Great Job, Internet!: Watch the Stranger Things band make a beer that hopefully doesn’t taste like the ‘80s

Texas synth artists Survive make ‘80s-inspired bleeps and bloops that evoke both the original compositions of John Carpenter and nostalgia for an era of sci-fi that never quite existed. After they were tapped to provide a soundtrack to Netflix’s hit series Stranger Things, it seemed the band had found the perfect home for its unique sound. The brewers at Goose Island, however, saw a greater purpose for Survive.

In a few weeks, the duo will be playing Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Festival. Every year, Goose Island collaborates with a band on the lineup to help create a special beer for the event. Performers like Twin Peaks and Chance the Rapper have worked with the brewery in years past, and now Survive has been recruited to help make GI5-5538, a “crimson ale inspired by grapefruit” that announces its alcohol by volume and international bitter units right in the title (5 …

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