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National Mustard Day, believe it or not, is a thing.

The date is Aug. 1, and in honor, French’s is releasing a limited-edition beer made with real mustard, named French’s Mustard Beer. Just what we needed to make 2020 even spicier, right?

French’s developed the beer with craft beer label Oskar Blues Brewery, so it’s a joint bubbly effort.

The mustard, according to a press release, brings together French’s Classic Yellow Mustard with the wheat bear, plus some flavors of key lime, lemon, tangerine and passion fruit. Wow!

“We’re stoked on bold flavors at Oskar Blues Brewery and we never shy away from a challenge,” said Oskar Blues Head Brewer, Juice Drapeau, in a statement. “With French’s Mustard Beer we elevated the Classic Yellow Mustard flavor with tangy lemon and lime to create a tropical wheat ale I’d pair with a loaded hot dog on the hottest day of the year.”

For information and to order beginning Aug. 1, go here.

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at!