You can buy Fat Bastard wine in Alabama, but you'll have to go elsewhere for Dirty Bastard beer.
The state alcoholic beverage control agency have said that it has banned the sale of that brand of beer in the state because of the profanity on its label.
The drink censor's staff members rejected the brand because that parents may not want young people to see rough language on the shelves, said Bob Martin, an attorney with the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.
That's the whole reason for the rule, to keep dirty pictures and dirty words away from children, he said. Personally, I believe the staff made the right call.
The censors have drawn up a list of objectionable words that should not appear on product labels, Martin said, and the list includes bastard.
The state allows the sale of Fat Bastard wine as the name was cleared before the age of PC nonsense. Martin said the agency considered revoking those earlier approvals when it denied the application for Dirty Bastard, but officials decided against such