MINOCQUA, Wisconsin (WFRV) – A northern Wisconsin brewery with a neighboring population of just under 4,500 is using part of its profits to try to get State Senator Ron Johnson to resign.
The Minocqua Brewing Company, which describes itself as a “Progressivebeer” brewer, has created a beer called “Filibuster Ale – Must be Quaffed before 2022”. The is a nutty dark beer with a colorful, politically inspired label.
In the brewery’s Facebook post describing the label, the right side of the label features “filberts” (which represent a hazelnut) wearing red ties and allegedly screaming and yelling about the “big lie” (referring to to Donald Trump’s declaration regarding the 2020 election) while a “Democratic donkey” destroys the Republican playbook. In this case, the playbook represents the systematic obstruction. It is also mentioned that the label is ambitious.
Anyone who buys the beer or the merchandise will indirectly contribute to the brewery’s super CAP. 5% of all profits from their brewery would go to impeach Senator Johnson and try to replace him with a progressive candidate who gets rid of the filibuster.
Minocqua Brewing Company told Local 5 that it has raised over $ 200,000 from the super PAC and the owner has already spent over 100,000 on billboards and radio advertisements calling on them. Republicans of Wisconsin.
Filibuster Ale should be on the shelves in the state of Wisconsin, from Superior to Kenosha. A full list of locations can be found on the Minocqua Brewing Company website.
The brewery owner also mentioned that all of their beers are in high demand and they are doing their best to keep up with production.
Senator Johnson has yet to say whether he will run for a third term for the vacant seat in 2022. Several Democratic candidates have announced their campaign which includes a Milwaukee Bucks executive, a millennial leader and the lieutenant governor of Wisconsin.
Minocqua Brewing Company also brews other politically inspired beers, including:
- Biden beer
- ‘la – A Vice Presidential Stout
- IPA Cards Show
- Bernie brew
- Tammy shandy
- Evers Ale
Minocqua is located just over 160 miles north of Green Bay.
A full list of beers brewed by Minocqua Brewing Company can be found on their website.