Chicago’s Arcade Brewery, announced today it will release its first volume of 6-Pack Stories, on new comic day, Wednesday Dec. 10.
The six bottles of Black Wheat Ale will feature Festus Rotgut: Zombie Cowboy, a western zombie comic written by Jason Aaron (Thor / Southern Bastards) and illustrated by Tony Moore (The Walking Dead / Fear Agent).
A project that has been three years in the making, Arcade co-founder Chris Tourre says the dark wheat ale is the perfect fit for with the tale of Festus Rotgut tale.
“Since there are zombies, I immediately thought something dark,” he said. “Driving a heard of cattle across the dusty landscape also made me immediately go to a dry wheat beer.”
Arcade Brewery will host tastings of Festus Rotgut on Wednesday at the following Chicago locations: Kimbark Beverage, Binnys Lincoln Park, Bottles & Cans, and West Lakeview Liquors.
Additional information can be found on the official website.