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Monday, July 25, 2011

Attention! Helios Creed Has His Own Beer Now

Posted By on Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 4:48 PM

Helios Creed, beer model
  • Helios Creed, beer model

Good news: You can finally put an end to all those half-lucid drunken arguments you've had about what kind of beer S.F.-based psych-noise pioneer Helios Creed would be if he were a beer. (You've had those arguments, right?)

Now there's an official answer, because the Burnt Hickory Brewery, of Kennesaw, Georgia, has created a new beer in honor of the former guitarist of acid-punk pioneers Chrome.

And what is it? Can we get an warped, blown-out drum roll, please ?

Behold the beer!
  • Behold the beer!

Why of course, it's a Belgian-style Trippel! (For you nonbeer nerds, that means it's a very strong, bready-tasting golden ale. The kind you drink in small glasses.)

Helios Creed is actually just the latest out-there musician to get a beer from the Burnt Hickory Brewery. Others include the Jesus Lizard, the Meatmen, and Killdozer. But it's good to see a legendary S.F. noise freak get a much-deserved (liquid) tribute.

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