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Ozzy beer still on shelves after Brewer's Art receives cease-and-desist letter

Ozzy beer still on shelves after Brewer's Art receives cease-and-desist letter

Ozzy Osbourne has endorsed soda, a cellphone and even imitation butter spread. But one product the Prince of Darkness apparently does not approve of is Ozzy, the Belgian-style strong pale ale made by the Baltimore-based company The Brewer's Art.

The local brewery received a cease-and-desist letter from representatives of Osbourne, the hard-rock-forefather-turned-reality-TV-star, Brewer's Art co-owner Tom Creegan confirmed.

The canned version of the beer has a logo depicting a clenched fist with the letters O-Z-Z-Y spelled on the fingers, similar to the Black Sabbath singer's own left hand. Bat imagery also appears on the can, a likely reference to one of Osbourne's most...

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