Do you like Lakefront Brewery? Do you like buffalo wings? Do you like HOT buffalo wings? If your answers are “YES,” have we got the event for you. Behold, Lakefront’s first-ever hot wing challenge, coupled with five sauces paired with five Lakefront beers. It’s all set for Wednesday, January 22—National Hot Sauce Day, of course.

“The winning chef behind the ‘Best Heat’ category 2 years running at WMSE’s Rockabilly Chili Cook-Off is concocting their hottest, ‘sign this waiver’ sauce,” reads a press release. “Those interested in taking the challenge will be given 5 wings covered in the sauce. They will take those wings onto the taproom stage in front of the Beer Hall audience where they will be asked rapid fire trivia questions. If the challenger can answer at least half the trivia questions right and finish the 5 wings in 5 minutes time, they will be taking home FREE beer and swag! Partake or simply witness the entertainment.”

So yeah, it’s like Hot Ones, but with trivia. And Lakefront beer. Sold. Here’s the full press release:

LAKEFRONT BREWERY CELEBRATES NATIONAL HOT SAUCE DAY WITH A BUFFALO WING FLIGHT AND HOT WING CHALLENGE

MILWAUKEE (January 15th, 2020) – Next Wednesday, January 22nd is National Hot Sauce Day and Lakefront Brewery is drumming up a menu item they don’t normally offer, buffalo wings! Not only will they be serving up 5 different buffalo sauces for your tasting pleasure, but they’ll also be offering their first ever HOT WING CHALLENGE.

The 5 sauces will be available on their own or as a flight that can be paired with one of Lakefront’s award-winning beers:

Peach BBQ paired with the Proper Porter
Verde Sauce paired with New Grist Gluten-free Gose
Buffalo Sauce paired with Lakefront Lager
Jamaican Jerk paired with the Kveik IPA with Mango and Guava
Asian Ginger paired with the New Grist Gluten-free Pilsner

Sauces will be varied in spice so that all can find something to enjoy in celebration of Wilbur Scoville’s favorite day of the year. Vegan breaded cauliflower will be available by request as a meat substitute.

ABOUT THE HOT WING CHALLENGE:
The winning chef behind the “Best Heat” category 2 years running at WMSE’s Rockabilly Chili Cook-Off is concocting their hottest, “sign this waiver” sauce. Those interested in taking the challenge will be given 5 wings covered in the sauce. They will take those wings onto the taproom stage in front of the Beer Hall audience where they will be asked rapid fire trivia questions. If the challenger can answer at least half the trivia questions right and finish the 5 wings in 5 minutes time, they will be taking home FREE beer and swag! Partake or simply witness the entertainment.

Get updates and find more information about Lakefront Brewery’s National Hot Sauce Day on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/3380846731956859/

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