Beer ads are a big part of our beer culture, one of the main topics that BillyBrew is about. Vintage beer ads always give me a laugh, so imagine my delight when I discovered this site with a huge database of vintage ads. Type in your subject and you’re off and running.
You’ve got to admire Pabst. Crappy beer? I think so. But that hasn’t stopped it from winning gold medal after gold medal at the Great American Beer Festival. Of course winning in the category of “Light American Lager” is like winning the Biggest Loser contest.
Still, Pabst has been around for over 100 years and is an icon of American beer culture. On top of that their old ads are awesome.
So here are the best Pabst Blue Ribbon vintage ads I could find.