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Del's Shandy a Huge Hit

The beer is a collaboration between Rhode Island institutions Narragansett Beer Co. and Del's Lemonade.

Narragansett's Del's Shandy. File photo.
Narragansett's Del's Shandy. File photo.
Del's Shandy is flying off the shelves.

The beer, a collaboration between Rhode Island institutions Narragansett Beer Co. and Del's Lemonade, was released May 12. It sold out in its first week, the Providence Journal reported.

Mark Hellendrung told the Journal another shipment has gone out in time for Memorial Day weekend. The beer is similar to Mike's Hard Lemonade.

A new shipment hit the Brookline (Mass.) Liquor Market this week after it quickly sold out.

"Don't worry, we got more," read a post on the store's Twitter account.

In addition to Rhode Island, the beer is being sold in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York, according to the Journal.


Becca May 24, 2014 at 11:13 PM
Not one store in Cranston has it or WW I found it in Providence at City Liquors! He has tons of it! It is not for me so I cannot give my opinion on the taste! All stores say they sell out in a few hours!
Waffa Freij May 25, 2014 at 08:33 AM
I work in Providnce public schools, and we had a 12 yrs old bring this beer to class thinking it was lemonade, I wish it says the word beer on the can in a bigger print.
G3 May 25, 2014 at 10:03 AM
I liked it, but I also knew that it would be nowhere as sweet as Del's. If you want malt-liquor, drink Mike's hard. It's definitely still a beer.
peasunshine May 25, 2014 at 06:39 PM
Gross!
NK Parent May 26, 2014 at 10:33 AM
It was alright but tastes more or less exactly the same as other shandy's on the market. Personally, I like the taste of Sam Adams' Porch Rocker a bit better.

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