Newcastle, the makers of one of our favorite brown ales, has released an intriguing new brew – Newcastle Werewolf.

The new beer, a self-described ‘Blood Red Ale’, is the first of four limited edition runs that Newcastle is releasing.

The packaging is as fun as the name – with claw tears on the label and a tag line of ‘Escape from England’. In addition to the blood red color, Newcastle says the brew has sweet berry overtones along with hint of bitterness.

We think it might be the perfect companion for watching ‘American Werewolf in London’, or HBO’s ‘True Blood’.