After proving to European trademark authorities that it exists, a German brewer has won approval to make a beer named for the Austrian town of f---ing. And not just any beer: f---ing Hell, available as soon as the fall and sure to provoke tittering in frat-boy types everywhere, has a legitimate provenance, a spokesman tells the Sun:
“In German the word for a lager beer is a Helles beer, so we have also patented the name f---ing Hell, which means lager from f---ing, of course. I don’t understand why the patents office think of something else. They must have dirty minds.” Der Spiegel notes German towns that might soon get their own brews if entrepreneurs follow the lead: Kissing, Petting and Pissen.
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