Drinkhacker Reads – 12.17.2012 – Game of Thrones Gets a Beer

Drinkhacker Reads – 12.17.2012 – Game of Thrones Gets a Beer

The New York Times is reporting the arrival of a new line of beers based on the hit HBO series Game Of Thrones. The first offering, Iron Throne Blonde Ale, will arrive in time for the Season 3 premiere this March, with more editions to follow. [New York Times]

The Daily Beast offers a review of William Knoedelseder’s expansive history of the 150 year history of the Anheuser-Busch family empire, its ultimate downfall, and eventual purchase by InBev. [Daily Beast]

Two more year-end lists, this time courtesy of the Critico, announcing its Top 10 Tequilas of 2012, and the Spirits Business unveiling its 2012 Holiday Gift Guide. Did your favorites make the cut?

The final installment of Drinkhacker’s residency at The Daily went live this weekend, with a most appropriate closing topic: the science of the hangover. [The Daily]

And finally, in what has to be the absolute weirdest flavored vodka on the market: pickles. Ohio real estate developer John Lloyd mixes pickle juice and vodka to create something truly original. Truly, truly original.  Chilled Dills will be available in Ohio very soon. [Chillicothe Gazette]

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Rob Theakston is a contributing editor to Drinkhacker.

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