"Star Trek" fans, beer lovers, and Klingons alike - rejoice! The Federation of Beer, in partnership with the Tin Man Brewing Company, has announced a new addition to the universe of Trekkie-themed ales: the Klingon Warnog. 

Like Ommegang Brewery did for its line of "Game of Thrones' themed beers, Tin Man Brewery put some serious love and expertise into creating a delicious ale for this latest release. 

"Warnog's aroma is predominantly mild banana and clove produced by the German wheat yeast, supported by subtle sweet malt character from the use of Munich malt," the company states in a release. "The flavor draws heavily from the blending of the rye malt and traditional clove character, creating a very rich and unique flavor. The inclusion of wheat and caramel malts help to round out the mouthfeel of this beer, making this Dunkelweizen hearty enough to be called ... a Klingon Warnog."
In the "Star Trek" series, Warnog is a traditional Klingon ale that is clear in color, but "not quite as ceremonial or popular as bloodwine". 

In a statement on Facebook, Tin Man Brewery expressed gratitude for the opportunity to craft a German Dunkelweizen worthy of the Warnog distinction. 

"We just want to say thank you for all the Star Trek love we've been getting with the recent announcement of Warnog Roggen Dunkel. Tin Man Brewing was contracted by the Federation Of Beer to develop and brew Warnog, and we are exceedingly proud to brew beer for the Star Trek universe."

Klingon Warnog will ship throughout the U.S. and Canada later this year. 

A Klingon translation of this post is available below. 


rejoice "Hov trek" fans, HIq lovers, tlhInganpu' alike-'ej! chu' addition 'u' trekkie-themed HIq announced DIvI' HIq, qaStaHvIS Tin loD Brewing wey, partnership: tlhIngan wornagh.

ghaytan tlhegh Qu' ommegang Brewery "Quj Thrones themed HIq, Sagh muSHa'ghach expertise 'ej 'op lan Brewery loD Tin 'ey HIq, latest release chenmoH.

"wornagh aroma predominantly ralchugh, vaj banan naH lIng QamchoH ghaH german yeast, ngaq quv subtle malt vuDmey'e' vo' malja' munich malt, clove 'ej" wey Sep qaStaHvIS release. "tu'lu'be' wejwa' 'ugh vo' blending rye malt 'ej potlhmeyDaq clove vuDmey'e', mIp 'ej unique wejwa' chenmoH. inclusion QamchoH ghaH 'ej caramel malts QaH HIq, chenmoH dunkelweizen hearty yap tlhIngan wornagh pong... mouthfeel round. "

qaStaHvIS series "Hov trek", wornagh potlhmeyDaq tlhIngan HIq ghaH Huv qaStaHvIS color 'ach "tlhoS je qortova pagh Qat je Iw HIq".

qaStaHvIS statement facebook, tlho' craft german dunkelweizen distinction wornagh quvvam 'eb vIHutlh Tin loD Brewery.

"qatlho' Hoch Hov trek muSHa'ghach wej recent announcement wornagh roggen dunkel jatlh neH wIneH. contracted tin loD Brewing pong DIvI' HIq Hach 'ej wornagh brew 'ej HIja'bej Hem HIq 'u' Hov trek brew. "

Duj tlhIngan wornagh qaStaHvIS u.s. qa'naDa' 'ej 'u' later DIS.

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New 'Star Trek'-themed beer is called Klingon Warnog
Tin Man Brewing Company says the new Dunkelweizen ale has an aroma of 'mild banana and clove.'