Ukrainian Brewery Releases Trump Beer

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Just in time for Trump’s first visit to foreign countries as President of the U.S., a Ukrainian brewery, Pravda Beer Theatre, has just announced the release of a new beer, a 7.2% a.b.v. beer called “Trump.” On the website, it’s initially referred to as a “blonde” although on the label it’s listed as an “Imperial Mexican Lager.” Here’s the description from the brewery’s website:

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And here’s the label, where Trump is said to be the President of the Divided States of America:

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From what I can tell about their portfolio of beers, they like to have a bit of fun with both their beer and the labels for them. This may be their first political beer, but it doesn’t appear to be their last, as several more are listed as “Upcoming” or “Maybe in Future.” UPDATE: I’ve heard from brewmaster Cory McGuinness, who wrote to me to let me know that in fact all four of their political series beers are, in fact, available now. Apparently, with English being not their first language, the English-language portion of the website has not been updated recently.

So the first beer in their politicam series is Frau Ribbentrop, a 4.5% Belgian Wit featuring German chancellor Angela Merkel:

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And then there’s Obama Hope, a 7.2% stout, featuring former U.S. president Barack Obama:

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And finally, the brewery has released Putin Huilo, an 8% Dry-Hopped Golden Ale, featuring Russian president Vladimir Putin.

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Does anyone want to bet that Trump will be most upset about this because Putin’s beer is stronger than his?

Comments

  1. Cory M says

    Hey Jay!

    Cory McGuinness, I’m the head brewer over here at Pravda. Just thought I’d correct a few things in your post. We have a series of political beers, like you mentioned, but they’re already selling, and have been selling, even before I arrived 2 years ago. I’ll have to take a look at the English side of the site, make sure things are tidy – English isn’t their first language over here, nor is it widely spoken, so there may be some mistakes.

    If you have any more questions, let me know! Maybe I’ll see you in Lviv 😉

    – Cory

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