A Six-Pack Of Gaming Inspired Beers
Updated: Sep 15
Brad Parry shares six more of his favorite gaming inspired beers from around the world.
1. God of Pour
Brewery: 8 Bit Brewing Company (Murrieta, CA)
Beer Style: Hazy IPA
Flavor Profile: A double dry-hopped hazy IPA with Citra, Hallertau Blanc, and Nelson, Humble Sea Brewing channels the force of Kratos to deliver a hop-forward IPA that makes you reach for your own battle axe to fight the enemies in Midgard!
Game Pairing: God of War (you pick)
2. Hoptimus Prime
Brewery: Ruckus Brewing Company (Harrisburg, PA)
Beer Style: Double IPA
Flavor Profile: A double IPA infused with a trio of different hops, Hoptimus Prime is a one-of-a-kind beer created through a synergistic blend of beerology evolution and technological engineering. Autobots, grab a beer and rollout!
Game Pairing: Transformers: The Game
3. The Turtle Trilogy Box
Brewery: South Lake Tahoe Brewing Company (South Lake Tahoe, CA)
Beer Styles: Wesr Coast IPA, DDH Juicy DIPA, & Juicy IPA
ABV: 6.2%, 8.5%, 7.0%
Flavor Profile: Cowabunga, dude! South Lake Tahoe Brewing brings all the radical beer vibes with a trio of IPAs that are set to help you take down the bad guys and still have time to catch a slice of pizza before the day is done! BOOYAKASHA!
Game Pairing: Ninja Turtles
4. Mega Hornet & Black Hawk
Brewery: Black Hops Brewing Company (Gold Coast, Queensland, AUS)
Beer Style: Imperial Stout & Triple IPA
ABV: 11.0%, 8.5%
Flavor Profile: QTB goes international! If the brewery name wasn’t a clue, Black Hops Brewing comes at you with the 1-2 punch of advanced fighter aircraft beers that will blow you away with rich flavors – which one are you taking out to battle?
Game Pairing: Call of Duty
5. Lizard King versus The Cryo
Brewery: Pipe Works Brewing Company (Chicago, IL)
Beer Style: Pale Ale
Flavor Profile: As noted by Pipe Works Brewing, this Cryo Mosaic hopped pale ale depicts the cold-hearted enemy "The Cryo", and his army of chilled-to-the-bone skeleton soldiers battling against the legendary Lizard King!
Game Pairing: Godzilla
6. Ocarina of Lime
Brewery: 8-Bit Brewing Company (Espoo, Etelä-Suomi Finland)
Beer Style: Summertime Ale
Flavor Profile: QTB goes international, again! Easily recognizable by the simple wordplay to arguablely one of the greatest video games of all time, Finnish craft brewery 8-Bit Brewing delivers a lime summertime ale that is fun, light, and perfect for a summer day!
Game Pairing: Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time