Asia Hello Kitty is dabbling in beer!

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  1. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    OMG, ISO! It could be the worst beer in the history of the planet and and I would still try it. HK!
     
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  2. PumaSaysRawrr

    PumaSaysRawrr Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2013 Pennsylvania

    I may be the only person who is just as excited for Hello Kitty Beer as I am for Iron Maiden beer!
     
  3. KentT

    KentT Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2008 Tennessee

    Hello Kitty beer! Weird,
     
  4. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    Actually I was wondering when it would happen. Hk beer is nowhere as near as weird as the toilet paper and 45 mm handgun that already exists.
     
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  5. leedorham

    leedorham Crusader (701) Apr 27, 2006 Washington

    My daughter is gonna love this.
     
  6. sukwonee

    sukwonee Crusader (740) Dec 13, 2011 Washington
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    Chinese makes the best knock offs
     
  7. Respirologist

    Respirologist Initiate (170) Feb 26, 2013 Massachusetts
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    ISO !....
    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/hello-kitty-beers-splash-asia-133425095.html
     
  8. Jules11788

    Jules11788 Initiate (0) Feb 15, 2011 California

    I..... just....

    No.
     
  9. 1fJef

    1fJef Initiate (0) May 4, 2013 Maryland

    LAME!
     
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  10. ChipMurray

    ChipMurray Defender (630) May 21, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    Concur on the no, and now if we could just get a lock.
     
  11. BeerAssassin

    BeerAssassin Initiate (0) Aug 17, 2012 Antarctica

    If only they'd make a BA stout.
     
  12. hellhammermario

    hellhammermario Initiate (0) Jun 18, 2012 North Carolina

    Come on, muchachos. It can't be that bad. Teehee.
     
  13. DarkDragon999

    DarkDragon999 Aspirant (270) Feb 13, 2013 Rhode Island

    They didnt even try to make it look like a legit beer. Looks like fruit flavored soda to me. Wouldnt even guess it was beer if you didnt tell me.
     
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  14. dieBlume

    dieBlume Initiate (0) Mar 18, 2013 Virginia

    Just...ew.
     
  15. Hanzo

    Hanzo Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    Are these beers available in the same vending machines I get my used school girl panties out of?
     
  16. evilcatfish

    evilcatfish Defender (620) May 11, 2012 Missouri
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    Isn't this kind of appealing to kids? Remember when Camel had to ditch Joe Camel???
     
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  17. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,438) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Man, I love Hello Kitty. I need more Hello Kitty in my life.
     
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  18. Bouleboubier

    Bouleboubier Poo-Bah (1,742) Dec 22, 2006 Pennsylvania

    Won't drink Hello Kitty beer.

    But "Hai, Doggie!" beer is another story. When that comes out, I'll be their favorite customer.
     
  19. tone77

    tone77 Poo-Bah (4,582) May 20, 2009 Pennsylvania
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    Added to my "wants" list!
     
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  20. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,188) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Is this beer or happoshu?
     
  21. pitweasel

    pitweasel Initiate (0) Jun 11, 2007 New York

    If they made a brett version, would it be Hello Sourpuss?
     
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  22. Todd

    Todd Founder (5,517) Aug 23, 1996 California
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    Not necessarily. A very common misconception is that all Brett beers are sour.
     
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  23. BeerAssassin

    BeerAssassin Initiate (0) Aug 17, 2012 Antarctica

    Anyone know if this is coming to the US?
     
  24. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    More like "Smelly Kitty".
     
  25. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    No way in hell. Beer with established kids' characters would not fly here at all. PR disaster. It might even be against TTB... and it definitely is against the ABC code in California (see Jewbelation Sweet 16)
     
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  26. Rollzroyce21

    Rollzroyce21 Meyvn (1,028) Oct 24, 2009 California
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    Interesting.. I kinda wondered why I didn't see that pop up on shelves here.
     
  27. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    They just changed the label art...

    [​IMG]
     
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  28. Nikxed58

    Nikxed58 Initiate (0) Sep 12, 2013 New York

    Just happened to stumble upon it in a supermarket yesterday in Wuxi, China and I actually bought a can of Peach flavor for my girlfriend for around $1.50 USD (9 RMB), which is kinda expensive. Labels are pretty cool but the beer is less than stellar and the pricing for it is probably based solely on the brand.

    Had a sip of it and it sort of tastes like a Bud-Light mixed with peach candies that you would find in Asian supermarkets. It is overly sweet so I wouldn't recommend trying it (unless it's just for novelty's sake). Not the most appealing to American taste buds but probably appeals to those throughout Asia who may find beer a bit bitter.
     
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  29. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    I'm going to call bullshit on myself for this post... I was just googling around and there already IS a Hello Kitty wine on the market in the US. I actually remember seeing it in Texas at one of our larger wine stores after my wife was drawn to it (ugh). That said, I still think the design used for these cans and the fun flavors mean that it won't be distributed (as it appeals to minors, IMHO), but at least in Texas... Hello Kitty WINE is perfectly alright.

    [​IMG]
     
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  30. BeerAssassin

    BeerAssassin Initiate (0) Aug 17, 2012 Antarctica

    I hope they bring Hello Kitty beer here. I have to ask how many of you haters has a girlfriend who won't try beer? Even if you don't want to try it yourself, it could be the thing that finally gets your girlfriend to try beer. Hello Kitty has been around for a long time, it's not just a kids thing anymore.
     
  31. Ericness

    Ericness Initiate (184) Nov 21, 2012 Massachusetts

    Wondering if that "cat piss" hop profile that get mentioned sometimes would be a good thing or a bad thing for this beer.
     
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  32. ProfessorValue

    ProfessorValue Initiate (0) Jul 1, 2013 New York

  33. BalancingBrooms

    BalancingBrooms Disciple (344) Aug 22, 2013 Louisiana

    hello kitty is everywhere
     
  34. mrk829

    mrk829 Aspirant (221) Aug 1, 2008 Georgia

    Although I do not think I will try any of these beers (because I am not a fan of fruit beers,) I do have to applaud the company and the way they have marketed Hello Kitty. She is on pretty much anything you can think of (Disney does not come close.) I'm surprised that this was not done before
     
  35. marieow

    marieow Initiate (0) Jan 19, 2011 California
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    They already make Hello Kitty wine.
     
  36. Duff27

    Duff27 Poo-Bah (1,779) Feb 10, 2010 Illinois
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    I'm not living in Hello Kitty
     
  37. DropDead

    DropDead Initiate (0) Feb 6, 2013 Illinois

    Eh I'll prob end up trying this, hope it doesn't taste like BMC mixed with syrup
     
  38. stouts4me

    stouts4me Disciple (377) Oct 9, 2011 Illinois

    WANT. Gonna be whale!
     
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