Frederick Pabst-Signed Phillip Best Brewing Company Stock Certificate
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Printed Document Signed as Company President. 1 share of Phillip Best Brewing Company, certificate #87. May 22, 1873.
In 1864 Frederick Pabst bought a half-interest in the Phillip Best Brewing Company. The plant’s production was then 5,000 barrels that year. Nine years later, the output was 100,000 barrels and Pabst was company president. He increased his brewery’s capacity by convincing the stockholders that any profits should be put into bigger and better equipment.