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Holy mole: craft beer to be available at Chipotle

on 29/10/12 at 6:28 pm


Fifteen Chicago Chiptole restaurants are adding an unlikely item to their menus in the next week: local craft beer.

The beer will be from Chicago’s 5 Rabbit brewery, sitting on Chipotle racksĀ alongside more predictable offerings like Pacifico, Dos XX, Corona and Miller Lite.

Since launching in the summer of 2011, 5 Rabbit has positioned itself as the nation’s first Latin-themed craft brewery. The beer has been widely accepted in craft beer circles, but in Chipotle, will aim for a decidedly more mainstream audience. Other Chipotles across the country have sold craft beer, but this is a first for the Chicago area.