If You Thought Beck’s Was Brewed in Germany, You’re Entitled to a Refund

June 25, 2015

It’s been produced in St. Louis since 2012.

Another brewer is paying the price for misleading beer labels: Beverage conglomerate AB InBev will have to pony up millions of dollars following a class-action lawsuit claiming it “tricked consumers into thinking Beck’s was a German beer,” reports The Wall Street Journal.

Beck’s was originally produced in Germany but has been made in St. Louis since 2012. The lawsuit claimed that “phrases featured in Beck’s packaging, such as ‘German Quality’ beer and ‘Originated in Bremen, Germany,’ gave consumers the wrong impression about where the beer is made.” It added that this was…