After opening a small brewery in 1844, Jacob Best handed the reigns to his son Phillip Best, who ultimately laid the foundation for the Pabst Brewing Company to become the Largest American owned brewery.
We are proud to honor the traditions of our founding fathers, and are excited to usher in a new era where we explore progressive, and unique approaches to brewing on the hallowed grounds from where it all started. PROST!
Today, Pabst Brewing Company is the largest owned and operated American Brewery. Pabst Brewing Company maintains the rights for over 80 iconic beer brands and is actively brewing and marketing over 30 of those brands. Pabst Blue Ribbon, the company’s flagship brand remains the choice of non conformist, individuals everywhere looking for a great beer at a fair price. Other marquee National brands include Old Milwaukee and Colt 45. Stand out Regional brands include Rainer in the Pacific Northwest, Old Style in the Midwest, Lone Star in Texas, and various other strong regional and locall brands across the United States. Small Town Brewery's Not Your Fathers & Not Your Mothers brands continue to drive innovation, like Not Your Father’s Root Beer, and push the boundaries of brewing and taste profiles. Numerous partnerships and business relationships exist, all uniquely structured, with breweries such as Dog Tag Brewing (TN), New Holland Brewing (MI), Tsingtao Brewery (China), and Cerveza Minerva (Mexico).