New York brewery ordered to cease selling Beyoncé-inspired beer

Bïeryoncé is no more.

December 11, 2017

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Brooklyn’s Lineup Brewing has received a cease and desist letter after they began selling a Beyoncé-inspired beer, Pitchfork reports. Bïeryoncé went on sale earlier this month and was brewed as a one time batch by Lineup owner Katarina Martinez. The beer's packaging, see below, was similar to that of Bey's 2013 self-titled album.

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“As a Hispanic, female run business, I am very inspired by her so I thought I’d pay homage,” Martinez told Pitchfork. “We’re disappointed she didn’t take it as a compliment, but oh well. It was fun while it lasted!”



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