Jerry “The King” Lawler has been a staple of professional wrestling for over five decades. And, for all that time, the Tennessee native has professed his abstinence from alcohol. However, in the new craft world, tee tolling doesn’t mean you can’t have your own beer. Enter Jerry “The King” Lager.
The new brew is a collaboration between the ‘rassler and Memphis’ Meddlesome Brewing Company according to the Memphis Flyer. According to the brewery, the suds are a “hoppy pale lager” touting a 6% ABV and 35 IBU’s.
The lager will initially be available in Meddlesome’s taproom as well as Jerry Lawler’s Hall of Fame Bar & Grille on the notorious Beale Street. There are no bottles or cans available, but superfine can pick up a growler to go at the brewery.
Still, Lawler stresses that he, himself, would never drink his namesake beer. “I’ve never tasted beer, wine, or whiskey in my life and I’m not going to start just because one’s named after me,” retold the Flyer.
The 68-year-old wrestler claims that his booze-free lifestyle is the secret to his youthful fitness. However, that fitness failed him recently when he suffered a stroke mid coitus with his 29-year-old fiancé.