Will Ferrell Mysteriously Shills for Swill

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12.08.11 14 Comments

For reasons that aren’t entirely clear, Will Ferrell approached the the Pabst Brewing Company last September and asked if he could make a series of commercials for their Old Milwaukee beer. For free. The only catch was, he wanted to do them in Davenport, Iowa. Why that is remains unclear, as Pabst is a Wisconsin company, and more mysterious is the fact that Old Milwaukee is a terrible beer. Seriously: Hobos will turn down Old Milwaukee: “No thanks, I’m fine with this cough syrup.”

Whatever the reason, the spots are airing in Davenport, and they’re inexplicably hilarious, although Ricky Bobby is supposed to wake up in the morning and piss excellence, not drink piss.

Check out the Old Milwaukee spots after the jump.

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