There is an epidemic currently sweeping up and down the west coast of the United States. From Alaska to southern California, something wicked is causing lesions, malformations, and mass casualties. To help support this cause, it’s not the CDC, WHO, nor Red Cross to whom you should send a donation. Instead, pick this up at your local packie:
Rogue Ales & Spirits has teamed up with Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans (PISCO) to brew Wasted Sea Star Purple Pale Ale—a beer for drinking while thinking about the shrinking starfish population. That’s right, the epidemic is not happening to people (thankfully, this time), but our star-shaped sea friends are being wiped out by an outbreak of sea star wasting disease.