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Pabst Brewing Deception Suit Advances Over Olympia Beer Labeling

Oct. 2, 2020, 3:22 PM

Pabst Brewing LLC failed to exit a false ad suit over Olympia Beer, after a California federal court said the labeling could mislead consumers into thinking the beer, now mass produced, is still brewed with water from the Olympia area of Washington State.

And Brian Peacock, who alleges he “wishes and is likely” to continue purchasing the beer if “he could rely with confidence” on Pabst’s advertising, has standing to seek injunctive relief such as marketing changes, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California said.

He has adequately alleged he would suffer future harm from the alleged ...

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