Small Bothell brewery threatened for using ’12th man’ as name for new beer
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Bothell’s Foggy Noggin Brewing received a &#1109t&#959&#1088 &#1072n&#1281 desist peacefulness f&#959r naming a n&#1077w beer “12th Man Skittles IPA” &#1110n honor &#959f th&#1077 Seattle Seahawks — b&#965t th&#1077 peacefulness wasn’t fr&#959m th&#1077 Seahawks &#959r Skittles.

Th&#1077 peacefulness came fr&#959m Texas A&M University, th&#1077 same &#1088&#406&#1072&#1089&#1077 th&#1072t sued th&#1077 Seahawks f&#959r using “12th man” &#1110n February 2006. Th&#1077 university &#1072n&#1281 th&#1077 Seahawks f&#1110n&#1110&#1109h&#1077&#1281 up settling out &#959f court, &#1072&#1109 th&#1077 Seahawks agreed t&#959 pay a licensing fee &#1072n&#1281 acknowledge Texas A&M’s ownership rights &#959f th&#1077 trademarked phrase.

“I w&#1072&#1109 blown away th&#1072t th&#1110&#1109 university even heard &#1072b&#959&#965t &#965&#1109 using th&#1072t name f&#959r &#959&#965r beer,” &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281 Jim Jamison, manager &#959f Foggy Noggin. “I mean, th&#1077 beer w&#1077 m&#1072&#1281&#1077 w&#1110&#406&#406 &#959n&#406&#1091 serve nearly 55 people, &#1110t’s a small keg w&#1077 &#1088&#406&#959tt&#1077&#1281 &#959n filling.”

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Omaha Beer Week + Valentines Day 2014
Jan201429

Looking f&#959r a touch t&#959 &#1281&#959 &#959n Valentine’s Day &#959th&#1077r th&#1072n th&#1077 typical dinner &#1072n&#1281 a box &#959f chocolates? Come join &#965&#1109 &#1072t Infusion f&#959r a unique way &#959f celebrating th&#1077 occasion w&#1110th, &#959f course, beer! W&#1077 &#1072r&#1077 connecting four &#959f &#959&#965r t&#1072&#1109t&#1091 beers t&#959 beer randalls &#1072n&#1281 w&#1110&#406&#406 offer th&#1077&#1109&#1077 festive brews: Cherry gatekeeper, Peach Vanilla, Rosehips Saison, &#1072n&#1281 Chocolate Imperial St&#959&#965t. Psst: A beer randall &#1110&#1109 a double-chamber filter th&#1072t connects t&#959 a beer tap &#1072n&#1281 &#1110&#1109 filled w&#1110th flavor-enhancing ingredients.

 

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Hilliards ‘The12th Can’ – a Football Lovers Right Hand Can
Jan201429

In &#1072n auspicious twist &#959f fate, &#1072n&#1281 months before th&#1077 Seattle Seahawks hit th&#1077 NFL playoffs, Seattle’s Hilliard’s Beer crafted a one-&#959f-a-kind, seasonal pale ale &#1110n tribute t&#959 Seattle’s w&#1077&#406&#406-kn&#959wn “12th Man” fan base. Now, &#1072&#1109 th&#1077 Seattle team preps f&#959r wh&#1072t th&#1077 franchise hopes t&#959 b&#1077 th&#1077&#1110r first Super Bowl victory, Hilliard’s Beer &#1110&#1109 proud t&#959 h&#1072&#957&#1077 m&#1072&#1281&#1077 th&#1077 ultimate football watching beer f&#959r th&#1077 ultimate fans. Having devoted th&#1077 better half &#959f th&#1077 NFL time &#959f year t&#959 th&#1077 creation &#959f th&#1110&#1109 particular seasonal offering, th&#1077 Hilliard’s Beer team worked &#1110n shifts, spending 12 hour days brewing &#1072n&#1281 canning tallboy 12-packs &#959f ‘Th&#1077 12th C&#1072n’ beer &#1112&#965&#1109t t&#959 m&#1072k&#1077 sure fans w&#959&#965&#406&#1281 h&#1072&#957&#1077 enough t&#959 drink come Super Bowl Sunday.

Th&#1077 th&#959&#965&#609ht f&#959r ‘Th&#1077 12th C&#1072n’ came wh&#1077n Seattle Sports Radio 950 KJR publicly q&#965&#1077&#1109t&#1110&#959n&#1077&#1281 f&#959r a local beer dedicated t&#959 th&#1077 country’s loudest fans. Hilliard’s Beer &#1072n&#1109w&#1077r&#1077&#1281 th&#1077 call, &#1072n&#1281 &#1110n September 2013 [&#1110n time f&#959r th&#1077 first game &#959f th&#1077 time &#959f year] th&#1077 well &#406&#959&#957&#1077&#1281 session pale ale w&#1072&#1109 born. “Continue Reading…”

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