Last September, in one of his commentaries, our Jim Gaffigan had specialty beers on his mind. And, you may recall,
Now, it seems every city, town and hamlet I visit has its own beer made by locals: Specialty beers, microbrews, craft beers made by community artisans. And I have to tell you, without exception, they're all bad.
I'm not exaggerating! No, I don't care how cute beer name is that has to do with local folklore. I don't care how beautiful the hand-drawn label is of a cactus wrestling a penguin.
The main problem is, well, they don't taste like beer. … I want a beer that tastes like, I don't know, beer!
- Craft beer world frothing over perceived Jim Gaffigan slight (The Takeout)
- Wait, why does Jim Gaffigan hate craft beer so much? (Food & Wine)
- BA responds to comedian Jim Gaffigan's criticism of American craft beer (Brewers Association)
So that "cactus wrestlng a penguin" crack?
It's just come to "Sunday Morning"'s attention that it's inspired a new craft beer, courtesy of the Kings County Brewers Collective in Brooklyn, New York.
With a name inspired by our Jim Gaffigan, "Penguin vs. Cactus" Session IPA features citra and simcoe hops, plus "loads of soft wheat." A four-pack goes for $16.