Unexpectedly: Queen Elizabeth II launches her own beer brand

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While Meghan Markle is publishing her children’s book “The Bench” and voicing elephants across the ocean, Queen Elizabeth II is launching her own brand of beer.

As Buckingham Palace announced this week, Queen Elizabeth II, 95, has signed a contract to produce beer made using plants grown at her country estate of Sandringham House in Norfolk.

Unexpectedly: Queen Elizabeth II launches her own beer brand

The 500 ml bottles will be available for purchase in the gift store at the monarch’s residence. In addition to the official emblem of the Royal Order, the label features a hare and a pheasant. A special message of description reads: “Sandringham Manor is a wildlife sanctuary for pheasants, hares, owls and many other species that live in the woods and farmland.

Unexpectedly: Queen Elizabeth II launches her own beer brand

Her Majesty approached local producer Barsham Brewery in Norfolk to make a limited-edition brew from her organic spring barley.

This is not the first time Buckingham Palace has taken a fancy to making liquor. Just last year, the monarchs released their own brand of gin, of which the queen herself is rumored to be a big fan. Soon after, Prince Charles entered the alcohol business with his own brand of “botanical gin,” teaming up with Oxford’s Artisan Distillery to produce a drink infused with plants from his royal garden.