This says it best: “Russians just bought America’s Most Beloved Crappy Beer.”
“We were advised that even the Russians couldn’t make this swill worse than it’s been for 130 years,” Russian CEO Pyotr Pisninacupski told BeerSlurpers Magazine in an exclusive interview. “So we’re going ahead with our plan to replace the Red White and Blue color scheme with a photograph of Vladimir Putin. Bare-chested, of course.”
I stopped drinking it a few months ago — it tasted the same, but it was making me somewhat queasy and bloated, even after just one. I also read (but haven’t verified) that it’s made with corn syrup, one of the many sweeteners I avoid like ebola.
Let’s see if they change the formula, or where it’s brewed. I’m guessing No — it ain’t broke, so why fix it? Then again, look at what happened to Rolling Rock when Asshowler-Busch took it over. And we are talking about Russians, here.