Valiant Entertainment and Chicago-based Pipeworks Brewing Co. have announced a collaboration to produce X-O Manowar Galactic Golden Ale. This will be a limited-edition beer release set to debut this April during C2E2 2017 and it will then be available from select beer retailers in Illinois and New York.
A portion of the proceeds from all sales of the beer will benefit Hope for the Day, a Chicago-based suicide awareness non-profit dedicated to outreach, education, and prevention.
In the wake of the sold-out debut of Valiant’s epic new ongoing series from visionary creators Matt Kindt and Tomas Giorello, Valiant and Pipeworks have joined forces to create a delicious and delectable golden ale inspired by Aric of Dacia’s empire-toppling conquest of a hostile alien world. Forged by an alien army and bottled in battle, the only thing more powerful than X-O MANOWAR GALACTIC GOLDEN ALE’s unstoppable hop aroma might be the ultra-powerful Shanhara armor itself…but you’ll have to do more than read the back of the bottle to find out!
The beer features a label with the artwork of Valiant-exclusive artist Lewis LaRosa, and Pipeworks’ brand-new beer will make its official debut on Friday, April 21st at the C2E2 2017: X-O Manowar Galactic Golden Ale Release Party – from 7 to 11 pm CT at Chicago’s Cobra Lounge (235 N. Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607).
Co-sponsored by Valiant Entertainment, Pipeworks Brewing Co., and Hope for the Day, the first 75 party-goers will receive a strictly limited X-O Manowar (2017) #1 cover flat – a rare, unbound comic cover pulled directly from the printing press and signed by Valiant staff and creators.
Portions of the proceeds from the event’s $5 door charge and all pints of the new beer that are poured will be donated to Hope for the Day, supporting their suicide prevention outreach and mental health education projects.