Yuengling launches Bongo Fizz mango drink

Nov. 17—D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc. revealed the newest addition to its portfolio, Bongo Fizz, which a release says is a premium beer made with a hint of natural mango flavor for a crisp, juicy and refreshing taste.

Bongo Fizz embodies tropical relaxation, making it the ideal beer for adults looking for a flavorful and refreshing beer, according to the release.

"Keeping with our tradition of brewing a beer for everyone's taste, we are always looking for ways to provide our customers with premium, great-tasting drinking experiences for social occasions," Richard L. "Dick" Yuengling Jr., owner of Yuengling, was quoted in a news release. "We see a growing desire amongst consumers for fruit flavor beers."

The company hopes Bongo Fizz will reach drinkers looking for relaxation with a smooth, refreshing premium taste and a juicy burst of natural mango flavor.

Yuengling conveys the brand's mindset through its packaging depicting a French bulldog and parrot brand mascots and beach scene.

"While the packaging is cute, the beer is better," Yuengling said in the release.

Bongo Fizz will be available year-round in 12-pack and 12 oz. cans in stores across Yuengling's 22-state footprint.

To find the nearest retailer with Bongo Fizz, consumers can visit the "Find Our Beer" link at www.yuengling.com/beer-finder/.

Other recent Yuengling releases include Yuengling's Golden Pilsner, Hershey's Chocolate Porter, Flight and Raging Eagle.