The class-action lawsuit, filed in April, 2017, accused the defendant Asahi Beer USA Inc. of purposely creating the impression that Asahi Super Dry is imported from Japan so that consumers will be willing to pay a higher price for it. But actually the beer is brewed in Canada by the Molson company.
Class members who purchased Asahi Super Dry or Asahi Select beers brewed outside of Japan in California or in the United States, its territories, or at any United States military facility or exchange, for personal, family, or household purposes and not for re-sale, from April 5, 2013 to December 20, 2018.
up to $10.
Cash payments will vary based on the type and quantity of the Asahi Beer purchased during the Class Period. The maximum payment amount is limited to $10 per household. All Claim Forms must be verified under penalty of perjury.
Class Members will receive the following amounts for each product purchased:
• $0.50 per 6-pack of 12 ounce bottles or cans
• $0.10 per 21.4 ounce bottle (“Big Bottle”)
• $1.00 per 12-pack of 12 ounce cans
• $2.00 per 24-pack of 12 ounce cans
Proof of Purchase
Depending on the nature of your specific claim, you may need to provide supporting materials.
NOTE: If you do not qualify for this settlement do NOT file a claim.
Remember: you are submitting your claim under penalty of perjury. You are also harming other eligible Class Members by submitting a fraudulent claim. If you’re unsure if you qualify, please read the FAQ section of the Settlement Administrator’s website to ensure you meet all standards (Settlement Insider is not a Settlement Administrator).
Alexander Panvini v. Asahi Beer USA Inc., Case No. 4:17-cv-01896, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Settlement Website Status
George Volney Granade, Reese LLP.
Benjamin Heikali, Faruqi and Faruqi LLP.
Michael R Reese, Reese LLP.
Melissa S Weiner, Halunen Law.