Last Call: Turns out, there are laws when you’re drinkin Claws

Screenshot: Trevor Wallace (YouTube)
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Whatever your thoughts on the hard seltzer explosion, the phenomenon now has its quintessential viral moment courtesy of comedian Trevor Wallace’s YouTube video titled *drinks White Claw once*. (Choice quote: “It’s like a Four Loko that went to private school.”) The video, which has 1.1 million views and counting, led Wallace to sell a t-shirt that read “Ain’t No Laws When You’re Drinkin’ Claws.” But, it turns out, there are laws—specifically, trademark ones.

Wallace tweeted that fans who purchased the shirt were issued refunds; VinePair reports White Claw’s legal team asked Wallace to stop selling them.


“I’m TRULY sorry,” Wallace tweeted.

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Kate Bernot

Kate Bernot is managing editor at The Takeout and a certified beer judge.