Texas brewery makes 'Beto Beer' for Democratic Senate candidate

Rep. Beto O'RourkeRobert (Beto) Francis O'RourkeO'Rourke says he'd 'absolutely' take down border wall near El Paso if he could NBC, CNN to host first two Democratic presidential primary debates O'Rourke, Schumer huddle on possible 2020 bid: report MORE (D-Texas) now has his name branded on a seasonal beer, in addition to campaign signs for his Texas Senate bid.

Austin, Texas-based, Circle Brewing Co. announced on Friday that its latest seasonal beer is named after the Democratic lawmaker who is running to unseat Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzO’Rourke heading to Wisconsin amid 2020 speculation Senate approves border bill that prevents shutdown For 2020, Democrats are lookin’ for somebody to love MORE (R-Texas), according to local station, KFOX14.

The brew, called "Beto Beer," was made to highlight O'Rourke's race against Cruz in this year's midterms, the brewer told KFOX. 


Circle Brewing said their "Election Pale" ale is meant to promote O'Rourke's campaign and to "help rally more people to go to the polls and drive an increase in voter participation."

The beer will be released later this month and available in Austin and San Antonio until November, the outlet reported. 

While Cruz remains the favorite, polls have shown that O'Rourke is continuing to gain ground in his effort to unseat the GOP senator. 

The Cook Political Report shifted the race from its “likely Republican” column to “lean Republican” earlier this month, saying that recent polling suggests a tighter contest. 

A new Texas Lyceum poll indicated Cruz leads O'Rourke by just a 2-point margin among likely voters. 

Texas has not elected a Democrat to the Senate in three decades.