This Trans Beer Is Bad Allyship

This week, British craft beer company BrewDog launched a “non-binary transgender beer.”

In their own words, the “No Label” brew uses “hops that have changed sex from female to male flowers prior to harvest.” These were used to “emphasise that just like humans, beer can be whatever the hell it wants to be.”

Let’s stop right there.

Beer cannot “be whatever the hell it wants to be.” Beer can only be beer. It can’t grow legs and decide it wants to compete in the Olympics. It can’t run for President of the United States. All it can really do is cause a chemical imbalance in people that leads either to violent human interaction outside pubs, or intimate human interaction inside bedrooms.

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