8 beer label scandals that came to a head

PMBC-Prunus Lbl From an Illinois brewery's "panty dropper" label to Bud Light's #UpForWhatever campaign, many beer labels have caused controversy and lawsuits over the years. In 2009 a woman in the Wiccan community was upset about the California label, "Witch's Wit," that depicted a witch being burned at the stake. The brewery discontinued the label.


In the same year, George Lucas sent a cease and desist order to a New England brewery that produced a stout with the label "Imperial Stout Trooper."


For Esquire's full list of 8 beer label controversies, click here.