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Elbow have announced their own ale...here's 7 more celebrity alcohol brands

Willie Nelson’s whiskey, Dan Aykroyd’s wine and Dr. Dr’s cognac…

Francis Ford Coppola's Director's Cut wine on sale in his winery in California
Francis Ford Coppola's Director's Cut wine on sale in his winery in California
Image: Eric Risberg/AP/Press Association Images

UK BAND ELBOW have announced that they’re set to launch their very own premium ale, brewed to their taste.

The ale, called ‘Build a Rocket Boys’ after their latest album, will be officially launched at this year’s Manchester Food and Drink Festival, reports NME. They teamed up with a local brewery to pick a flavour that appealed to their palates.

Elbow aren’t they only musicians or celebrities who made a foray into the world of producing alcohol. Dan Aykroyd, Marilyn Manson and Willie Nelson have all tried their hands at it…

Elbow have announced their own ale...here's 7 more celebrity alcohol brands
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  • Willie Nelson's whiskey

    Willie Nelson developed his own brand of bourbon called Old Whiskey River a few years back. The company that made it sent samples to him while he was on tour. The drink was inspired by Nelson's 1978 song Whiskey River. Pic: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP/Press Association Images
  • Dan Aykroyd's wine

    Dan Aykroyd greets fans at a wine tasting in New Jersey. The actor invested in Niagara Cellars in 2006 and has developed his own series of wines. His latest venture, Crystal Head Vodka, comes in a bottle shaped like a skull. Pic: Rob DiCaterino via Flickr
  • Donald Trump Vodka

    A bottle of Trump vodka sits on a bar in a showroom during the introduction of his new furniture line in March 2007. Trump himself calls it "the world's finest super premium vodka". Pic: AP Photo/Chuck Burton
  • Marilyn Manson's Absinthe

    Marilyn Manson's own brand of Absinthe, called 'Mansinthe' won gold at San Francisco's 2008 World Spirits Competition. Pic: Matt Sayles/AP/Press Association Images
  • Francis Ford Coppola wines

    Director Francis Ford Coppola (centre) owns a number of wineries in California and has been making wines since 1977. His company also makes a line of pastas and pasta sauces. Pic: AP Photo/Arnie Schlissel
  • Elbow's ale

    Elbow's Build a Rocket Boys ale is a limited edition 4.0 per cent beer, which will be available in a casket only. Pic: Fiction Records
  • Dr. Dre's cognac

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