PABs Still Rocking Despite Feds

If the FDA thought it would slow down flavored PABs since it mandated that stimulates be taken out six months ago, it was mistaken. In fact -- even without the caffeine -- PABs are the fastest growing segment of the beer industry, and have taken half a share point and are up 18% in their largest channel by far, c-stores, in the last 26 weeks ending May 15, according to Symphony IRI. Compare that to imports, which have gained 0.3 share points and craft which has gained 0.1 share points

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