DENVER — Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson will hoist a mug of beer after hoisting the Stanley Cup.
Johnson has been dubbed an "Honorary Brewmaster" by Bud Light, announced Bud Light.
The beer company said Johnson will assist in brewing a batch of Bud Light that will be available inside limited-edition bottles donning his signature.
The bottles will be sold in Colorado throughout the upcoming 2022-23 hockey season.
For fans who want to kick off the celebration sooner, Bud Light is will bring back its customized championship pack honoring the Avalanche. The Stanley Cup bottles will be available during the team’s parade in downtown Denver on Thursday.
Coors Light announced it will make a limited edition beer with shavings of the championship ice.
The "Champions Ice" brew will be available beginning Thursday in select Denver locations including ViewHouse Ballpark, Sports Column, Tom's Watch Bar, Hayter's, Brother's Bar and Grill, Blake Street Tavern, Blue Moon Brewery, McGregor Plaza, Stoney's Bar and Grill, Jackson's LoDo, and Swanky's.
The Avalanche topped the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final Sunday night to win their third championship.
The City of Denver will honor the Avalanche with a parade and celebration at Civic Center Park on Thursday.
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