Fancy a can of Ozzy Osbourne?

Ozzy Osbourne has brought in the lawyers to stop production of a beer using his name.
Ozzy Osbourne has brought in the lawyers to stop production of a beer using his name.

Ozzy Osbourne's lawyers have threatened to take legal action over a brand of ale that shares its name with the rock star.

The Black Sabbath frontman's legal team has sent a cease-and-desist letter to bosses of The Brewer's Art, a brewery in Baltimore, Maryland, over an ale called Ozzy.

The ale's artwork features the name inked on the fingers of a clenched fist that's similar to the tattoo the rocker sports on his knuckles. The artwork also has a bat logo, a possible reference to Osbourne's infamous stage stunt in which he bit the head off a live bat.

Tom Creegan, owner of The Brewer's Art, confirmed the legal dispute to The Baltimore Sun newspaper and revealed he had received a letter from Osbourne's lawyers.

- WENN

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