(WHTM) – Soft pretzel staple Auntie Anne’s is rolling out a limited edition Oktoberfest-style lager with Philadelphia-based Evil Genius Beer Company.

The first-ever Auntie Anne’s beer “Is Butter a Carb?” hits shelves officially starting Monday and will appear in Evil Genius’ nine-state distribution footprint including Pennsylvania, Ohio, Connecticut, and Michigan.

The new beer comes in at 5.5% ABV and has a “rich malt backbone balanced by delicate hop character, and feature a prominent toasty flavor profile that is rounded out with pleasant salinity.”

“The only thing better than pretzels AND beer, is pretzels IN beer,” said Evil Genius Beer Company Co-Founder Trevor Hayward. “We really wanted to tie the brands together in a fun way that reminds you of biting into a warm pretzel with every sip.”

Courtesy Evil Genius Beer Company/Auntie Anne’s

“We can’t wait for fans of Auntie Anne’s and Evil Genius to get a taste of this fun collaboration,” said Auntie Anne’s Director of Brand Marketing Danika Brown.  “It was important to us to not only create a beer made with our iconic pretzels, but also a beer that could be enjoyed alongside our pretzels.  We knew we wanted something that would transport our fans and allow them to feel like they were celebrating Oktoberfest in Germany.”

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The recommended price for a six pack can vary by market but will be around $11.99, according to Evil Genius.