On Monday, August 1, the dream died: California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 39 which puts a stop to buying, selling, or importing caffeinated beer drinks.

This goes into effect on the first of the year, 2012.

If you're still reading this: stop. Proceed immediately to the nearest conveniece store and buy up all the Joose. This is your first step toward kingpin status.

[via LAist]