For three decades now, brewers from around the world have tried to brew Duff Beer. But the lawyers at Fox have always said CEASE AND DESIST! Knockoffs are still common but it seems that the Fox legal team is tired of having to go to court. Fans about to get their first taste of authentic, licensed Duff Beer.
Fox has reportedly been consulting a brewmaster to
“get the flavor just right. The beer pours a deep amber color and mixes caramel-y notes with hints of fruit; the packaging, meanwhile, is “an exact replica of the cartoon brew.”
Jeffrey Godsick, head of Fox’s consumer-products division on why they are relenting;
“Once you see enough piracy, you’re faced with two choices. One is deciding to fight it, and the other is deciding to go out [into the market] with it.”
Chile, of all places, will be the first to brew Duff, then Europe and the rest of South America, because that’s apparently where there’s been an epidemic of Duff fakes on the market. The beer may still see a release in the good ole’ beer drinin’ U.S. of A, too. Godsick sounds pretty positive about an eventual North American release;
“I think there’s potential to have Duff everywhere in the world.”
I’ll drink to that! (via Vulture)