15 Star Wars Themed Beers to Drink on May the Fourth
May 4th is Star Wars Day. Today is the day to have an epic Star Wars movie marathon, showcase all your nerdy memorabilia, drink Star Wars inspired beers, and celebrate all things Star Wars. May the fourth be with you.
By Justin Beerber on May. 04, 2019
Star Wars Day, a.k.a May the fourth, is the day to celebrate all things Star Wars. While you’re sitting back watching your favourite episode in your dorkiest graphic tee, crack open a Star Wars beer. We can’t think of a better way to celebrate May 4th. Here are 15 beers that were inspired by your favourite series. The force is strong in these craft beers.
“May the 4th Be With You!”
15 Beers to Drink on Star Wars Day
B2D2 has hints of dark fruit and pine with a rich amber hue like the IPA’s of yesterdays. This star wars brew is available throughout Wisconsin and Illinois for the year of 2019.
Pursued by the sinister agents of oxidization, the Reuben’s team serve and protect the beer. They are custodians of this tasty beverage until it can be safely delivered to the beer lovers of the Pacific Northwest corner of the Galaxy…
This brew is perfect for all Darth Vader fans. Dark Helmet is a German-style black lager with a ludicrously smooth roastiness.
Dark Side Schwarzbier was brewed inspired by the Star Wars franchise. It’s safe to say that Something Brewing’s brew team are not only brewing masters, but they’re also nerds.
Deth’s Tar is brewed with a host of wonderful specialty malts, flaked oats and oat malt to impart a rich, silky mouthfeel and deep, complex malt flavours and aromas reminiscent of dark baker’s chocolate, fresh brewed coffee and caramel candy.
ABV: 11.4% | IBU: 40
This extremely limited honey wine was aged in bourbon barrels for 36 months. It is sweet and rich with a subtle vanilla flavour and toasted bourbon notes. Episode 13 has a lingering sweetness with a caramel aftertaste.
Nearly a dozen types of malts and grains go into this FORCE-full, American Imperial Stout. Hints of coffee, tastes of dark fruit, and a subtle chocolate background make this Stout the perfect brew to welcome May 4th. This brew will make you come over to the dark side… of beer.
ABV: 9.5% | IBU: 40
Jackie O’s Brewery starts with a stout that has minimal roasted barley and an abundant amount of caramel malts to create a sweet flavour and mouthfeel. After fermentation, this brew is cold conditioned on four pounds of ground coffee beans for one week to add colour and roasted flavour. Java the Stout has a great body with a robust aroma and pungent coffee flavour.
This pale ale was crafted with a perfect mixture of Millennium hops and Falconer’s Flight blend. Inviting orange aroma and hints of lemon flavor in this medium-bodied beauty will make you want to drink yours at light speed!
ABV: 6.2% | IBU: 50
Get ready for a tropical hop hit from beyond the stars! The aroma is chock-full of super-fruity US hop aroma – think juicy pineapple, tart citrus, stone fruit, boiled lollies and bubblegum. On the palate, the fruity mélange is underpinned by a trace of bold, evergreen hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is full and luxurious yet at the same time dangerously drinkable. May the hops be with you!
ABV: 9.5% | IBU: 100+
Wiens Brewing Company’s Millennium Falconer’s India Pale Lager is brewed with Millennium and Falconer’s Flight Hops, delivering an array of bright and refreshing flavours making it a refreshing drink for May 4th.
ABV: 6.5% | IBU: 65
The name of this brew actually has nothing to do with Star Wars and OB stands for Organic Beer. Snake River Brewing is proud to be the first and only brewery to be making certified organic beer in the state of Wyoming. OB-1 is made from 100% organic malt and 100% organic hops. The only other ingredients are Teton mountain spring water and an imported strain of English ale yeast.
Strikes Bock is a traditional German-style Maibock beer. This true lager is made with German lager yeast and fermented for six weeks. The flavors are malt forward with a medium body, finishing with a dry peppery flavor that is derived from the hops.
ABV: 6.5% | IBU: 35
The Last JedI.P.A. brewed by Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company is a hazy, juicy, NE-style IPA. This brew is made with Vermont ale yeast, hopped with Mosaic, Citra and Equinox.
A black IPA aged with lightly roasted coffee beans from local roasters, The Governor’s Cup. Dark, tawny malts and gradient hop flavours create a perfect blend.
ABV: 6.4% | IBU: 60
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