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It's Here: Emerald City Comicon (in a Can)

Every year we get pumped for Comicon, and one of the first signs it's coming around the corner is....when the official beer is announced!

For the second year in a row, ReedPOP has partnered with Fremont Brewing to bring an exclusive brew donned as the official beer of Emerald City Comicon 2017! Cue the Dark Heron beer. This IPA will be keeping Comicon-goers hydrated and happy.

But this year, The Dark Heron will be re-energized with a new flavor and new artwork provided by Jen Vaughn, a local comic illustrator. The IPA was created to “tap into the expressive spirit of the heroine.”

The heroine we speak of is Dark Heron, who was exiled from her flock because she was a bad a$$ you-know-what and carved her own path. She was daring and expressed herself differently, which is just the premise that the IPA was modeled after.

For all you brilliant beer buffs out there, here is the breakdown of Dark Heron:

  • Style: India Pale Ale
  • Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, Honey, and C-15 malts with Oats and HBC 438®, Huell Melon, and Nelson Sauvin hops
  • ABV: 6.6%
  • IBU: 50

So get excited, comicon-goers! Not only will the weekend be full of fun costumes and activities, but you can sip on a special bevvy that embodies the spirit of the event. Cheers!

Emerald City Comicon is a four-day event running from March 2-5 at the Washington Convention Center.