Today In Musician-Related Booze News: Jimi’s Vodka Gets Unplugged, Kid Rock’s Beer Gets Thumbs-Up

noah | February 19, 2009 12:30 pm

• A judge has ruled that Hendrix Electric Vodka (prototype bottle shown at left) will disappear in a purple haze of legal reasons. Experience Hendrix and Authentic Hendrix, which own Jimi Hendrix‘s name for licensing purposes, have won a $3.2 million judgment against Hendrix Electric Spirits for using the guitarist’s likeness without their permission. [ArtsBeat]

• Meanwhile, the Michigan Brewing Company, located in Webberville, is going to receive a tax break in order to hasten the production of a Kid Rock-branded beer. I bet it’ll go really well with all the offerings at Waffle House! [KalamaBrew]

• Have any of you guys tried Jimmy Buffett‘s Land Shark Lager? Just curious. [The Duane Reade Near My Apartment]

[Pic via Slashfood]