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Pabst Brewing Company releases first distilled spirit, the Blue Ribbon Whiskey

Aug 28, 2019 - Milwaukee Business Journal

Pabst Brewing Company released its first distilled spirit, the Blue Ribbon Whiskey, in three markets across the United States, including Milwaukee.

Pabst Brewing Company worked with New Holland Grand Rapids for the last two years to create a distilled spirit that would be reflective of Pabst Brewing Company founder, Jacob Best. Best's notes from 1844 indicate that he was distilling spirits before he was brewing beer.

The 80-proof, 5-second-aged whiskey will arrive in Washington, Oreg...