I've been telling you guys to stop taking Pabst Blue Ribbon and America for granted. NOW WILL YOU LISTEN TO ME? In China, PBR is marketed as a super duper fancy pantsy beverage called Pabst Blue Ribbon 1844, that will run you about... GULP! $44 a bottle?? From Newsfeed:
In China, where the lager has been branded as a “world-famous spirit” and bottled in a much more alluring way, Pabst Blue Ribbon 1844 actually looks quite enticing. The advertising campaign for the beer even likens it to “Scotch whisky, French brandy, Bordeaux wine,” as they are all matured in wooden casks.
Plus it comes in a sexy bottle with AN ACCOMPANYING CHAMPAGNE FLUTE. Inside this grotesquely attractive bottle is the same PBR you use to erase the pain of your empty life every night. I guess that means that Chinese pain is worth more than ours. Damn you, China! You win again!!