Cooperstown, NY-based Brewery Ommegang has just announced the follow up to Iron Throne Blonde Ale. The second beer in the HBO Game of Thrones-inspired series will be Take the Black Stout. Brewed with caramel, chocolate and roasted barley malts; hopped with Northern Brewer hops; and spiced with licorice and star anise, the ale will be available nationwide this fall.
Take the Black is inspired by the Night’s Watch (and the men who stand it), and features the sacred Weirwood tree on the label. Ommegang’s Mike McManus took that inspiration and turned it into the hearty and robust beer — something those standing at the wall would sip to fortify them on their watch.
The first Game of Thrones beer did so well that bars and bottle shops sold out within days of receiving shipments, so this year Ommegang is producing more than double the volume of the themed beer. When it does arrive, look for it on draft and in 750-mL corked and caged bottles. A new custom glass designed for the stout will also be available. We’ll keep you posted.
Shmaltz Brewing, a Jewish brewery in New York, is releasing two Star Trek-themed beers....read more ›
Ommegang and Game of Thrones are teaming up for another new beer release this fall....read more ›
Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Pulitzer, and MacArthur Genius winner and creator of Hamilton, will appear on Comedy Central's Drunk Histo...read more ›
The Campbell Apartment, a New York institution connected to Grand Central Station, will close at the end of July....read more ›
These are no ordinary beverage delivery vessels. ...read more ›
You need to head for Colorado Springs for the Maker's Mark Weekend at The Broadmoor....read more ›
After the historic Brexit vote in the UK, Boston Beer Company has registered to trademark the term for one of its ciders....read more ›
Saturday, July 9, is the "World's Largest Tap Takeover" from Sam Adams and Old Chicago restaurants nationwide....read more ›
For only $88, you can sip The Leyenda, one of Colorado's most exclusive cocktails....read more ›
The winner will receive a three-night trip for four along with an embarrassment of epic prizes....read more ›
It may come as a shock to those living outside of New York, but, up until very recently, the sale of liquor on Sundays was prohibited before noon...read more ›
This year, one of cable TV's longest-running programs celebrates its 29th anniversary. Enjoy it to the fullest with this handy game. Shark Week starts...read more ›