A local brewing company out of Bucks county has partnered with the famous Rita’s Italian Ice to introduce a new line of fruit flavored beer: Rita’s Fruit Brews. Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company will launch the new line officially April 15, 2023.
After the launch, Rita’s Fruit Brews will be available at all Neshaminy Creek locations. Moreover, the beer will sold in 12 oz. can 6-packs. It will be available on draft throughout Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland.
If you’re a fan of the iconic Italian Ice line than chances are you’ve probably tasted their mango water ice. It’s Rita’s most popular water ice flavor and now also the debut beer flavor.
The Mango flavored Rita’s Fruit Brew will be a seasonal Blonde ale. It will be composed of refreshing mango flavors at a light 5% ABV. The beer is brewed with 2-Row Malt, White Wheat, and Flaked Oats. It is highly-seasonable and fruity flavored The ale will also have hints of Herkules and Chinook and lastly, sweet mangoes.
The brewing company describes the new flavor as “an easy-drinking beer with a nostalgic aroma and big fruity flavor transporting you back to waiting under the signature candy-striped awning for an icy sweet treat. ”
A Homegrown Partnership
“As a lifetime Bucks County resident and Rita’s fan myself, I couldn’t be more excited or proud to launch this beer,” said Kyle Park, Director of Sales and Marketing at Neshaminy Creek. “The idea originated during the height of the pandemic when taking my kids to Rita’s was one of the few escapes from the monotony of working from home.”
Indeed, a homegrown partnership as both companies are based in Bucks County. The Rita’s brand is equally excited for their partnership. Linda Chadwick, CEO of Rita’s Licensing, LLC stated, “Rita’s Fruit Brews Mango is delightfully refreshing, unexpectedly not too sweet, and is true to the beer quality you can come to expect from Neshaminy Creek.”
Mark Your Calendars
If you can’t wait to add a new fruity and flavorful ale to your Spring & Summer sips, you’ll have a chance to try it soon. April 15th, 2023 Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company will be having a launch party beginning at noon. Guests will be limited to one 6-pack per person while supplies last. Rita’s Italian Ice stores will not sell Rita’s Fruit Brews.
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