For the first time since it was originally brewed in 2013, Lakewood Brewing Co.’s Mole Temptress will soon be available in bottles.
According to posts on the Garland, Texas-based brewery’s social media accounts, Mole Temptress has been brewed and will be on shelves “soon.” Previous incarnations of the 9.1 percent ABV imperial milk stout were produced to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and have been brewed with assorted chilies including ancho, chipotle, guajillo and pasilla; cinnamon and 100 percent cacao nibs used in collaboration with Dallas, Texas-based chocolatier Dude, Sweet Chocolate.
Mole Temptress is part of the Seduction Series, which are variations of Lakewood’s Temptress milk stout that use different adjuncts to enhance the flavors of the base beer. While in past years all of the beers in the series have previously been draft-only releases, Lakewood is releasing four different Seduction Series beers in bottles this year: Raspberry Temptress, which was released in February; Mole Temptress; French Quarter Temptress, which is scheduled to be released in the third quarter and Sin Mint Temptress which is scheduled to be released in the fourth quarter. In addition, Bourbon Barrel Temptress, which is not a part of the Seduction Series, is scheduled to return in December as well.
While emails to the brewery asking for additional details were not returned, Lakewood has indicated that all of the Seduction Series releases in 2015 will be packaged in 22-ounce bottles. The release is expected on shelves in early May.