Available on draft and in 12-ounce cans.
Arches Mexican Empire Vienna Lager started out as a summer seasonal, but soon became so popular it was elevated to a year-round offering. That’s a good thing, because Beer Connoisseur recently ranked it No. 2 on its list of “Top 100 Beers of 2018.”
A tribute to the European immigrants who brought the Vienna lager style to Mexico, Mexican Empire is defined by its kilned Vienna malt flavor. Designed by Arches brewmaster Jamey Adams with a Viennese water profile, it has a nutty character, with Noble hops in the aroma, and a bit of bitterness mingling in the dry finish.
Mexican Empire is very food-friendly, pairing effortlessly with a wide variety of dishes from hearty pub grub to spicy Mexican and Asian. But this time of year it would make a nice match for roast beef or pork, or mellow, nutty cheeses such as aged Asiago or Sweetgrass Dairy Thomasvile Tomme.
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