Review: Brewery Ommegang gets smoky with its new “Mother of Dragons” beer


Welcome, friends, to the arrival of another beer from Brewery Ommegang and HBO, with your trusty Watchers on the Wall beer reviewer to give you a first taste. Mother of Dragons, the third beer in the limited release Royal Reserve Collection, is a blend of smoked porter and cherry kriek brewed in honor of Daenerys Targaryen, or to use the fancier official description:

This blend of a smoked porter and a Belgian kriek represents the smoke and fire that Daenerys has unleashed on her opponents during her ascent to conquer and rule the seven kingdoms.

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Con of Thrones Tickets On Sale October 10th! Plus: A Call for Programming

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Announced two weeks ago, Con of Thrones, the fandom’s biggest annual gathering of fans and stars of Game of Thrones, will be returning next summer. Next year the con will make its home in Nashville’s Music City Center, with the dates set for July 12-14, 2019. Year three will once again be produced by Mischief Management, with Watchers on the Wall joining in the fun as the official programming partner, creating panels and events that celebrate GoT, A Song of Ice and Fire and the fandom we love.

Today more news rolled out, with the announcement that con tickets will go on sale to the public Wednesday, October 10 at 11am ET, in just two weeks. Pricing info came along with the news, naturally, so you can start planning accordingly!

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Kit Harington talks Season 8 and his Game of Thrones souvenir; Sophie Turner admits finale won’t please everyone

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The wait for the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones continues to drag on, but at least we have a couple of interviews to brighten your day! Kit Harington tries to discuss next season without giving anything away and reveals his keepsake from the show, while Sophie Turner takes a much more candid approach – which may or may not make us happy. 

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Enter the Beyond the Wall Giveaway to Win 2 Game of Thrones Pop Figures!

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Welcome to the latest Watchers on the Wall Giveaway, which we’re throwing because…well, why not! For this week’s giveaway, we’ll be giving away to one lucky reader a Funko Pop!Vinyl pair of Northern bros: Jon Snow, King in the North, and his red-haired wildling sidekick Tormund Giantsbane, both dressed in their butt-kicking beyond-the-wall gear.

For the next seven days, we’re accepting entries in this worldwide giveaway. To enter, all you need to do is leave a comment here! (See below for more entry methods.)

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Maisie Williams Gets into Arya’s Mindset & Teases Female Characters “Ruling”, “Back on Top” in Game of Thrones Season 8

Although she'll miss it, Maisie Williams (Arya Stark) is looking forward to the day when she can say goodbye to 'Game of Thrones' and focus on other work.

In a new interview, Maisie Williams gives unexpected insight into the final season… in a way. She divulges no spoilers, but she does discuss how the ever-growing importance of female characters will continue in the final season. We are also told what Maisie does to prepare when she adorns the mantle of Game of Thrones‘s resident “serial killer everyone’s rooting for” (her words), among other interesting soundbites. We’ll take it!

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