Tequila Barrel-Aged Beer Will Turn Cinco de Mayo Into a Real Fiesta

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Cinco de Mayo is almost here. Do you know which cerveza you’ll be partying with?

If not, Founders has a new option that might entice you. The Michigan brewery is releasing Más Agave, an imperial lime Gose aged in tequila barrels. It’s beer, if that wasn’t clear.

Clocking in at a potent 10-percent ABV, this one is definitely a sipper but goes great with any Cinco de Mayo festive foods (tacos, churros, chimichangas, and nachos). Then maybe you don’t want to wake up on May 6 and wonder why it feels like someone bashed your brain around like a piñata. But only maybe.

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Introducing Más Agave! . Our latest addition to the Barrel-Aged Series pays homage to one of our favorite cocktails, the margarita. We took an imperial gose brewed with agave, lime and sea salt and then aged it in tequila barrels for a little bit of kick. Find this in 750mL and 12oz bottles and on draft in our taprooms on May 3 and everywhere beginning in early May! More at the link in our profile. #chaseyourwhatif

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This exciting new hybrid beverage made us think about the tequilas we’d use to age beer.

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