SAN DIEGO — Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk has teamed with Oceanside-based Black Plague Brewing on “Tony Hawps IPA,” a beer debuting later this month.
Hawk appears in a video promoting the American IPA, which Black Plague describes as a “smooth, clear American IPA with intense citrus and floral aroma, low biterness, and a crisp, refreshing finish” on the brewery’s Instagram.
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🗣 We’ve teamed up with the legendary @tonyhawk x @birdhouseskateboards to pour you a collaboration for the ages: “Tony Hawps IPA”… A smooth, CLEAR American IPA with intense citrus & floral aroma, low biterness & a crisp, refreshing finish, destined to rise to the top of the flavor podium. Dropping into your taste buds all year! 🦅🍻 #dyingforabeer Follow @blackplaguebrewing for where to get your hands on it!💥💥💥 . Edit: @jono_film | Music: @kids_in_heat 🔥
Hawk, an Encinitas resident, is one of an extensive roster of skaters associated with the North County beer company, including co-founder and skate pro Jordan Hoffart.
Last month marked 20 years since Hawk landed the first 900 at the 1999 Summer X Games, a moment that launched the sport into popular consciousness in a new way. Hawk is widely credited as one of the sport’s most decorated and recognizable ambassadors.