The Consumerist shared the news about this new brand of beer made specifically for American students' drinking games.
Beer pong is similar to the "quarters"game I played in high school, but uses ping pong balls rather than coins. The object is the same: get one in the glass, and your opponent has to drink. (Since your coordination diminishes the more you lose, it's pretty much a guaranteed puke for someone. Lovely.)
According to the Pong Beer site:
"We are beer fanatics committed to providing the highest quality, most flavorful, premium product at a reasonable price.
Pong Beer is brewed using only the finest natural ingredients to produce an exceptionally crisp, smooth, and refreshing light beer."A "crisp, smooth, and refreshing light beer"? Great. But the brand name also brings to mind an unfortunate bit of British slang:
Obscure? The thesaurus entry even has a picture:
Probably not a problem for the brewers, though, since the Brits probably already think most mainstream American beer is pongy...