Tag Archives: Beer

70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Michelob Beer Holidays (John Forsythe, 1979)

“Holidays were made for Michelob.” More holiday beer on-tap today. This time we have John Forsythe (Charlie’s Angels) holding court for Michelob beer. The spot aired in December of 1979. Michelob Beer Holidays Commercial, John Forsythe, 1979 Previously on 70s … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Miller Beer Christmas (1977)

“This Christmas card was sent to you by the people at Miller High Life.” Time for a holiday greeting from our close friends at Miller High Life. Remember, folks, if you drink – don’t sleigh ride. If you sleigh ride … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Colt 45 With Redd Foxx & Billy Van (1976)

“A completely unique experience.” The winter holiday fun continues now with an awesome commercial rescued from obscurity by the ‘Disco. It’s Redd Foxx and Billy Van riding muscle cars and snow jumping for Colt 45. Oh, yes! The spot aired … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Budweiser ‘Skiing’ (1974)

“Somebody still cares about quality.” All right now! Let’s begin rolling out the winter holiday-themed Seventies spots. We’ll keep it up for the next few weeks. Here’s a snow-covered skiing commercial for Budweiser. Narration by ol’ Ed McMahon. The spot … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Miller Lite (Rosey Grier, 1976)

“When a man retires from football the worst thing he can do is let himself slow down…” Time for a few cans of Miller Lite with football great Rosey Grier (and friends). Lest we forget, Grier was famous in the … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Colt 45 ‘Jaws’ (Billy Van, 1976)

“A completely unique experience.” During Jaws‘ popularity explosion, Colt 45 produced this spot for their long-running series of commercials featuring comedian, Billy Van. The spot was produced in 1975 and this one aired in January of ’76. Don’t drink the … Continue reading

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