Rock Art Brewery – never had a sip of it, never heard of it, and may have gone my entire life without ever once giving a flaming tinker's damn about them. Nameless, faceless, just another “one of those” micros out there, one I could get around to trying, but it's a bit of a drive, eh?
In short: who gives a shit?
Watch this and tell me:
Now go here:
I have this feeling one of the two (Hansen, the parent of Monster Energy Drinks, I think) has a bit more than the budget Mr. Nadeau is mentioning to take this asinine imbecility into court and destroy him, and hell yes: this IS all about the principal of the thing. This isn't just me saying “the big bad corporation is being big and bad.” It's me saying “This little guy is getting heavily, mightily screwed by the big bad corporation that's being bad.”
Remember Monster Cable sued every human on the freaking planet with “monster” in their name? That tapered off after a small internet revolt. This is just the latest, and it's just as foul: how in the blue blazing hell can anyone mistake that green, claw-ripped logo looking can of high fructose corn syrup, chemicals, and caffeine for a big brown bottle of beer? Anyone?
And how do you sue over the name "Monster?" I mean, all the beasts under my bed as a child, they didn't have lawyers, likely. I mean, really?
So, last thing to do – go here:
And share your thoughts.
And then let's all give Matt an email for support.