UK amp firm Hiwatt announces new addition to its 2021 line-up: beer

Hiwatt Rider beer
(Image credit: Hiwatt)

UK amp-maker Hiwatt has announced a collaboration with London-based craft brewers Drop Project, releasing its first beer.

The 4.5% pale ale, dubbed Rider, was apparently created with the brief that it “must be ideal for sinking in the pub whilst enjoying great live music”.  

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Matt Parker
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Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.