Can't Get It Out Of Your Head: Hanson's MMMhop Beer
December 4, 2011
The 1997 song "MMMbop" catapulted the youthful trio of brothers known as Hanson to fame. The pop group has faded in popularity, though the Hansons are still making music. More importantly, they're all old enough to drink now. So next year, instead of releasing a new album, Zac, Taylor and Isaac Hanson are releasing a new beer: an India pale ale called MMMhop.
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