In Honor of Pearl Jam’s 20th Anniversary, The Band Gets Its Own Beer

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The makers of Dogfish Head beer love Pearl Jam and their debut album Ten — both of which turned 20 this year — so much that they’ve dedicated a beer to the band.

From the makers of the Miles Davis-inspired Bitches Brew and the Robert Johnson-inspired Hellhound on My Ale comes Faithfull Ale, a brew that celebrates the grunge greats. “To me, ‘Ten’ is the perfect example of a record-lover’s-record. The whole thing rocks,” says Dogfish Head President & Founder Sam Calagione said in a statement on the company’s website. “As an off-centered brewery, we believe in celebrating the breadth of our whole portfolio and we feel an affinity for Pearl Jam a long-player band in a singles-obsessed world.”

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The brewery describes the beer as a “Belgian-style golden ale [that] is delicately hopped to 20 IBUs and fruit-forward from 10 incremental additions of black currants over a one-hour boil.” Which sounds amazing, but perhaps more importantly, the beer is also rock-worthy intense at 7% ABV.

Unfortunately, having a beer dedicated to Pearl Jam can’t really compare to the gallons of ink that was recently spilled over that other grunge phenomenon from the ’90s. And so the grunge-rivalry continues.

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