Tour participants taste Pabst Blue Ribbon beer before touring the 175-year-old site of the former Pabst brewery headquarters
What You'll Get
- What’s included: one pint of Pabst or soda, free pretzels
- Age restrictions: must be 21 or older to receive alcoholic beverages; no age restriction for the tour
- Children 12 and under can take the tour for free
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The Fine Print
About Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery
Located inside an 1858 and 1880 brick building on the National Register reminiscent of a grand castle, the Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery recounts the history of the company’s former brewery, which dates back to 1844. Along with treating beer-lovers to facility tours, Best Place’s halls and courtyards can also be rented for banquets, weddings, and other events.
What's On the Tour
Visit historic Blue Ribbon Hall, one of the finest replicas of a German beer hall in America, ca. 1944
The Great Hall, originally the former corporate headquarters featuring the office of Captain Pabst, ca. 1880
The Speakeasy, at one time the Pabst infirmary, some say it is haunted.
A gift shop with new and vintage brewery souvenirs including:
- Work shirts
- Key chains
Learn the history of Pabst and their many brewing innovations. America’s largest brewery from the late 1800s until the mid-1940s