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Bokkeryder forced to change name to Methode Goat

#1

Due to legal pressure, the award-winning lambic blender Raf Souvereyns is changing his business name from Bokkeryder to Methode Goat. All former beer names are acceptable as they are.

#2

Freemasons?

#3

WTF, what’s going on here? Indeed the website, the Facebook page and the Instagram channel are gone.

#4

Seems to be true:

#5

But who owns the trademark or forced him to change it? I’m sure this shouldn’t be a secret?

#6

https://www.ratebeer.com/beer/cornelissen-bokkereyer/11079/

#7

Honestly up until now I was always surprised that he was never sued for copyright infringement, him almost never selling his beer in Belgium probably helped.