Will Ferrell on Old Milwaukee: ‘I Just Love a Good, Crappy Beer’

The actor remains coy about his rogue TV spots

Will Ferrell has never really explained his hilariously random Old Milwaukee ads, which began airing in Davenport, Iowa, in December and culminated with a Super Bowl spot that ran only in North Platte, Neb. (There were stops along the way in Terre Haute, Ind., and Milwaukee itself.) Now, The Onion's A.V. Club tries to corner him on the issue—but all Ferrell will say is that he loves the beer. Well, he also says it's "crappy" beer, which Old Milwaukee may or may not want to hear. Here's the exchange:

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