LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pabst Brewing Company is pleased to announce that Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) has won the Gold Medal in the American Lager category during the 2016 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) which was held in Denver, Colorado from October 5th- 7th. This is Pabst Blue Ribbon’s 4th Gold Medal and 13th medal overall. GABF (https://www.greatamericanbeerfestival.com/) is the largest ticketed beer festival in the country.
Greg Deuhs, Master Brewer at Pabst Brewing Company, said “It’s exciting when a panel of respected industry experts recognize that PBR is a great beer! We are thrilled with the gold medal and the recognition that we continue to make high quality American beer.”
Additionally, Deuhs was awarded Brewer of the Year in the Large Brewery Category at this year’s GABF. Pabst Brewing Company also won a Champion Brewery award for Large Brewing Company and was named GABF’s Large Brewing Company Brewer of the Year.
Pabst Brewing Company was also recently named Brewer of the Year by the editors of Impact and Market Watch.
ABOUT PABST BREWING COMPANY
Since 1844, Pabst Brewing Company has been American-owned and operated, and is North America’s largest privately held brewing company. 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, Ballantine IPA, Schlitz, Old Style, National Bohemian, Stag, Stroh’s, and Old Milwaukee. For more information about Pabst, please visit www.pabstbrewingco.com.