Classic American beers like PBR and Lone Star could stop being produced in 2020

Nov 20, 2018 - Quartz

Pabst Blue Ribbon beer, affectionately known as PBR, is a favorite of hipsters across the US. But a dispute between two classic American breweries means that the fate of this watery, old-timey drink is up in the air.

Miller Coors brews many of Pabst’s beers, an arrangement that’s relatively common in the industry. The arrangement has been in place since 1999. Now a trial is underway in Milwaukee, Wisconsin—where Pabst was founded in 1844—to determine whether Miller Coors must renew...