Brewers Behaving Badly? Or Exercising Atrophied Muscles?

Here's an interesting story for you, and a lesson in advanced negotiating techniques for you younger readers. After Pabst Brewing Co. abruptly terminated three Washington state distributors in late February -- red network distributors Odom Corp, Stein Distributing, and Marine View -- in favor of giving the brands to statewide house Columbia Distributing (run by former Pabst COO Chris Steffanci), the terminated distributors have filed suit in federal court challenging the terminations and asking for a declaratory judgment (though not a TRO).

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