brewing companies. Pabst’s portfolio includes iconic brands with deep ties to America’s heritage, such as its flagship Pabst Blue Ribbon and others such as Lone Star, Rainier, Stroh’s, Stag, and Old Style. For more information about Pabst, please visit www.pabst.com.
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