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You can now buy a Cadbury Creme Egg flavoured beer - here's where to get it

Cadbury is teaming up with brewery, Goose Island, to celebrate the Creme Egg's 50th birthday by launching a golden 'Goo-Beer-Lee' cream stout.

Published: March 2, 2021
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Developed by Goose Island’s head brewer, the Creme Egg beer has blend of malted barley, oats, wheat and milk sugar mirrors the rich and creamy texture of the popular chocolate egg.

The limited edition stout is brewed with cacao nibs and vanilla beans that lift the chocolatey and cream notes for a celebratory drink that is smooth, rich and balanced.

Raphael Capitani, brand manager for Cadbury Creme Egg, said: "We have always celebrated the unique and wonderful ways of enjoying a Cadbury Creme Egg and with this launch we are taking EATertainment to a whole new level.

"We can’t wait for people to try our very first beer and raise a glass to five delicious decades of Cadbury Creme Egg."

Andrew Walton, master brewer at Goose Island added: "With the Golden Goo-Beer-Lee Creme Stout we knew that we would be reaching a wide range of people with different levels of experience with craft beer.

For five decades, Cadbury Creme Egg has been the nation’s favourite Easter brand, with more than 200 million Cadbury Creme Eggs sold in the UK alone every year.

The limited edition Golden Goo-Beer-Lee Creme Stout went on sale online in packs of two at 11am on Wednesday 3 March 2021 and sold out in record time.

Those that missed out can still try to buy the stout again as another batch will go on sale.

Posting on their website, the Goose Island team wrote: "Our final release will be at 11am this coming Monday (8 March 2021). Purchases will be limited to 1 x 2-can pack per customer and we only have 500 packs left - when they’re gone, they’re gone! Goooooo’d luck!"

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