In the two-plus years since it instituted the Legendary Series, Lakewood Brewing Co. has played upon the inspiration of various apparitions and mythological characters, but the most recent release is devoted to a saint.
There has been no better time to be a beer fan in Texas than right now. Thanks in large part to Jester King standing up to the TABC, we are seeing more and more craft beer from around the country begin to filter in to the lone star state. Arguably more importantly than that, we are experiencing tremendous growth within our own borders with new breweries popping up all the time, and established ones really stepping up their game and producing some beers that can really compete with the big hitters we are used to seeing.
In historical terms, the beer called DFW represents something of a milestone for the North Texas craft beer industry. As to the reason why, the answer lies right in the center of the label. "A Collaboration of Two Breweries," it represents the first such partnership between production breweries, not only in the region, but also in the state.
Dallas, Texas-based Lakewood Brewing Co.'s Temptress milk stout has become a local favorite for its combination of consistency, great flavor and affordable price. Starting in early 2013, Lakewood decided to release its Seduction Series, which are variations of the Temptress milk stout that use different adjuncts to enhance the flavors of the base beer.
Dallas, Texas-based Lakewood Brewery will be releasing another variation of its popular Temptress imperial milk stout on Sept. 4 to commemorate what it calls "M...