Tequila infused beers are taking the bar scene by storm, and I'm here to give you the lowdown on the best ones out there. So, let's grab a bar stool, and I'll pour you a virtual glass of some of the most tantalizing tequila beers you've got to try.
1. Desperados Tequila Beer
Brought to you by the folks at Heineken, this tequila beer doesn't actually contain tequila but is infused with its zesty essence. It's like a lager met tequila on a blind date and they hit it off instantly. The citrusy punch makes it a perfect party starter.
2. Oculto Lager
This one's got a bit of mystery to it. Oculto, meaning 'hidden' in Spanish, was Anheuser-Busch's brainchild. It's aged in tequila barrels, giving you a sneak peek into the blue agave and lemon world. Think of it as that intriguing person at the bar who's got stories you just can't wait to uncover.
3. Tequila Barrel Lime Gose
Now, for the craft beer lovers, this is your jam. It’s a love letter from the craft beer world to tequila. Imagine the tang of lime dancing with the boldness of tequila – it's a match made in beer heaven. Every sip is like a new discovery of flavors.
4. Lost Abbey Agave Maria
Here’s where things get serious. With a 13.5% ABV, Agave Maria is not messing around. It's like a wise sage of beers, aged in tequila barrels, offering a complex tapestry of agave and oak flavors. This is the beer you savor slowly, contemplating the deeper mysteries of life.
5. Tequila Barrel Lime Gose by Boulevard
Boulevard Brewing Company brings another gose to the table, but with its own twist. The lime zestiness is there, but the tequila notes are more like a whisper, a secret shared between good friends. It's refreshing, it's intriguing, it's everything a summer afternoon calls for.
6. Dis Legomenon Tequila Beer
For those who love a bit of quirk in their drink, Dis Legomenon is your go-to. Brewed by Discretion Brewing in California, this beer is like that eccentric artist everyone wants to know more about. It’s unconventional, bold, and definitely a conversation starter.
7. El Paladín Tequila Barrel Aged Mexican Lager
Last but not least, El Paladín is like the harmonious conclusion to a great symphony. Aged in tequila barrels, it captures the essence of both beer and tequila in a way that feels like a celebration of cultures and flavors.
My 2 cents
Whether you're a fan of the sharp, citrusy notes or the deep, complex flavors of barrel aging, there's a tequila beer out there with your name on it. So next time you're feeling adventurous, why not reach for one of these bad boys?