Watt Beer

The Daily Meal

During a trip to Dublin with his friends, Houston Texans defensive end J. J. Watt was given an exceptional welcome gift when the group stopped at Open Gate Brewery, an experimental brewery operated by Guinness.

The brewery, located in St. James Gate, Dublin, and now open to the public, welcomed Watt with a batch of his very own beer, brewed for the NFL's three-time Defensive Player of the Year.

The bottles feature a label with his jersey number, 99, and the words "exclusively brewed for JJ Watt."

On Twitter, Watt shared photos of the special brew and explained that the trip is part of an annual travel tradition with the 26-year-old and his nine closest friends from high school.

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Watt, who recently underwent surgery for a sports hernia and subsequently had to withdraw from the Pro Bowl, is currently in recovery, so his Dublin vacation came at the right time.

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