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Lakewood Brewing Hosts Bourbon Barrel Temptress 2021 Release Party

Lakewood Brewing Company

Lakewood Brewing will release its Bourbon Barrel Temptress 2021 stout with a release weekend, including a special VIP party followed by a public Tasting Day. The Bourbon Barrel Temptress (BBT) is a variation of Lakewood’s award-winning Temptress milk stout, the number one craft stout in Texas. Nicely-aged in various bourbon barrels, BBT is a boozier variation with hints of vanilla, oak, toffee, caramel, and roasted coffee. Guests of the VIP Party will enjoy pours and take-home six-packs as well as merch and live jazz from the Steve Waller Band.

Available throughout the state, Lakewood’s BBT can be found using the “Find Our Beer” tab at, and joins the limited 2021 Seduction six-pack featuring Lakewood’s Double Stuffed, French Quarter, and Sin Mint currently on shelves. For the holidays this month, Lakewood Brewing is also releasing its Double Chocolate Cinnamon in its North Texas taproom. The local family-owned brewery was recently awarded both a gold and bronze in the San Diego International Beer Competition for Temptress and Double Chocolate Temptress, respectively.

Friday, December 3, 6 to 9 p.m. – VIP Party

Tickets are $65 and include two-pack of BBT, BBT VIP winter scarf, BBT tasting glass, tasting card for eight four-ounce pours, and the Steve Waller Band

Saturday, December 4, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Public Tasting Day

Free admission for food trucks like Smoke Bone BBQ and various Lakewood specialties on tap, and the Christian Levens trio from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Lakewood Brewing Company is a family-owned, independent craft brewery making Seriously Fun Beer. Lakewood exploded onto the DFW brewing scene in 2012 and became famous for its Temptress Imperial Milk Stout, which is now the best-selling craft stout in Texas. Its diverse beer portfolio includes year-round, seasonal, and limited barrel-aged and sour beers.

Lakewood has been recognized nationally in major beer competitions including: U.S. Beer Tasting Championship, U.S. Open Beer Championship, San Diego, Denver and Los Angeles International Beer Competitions among others. Lakewood beers are available throughout Texas at discerning bars, restaurants, and retailers. For the Lakewood Taproom location and a “Find Our Beer” tool, visit


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