A new Grateful Dead beer will be hitting the market this fall. The band worked with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery to create American Beauty, a "bold pale ale made with 100 percent U.S.-grown ingredients." But it took a suggestion from a fan to get the mix just right.
Two years ago, Australian winery Warburn Estate launched its first AC/DC-inspired libations -- complete with creative names like Back In Black Shiraz, Hells Bells Sauvignon Blanc and You Shook Me All Night Long Moscato. They were such a success that Warburn and the band are now following up with another one: AC/DC Platinum.
A legal technicality has been keeping Iron Maiden's Trooper beer off the Swedish market, but thanks to some quick thinking by the graphic design department, Maiden-loving Swedes can now swill with impunity.
Iron Maiden’s new foray into alcoholic beverages seems to be yet another smashing success for the legendary band. After unleashing news of their coveted ‘Trooper’ ale on the world, the response has been so positive that the brewery is having a hard time keeping up with the orders, and that’s just keeping up with advanced requests before the beer is even on sale.