Beyoncé Is Not Happy About Being Turned Into A Beer

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Dec. 12 2017, Updated 2:10 p.m. ET

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Beyoncé is not okay with her likeness being used to sell beers! The singer recently issued a cease and desist to a Brooklyn-based beer maker who was selling "Bïeryoncé," a Bey-inspired pilsner. Click through for more details on the controversy!

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“As a Hispanic, female-run business owner, I am very inspired by Beyoncé, so I thought I’d pay homage,” Brooklyn's Lineup Brewing's owner, Katarina Martinez, told Pitchfork.

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Martinez wanted to make the Bey-inspired beverage after missing one of her shows when she'd already bought tickets.

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“We’re disappointed she didn’t take it as a compliment, but oh well," Martinez said. "It was fun while it lasted!”

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You can still get some of the one-time batch in New York while it lasts!

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Now, Bey can go back to living her best life and hitting No. 1 with Ed Sheeran and their new duet, "Perfect."

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