He further says that such trivialization of Lord Hanuman was disturbing to the Hindus world over. Hindus are for free expression and speech as much as anybody else if not more, but faith is something sacred and attempts at trivializing it hurt the devotees, Zed points out and adds that businesses should be respectful to various faith traditions.
Before the protest, 'Odd13 Brewing' described Hanuman beer as: Hanuman is an American IPA with a light malt character that showcases robust hopping. Giving the "story" behind "Hanuman", which was styled as "Single Hop IPA", it then stated: "Hanuman is a kind shapeshifting super-monkey."
Ryan Scott, brewery’s co-founder, was quoted in the media today: We didn't mean for it to be offensive...the name for the beer originally came from a Facebook contest.
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