ORWIGSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania ice cream maker is courting Harry Potter fans with a new flavor based on Hogwarts’ favorite drink, “butterbeer.”
Yuengling’s Ice Cream notes that J.K. Rowling once described butterbeer as tasting “a little bit like less sickly butterscotch.” With that in mind, Yuengling’s says the new butterbeer variety combines buttercream and butterscotch ice cream. Yuengling’s says “the result is magical decadence that will transport you to another place and time.”READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Gov. Wolf To Visit West Philadelphia, Urging Organizations To Apply For Gun Violence Prevention Funds
President David Yuengling says the company hopes it made Rowling proud with the flavor.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Head Coach Nick Sirianni, Eagles Players Speak To The Media
Butterbeer may be a good fit for Yuengling’s. The ice cream company began as an offshoot of the well-known Pennsylvania brewery during the prohibition years. It’s now a separate company.
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