Ommegang Announces Take the Black Stout, Its Second Game of Thrones Beer

That's a weirwood tree on the label.
That's a weirwood tree on the label. Photo: Ommegang Brewery

The second installment of Brewery Ommegang’s Game of Thrones–branded beer is a stout inspired by the Night’s Watch. Take the Black Stout, My Beer Buzz notes, is “as dark as the winters that once engulfed Westeros, as robust as the men who swear their oaths at the Weirwood Tree.” Also, it has a really pretty label! At 7 percent ABV, this beer is slightly more alcoholic than its predecessor, and it will be brewed with star anise and licorice root. These are two great talking points to keep in mind for the beer’s fall release or for the next time George R.R. Martin shows up for dinner unannounced, whichever happens first. [My Beer Buzz, Earlier, Related]