Philly Brewery Names New Beer After The Wu-Tang Clan – Tha Wire [VIDEO]
AllHipHop reports a Philadelphia beer company announced it's naming their newest brew after rap pioneers The Wu-Tang Clan. The Dock Street Brewery in Philly has decided to name their newest creation Wu-Tang twist.
Dock Street's head brewer, Vince Desrosiers, told Philadephia Magazine the brewery’s upcoming golden saison beer will age with music by Wu-Tang playing alongside the barrel for the next six months. An the slogan for the new Wu beer is pretty catchy, "Dock Street Beer Ain’t Nuthin’ to Funk With.”
Desrosiers said, “I listen to music every day in the brewery and I’ve wanted to do a series of beers based on the music I like." He added, “It’s hardly an original thought but my musical taste is all over the place and Wu-Tang seemed like a great place to start.”
FYI, the beer will have a orange-tart and spicy pineapple flavor to it. So be on the lookout, the “Dock Street Beer Ain’t Nuthin’ to Funk With” beer will be released before the end of the year. By the way, Desrosiers said more hip-hop-inspired brew is on the way.
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