Soon on tap: a new brew featuring Yuengling's nearly 200-year-old porter recipe and Hershey's chocolate.
The two Pennsylvania companies are teaming up on a limited-edition beer called Yuengling Hershey's Chocolate Porter.
The chocolate-infused brew will be available on tap beginning in mid-October at bars, restaurants and other venues in 13 states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, New York, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Washington D.C., Delaware, Indiana and Kentucky.
It's the first collaboration for Pottsville-based Yuengling, America's oldest operating brewery.
The company says the beer will have "rich chocolate notes" and recommends pairing it with barbecued and smoked meats, cheeses and desserts.
The brew was in development for nearly a year. Yuengling expects it to last until February.
Even though Georgia won’t get the chocolate beer, there are lots of other options around the metro Atlanta area.
The metro Atlanta beer scene has been growing exponentially over the past couple of years — mostly as a result of the 2017 changes in Georgia law that created new ways for breweries to sell beer and serve food. Check out our map of breweries and brewpubs to try in metro Atlanta.
Or head over to one of these 10 notable metro Atlanta breweries, brewpubs and expansion projects that have opened in the past 12 months, or so.
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