PRESS RELEASE / March 23, 2022 (Providence, RI) – Cheers to Shandy season, Neighbor! Rhode Island icons Narragansett Beer and Del’s Frozen Lemonade are teaming up once again to release the new Del’s Variety Pack. The limited edition 12-pack will feature the long-awaited return of fan favorite Del’s Black Cherry Shandy alongside summertime classics Del’s Lemon Shandy and Del’s Watermelon Shandy.

Making its original debut in 2015, Del’s Black Cherry Shandy features fruit-forward flavors perfect for quenching the thirst of beachgoers and backyard grillers alike. Now boasting an updated recipe, this ultra-crisp brew provides the tart but sweet refreshment of black cherries with the malty flavor ‘Gansett fans expect from their lager.

Alongside the classic Lemon Shandy and unique Watermelon Shandy, Del’s Black Cherry Shandy rejoins Narragansett’s “Hi Neighbor Mash Up” series as the latest collaboration between the two New England summer staples that have been refreshing fans at home and beyond for more than a combined 200 years. Each beer offers a thirst-quenching punch with fruity, light, and effervescent flavors, keeping life’s adventures sweet all summer long.

“Sumer is such a special time in New England – full of backyard barbecues and beach days!” says Mark Hellendrung, President of Narragansett Beer. “We wanted to honor the love our fans have for the staple Lemon and Watermelon flavors that Del’s offers as well as bring back another classic, the Black Cherry Shandy. Our Del’s Variety Pack makes it easier than ever to keep the fun going this summer with all your favorite Shandy flavors in one box.”

At 4.7% ABV, each Shandy in this collection is a crisp, satisfying warm-weather essential. Del’s Black Cherry Shandy is available in 6-packs for market price ($10.99 – $11.99 SRP) and in the variety pack of 12–ounce cans alongside Del’s Lemon Shandy and Del’s Watermelon Shandy for market price ($16.99 – $18.99 SRP). The Del’s Variety Pack and 6-pack of Del’s Black Cherry Shandy will be distributed throughout the Eastern Seaboard from North Carolina to Maine, as well as in Kentucky and Ohio beginning March 2022.



About Narragansett Beer

Narragansett Beer…Brewed since 1890. ‘Gansett is a straightforward, quality beer that has been a New England tradition for generations, producing a classic family of award-winning American lagers & ales. Today, ‘Gansett is produced in Providence, R.I., and Rochester, N.Y. and is the 32nd largest craft brewer in America and the fastest growing in the Northeast. Narragansett is available for purchase in local restaurants, bars, and liquor stores throughout New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Virginia, Portland, Ore. and Nashville and Chattanooga, Tenn. Thirsty for more? Visit or follow Narragansett on Facebook (/NarragansettBeer), Instagram (@GansettBeer), and Twitter (@GansettBeer).

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