The Beard Goes Mad

Seven months and five days since the Beard returned from his historic trip to Australia, he continues to inspire hirsute Aussies who have created a new beer in his honor.

Called The Beard Downunder, it was crafted by head brewers Josh Uljans and Karl Van Buuren of Moon Dog Brewery and the Beard in a trans-Pacific collaboration of madness.

The Beard Downunder Label

The Beard Downunder is a smoked barley wine, hopped with hops the Beard brought with him from Rogue Farms in Independence, Oregon and aged in whiskey and rum barrels from the Rogue Distillery in Newport, Oregon.

It’s available on a limited basis at the Moon Dog Brewery in Melbourne, select locations elsewhere in Australia and, according to internet rumors, some bottles may find their to Oregon.

The Beard address the throngs at the Master Class of Madness, held at the Moon Dog Brewery during Melbourne Beer Week.

The Beard address the throngs at the Master Class of Madness, held at the Moon Dog Brewery during Melbourne Beer Week in May.

The Beard’s international collaborative efforts resume next week as he kicks off the 2015 World Wide Tour De Beard with a visit to London.

For interviews and digital media, please address your requests to cheryl@rogue.com.

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