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Southern Tier Brewing Company Brings the Perfect Summer Flavor, Vanilla Scoop with Perry’s Ice Cream

Lakewood, N.Y. – March 14, 2023 – Southern Tier Brewing Company is proud to launch a new seasonal release in collaboration with Perry’s Ice Cream!  Vanilla Scoop is an 8.6% ABV Imperial Ale, inspired by Perry’s Ice Cream.  Using Perry’s signature vanilla, Southern Tier has crafted a delicious one-of-a-kind taste in every sip that will have you wishing for summer all year long.   

From the iconic Pumking Imperial Ale to newer releases like French Toast, Southern Tier delivers the big bold flavors of favorite treats.  “For this release, we wanted to capture the delicious flavor of Perry’s Vanilla Ice Cream in a bottle.  Using Perry’s signature vanilla and milk sugar we could deliver a creamy full-bodied beer we think fans are going to love.” says Matt Dunn, VP of Operations at Southern Tier Brewing Company. The end result…a playful craft ale that tastes just like ice cream and makes celebrating with friends and family that much more fun. 

Perry’s Ice Cream, known for its variety of fun flavors, is proud to partner with its regional neighbor, Southern Tier Brewing Company, in this delicious brew.  “What a great way for two popular regional brands to collaborate and bring a one-of-a-kind flavor to market.” adds Nichole Buryta, Senior Brand Manager for Perry’s Ice Cream.  “When we tried the samples Southern Tier created, we were blown away by how much the beer tasted like a scoop of Perry’s Vanilla. Perfect for summer!” added Buryta. 

In addition to being on tap at Southern Tier’s five Taproom locations, the new craft brand will be arriving on shelves at retailers across New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio and other Southern Tier markets, including Consumer Beverage Center, Giant Eagle, Dash’s Market, Sheetz, Tops Markets, Total Wine, Walmart, 7 Eleven, Speedway, Wegmans Food Markets and local independent retailers.  

To learn more about Southern Tier Brewing Company, visit stbcbeer.com 

To learn more about Perry’s Ice Cream, visit PerrysIceCream.com.  

About Southern Tier Brewing Company: 

After several years of professional brewery experience in Chicago, founders Phineas and Sara DeMink had a vision of bringing craft beers to a region rich in brewing heritage, but devoid of production breweries. Southern Tier Brewing Company® opened in 2002 in the lakeside town of Lakewood, New York, and has become a top craft beverage company in the United States. Known for its big flavor and high quality, Southern Tier is the maker of America’s most beloved Pumpkin beer, Pumking®, the popular 2X line including 2XIPA and 2XJuice Jolt and Overpack’d®, one of the most popular craft beer variety packs in the United States. Across the street from Southern Tier’s brewery is Southern Tier Distilling Company where it produces ready-to-drink Canned Cocktails and high-proof Spirits including Bourbon, Whiskey, Vodka and Gin. In 2014, Southern Tier joined the Artisanal Brewing Company family, which has since added Victory Brewing Company (Downingtown, PA), Sixpoint Brewery (Brooklyn, NY) and Bold Rock Hard Cider (Nellysford, VA) to its portfolio. Southern Tier taproom locations provide a one-of-kind craft beer experience and are located in Lakewood as well as in Buffalo, NY, Pittsburgh, PA Cleveland, OH and Charlotte, NC. 

About Perry’s Ice Cream: 

Perry’s Ice Cream is a Great Lakes regional brand and Upstate New York’s #1 ice cream choice. Founded in 1918 by H. Morton Perry, Perry’s is a fourth generation, family owned and led business that supplies brands that people love and enjoy.  Deploying a three-pillar strategy to diversify its business model, including: the traditional manufacturing and marketing of Perry’s branded ice cream, a Distribution system that covers more than 100,000 square miles and a global Contract Manufacturing segment that supplies to over 35 countries. With over 400 employees, Perry’s uses fresh, local, high-quality milk and cream to proudly craft and slow-cook its ice cream for an exceptionally creamy texture and taste which consumers have fallen in love with for over 100 years. Perry’s is the 27th largest ice cream brand in the country and our products can be found in New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia. 

Browse Perry’s Vanilla Offerings

Perry's Vanilla ice cream

Our signature vanilla

Madagascar Vanilla ice cream

Madagascar extra indulgent vanilla ice cream with a hint of sea salt

Perry's French Vanilla ice cream

Our signature french vanilla

Vanilla Bean ice cream

Our signature vanilla bean

Perry's Vanilla Frozen Yogurt

Vanilla frozen yogurt with other natural flavors

Perry's ice cream sandwiches

Vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate wafers