Sun King brews, cans official beer for Gen Con

(WISH Photo/ Howard Monroe)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Gen Con 2015 is a little over a week away and Sun King is brewing up this year’s official beer for the festivities.

Sun King Brewing will brew a beer specifically for the convention and this year for the first time attendees will be able to purchase the beer in cans. They will also host an outdoor beer garden and a tapping kickoff party on July 29. The garden is for ages 21 and older and is open until Aug. 1.

The name of the beer is called “Drink on and Prosper,” which is described as a Blonde Ale with brown sugar and caramelized dark fruit flavors. The name of the beer was picked from this year’s online naming contest.

The beer can also be enjoyed at several downtown bars and restaurants.

The previous beers included, Ale of Destiny, Flagon Slayer and Froth of Khan.

During the kick off party an aged version of Froth of Khan will be featured. The party starts at 6 p.m. on Georgia Street. Gen Con starts July 30 and goes till Aug. 2. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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