Old Tankard Ale by Pabst Brewing Company in Texas, United States

About Old Tankard Ale by Pabst Brewing Company

Old Tankard Ale was America’s number two selling American Ale behind another PBC legacy brand, Ballantine, throughout the 1930’s, 40’s & 50’s. Utilizing the original Brewer’s Log recipe from 1937, this historic American Ale will be sure to satisfy today’s Craft centric millennial consumer. Brewed with 2-row, imported Cara-Munich and Cara-Aroma malts with Nugget, Liberty, Willamette and Cascade hops, this classic American Ale exhibits the fruitiness and maltiness of an extra special bitter. As the famous Swashbuckler icon on every package demonstrates, raise your tankard and celebrate the return of a Classic American Ale, Old Tankard Ale.


Established in Milwaukee in 1844

Pabst Brewing Company makes Old Tankard Ale Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)