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PBRs Actually Used to Come with Blue RibbonsIf you were wondering how Pabst Blue Ribbon got it's name, you can thank a manager named Pabst and the blue ribbons he had employees tie around his beers. Unfortunately, that practice got pricey pretty quickly, so they eventually did away with it and developed the PBR moniker instead.
Consumers Drink Almost an Entire Drum of Beer Each Year
Americans Spend More on Beer Than Ukraine Spends on... Everything
Coors Produced Near Beer During ProhibitionProhibition was a bad time for beer makers all over the country. In order to stay afloat during the time, Coors produced malted milk to sell to candy maker Mars, and a near beer called Manna to satisfy brew drinkers who just wanted the taste of some suds. When prohibition ended, they jumped back on the beer-making train.
Kirin, Beck's, Foster's Lager, and Killian’s Irish Red Are All Brewed in the U.S.These beers, which many people probably think are imported from far off countries, are all brewed domestically for America. Kirin is brewed in California and Virginia, Foster's in Texas, and Killian’s Irish Red in Colorado.
Beer Is Actually Less Popular Now Than It Used to BeThe popularity of beer fell consistently from 2010 to 2015, with the golden drink now holding less than a 50 percent share of the alcohol market. On the other hand, both liquor and wine grew more popular in that time, taking shares away from beer.
Young People Are Drinking a Lot Less BeerYoung people in America are drinking significantly less beer than they used to. Adults aged 21 to 29 in the 2010s are drinking 30 percent less beer than their '90s counterparts. Meanwhile, they're drinking significantly more wine and liquor.
206.7 Million Barrels of Beer Were Sold in One Year